Emma Valentine & Richard Gilbert

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EMMA Valentine and Richard Gilbert have married.

The bride’s parents are father William Valentine and mother Lindsay Valentine.

The groom is the eldest son of Kath Gilbert and the late Don Gilbert, of Firsby.

The ceremony was at Firsby Church, and was conducted by Canon Peter Cotes.

The bride wore a Hilary Morgan ivory dress with full-length veil and tiara made by beaded wonders. She was given away by her father Michael Valentine.

The three eldest bridesmaids wore cappuccino dresses, while the three youngest wore ivory dresses with gold butterflies.

They were Amy Valentine (bride’s daughter), Kayleigh and Jessica Gilbert (groom’s daughters), Alice Gilbert (groom’s niece) and Lucy and Stefanie Perkins.

The ushers were Karl Valentine (bride’s son), Philip Gilbert (groom’s nephew) and Ian Rigby. The best man was the groom’s brother Paul Gilbert.

The reception was held at a Skegness hotel. The couple have made their home in Ashby by Partney.