Quaint wedding tradition at Wensley Village church
The village children wait at the gate of Wensley church to receive coins as a wedding gift from the Best Man on behalf of bride and groom before they cut the string and let the newly-weds out of the churchyard.
Children waiting outside Wensley Church gates for bride and groom
Best Man with coins for the children outside Wensley Church
Best Man hands over coins to eager children's hands
children scrambling for coins handed out by Best Man at Wensley Church
Child cutting the string on church gate so releasing the bride and groom
Detail of girl cutting open the string that binds Wensley Church gate
free to leave the church at last!
wedding gifts of decorated spoons and confetti outside Wensley Church
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