Civil Partnership at Aikwood Tower

22 Oct 2013

Donna and Penny’s Civil Partnership at Aikwood Tower earlier this summer, was a joyful and colourful occasion.

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Their ceremony in the Laich Hall was conducted by Humanist Celebrant,  Susan Douglas-Scott and Scottish Borders Registrar Pam Douglas and was a wonderful mix of warmth, humour and poignancy.

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Donna and Penny had a beautiful colour scheme which they wove into their invitations and flowers.

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Celebrating their Partnership

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Drinks took place in the Laich Hall and garden

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And then a delicious dinner in the Cart Shed

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Donna and Penny met through their love of cycling and the table plan was based on their cycling experiences in many countries.  They also raise money for charitable causes and are off soon to Vietnam to raise money for the Carerers Trust.  It’s a fantastic cause.  Check out Carers Trust if you’d like to help.

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We absolutely loved the following sequence of shots that Sheila Scott took in the garden!

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Everyone was in high spirits and it was a real highlight to be involved in this happy day.

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Happy cycling Donna and Penny!

Many thanks to Sheila Scott for the images.

 

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4 thoughts on “Civil Partnership at Aikwood Tower”

  1. Brian Smith says:

    It was an absolutely outstanding day … Probably the best ‘wedding’ I’ve ever been at … Location, food, staff ..simply beautiful !

  2. Donna Schofield says:

    Fabulous day!! As Brian said, the best wedding I’ve been to. Thanks Donna and Penny for a fab time and all the laughs. xx

  3. Helen Sear says:

    Was a perfect location for a perfect day xx

  4. Susan Douglas-Scott says:

    I was honoured to be Panny and Donna’s celebrant at their beautiful wedding. They are now promoted to good friends!

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