Imagine your perfect wedding day. The dream setting – your workplace! The romantic atmosphere set by strip lighting, desks pushed ceremonially to one side, swivel chairs for the guests and the photocopier quietly humming an accompaniment in the corner.
Can’t imagine it? Well when you work for a 4* hotel group, your place of work is generally a little bit more conducive to a little bit of romance and celebration. When the following couples decided to marry at Low Wood Bay, it was no longer a workplace to them but the place they celebrated their dream ‘I do’ moment.
There are several stories relating to the origin of Valentine’s day, the most recognised being the story of a Christian saint named Valentinus. He was imprisoned for performing weddings for soldiers who were forbidden to marry and for ministering to Christians, who were at this time persecuted under the Roman Empire.
Legend has it that during his imprisonment he healed the daughter of his jailer and before his execution wrote her a letter which he signed ‘Your Valentine’. Today we celebrate Valentine’s Day as a celebration of romantic love, using the day to show our affection and appreciation for that special someone in our lives.