As they walked through the doors of St. Andrews Church in Castle Combe, Wiltshire, England, happy memories of their own nuptials surely flooded the minds of former Liberty X member Michelle Heaton and her husband, Pop Idol‘s Andy Scott-Lee. Back in October 2006, the performer’s band mate Jessica Taylor was a bridesmaid as she said “I do,”and now, on December 29, 2007, it was Jessica’s turn to take center stage as the bride.
The rows of white Christmas lights that adorned the exteriors of Castle Combe abodes illuminated the path taken by the black Rolls Royce which bore the bride to the house of worship, where cricket star Kevin Petersen waited to make her his wife. According to The Daily Mail, England captain Michael Vaughan was among the friends and family members who rose from the pews in honor of the bride as she walked down the aisle in a beaded, ivory creation, the silk chiffon fabric gently rustling as she made her way toward the groom.
Recognized by movie lovers from its appearance alongside Robert de Niro and Sienna Miller in the 2007 romantic fantasy Stardust, the ivy-draped facade of The Manor House Hotel and Golf Club greeted the newlyweds and their guests as they arrived for the reception. The couple had reserved exclusive use of the retreat on their wedding day, and chose one of its 48 well-appointed guest rooms to spend their first night together as husband and wife.