A Christmas cracker of a day for Sarah and Michael


A year on from their wedding last December, Sarah and Michael Johnson have not lost that loving feeling as they celebrate their first anniversary.

As Michael proposed on Christmas Day 2007, the couple decided that the only time to tie the knot would be at Christmas the following year.

Held at St Peter's Church, Swinton, the wedding ceremony featured decorations including a huge Christmas tree and even a Nativity display.

Dressed to impress, the bride wowed everyone in a white Hollywood Dreams dress covered in Swarovski crystals.

After the ceremony, the newlyweds and their guests moved over to the Swinton Park golf club where an elegant black-and-white themed suite awaited them.

Wanting a truly personal occasion, Sarah herself made all the decorations – everything from the invites to the table settings.

Sarah's cheerleading team got the evening festivities well and truly under way with an energetic routine.

"We had the most perfect day ever...I want to do it again, with Michael of course!" commented the bride.

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