The 26-year-old gold medallist married Daniel Shand, an accountant and former cyclist, in a civil ceremony held at the countryside venue. Joanna was introduced to Daniel by her Olympic teammate Lizzie Armitstead several years ago. Looking radiant in a pink lace dress, Joanna was accompanied by four bridesmaids, Keeley and Natalie Shand plus two fellow national cyclists Dame Sarah Storey and Lizzie Armitstead. Here are a few pics from her wedding which was in July last year.
Heaton House Farm is a charming former dairy farm with a collection of stunning sandstone barns that beautifully blends rustic charm with contemporary chic. Set behind an unassuming farming facade, this lovingly designed ‘hidden gem’ offers exclusive use for a range of wedding celebrations, large or small. Their excellence in organising weddings has been recognised as, for the second year in a row, they have won the Best Events Team award for the North-West region in The Wedding Industry Award. Not only that, they hosted the award ceremony. The evening kicked off with cocktails some of which were served from a 1970s Volkswagon camper van....
You don't have to be Kate Moss to look amazing in tartan - honestly! We just chose this picture because we love it....as we love the idea of a Scottish wedding. I mean, it's just instantly romantic isn't it - without trying. Not just the Gretna Green thing - although how fun would that be? But the dramantic scenery, the bagpipes, the history, even the weather!
Hengrave Hall near Bury St Edmonds is one of our most spectacular venues. Set within 350 acres of parkland and with sweeping lawns and meadows, a majestic lake, and its own idyllic chapel, the 500 year old mansion is truly breathtaking. On Sunday 13 December, they are holding a special festive wedding open day so that you can see the venue as it would be set up for a wedding. This is not to be missed!! For more information, or to book please call Hengrave Hall's experienced Events Team on 01284 768 024. See their page for further information.