Cockermouth couple have perfect Lake District wedding


A BUSINESS WOMAN from West Cumbria finally found her happy ending after meeting her ‘Mr Wright’.

Kerry Jane McPhee, 47, owner of the sugar shack confectionery company in West Cumbria, married Michael Wilson Wright, 54, who works as a planner in Sellafield in a stunning ceremony in the Lake District last month.

The couple who met through friends first reunited when the groom took Kerry on a date in Grasmere.

They were spoiled on September 10 at the Lodore Falls Hotel on the shores of Derwentwater, Keswick.

The couple got engaged when Michael proposed at a restaurant in Harrogate the day before the lockdown, as the couple were unable to fly to Mallorca due to the virus, and therefore ended up in Harrogate instead of the ‘Spain.

Kerry and Michael were joined by 130 of their closest friends and family in a ceremony open to 50 guests during the day and 80 more at night.

Brian Wright, the best man and brother of the groom was joined by Neil Wright, bailiff and brother of the groom, Gregg McPhee, bailiff and brother of the bride, as well as Jameson McPhee, page boy and nephew of the bride.

The wedding procession consisted of Annieli’s Pickering, the bride’s best friend who was the bridesmaid that day, as well as Evie Wright, Lily Wright, Arabella Wright and the flower girl Arabella Wright, who are the groom’s daughters.

Kerry’s niece Summer McPhee was also included in the bridal party as a bridesmaid that day.

Among their families and friends, the bride and groom’s parents, Kerry’s mother and father, Kevin and Anita McPhee of Workington and Michael’s mother, Sheila Wright, also of Workington, were delighted to see the newlyweds united on their day. special.

Al Green’s song Let’s Stay Together was chosen by both the bride and groom because they say they love it and think it fits because of the love they have for the song and the way of which they felt it.

New Ms Wright, Kerry, said: “It was the first time we were both married at 47 and 54, but it was worth the wait.

“We had the most amazing day and one we will never forget after the bride and six guests caught Covid and had to cancel the honeymoon, but we would definitely do it again.

“We wouldn’t change a thing. ”

The couple spent a honeymoon at the Bikini Island Hotel in Port de Soller, Mallorca, only to make it there after having to cancel after the bride caught Covid at the wedding.

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