Wedding: Graham Portas and Sara Holden

Graham Portas and Sara Holden EMN-151030-121904001
Graham Portas and Sara Holden EMN-151030-121904001

The wedding of Graham Portas and Sara Holden took place at St Matthew’s Church in Skegness, and then on to The Lakes at Burgh.

Graham, from Baumber, is the son of Maurice and Gillian Portas, and Sara is the eldest daughter of David Holden and the late Lorna Holden.

The service was conducted by Christine Anderson.

The groom chose his brother-in-law James Bradley as best man, with ushers Andrew Panton, the bride’s brother-in-law, and Kieran Holden, the bride’s brother.

The bride wore a white strapless lace dress, with a short veil, and she carried a bouquet of blue hydrangeas.

Maid of honour was the bride’s sister Natalie Panton, with bridesmaids Lisa Portas, the groom’s sister, and Kirstie Baxter, the bride’s best friend.

The groom’s nephew George Bradley was page boy and the bride’s niece Olivia Panton was flower girl.

Butterflies were released outside the church in memory of the bride’s mum.

Graham was educated at Banovallum Secondary School and then Lincoln College; he works as a car mechanic at Thompson and Smith, Louth.

Sara was educated at Earl of Scarborough and then Lincoln University; she now works at Spilsby Electrical Services.

Graham is also a keen darts player, playing numerous games in Horncastle and Louth and winning many trophies.

The couple honeymooned in Rhodes and have made their home in Spilsby.