The £1( About $1.60 ) wedding: Thrifty bride and groom prove the Big Day
needn't cost a fortune
Georgina Porteous and Sid Innes spent just a pound on their wedding
Both dedicated to recycling and self-sufficiency
Spent the pound on a second hand vintage dress for Georgina
Made the rings and much of the decorations themselves
Asked friends and family to bring food and contribute talents
Average UK wedding now costs £20,000
A pair of newlyweds say they have proved how easy it is to get married on a
budget Ė by celebrating their nuptials for £1.
Georgina Porteous and Sid Innes organised their perfect day for family and
friends, complete with rings, flowers, a cake and even a photographer to capture
They also hosted a reception with a picnic, drinks, jazz music and dancing at a
romantic setting in the Scottish Highlands, all on their unbelievably low
Georgina and Sid Innes at their Inverness-shire home where they were married,
wearing the clothes that they wore on their wedding day
But incredibly, apart from the £70 they had to pay by law for their marriage
fees, their only expenditure was a pound on Georginaís vintage wedding gown.
The newlyweds were toasting their good fortune today after spending only a tiny
fraction of the average £20,000 cost of a wedding in the UK.
Georgina, 36, said: 'I donít see the point in these massive weddings. It takes
away from what marriage is truly about.