Dani and Juliette
down the aisle at 8.40am on August 16th 2002 at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool accompanied by an entourage of Elvis Tribute
Artists as best men to the singing of Elvis' 'Hawaiin Wedding Song' followed by
bridesmaids 'Priscilla Presley', 'Lady Elvis', Marilyn Monroe,
their daughter Holly-Mai and nieces.
TV, Radio and Press
were everywhere to record the
happy moment with millions of television viewers experiencing this very special event.
There was BBC and RI:SE TV filming LIVE plus SKY, Channel 4, Channel 5,
Granada Reports, BBC Look North-West and even Russian State TV plus ITN and
BBC Radio and the world's press. The
Emerald Elvis (Mark Leen)
conducted the service and was superb with the happy couple swearing vows to"Love Each Other Tender" and never to step on each other's
"Blue Suede Shoes" and he sang "Dani loved Juliette and
Juliette she felt the same ..."
It was great TV, great drama and a most
beautiful Elvis Wedding before the real thing in Vegas at the world famous
"Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel". The bride looked stunning and the
groom immaculate and handsome and their photos adorned the world's
newspapers and magazines.
Before you could catch your breath, after toasting the Wedding with Elvis Presley Champagne,
they were whisked away to the Airport to fly to Las Vegas to
be married yet again on August 16th in an Elvis Wedding Chapel then spent five nights on
honeymoon in Vegas .... courtesy of Viva Las Vegas Villas ... all for FREE.
The fabulous Wedding Stretch
Limousine for Dani and Juliette was kindly provided free by Spectrum
Limousines, Blackpool tel. 01253-292920 fax 01253-299990
The beautiful Wedding Dress was a
gift from Dani and Juliette's dear friends Michelle and Philip
Stubbs-a wonderful gesture at such short
notice and they also gave Holly-Mai's dress.
and her husband Paul Jenkins looked after Holly-Mai while they were
on honeymoon in Vegas also at such short notice.
Ian Tolley of the Hilton
Hotel, Blackpool provided a free suite at short notice for Marilyn
Monroe (Suzie Kennedy) and she gave her time for free to be at the Elvis
Wedding of the Century.
Juliette's boss Andrew Nulty
gave her time off for the Wedding and honeymoon and a BIG thank you is due
After repeated attempts British Midland Airlines
agreed to upgrade Dani and Juliette on the flight to the US and treated them
We would like to than Kathy Dott and Helen Barlow of BMI for
In Vegas Mr Fix It himself, Phil
and Ron Decar
made their honeymoon a dream come true. Not only did they provide the
Wedding Service, Limousines and Honeymoon Suite for FREE Juliette and Dani
were taken out morning, noon and night by the Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel
So if you plan a Vegas Wedding contact Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel and
tell them Sid sent you !
Finally, Juliette and Dani would
like to thank Mike Welch of Jamcat Music for creating the "ELVIS
EXPERIENCE" and Sid Shaw of Elvisly Yours for making the 'Elvis Wedding of the Century' not only a
reality but a truly international event.
VEGAS WEDDING DETAILS
Vegas ceremony at 9.30 pm Dani and Juliette were driven
in a Pink Cadillac for a photo call at the Las Vegas Hilton and the
bronze Elvis statue. They had dinner at Fellini's Restaurant in
the Stratosphere Hotel before retiring for the night in the Viva Las Vegas'
"Elvis and Priscilla Honeymoon Suite". Then they spent four more
glorious days and nights in Vegas all courtesy of Ron Decar of the wonderful
"Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel and Villas.".