Brides in Bloom!

It seems July is a popular time to get married, with a number of celebrities having recently maximised the good European weather to tie the knot.

Oscar winning actress Halle Berry and her French love, Olivier Martinez married in an intimate ceremony at the picturesque Chataeu des Conde in Burgundy, France, celebrated by 60 of their close friends and family. Halle is said to have donned a simple white dress with embellished straps, arriving at the venue in a white vintage Citroen DS.


Legendary singer Tina Turner also tied the knot with her long-term partner Erwin Bach. The 73-year-old singer and German record company executive Erwin, 57, exchanged vows in a Buddhist ceremony on the shores of Lake Zurich in Switzerland.

Finally, television personality Denise Welch married Lincoln Townley in a private villa on the Algarve, in front of 260 friends and family. Guests including Loose Women co-hosts Lisa Maxwell, Shobna Gulati, Carol McGiffin and Andrea McLean attended alongside celebrities Jill Halfpenny, Ingrid Tarrant, Christopher Biggins and Tricia Penrose. Denise wore a lemon-coloured raw silk and Chantilly lace gown made for her by Sharon Bowen.

Denise Welch