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Carey Mulligan marries Marcus Mumford in rustic-themed ceremony

Last updated on: April 23, 2012 14:30 IST

Carey Mulligan marries Marcus Mumford in rustic-themed ceremony



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Actress Carey Mulligan tied the knot with folk rock singer Marcus Mumford in Somerset, England on Saturday.

The bride, 26, who bagged an Oscar nomination and a BAFTA for her role in An Education, exchanged vows with the Mumford 'n' Sons frontman in a rustic-themed ceremony in the middle of the Somerset countryside.

Mumford's father John, a vicar, conducted the service inside a barn at Stream Farm in Bridgwater, England.

The newlyweds, who have been engaged for a year, were joined by family and friends at the venue adorned with hay bales, the Daily Mail reported.

Eight bridesmaids attended Carey and were clad in turquoise knee-length prom dresses with matching blue high-heels.

Mulligan looked radiant in a full-length ivory plain backless dress with V-straps, believed to be a Versace design.

Earlier, the groom, 25, was seen sporting Ray-Ban sunglasses driving himself to the venue before a helicopter, said to be carrying his father, landed in a close by field.

Nealry 100 guests, including family and celeb pals Sienna Miller, Colin Firth and Jake Gyllenhaal were present for the occasion, Us Weekly reported.

Bentley's Entertainment, the London-based firm behind Petra Ecclestone's lavish wedding in Italy last year, organised the party.

Image: Carey Mulligan and Marcus Mumford
Photographs: John Shearer/Michael Buckner/Getty Images


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Source: ANI