Married life starts for a bang for delighted bride whose fiance proposed with surprise firework display
18:34 GMT, 1 November 2012
A man set his girlfriend's world alight – by proposing in fireworks.
Martin Scholes, 28, from Rugby in Warwickshire, used the bright explosives to pop the question to girlfriend Hayleigh Deeming 22.
Martin planned the entire event without letting Hayleigh in on the surprise.
Surprise: Hayleigh had no idea what her boyfriend had in store when they arrived at the neo-gothic hotel for an intimate dinner
He arranged for the phrase 'Marry Me'
to appear in fireworks on a window outside the restaurant of Brownsover
Hall Hotel in Rugby.
Hayleigh had no idea what her boyfriend had in store when they arrived
at the neo-gothic hotel for an intimate dinner.
After the meal, Martin remotely set
off two fireworks to attract her attention, before the words Marry Me appeared
cascading down outside the restaurant bay window where they were sitting
Fortunately for Martin and his high profile proposal, Hayleigh was as keen to marry as he was.
She said 'yes' and the couple plan to hold their wedding next summer.
Hayleigh said: 'Martin is such a romantic type but nothing could have prepared me for this – I am over the moon.'
Romantic: Martin Scholes, 28, proposed to girlfriend Hayleigh, 22, with a bang at Brownsover Hall Hotel in Rugby, Warwickshire
Going with a bang: Martin set off two fireworks to attract her attention before the words Marry
Me appeared cascading down outside the restaurant bay window where they were
The look of love: The two plan to wed in a summer ceremony next year