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Michelle Vassallo of Hamstreet, Ashford, travels from Ashford International station to Abode and The Cuban in Canterbury on 1940s themed hen do

06 August 2014
by Suz Elvey

Family and friends of a bride-to-be dug out the hair rollers, donned tea dresses and buckled up their chunky shoes for a 1940s-inspired hen do.

Michelle Vassallo loves all things vintage so her pals organised a cream tea in fancy dress on Sunday in advance of her wedding day.

The group gathered outside Ashford International station, where they posed for photographs before getting the train to Canterbury for an afternoon in the ABode hotel’s champagne bar followed by cocktails at The Cuban.

Michelle Vassallo and her hens met at Ashford International station

Michelle Vassallo and her hens met at Ashford International station

Proud mum Lesley Vassallo, who went along with the bride’s sister Melissa, said: “It was a lovely day and we all thoroughly enjoyed it.

“A lot of people were staring at us and some American tourists stopped to take our photo.”

Mum and daughters in 1940s fancy dress

Mum and daughters in 1940s fancy dress

The 33-year-old, who lives in Hamstreet, will marry fiance Leon Reed at Lake Windermere in the Lake District later this month.

This is Michelle’s second hen do as she has already been on holiday to Ibiza with her mum and 16 friends and female relations.

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