I’m A Celeb Vernon Kay and Tess Daly’s low-key wedding and his adorable proposal

It’s almost two decades since Tess Daly and Vernon Kay first clapped eyes on each other at a BBC Christmas party in 2001.

Their attraction was instant and what followed was a whirlwind courtship.

“It was all quite immediate, really, because we instantly had such a blast together,” Tess once told The Sun’s Fabulous Magazine of their connection.

“I couldn’t imagine having more fun with anyone else.

“It was pretty explosive, I tell you.”

“It is believed to be between three and four carats, and of exceptional quality.

“I estimate the value to be in the region of £250,000.”

The happy couple went on to tie the knot on 12 September 2003.

But unlike many a showbiz couple who hire out grand stately homes with heli-pads, the humble pair exchanged vows at Vernon’s local church, St Mary’s, in his hometown of Horwish, Bolton.

Tess looked gorgeous in a strapless A-line wedding dress by Marina Adanou, while Vernon went for a white suit by Alexandre Savile Row, which he paired with a pink shirt and patterned tie.

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Snubbing a posh limo or horse-drawn cart, after the nuptials Vernon instead drove them to their reception in a hired retro VW campervan.

The newlyweds and their guests then partied the night away at the nearby Rivington Hall Barn, which is also hired out as a high school prom venue.

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Originally from https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/im-celeb-vernon-kay-tess-23043526

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