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Anthea Turner celebrates stepdaughter Amelia’s wedding day

Delighted Anthea Turner shared a reel of images and movies on Instagram on Monday as her stepdaughter Amelia married her Gloucester rugby husband Freddie Clarke. 

Looking pretty in a pink dress, white gloves and matching court docket sneakers, former Blue Peter presenter Anthea, 62, posed for photos together with her tycoon fiancé, Mark Armstrong.

PR & Events Manager Amelia, 29, is Anthea’s stepdaughter from her marriage to Grant Bovey – who she stays buddies with regardless of their bitter divorce – he might be seen strolling his daughter down the aisle. 

Getting ready: Anthea shared a picture of herself and her tycoon husband getting dressed ahead of the special day

‘A very magical day’: Anthea Turner wore a classy pink dress as she and fiancé Mark Armstrong celebrated her stepdaughter Amelia’s Gloucestershire wedding to rugby beau – and he or she reunited with ex Grant Bovey

Family shot: Anthea joined the bride and groom for a picture in the grounds of the church

Family shot: Anthea joined the bride and groom for a picture within the grounds of the church 

Here comes the bride! PR & Events Manager Amelia, 29, is Anthea's stepdaughter from her marriage to Grant Bovey - who she remains friends with despite their bitter divorce

Special moment: The loved up couple could be seen enjoying their first dance in their marquee reception

Here comes the bride! PR & Events Manager Amelia, 29, is Anthea’s stepdaughter from her marriage to Grant Bovey – who she stays buddies with regardless of their bitter divorce

Anthea can be stepmother to his daughters, Lily, 30, and Claudia, 26. 

The reel confirmed the bride carrying a shocking Suzanne Neville dress as she danced together with her husband in a lavish trying marquee topped with balloons, with Anthea calling it a ‘really magical day.’

Amelia and Freddie bought engaged on November 2, 2021, throughout a seaside stroll, with Freddie sharing a snap of the second and writing: ‘A day we are going to always remember. Love you ❤️ @ameliabovey.’

Anthea additionally shared a snap of herself en path to the wedding, making an attempt to not crease up her dress within the car. Then later, she confirmed the bridesmaids excitedly setting up a wedding cake out of blocks of cheese. 

The reel ended with a picture of Mark on the finish of the night time with a fascinator on his head after celebrating in model.  

Wow! Anthea, 62, looked incredibly youthful in her chic pink dress, hat and sky-high white court shoes

Wow! Anthea, 62, appeared extremely youthful in her stylish pink dress, hat and sky-high white court docket sneakers 

No bad feelings: Anthea's ex, Grant Bovey could be seen walking his daughter down the aisle

No unhealthy emotions: Anthea’s ex, Grant Bovey might be seen strolling his daughter down the aisle 

Making memories: Anthea posed for snaps at the wedding breakfast as she sat alongside Mark

She wrote: En route, trying to keep my dress from creasing, as she drove to the venue - and even her phone case perfectly matched her dress

Making reminiscences: Anthea posed for snaps on the wedding breakfast as she sat alongside Mark

Sharing the reel, Anthea wrote: ‘Had a very magical weekend celebrating the wedding of my lovely stepdaughter @ameliabovey and her fiancé (now husband) @freddieclarke1.

‘Every time I checked out them they have been smiling the most important smile their love and heat was infectious. 

‘These are only a collection of snaps from my cellphone @markarmstrong581 @charliejlindsay @lily_lettuce @claudiaevebovey @philippaforrester @charlottewestgate and @stacey_trendowicz88.

Absolutely beautiful: She shared some stunning snaps of Amelia and her stunning bridesmaids

Absolutely lovely: She shared some beautiful snaps of Amelia and her beautiful bridesmaids 

Who needs a sponge? The bridesmaids appeared in high spirits as they assembled a last minute cake out of blocks of cheese

Getting stuck in: TV presenter Philippa Forrester was also seen lending a helping hand

Who wants a sponge? The bridesmaids appeared in excessive spirits as they assembled a final minute cake out of blocks of cheese 

They DO! The bride and groom were pictured leaving the church and were covered in confetti

They DO! The bride and groom have been pictured leaving the church and have been coated in confetti 

The nail colour of the wedding: Anthea shared a snap of all the matching manicures as she shared details from the day

Let's keep it real: She also shared pictures of discarded heels as people were unable to carry on wearing them

The nail color of the wedding: Anthea shared a snap of all of the matching manicures as she shared particulars from the day

Time for the speeches: Rugby player Freddie drew smiles as he gave a speech from his table

Time for the speeches: Rugby participant Freddie drew smiles as he gave a speech from his desk 

And the bride wore... Amelia looked incredible in her Suzanne Neville gown as she hit the dancefloor

Beaming; She wore a big smile on her face as she started to dance

And the bride wore… Amelia appeared unbelievable in her Suzanne Neville robe as she hit the dancefloor 

‘Thank you. Will post a couple of extra enjoyable preparing pictures with @linocarbosiero over the following few days however don’t all of us love a wedding.’

Anthea married Grant on August 23, 2000. They initially break up up in 2012 because of his infidelity after she found that the businessman, then 52, was having an affair with inside designer Zoe de Mallet Morgan – 24 on the time.

They quickly reconciled – solely to separate completely in 2013 after 13 years collectively.

In her book, Anthea describes how she learn his textual content messages, checked his sat-nav and even tracked his bike rides to be able to expose his lies. Her discovery got here lower than a year after she had forgiven him for an indiscretion with one other girl.

But Anthea as soon as informed Closer journal that her stepdaughters are extremely necessary to her. 

She mentioned: ‘The women are a beacon of sunshine in my life and I like them. When you are a step mother or father you recognize it extra – perhaps as a result of it is not an “umbilical cord relationship” and you’ve got needed to work at it.

Beautiful: The bride and bridesmaids all looked absolutely stunning in their satin ensembles

Beautiful: The bride and bridesmaids all appeared completely beautiful of their satin ensembles 

On the guestlist: Anthea seemed to have lots of pals in attendance as she posed for a slew of snaps

Loving life: She and Philippa go way back from their years on television

On the guestlist: Anthea appeared to have a number of buddies in attendance as she posed for a slew of snaps

Anthea once told Closer magazine that her stepdaughters are incredibly important to her. She said: 'The girls are a beacon of light in my life and I love them. When you're a step parent you appreciate it more - maybe because it's not an

Anthea as soon as informed Closer journal that her stepdaughters are extremely necessary to her. She mentioned: ‘The women are a beacon of sunshine in my life and I like them. When you are a step mother or father you recognize it extra – perhaps as a result of it is not an “umbilical cord relationship” and you’ve got needed to work at it’

‘Now that I’m not married to their father, we’re in one another’s lives as a result of we select to be and that is particular.”

The star – who was also previously wed to DJ Peter Powell – opened up on the moment Grant first told his girls he was splitting from their mother Della, and Anthea admitted the situation might have been tougher if they’d met her as teenagers.

She explained: ‘I remember Grant talking to the children about him slitting with their mum and they were very accepting. I think it was easier because they were so little. I’m sure if I’d been walking into a situation with teenage girls, it would have been different.

‘It’s important the adults put aside their personal feelings. It’s the one thing Grant, Della and I did – we worked hard for the children because it’s all about them.’ 

So sweet: Amelia and Freddie got engaged on November 2, 2021, during a beach walk, with Freddie sharing a snap of the moment and writing: 'A day we will never forget. Love you ❤️ @ameliabovey'

So sweet: Amelia and Freddie got engaged on November 2, 2021, during a beach walk, with Freddie sharing a snap of the moment and writing: ‘A day we will never forget. Love you ❤️ @ameliabovey’

The scene: Anthea also snapped a picture of the marquee from the outside

The scene: Anthea also snapped a picture of the marquee from the outside 

All good things must come to an end: Anthea shared a playful snap of her fiancé wearing her hat and their dog Soho as the night came to a close

All good things should come to an finish: Anthea shared a playful snap of her fiancé carrying her hat and their canine Soho because the night time got here to an in depth 

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