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Oscar-winner Nick Park marries near Preston

Posted on - 16th September, 2016 - 10:30pm | Author - | Posted in - News, People
Nick Park visiting Preston during the 2012 Guild Pic: Tony Worrall

Nick Park visiting Preston during the 2012 Guild Pic: Tony Worrall

One of Preston’s most famous sons has tied the knot on the outskirts of the city.

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Oscar-winning animator Nick Park has married at the Gibbon Bridge Hotel.

In a ceremony on Friday 16 September the creator of Wallace and Gromit married Mags Connolly.

He kept the guest-list to close family and friends for the ceremony at 3pm. Among the guests was Peter Lord, co-owner of Aardman Animations, the company Mr Park joined in 1985.

Weather wise he will have been treated to 20 degrees and sunshine at the Ribble Valley venue.

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The 57-year-old was born and grew up in Preston. He has won four Oscars.

Nick Park in conversation at the 2012 Preston Guild Pic: Tony Worrall

Nick Park in conversation at the 2012 Preston Guild Pic: Tony Worrall

His films include Chicken Run and the Wrong Trousers.

Read more: A glimpse inside Nick Park’s luxury Lancashire wedding

Park, full name Nicholas Wulstan Park, studied at Sheffield Hallam University. He’s a fan of Preston North End.

Blog Preston hope Nick Park and his bride had a fantastic day.

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