One of Preston’s most famous sons has tied the knot on the outskirts of the city.Advertisement
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.
I'm in Lancashire. Fortunately. Because this is where the wonderful Nick Park is about to marry the lovely Mags Connolly. Aaaaah!
— Peter Lord (@PeteLordAardman) September 16, 2016
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.
His films include Chicken Run and the Wrong Trousers.
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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.