Ricky Wilson and his new wife Grace Zito have revealed they are planning a ‘big party’ after their wedding cut back due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Kaiser Chiefs star, 43, married Grace earlier this month in a Catholic and socially distant ceremony with 20 guests at St Patrick’s Church in Huddersfield, where parents and grandparents of the stylist have already married.
Ricky, who has had to postpone their wedding four times due to the pandemic, shared photos from their honeymoon in Bray, Berkshire, over the weekend.
Newlyweds: Ricky Wilson and his new wife Grace Zito have revealed they are planning a ‘big party’ after their wedding cut back due to the coronavirus pandemic (pictured from their honeymoon in Bray, Berkshire, with the pet dog Reedus)
Speak in a new interview with OK! magazine, which also featured great photos from their big day, Ricky and Grace insisted there would be another ‘huge’ celebration for people who didn’t attend due to restrictions only allowing 30 guests at the time.
His bandmates Kaiser Chiefs weren’t invited to his wedding for this reason.
During the warm ceremony, Grace wore a stunning gown designed by her close friend Cherry Williams with the couple performing their first dance on The Whole Of The Moon by The Waterboys.
After the wedding at St Patrick’s Church, the newly married couple enjoyed a romantic reception at Woodcroft Estate where they arrived in a Rolls-Royce Silver Spur II and had confetti made from the plants in the park where they got engaged.
Speaking to the magazine from their honeymoon near Ascot after having to cancel a getaway home in Menorca, Spain, Ricky said: “This isn’t the last chance we’ll ever have to have a great time. party, there is so much to look forward to in the future now.
Smitten: The Kaiser Chiefs star, 43, married Grace earlier this month in a Catholic and socially distant ceremony with 20 guests at St Patrick’s Church in Huddersfield, where parents and grandparents the stylist’s parents have already married (pictured from their UK honeymoon)
How beautiful: Ricky, who has had to postpone their wedding four times due to the pandemic, shared photos from their honeymoon in Bray, Berkshire, over the weekend
“I feel like it’s a weight on our shoulders. I feel like we can move on now and everything seems possible now. There were plenty of friends who couldn’t be there – my group wasn’t even there. But we have many opportunities to throw a big party, and we are going to do it.
While Grace added, “It’s pretty cool actually, because there are so many people who have been through the exact same thing and everyone has a story. I think a lot of people decide to have smaller weddings because you can’t wait forever, can you?
Ricky and Grace, who have been together since 2015, exchanged vows three years after announcing their engagement, and were joined by their beloved dog, Reedus.
The singer had celebrated his bachelor party the night before, before he and Grace exchanged vows.
What a night! The singer had celebrated his bachelor party the night before, before he and Grace exchanged vows
Over the weekend, Ricky shared photos from their honeymoon in Berkshire, writing: “Me and Grace had the best time of our 3 day honeymoon… messing around on the river, at s’ sit in the garden and overeat.
‘Thanks everyone at @limelightescapes @limelightloves for sorting it out, and everyone at @braycottage for being so awesome. :). ‘
It comes after Ricky revealed in March that he and Grace have had to postpone their wedding four times due to ongoing Covid restrictions.
Speaking about Lorraine, the star admitted he was “really desperate” to set a date and would likely get married next year.
Ricky said they didn’t want to get married without ringers and didn’t want to have Covid-19 as a “background” on their big day.
A married man! It comes after Ricky revealed in March that he had to postpone their wedding four times due to the Covid pandemic (photo from 2016)
He told host Lorraine Kelly: “We’ve postponed it four times, it’s going on, I want to set a date, I’m really desperate now.
“I think we’re just going to do it, we want everyone to be there and not have Covid as a background, no masks. “
Ricky added, “What stopped us this time was we couldn’t have bell ringers, and we thought you needed bell ringers, we want bell ringers at our wedding!” “
Revealing when he and Grace could potentially get married, he added: “Probably wait until next year. We have the best band in the world playing… The Function Band, ”he added jokingly,“ Not Kaiser Chiefs!
The ‘best band in the world’ he was referring to was The Function Band, based in Hertfordshire, which has delivered dazzling and varied performances for over 12 years for a multitude of stars and lavish events.
Mr. and Mrs.: In a new interview with OK !, which also featured some great photos from their big day, Ricky and Grace insisted that there would be another “huge” celebration for people who didn’t. not attended due to restrictions allowing only 30 guests at the time (pictured in 2018)
The band performed at Billie Faiers’ 30th birthday party, Steve Coogan’s 50th birthday party, and Josh Wright’s wedding in Mallorca.
In September, the musician revealed that he and Grace had postponed their wedding as they were due to tie the knot at The Pig hotel in Bath this month.
The couple were set to celebrate what would have been their wedding with a fish lunch in Cornwall at a restaurant they have been trying to get into for ‘years’.
Ricky told the Mirror: “We weren’t allowed to sing in the church which was a big deal, 15 people just isn’t enough, it’s too hard to decide who could be there and who couldn’t. not.
“I mean, I’m in a group with five guys. Grace also wanted McBusted for the reception and there is too much for the rule of six.
“You would like freedom not to remind you of the global pandemic when you are trying to celebrate the happiest day of your life. I think we’ll just have to wait. What is strange is that I am more excited than ever about this.
The duo met while they were both working on the BBC’s The Voice and asked the question in Cornwall three years later.
Ricky recently revealed that they were forced to spend more time together as a lockdown proved they were meant to be together.
The media personality likened the pandemic to retirement and got excited to know that they can deal with each other in this environment is “really good.”
Sad: This comes after Ricky revealed in March that he and Grace had to postpone their wedding four times due to ongoing Covid restrictions