Zara and Mike Tindall had an evening of parental leave as they let their hair down at their good friend Storm Keating’s surprise 40th birthday party last weekend.
Taking to Instagram, Australian designer Storm described how she had a ‘really special weekend’ with her loved ones, before sharing a series of snaps from the fun evening, which took place at The Tythe Barn, a wedding venue in a 14th century barn. located in the Oxfordshire countryside.
In a black and white photograph, Zara’s husband and former England rugby player Mike, 42, who looked stylish in a tweed blazer and crisp white shirt, has been putting a friendly arm around Storm’s husband ever since six-year-old and ex-Boyzone singer Ronan Keating, 44, as they sing a song at karaoke.
Elsewhere, the Queen’s granddaughter, 40, who featured leather shorts, black sheer tights and a £ 240 patterned sheer ba & sh blouse, poses for a nod alongside the son of Ronan and Sir Richard Branson, Sam and his wife, Isabella.
Zara and Mike Tindall had an evening of parental leave as they let their hair down at Storm Keating’s 40th birthday party on Sunday night. Pictured Zara with Ronan Keating and Sir Richard Branson’s son Sam
In this black and white snap, Zara’s rugby player husband Mike (pictured, right), 42, sings a song on the karaoke alongside Storm’s husband and ex-Boyzone singer Ronan Keating ( to the left)
Storm, who opted for an orange long-sleeved dress, partied alongside her stepdaughters, model Missy and athlete Ali
In another photo, Zara stands in her seat and joins golfer Lee and his wife Helen Westwood as they put their hands on their heads.
Princess Anne’s daughter – who was tagged by Storm on her private account – wore her blonde, wavy hair, and kept her glam makeup low-key, with a classic smoky eye, mascara shine and nude lips.
Beside the photographs, Storm, who dressed to impress in a tight pink long-sleeved ensemble, wrote: “That day last week I woke up to the best surprise ever.
“A really special weekend spent with my family and friends from all over, some of whom I haven’t seen in YEARS. My God, there are tears and then there are tears.
Zara (far right) can be seen standing in her chair and putting her hands on her head alongside Dolly Maude, golfer Lee and his wife Helen Westwood
The mother-of-two twirled sparklers outside the venue (pictured) with their delighted guests
Amateur rider Alicia Aitken-Store and her husband David enjoyed a sit-down meal and a glass of wine during the evening
“After such a tough year and telling my husband not to make a fuss for my 40th birthday – that was the last thing I expected or thought I wanted… but I’m so glad he know me better than myself. ”
Storm, who shares the children Cooper, four, and her daughter Coco, one, with Ronan, wore her blonde locks in loose waves as she danced the night away with the Queen’s eldest granddaughter, Zara.
The mother-of-two also posed alongside her stepchildren Jack, 22, Missy, 20, and Ali, 15, who Ronan shares with ex-Yvonne Connolly, in a cheerful wink, before to spin sparklers outside the venue for another photoshoot.
Interior designer Kelly Hoppen, who cut a chic figure in a strapless black top, was among the famous faces that helped Storm celebrate her milestone birthday, while singer Barrie Knight, who toured with Ronan Keating, was seen singing for the birthday girl.
Ronan appeared to be going all out for the party, which included a stunning arch of white and gold balloons, string lights, and mouthwatering catering – including canapes, miniature tacos, and plenty of booze.
Barrie Knight, who has toured with Ronan Keating, could be seen picking up the microphone and singing to the birthday girl (pictured)
Ronan Keating’s brother Gary (left) looked in good spirits as he waited by the bar alongside Valerie and Josh Keating (pictured)
Interior designer Kelly Hoppen (photo, center) was also on the star guest list at Storm’s surprise 40th birthday party
Polo player Olivia Uechtritz, Miranda Uechtritz and Storm Ali’s daughter-in-law put their best foot forward while enjoying the night out