Calvin Harris, the renowned DJ/producer, has officially taken himself off the market, and he did it in style. On a beautiful Saturday 9, September he tied the knot with Radio 1 host Vick Hope in a lavish ceremony that left guests in awe.
The romantic affair took place on the stunning grounds of Hulne Priory in Northumberland, England. Calvin Harris and Vick Hope exchanged their vows in an outdoor ceremony, surrounded by the natural beauty of the English countryside.
The guest list for this extravagant celebration was nothing short of impressive. It included BBC radio DJs Scott Mills, Vernon Kay, and Jordan North, all joining in to celebrate the union of this dynamic couple.
Music filled the air throughout the day. Nile Rodgers and his band Chic were flown in from the US to perform at the reception, ensuring that the guests were entertained with their incredible tunes. Inside the reception tent adorned with lavish florals, Nile, at the age of 70, performed hits like Luther Vandross’ “Never Too Much,” as well as tracks by Madonna, Beyoncé, Pharrell Williams, and David Bowie.
The wedding ceremony itself was a deeply emotional affair. The couple’s vows tugged at heartstrings, and the marriage ceremony included readings of profound poems such as Ernest Hemingway’s ‘If There’s Empty Spaces In Your Heart’ and Lori Eberhai’s ‘Devoted.’ Throughout the day, Calvin Harris and Vick Hope couldn’t stop smiling, clearly madly in love and radiating happiness.
As the night descended, the sky lit up with a breathtaking 10-minute fireworks display, adding an extra layer of magic to the celebration. Nile Rodgers closed the evening with his 1979 hit, “Good Times,” leaving guests with unforgettable memories.
The culinary offerings were diverse and celebrated Vick Hope’s heritage with a nod to Nigerian dishes. Guests indulged in burgers, pizzas, and these flavorful dishes, enjoying a gastronomic journey that complemented the festivities perfectly.
For the family and friends of the newlyweds, 80 on-site teepees served as luxurious accommodations. It was a thoughtful touch to ensure everyone had a comfortable and memorable stay.
Calvin Harris’s journey to marriage with Vick Hope began with a romantic proposal on his Ibiza farm in the spring of 2022. Vick Hope proudly flaunted her emerald-cut diamond engagement ring in London that May, confirming their engagement. However, at the time, she remained tight-lipped about the upcoming nuptials, stating, “I’m keeping my private life private.” She expressed her surprise at the overwhelming interest in her personal life and emphasized that this special moment was just for them.
Before Vick, Calvin Harris was famously linked to pop superstar Taylor Swift. Their relationship became public when they passionately embraced at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards. However, the romance was short-lived, ending in what was described as a “brutal” breakup by one of Calvin’s close friends.
In summary, Calvin Harris and Vick Hope’s wedding was a star-studded extravaganza filled with love, music, and unforgettable moments. Their special day will undoubtedly be a cherished memory for years to come, not only for the couple but for all who were fortunate enough to witness it.