06/01/2015 02:14 GMT | Updated 06/01/2015 02:59 GMT

Howard Donald Married: Take That Star Weds Girlfriend In Secret Ceremony

Take That star Howard Donald has secretly married his girlfriend Katie Halil..

The singer tied the knot with the illustrator in an intimate ceremony attended by close friends and family last Friday (2 January).

The nuptials were followed by a huge party the following evening at the stately home Aynhoe Park in the Cotswolds.

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Howard Donald

Guests, including Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and former Take That bandmate Jason Orange, sipped champers and tucked into pizza and fish and chips at the bash.

A source told The Mirror: “Jason and Howard have always been the very best of friends and extremely tight. It was like the old days again being together.

"Everyone is so chuffed for Howard and Katie. They make a gorgeous couple.”

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Howard with Katie on their hols in Barbados in 2011

Howard, 46, has been dating Katie since 2010, after they met when Take That filmed the 2008 Marks & Spencer Christmas TV advert.

A guest said: “Howard looked extremely happy with his bride Katie at his side amongst their guests. There were about 140 people there – it was a kicking do until at least 1.30am”

Congrats to them both!

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