Dame Kelly Holmes is glowing in a yellow midi dress as she joins a host of stars at the LGBT awards afterparty… days after coming out as gay
Dame Kelly Holmes looked radiant as ever as she attended the LGBT awards afterparty at London’s The Brewery on Friday evening.
She joined a host of famous faces at the A-list event, including the awards’ host Sue Perkins, and winners from the evening such as Tom Daley and Rylan Clarke.
The 52-year-old Olympic champion sported an eye catching yellow midi dress – as she attended the event just days after coming out as gay last Sunday.
Beauty: Dame Kelly Holmes, 52, was glowing in a yellow midi dress as she joined a host of stars at the LGBT awards afterparty on Friday in central London
Showing off her toned figure in the summery number, the dress featured a sleeveless design, exposed midriff cut-out and pleated skirt detail.
Dame Kelly paired it with black strapped sandals. as she swapped her earlier heels from the evening for something more comfortable.
The runner added a gold leaf necklace and chained bangle to acessorise, with a collection of complementing gold jewellery.
Host with the most: Sue Perkins was also spotted – after hosting the awards show earlier in the evening, Laden with a collection of outfits in her hand, and a bottle of Moët & Chandon champagne
Calling it a night: She appeared to be saying her goodbyes at the afterparty, leaning in to give TV personality Linda Robson a hug before departing
Beaming for the camera, she opted for a radiant makeup look, with a pink toned eyeshadow and glowing base.
She led the host of stars at the central London bash, as Sue Perkins was also spotted – after hosting the awards show earlier in the evening.
Laden with a collection of outfits in her hand, and a bottle of Moët & Chandon champagne, Sue appeared in high spirits as she donned an all black suit ensemble.
Winner! Olympic diver Tom Daley seemed in high spirits at the late night party, after bagging the Sports Personality gong earlier in the evening
High spirits: Linda (left) sported a flowing pink midi dress and sandals as she made her departure, while Steps’ Faye Tozer (right) looked chic in a white suit ensemble
Besties: Claire Richards matched her bandmate Faye with a white ruffled trouser and blazer, as she left the afterparty hand in hand with Rylan Clarke
She appeared to be saying her goodbyes at the afterparty, leaning in to give TV personality Linda Robson a hug before departing.
Olympic diver Tom Daley seemed in high spirits at the late night party, after bagging the Sports Personality gong earlier in the evening.
Posing proudly with his award, the sportsman looked chic in a pair of black leather trousers, sparkling mesh top and lemon blazer.
Car snacks? Beaming for the camera, she had a tin of Quality Street on her knee as she got in the car to go home
Date night: It appeared to be a night of high spirits, as Strictly’s Shirley Ballas put on a loved up display with her beau Daniel Taylor
Cute: The couple beamed for some shots, before sharing a kiss for the camera
Giggly: The giddy pair laughed as they made their way home with bottles of water in the car
Rylan, who won the Broadcaster Of the Year award, appeared in jolly spirits as he left the afterparty hand-in-hand with Steps’ Claire Richards.
Making ever the impression, the host sported a navy satin two piece with a metal gold belt and exposed slit sleeve – as pal Claire matched her bandmate Faye Tozer in a white ensemble, as they were awarded the Music Artist gong.
A beaming Claire headed into her car home with a tin of Quality Street on her lap, as she rounded off the evening.
Suave: John Whaite and Johannes Radebe also seemed to have a good evening, as the stylish pair got comfortable in the car and headed home
That’s the spirit: While singer Lulu was still in party mode, throwing her hands in the air on departure
Off she goes: Getting a black cab home, she sported a purple oversized shirt with slimline black trousers for the evening
Having fun: But Lucy Spraggan and Victoria Scone weren’t done with the party, as the latter scooped singer Lucy up into her arms playfully
It appeared to be a night of high spirits, as Strictly’s Shirley Ballas put on a loved up display with her beau Daniel Taylor, with the pair sharing a kiss for the camera before giggling in a cab home.
Other winners from the evening included Alicia Keys, who won the Celebrity Ally award, and Vogue’s Edward Enninful, who explained: ‘My hope is that we all continue to push for positive change for the next generation’, after bagging the Global Media Trailblazer award.
Dame Kelly appeared at the event just days after coming out as gay, revealing that it was something she had been keeping in for over 30 years.
The runner has expressed she can ‘finally be myself’, as her hard-hitting documentary, which airs on Sunday, is set to explore her struggles over the last three decades.
BRITISH LGBT AWARDS 2022 WINNERS AND NOMINEES
Lady Gaga – WINNER
Bimini Bon Boulash
Michaela Jaé Rodriguez
MTV – MUSIC ARTIST
Steps – WINNER
Lil Nas X
Alicia Keys – WINNER
Jamie Lee Curtis
GLOBAL MEDIA TRAILBLAZER
Edward Enninful – WINNER
Owain Wyn Evans
John & Johannes On Strictly Come Dancing – WINNER
‘Born This Way’ 10-Year Anniversary
Joshua Cavllo Becomes The First Openly Gay Active Top Tier Male Footballer
Tokyo 2020 Olympics ‘Team LGBT’
RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Features Assigned Female At Birth Queen, Victoria Scone
Lil Nas X’s Single ‘Call Me By Your Name (Montero)’
Sex Education’s Non-Binary Representation
Eternal’s Openly Gay Superhero, Phastos
BBC’S Freddie Mercury: The Final Act Documentary
The Progress Pride F1 Helmet Livery
SWINTON INSURANCE – SPORTS PERSONALITY
Tom Daley – WINNER
Jamie Raines – WINNER
Calle Y Poché
Sebb Argo & Dion Yorkie
DJ Krystal Lake
James Barr & Dan Hudson
TESCO – BRAND OR MARKETING CAMPAIGN
LEGO’s Everyone Is Awesome Set – WINNER
Harry’s ‘Never Been Prouder’ Shave With Pride Campaign
Levi’s All Pronouns All Love Campaign
Liverpool FC Red Together
Network Rail ‘Do I Offend You’
Norwegian Postal Service’s ‘When Harry Met Santa’ Advert
Royal Navy’s ‘Wherever You Are’ Advert
Sky’s Pride Month 2021 Collection
The Rainbow Lottery
Zipcar’s Have Pride In Your Ride Campaign
JOHNSON & JOHNSON – CHARITY OR COMMUNITY INITIATIVE
LGBT Foundation – WINNER
Black Trans Foundation
Out and Proud African LGBTI (OPAL)
Trans in the City
JUST EAT TAKEAWAY – OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO LGBT+ LIFE
Juno Dawson and Abbey Kiwanuka -WINNERS
Dr Alexander Rhys
Lex Shu Chan
MACQUARIE – INSPIRATIONAL LEADER
Rishi Madlani, NatWest – WINNER
Peter Lewin, Levi’s
Mark Timms, HSBC UK
Oliver Gross, KPMG
Matt Scarff, ITV
Sarah Rench, Avanade
Ben Jackson, Wickes
Emily Hamilton, RS Components
Leo Nicholas, Nest Corporation
Damien Shieber, Santander
HSBC – BUSINESS ALLY
Laura Yeates, Clifford Chance – WINNER
Allison Whittington, Zurich Municipal
Vicky Rowland, Sage
Tim Riecken, National Grid
Rishi Jain, Liverpool FC
Donna Kelly, CGI
Dayna Donaldson, Disney
Anna Radford, Johnson & Johnson
Max Taylor, Vodafone
Sophie Whiteman, Allianz
LGIM – DIVERSITY HERO
Kevin Humphreys, Jacobs – WINNER
Adam Wilson, Virgin Media O2
Belton Flournoy, Protoviti
Chloe Bolland, UBS
Ed Rogers, Ford
Jerry Daykin, GSK
Jonathan Pascoe, VIACOMCBS
Luke Ives, ARUP
Pauric Havlin, TCS
Tolu Osinubi, Deloitte
Kim Warren, Credera – WINNER
Bruna Gil, Linkedin
Fabio Peyer, Morningstar
Jake Hallas, Rolls-Royce
Luke Kolbohm, BDP
Magda Markowska, Nielsen IQ
Oliver Rieche, Reed Smith
Patzy Drozdz, Shell
Sophie Kershaw, PWC
Sophy Merrick, Credit Suisse
NETWORK RAIL – NETWORK GROUP (ERG)
Legal and Generals LGBTQ+ Allies Network, LGIM – WINNER
BP Pride, BP
4Pride, Channel 4
Proud FT, Financial Times
Hearst Pride UK, Hearst
Pride At Mace, Mace
PINCC Group, NSPCC
Proud @ Sainsbury’s, Sainsbury’s
[email protected], Sky UK
INCLUSIVE EMPLOYER OR COMPANY
Barclays – WINNER
Just Eat Takeaway.com
Tesco Stores Ltd
BROADCASTER, JOURNALIST OR HOST
Rylan Clark – WINNER
ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR
Adele Roberts – WINNER
Stonewall – WINNER