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Dame Kelly Holmes stuns in a yellow dress as she joins a host of stars at the LGBT awards afterparty


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

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

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

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

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

Gorgeous: Faye's ensemble featured a ruffle design, as she paired it with chic perspex heels

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

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

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

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

Theme: Shirley also went for a white tapered suit, as she paired it with black velvet heels

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

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

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

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

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

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

CELEBRITY 

Lady Gaga – WINNER

Ben Whishaw

Billy Porter

Bimini Bon Boulash

Emma Corrin

Indya Moore

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez

Olly Alexander

Russell Tovey

T’Nia Miller

MTV – MUSIC ARTIST 

Steps – WINNER

Arlo Parks

Dodie Clark

Dua Lipa

Kehlani

Lady Leshurr

Lil Nas X

Lucy Spraggan

Sam Smith

Will Young

CELEBRITY ALLY   

Alicia Keys – WINNER

Dan Reynolds

Daniel Radcliffe

Davina McCall

Ellie Goulding

Jade Thirlwall

Jamie Lee Curtis

Jodie Whittaker

Jürgen Klopp

Lewis Hamilton

GLOBAL MEDIA TRAILBLAZER 

 Edward Enninful – WINNER

 Alan Carr

Ben Hunte

Dean McCullough

Jason Okundaye

Joe Lycett

Owain Wyn Evans

Rav Bansal

Rylan Clark

Shivani Dave 

MEDIA MOMENT

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 

Alana Smith

Beth Mead

Caster Semenya

Colin Jackson

Demi Stokes

Emma Wiggs

Josh Cavallo

Laurel Hubbard

Megan Rapinoe

ONLINE INFLUENCER 

Jamie Raines – WINNER

Kyle De’Volle

Calle Y Poché

Sebb Argo & Dion Yorkie

Mawaan Rizwan

Yasmin Benoit

Rudy Jean

DJ Krystal Lake

James Barr & Dan Hudson

Charlie Allan

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 

 akt

Black Trans Foundation

Chester Pride

Gaysians

Gendered Intelligence

Hidayah LGBT+

Out and Proud African LGBTI (OPAL)

Stonewall

Trans in the City

JUST EAT TAKEAWAY – OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO LGBT+ LIFE 

Juno Dawson and Abbey Kiwanuka -WINNERS

Avi Kay

Dettie Gould

Dr Alexander Rhys

Ethan Spibey

Jon Holmes

Juno Dawson

Lex Shu Chan

Oscar Davies

Philip Anderson

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

FUTURE LEADER 

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

 STEP, AIG

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

Google

Just Eat Takeaway.com

Macquarie

Metro Bank

OVO

Publicis Groupe

Tesco Stores Ltd

Thames Water

Unilever

BROADCASTER, JOURNALIST OR HOST

Rylan Clark – WINNER 

ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR

Adele Roberts – WINNER 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT 

 Stonewall – WINNER

 

 

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