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  • "
    Plausible Deniability wrote:
    must be an absolute m*g of dramatic proportions, an over display of inanimate emancipation please grow up.
    60% of marriages end up in front of mole & mitchell at the mercy of the divorce courts.
    marriage having kids a complete waste of time, leave it ethnic minorities who want to bag benefits from the state.
    i am an advocate of the single person's lifestyle and all the trappings that goes with it.
    what a yucky sickly display of over romanticism.
    if you must tie the knot take her out to dinner at le maison talbooth keep it to yourself.
    Hairy Palms?"
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VIDEO: Love at Firstsite as Tom makes big screen wedding proposal

VIDEO: Love at Firstsite as Tom makes big screen wedding proposal

VIDEO: Love at Firstsite as Tom makes big screen wedding proposal

VIDEO: Love at Firstsite as Tom makes big screen wedding proposal

First published in News

An unsuspecting girlfriend received a surprise marriage proposal on the big screen, which was all captured on film.

Tom Welham, 28, a media lecturer at Colchester Institute, invited girlfriend Abby Howlett to the monthly Unseen Cinema night at Firstsite gallery.

But the seemingly low-key cinema date took an unexpected turn as Tom himself appeared on the screen with a declaration of love on the couple’s third anniversary since their first date.

The former University of Essex student said: "When I was thinking about proposing I was never going to go down on one knee in a restaurant because that’s just too normal."

Full story in today's Gazette

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