It's time for the festivities as Sam and Lydia Dingle celebrate their wedding with their loved ones in the village pub
The locals gather in the Woolpack to celebrate Sam and Lydia becoming Mrs and Mrs Dingle in Friday's episode on ITV from 7pm (see our TV Guide for full listings).
The Woolie plays host to a Yorkshire-themed wedding reception for happy couple Sam Dingle (James Hooton) and his new wife Lydia (Karen Blick).
As is tradition, Lydia drinks from the family 'welly' as does Vinny, who's also officially become one of the clan, too!
Taking a pause from the festivities and a break from the gravy fountain, the family gathers outside the pub for a photograph.
But Mandy's (Lisa Riley) ex Paul (Reece Dinsdale) is lurking. Having been told by Mandy that Vinny is no longer living with her, Paul spies the scene from his car and immediately recognises his long-lost son among the line up…
Love is in the air for Belle Dingle (Eden Taylor Draper), too. She reels as secret lover Jamie Tate (Alex Lincoln) pulls her away from the party and declares he's in love with her AND that he's planning to leave his wife Andrea (Anna Nightingale) so he can be with her!
How will Belle react to his outburst? Does she feel the same?
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