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- September 07, 1992
- Vol. 38
- No. 10
After a Decade of Live-in Love, Sting Takes a Bride—and a Bridle
The official I do's—a brief ceremony at a London registry office on Aug. 20—were just a tune-up for the nuptial extravaganza the following Saturday. At 5 P.M., 245 family and friends, including Peter Gabriel and Don Henley, converged under drizzly skies at a 900-year-old Norman church near the couple's 54-acre 16th-century estate at the village of Lake for a marriage blessing. (Since Sting had been hitched before, to actress Frances Tomelty, he couldn't remarry in this Church of England sanctuary.) The pair were attended by their three children—Jake, 7, and daughters Mickey, 8, and Coco, 2—as well as by Sting's two from his previous marriage (Joseph, 15, and Katie, 10).
"Just after the service, suddenly the sun shone," says Charlotte Rampling. "It was like the marriage had cleared the sky." A radiant Trudie rode sidesaddle to the festivities back at Lake House, just a stone's throw from Stonehenge in Wiltshire. In a tent on the grounds, hydrangeas, lilies and birch "trees created a forest—though not a rain forest—for a natural dinner (filet of bass, fresh baby vegetables, topped off with pink champagne and crème brûlée). At the end of the dinner, Sting serenaded his actress bride with "Someone to Watch Over Me."
Then it was time to rock. Guests boogied to the '60s cult band the Troggs. The groom reunited with Police sidekicks Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland on "Roxanne" and "Message in a Bottle."
Finally, after a hearty country breakfast, the party broke up quite decorously around 4 A.M., which pleased designer Gianni Versace, who noted, with the recent royal scandals in mind, "Rock used to be made by 'bad boys.' Now rock stars give the good example and aristocracy doesn't."
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