Downton Abbey star Jessica Brown Findlay MARRIES Ziggy Heath in surprise London wedding


Downton Abbey star Jessica Brown Findlay has married Ziggy Heath in a surprise wedding.

The actress, 31, took to Instagram on Monday night to share a collection of snaps from their nuptials which appeared to take place in London on Saturday.  

Posting a picture of the duo embracing in a church in front of empty pews to her Instagram Story, Jessica penned: ‘We did it,’ followed by the date of their wedding ‘12.09.20’. 

Congratulations! Downton Abbey star Jessica Brown Findlay has married Ziggy Heath in a surprise London wedding

Congratulations! Downton Abbey star Jessica Brown Findlay has married Ziggy Heath in a surprise London wedding 

Jessica, who played Lady Sybil Crawley in Downton Abbey, also shared a stunning photo of herself kissing Ziggy on the back of a traditional red London bus, which they had hired for the day.

Instead of having the mode of transport’s destination, it romantically read: ‘Wedding special.’   

Jessica also shared a sweet black-and-white photo embracing Ziggy outside after their nuptials to her Instagram account. 

She penned: ‘♥️wins every time . A weekend of dreams. Small celebrations felt HUGE. And now what a birthday! X I love you. ♥️.’

So romantic! The actress, 31, took to Instagram on Monday night to share a collection of snaps from their nuptials which appeared to take place in London on Saturday

So romantic! The actress, 31, took to Instagram on Monday night to share a collection of snaps from their nuptials which appeared to take place in London on Saturday

While in a different photo, the actress wore a gorgeous red strapless and ruffled gown as she jumped on a bed in excitement. 

For the wedding, Jessica looked incredible in an embroidered white figure-hugging gown with long sleeves, a tulle skirt and long train. 

The Harlots star styled her brunette locks into a sleek sweptback hairdo decorated with pretty flowers and a white veil, she added a slick of radiant make-up. 

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Ziggy opted for a traditional navy blue suit with a white shirt, tie, pocket square and flower corsage. 

Newlyweds! Jessica also shared a sweet black-and-white photo embracing Ziggy outside after their nuptials to her Instagram account

Newlyweds! Jessica also shared a sweet black-and-white photo embracing Ziggy outside after their nuptials to her Instagram account

Happiness: While Ziggy carried Jessica over the threshold into their home in a different sweet black-and-white photo

Happiness: While Ziggy carried Jessica over the threshold into their home in a different sweet black-and-white photo 

Other details during the ceremony included two three-tier cakes from Lily Vanilli decorated in soft pastel green and pink icing. 

While Ziggy carried Jessica over the threshold into their home in a different sweet black-and-white photo. 

Jessica is best known for her character, Lady Sybil Crawley, and appeared on Downton Abbey from series one to three – before dying in childbirth at the age of 24. 

The actress and new husband Ziggy met on the set of Hulu drama, Harlots, in 2017 where Jessica played Charlotte Wells and Ziggy played Sam Holland. 

Bride! In another photo, the actress wore a gorgeous red strapless and ruffled gown as she jumped on a bed in excitement

Bride! In another photo, the actress wore a gorgeous red strapless and ruffled gown as she jumped on a bed in excitement 

Exciting: It is not known when the couple got engaged, although the star did tease their upcoming nuptials on Saturday morning where she posted a picture of herself smiling

Exciting: It is not known when the couple got engaged, although the star did tease their upcoming nuptials on Saturday morning where she posted a picture of herself smiling

At the time, it was reported that Jessica asked Ziggy out after ‘hitting it off’ straight away on set.

A source told the Mirror: ‘Jessica met Ziggy on the set of Harlots and they hit it off straight away after she asked him out. 

‘She chatted him up – she really fancied him and they have been together ever since.

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‘It has been about three months now and is going really well.’

Her role: Jessica is best known for her character, Lady Sybil Crawley, and appeared on Downton Abbey from series one to three - before dying in childbirth at the age of 24 (pictured)

Her role: Jessica is best known for her character, Lady Sybil Crawley, and appeared on Downton Abbey from series one to three – before dying in childbirth at the age of 24 (pictured)

It is not known when the couple got engaged, Jessica’s first Instagram post only dates back to June.

Although the star did tease their upcoming nuptials on Saturday morning where she posted a picture of herself smiling. 

She penned: ‘Goofy smile and I are ready ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️.’  

The couple’s wedding had a limited number of guests due to the coronavirus guidelines which states ceremonies can only have 30 attendees and they must stand a metre apart with measures put in place.

Guests should wear face masks, but the bride and groom can forego them.

Co-stars: Jessica pictured alongside Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley in the hit ITV period drama

Co-stars: Jessica pictured alongside Michelle Dockery as Lady Mary Crawley in the hit ITV period drama 

Covid-19 Secure venues, such as places of worship, can still host larger numbers in total but groups of up to six must not mix or form larger groups.

Government guidelines on weddings say: ‘Wherever possible attendees should remain seated to support social distancing safety measures.

‘They should be reminded at key points during the events to maintain social distancing and to avoid physical contact with individuals from different households.

Love at first sight: The actress and new husband Ziggy met on the set of Hulu drama, Harlots, in 2017 where Jessica played Charlotte Wells and Ziggy played Sam Holland

Love at first sight: The actress and new husband Ziggy met on the set of Hulu drama, Harlots, in 2017 where Jessica played Charlotte Wells and Ziggy played Sam Holland 

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‘Attendees and staff are strongly encouraged to wear a face covering where social distancing may be difficult and where they come into contact with people they do not normally meet, in line with the guidance on face coverings.

‘Venue managers should provide hand sanitiser at convenient points throughout the venue, and encourage attendees to use it.

‘Attendees, including children, should frequently throughout the day wash their hands thoroughly for 20 seconds with running water and soap, or use hand sanitiser ensuring that all parts of the hands are covered.’

Smitten: At the time, it was reported that Jessica asked Ziggy out after 'hitting it off' straight away on set (pictured earlier this year)

Smitten: At the time, it was reported that Jessica asked Ziggy out after ‘hitting it off’ straight away on set (pictured earlier this year) 



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