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Ellie Warner leads stars sharing tales of Boxing Day excess as Laura Whitmore takes cold dip in sea

Pregnant Gogglebox star Ellie Warner poked fun at her baby bump as she led the stars sharing tales of Boxing Day excess with a beaming snap shared to Instagram alongside her boyfriend Nat Eddleston.

The pregnant star, 32, joked, ‘Belly full of Christmas dinner,’ in her caption after overindulging in food over the festive period, while her partner kept things low-key in a black sweater and jeans.

Meanwhile Laura Whitmore, 37, flaunted her toned physique in a navy thermal swimming top and light blue bottoms as she joined the list of celebrities braving the cold for a freezing sea dip.

Expecting: Pregnant Gogglebox star Ellie Warner poked fun at her baby bump as she led the stars sharing tales of Boxing Day excess with a beaming snap shared to Instagram alongside her boyfriend Nat Eddleston

Hilarious: The pregnant star, 32, joked, 'Belly full of Christmas dinner,' in her caption after overindulging in food over the festive period

Hilarious: The pregnant star, 32, joked, ‘Belly full of Christmas dinner,’ in her caption after overindulging in food over the festive period

Layered against Paul McCartney’s Wonderful Christmas Time, the presenter shared a reel of her frosty morning out, before warming up with a cup of coffee and a snuggle with her husband Iain Stirling, 34. 

Elsewhere, Jade Thirlwall dressed as an elf as she ran into the freezing cold North Sea to take part in her local Boxing Day Dip.

The Little Mix singer braved the icy waters on her 30th birthday to raise money for Cancer Connections at the annual event in her hometown of South Shields, South Tyneside.

She donned a full elf costume complete with a hat and pointy ears, while accompanied by her boyfriend Jordan Stephens, 30.

Shivering: Meanwhile Laura Whitmore, 37, flaunted her toned physique in a navy thermal swimming top and light blue bottoms as she joined the list of celebrities braving the cold for a freezing sea dip

Shivering: Meanwhile Laura Whitmore, 37, flaunted her toned physique in a navy thermal swimming top and light blue bottoms as she joined the list of celebrities braving the cold for a freezing sea dip

Shivering: The presenter hesitantly inched her way into the sea

Chilly: She climbed back out again soon afterwards

Shivering: The presenter hesitantly inched her way into the sea before climbing back out again soon afterwards

Cute: Layered against Paul McCartney's Wonderful Christmas Time, the presenter shared a reel of her frosty morning out, before warming up with a cup of coffee

Couple: She also enjoyed a snuggle with her husband Iain Stirling, 34

Cute: Layered against Paul McCartney’s Wonderful Christmas Time, the presenter shared a reel of her frosty morning out, before warming up with a cup of coffee and a snuggle with her husband Iain Stirling, 34

The couple shared a kiss, before Jade got ready to sprint across the sand with the other beachgoers.

Natalie Cassidy puckered up to her fiance Marc Humphreys as she took to Instagram on Sunday to give fans a glimpse of her Boxing Day at home with the family.

The EastEnders star, 39, looked casual in all-black as the cameraman lifted her up for the adorable moment, before they were joined by their daughter Joanie, six, and Eliza, 11, whom she shares with her ex Ben Porter.

Wayne Rooney wore matching reindeer pyjamas with his sons Kai, 13, Klay, nine, Kit, six, and Cass, four, as they stood in height-descending order for a family shot.

The Boxing Day Dip is a charity event where swimmers dress up in fancy dress to run into the sea. 

Hilarious: Jade Thirlwall dressed as an elf as she ran into the freezing cold North Sea to take part in her local Boxing Day Dip

Hilarious: Jade Thirlwall dressed as an elf as she ran into the freezing cold North Sea to take part in her local Boxing Day Dip

Supportive: She donned a full elf costume complete with a hat and pointy ears, while accompanied by her boyfriend Jordan Stephens, 30.

Supportive: She donned a full elf costume complete with a hat and pointy ears, while accompanied by her boyfriend Jordan Stephens, 30.

Good cause: The Little Mix singer braved the icy waters on her 30th birthday to raise money for Cancer Connections at the annual event in her hometown of South Shields, South Tyneside

Good cause: The Little Mix singer braved the icy waters on her 30th birthday to raise money for Cancer Connections at the annual event in her hometown of South Shields, South Tyneside

Thousands of hardy swimmers took the opportunity to burn off those Christmas calories as they charged into the sea for a Boxing Day dip.

Braving the barmy conditions, participants wearing Father Christmas hats and bikinis plunged into chilly waters across the UK, with events in England, Wales and Scotland.

At Perranporth in north Cornwall, crowds charged into the icy waters as temperatures dipped to 8C.

The big dip is staged every year just after dawn, with many people refusing to wear a wet suit for protection when sprinting into the freezing surf.

Kiss-kiss: Natalie Cassidy puckered up to her fiance Marc Humphreys as she took to Instagram on Sunday to give fans a glimpse of her Boxing Day at home with the family

Family: The EastEnders star, 39, looked casual in all-black as the cameraman lifted her up for the adorable moment, before they were joined by their daughter Joanie, six, and Eliza, 11, whom she shares with her ex Ben Porter

Kiss-kiss: Natalie Cassidy puckered up to her fiance Marc Humphreys as she took to Instagram on Sunday to give fans a glimpse of her Boxing Day at home with the family.

Doting dad: Wayne Rooney wore matching reindeer pyjamas with his sons Kai, 13, Klay, nine, Kit, six, and Cass, four, (L-R) as they stood in height-descending order for a family shot

Doting dad: Wayne Rooney wore matching reindeer pyjamas with his sons Kai, 13, Klay, nine, Kit, six, and Cass, four, (L-R) as they stood in height-descending order for a family shot

And on the other side of the UK, in Scotland, the Aberdeen Lions Club staged their first Boxing Day dip since the pandemic, with scores of revellers joining in.

There were similar scenes in Tynemouth, north-east England, Redcar, North Yorkshire, Pembrey and Tenby in Wales, and Deal in Kent.

Crowds of hardy locals ran into the freezing waters at Seaburn Beach, Sunderland to raise money for charity.

The annual event, which has returned for the first time in three years, sees bold fundraisers sprint across the beach and take the icy plunge.

Swimmers wore an array of colourful costumes as they splashed about in the sub-zero temperatures.

Hundreds of chilly onlookers donned woolly hats, gloves and coats as the wrapped up to shield from the cold.

While Kate and Rio Ferdinand enjoyed a Christmas with the whole family this year as they all came together for the festive period.

The former TOWIE star and her footballer husband were joined by his siblings, dad and all of their respective children, as they all donned matching pyjamas.

Sporting red, white and blue festive sets, the group all beamed for a picture together as the reality star shared an insight into the day.

Family time: Kate Ferdinand enjoyed a matching Christmas pyjama day with her husband Rio and their extended family this week as they enjoyed the festive period together

Family time: Kate Ferdinand enjoyed a matching Christmas pyjama day with her husband Rio and their extended family this week as they enjoyed the festive period together

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