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Inside James Argent’s star-studded 35th birthday bash

James Argent celebrated his 35th birthday in style on Tuesday night as he enjoyed a night out on the tiles with his nearest and dearest.

The former TOWIE star descended upon Sheesh in Chigwell, Essex, with pals such as Kelsey Parker, his ex girlfriend Lydia Bright, Joey Essex and Liam Gatsby.

The night was full of singing and dancing as the guests took to social media to share a glimpse at the lavish celebrations. 

Party: James Argent celebrated his 35th birthday in style on Tuesday night as he enjoyed a night out on the tiles with his nearest and dearest including close friend Kelsey Parker (pictured)

Tom Parker’s widow, 32, looked like she was having a great time letting her hair down as she partied the night away looking glamorous in a sparkly jumpsuit and blazer.

She penned in captions alongside snaps from the night: ‘Such a great night celebrating @real_arg birthday! So special!’

Elsewhere footage from the night showed Arg’s former flame Lydia, 31, flashing some leg in a black mini dress as she busted some moves.

Huge night: The former TOWIE star descended upon Sheesh in Chigwell, Essex, with pals such as Kelsey Parker, his ex girlfriend Lydia Bright (pictured), Joey Essex and Liam Gatsby

Huge night: The former TOWIE star descended upon Sheesh in Chigwell, Essex, with pals such as Kelsey Parker, his ex girlfriend Lydia Bright (pictured), Joey Essex and Liam Gatsby

Performance: The night was full of singing and dancing as the guests took to social media to share a glimpse at the lavish celebrations (Arg pictured performing)

Performance: The night was full of singing and dancing as the guests took to social media to share a glimpse at the lavish celebrations (Arg pictured performing) 

Lydia’s two sisters Romana and Georgia were also there as well as TOWIE’s Liam Gatsby who performed a rap.

Arg treated his guests to a song to as he performed with The Arg Band to much applause and dancing. 

It comes after James praised his ‘strong’ pal Kelsey as he took to Instagram after her candid new ITVBe documentary aired last Thursday.

Beauty: Tom Parker's widow, 32, looked like she was having a great time letting her hair down as she partied the night away looking glamorous in a sparkly jumpsuit and blazer

Beauty: Tom Parker’s widow, 32, looked like she was having a great time letting her hair down as she partied the night away looking glamorous in a sparkly jumpsuit and blazer

Pals: Lydia's two sisters Romana and Georgia were also there to celebrate with Arg who they have known for years

Pals: Lydia’s two sisters Romana and Georgia were also there to celebrate with Arg who they have known for years 

Arg told the actress: ‘You’ll always have a friend in me,’ while she admitted to being ‘nerves’ in her own post shared after Kelsey Parker: Life After Tom aired.

The Wanted star Tom Parker died in March this year at the age of 33 after a year-and-a-half long battle with stage four glioblastoma brain cancer.

James shared some photos of himself dancing with Kelsey and posing alongside her and Tom while she was pregnant with their daughter Bodhi in 2020.

Fun: Arg treated his guests to a song to as he performed with The Arg Band to much applause and dancing

Fun: Arg treated his guests to a song to as he performed with The Arg Band to much applause and dancing

Happy: Kelsey penned in captions alongside snaps from the night: 'Such a great night celebrating @real_arg birthday! So special!'

Party time: She looked great in her black jumpsuit

Happy: Kelsey penned in captions alongside snaps from the night: ‘Such a great night celebrating @real_arg birthday! So special!’

He wrote in his caption: ‘Everyone loved Tom so much but nothing can compare to Kelsey’s love for him. I can’t imagine how hard it’s been for her since his passing.

‘Everyone deals with Grief in different ways, I’m so proud of how strong she’s been for her children. We miss Tom badly. Kelsey, You’ll always have a friend in me ❤️.’

The reality star became good friends with the Glad You Came hitmaker when they took part in The Real Full Monty in 2018 in aid of testicular and prostate cancer awareness.

Giving it his all: TOWIE's Liam Gatsby performed a rap up on stage at the end of the night out at Sheesh

Giving it his all: TOWIE’s Liam Gatsby performed a rap up on stage at the end of the night out at Sheesh

Dancing through the night: The group looked like they were having a great time as the DJ got the party started

Stunning: Kelsey looked great in her all-black ensemble

Dancing through the night: The group looked like they were having a great time as the DJ got the party started

Suave: Gatsby looked dapper in a dark shirt and white chinos as he got the party started a Sheesh

Suave: Gatsby looked dapper in a dark shirt and white chinos as he got the party started a Sheesh

Kelsey, sharing a beaming snap to her own profile, thanks viewers for their support while confessing she had been nervous ahead of the programme’s transmission.

She penned: ‘Thank you all so much for all the kind messages and comments I’ve had since the show aired last night.

‘I’m not gonna lie I was nervous about it going out, sharing so much of me & Tom and talking so openly about this subject that many people shy away from.

Incredible: Romana Bright (left), Lydia's younger sister, wore a strapless black dress as she danced away

Incredible: Romana Bright (left), Lydia’s younger sister, wore a strapless black dress as she danced away

‘I’m so proud of this show and just the comments we’ve had from episode 1 has reassured me that we needed to make it, and encourage the conversation.

‘There’s five more episodes and I’m looking forward to sharing them with you. Next episode airs next Thursday 8th December 9pm on ITV Be. #PositiveParkersForever.’ 

James, who appeared in the series premiere, was left amused as he recalled getting a spray tan with the late Tom ahead of their striptease performance for The Real Full Monty.

Confidence is key: Arg wore a smart navy shirt as he sang at the restaurant and delighted his guests

Confidence is key: Arg wore a smart navy shirt as he sang at the restaurant and delighted his guests

Arg was seen laughing with Tom’s widow Kelsey about the moment they prepared to go on stage and get totally naked for the show.

He said: ‘I remember me and Tom got spray tans together. We were about to get naked in front of millions of people watching at home.

‘We looked at each other and I was like, “Tom, are you alright?”‘

In attendance: Joey Essex wore a light grey shirt and jeans as he got some footage from the night on his phone

In attendance: Joey Essex wore a light grey shirt and jeans as he got some footage from the night on his phone 

Radiant: Kelsey wore her long blonde tresses swept back in a sleek style and opted for a glamorous makeup look

Radiant: Kelsey wore her long blonde tresses swept back in a sleek style and opted for a glamorous makeup look

‘He didn’t give me much confidence, that’s for sure.’

Talking of Tom’s 2020 diagnosis, Kelsey said: ‘That’s what you think is crazy, that he did The Full Monty and literally got cancer.’

James replied: ‘You couldn’t write it, could you. 

Viewers took to Twitter during the programme to praise Kelsey for appearing strong in the documentary. 

Performances: The guests were treated to lots of music and dancing once inside the swanky venue

Performances: The guests were treated to lots of music and dancing once inside the swanky venue 

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