Gary Barlow shares rare photo of mum and brother in honour of Mother’s Day

Gary Barlow
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Gary Barlow shared a rare photograph of his mum and brother in honour of Mothering Sunday yesterday.

The former Take That star doesn’t often treat fans to glimpses of his family life, but posted a lovely snap of him posing beside his sibling and mum in light of the special day.

In the snapshot, Gary can be seen smiling beside his mother Marjorie and his brother Ian on a sun soaked, sandy beach.

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Due to advice given amid the coronavirus outbreak to keep away from at risk elderly people, Gary was unable to spend the day with his mum.

Instead, he penned a super sweet tribute on social media, writing, ‘Happy Mother’s Day to my Mum and all the other wonderful Mums around the World. It’s sad we won’t get to see you but thankful we can see and speak to you using the various gizmos we have. #mumstheword ❤️.’

Lots of the iconic British pop star’s loyal fans made sure to send their love to him and his family in the comment section.

That is a fab photo! ❤️ Luckily there’s many ways to let her know that she’s loved,’ one wrote.

What an incredible photo 😍😍😍 love how strong and close you are towards your mum. ❤️❤️❤️,’ swooned another, while a third wished Marjorie the best, ‘Happy Mother’s Day! Stay safe ❤️.’

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Earlier this month, Gary posted a lovely tribute to his wife Dawn, sharing a never-seen-before photo of the pair.

Uploading two side by side pictures, Gary reminisced on a holiday and he Dawn took 24 years ago, while recreating the same moment, in the same place.

Same people, same place, 24 years apart. Dawn and I went to @petitstvincent January 1996. It was our first holiday together. We always dreamed of going back. As this year we’re celebrating 20 years married we thought it would be a good idea. #lookatus,’ Gary swooned over his love.

Utterly adorable!

Caitlin Elliott
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Caitlin is a Junior News Editor for, covering all things royal, celeb, lifestyle, food, and family. Having set her sights on becoming a magazine journalist when she was a child, Caitlin took on work experience stints at local papers and titles such as Cosmopolitan, Now, Reveal and Take a Break while studying for her Multimedia Journalism degree and has interviews with celebs, reality stars and the Archbishop of Canterbury under her belt (of course, she couldn't resist asking him about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry).