A HEARTWARMING video reveals the second that two music-loving festival-goers get engaged – earlier than instantly being surrounded in a circle pit of celebration.
Harvey Bainbridge, 25 met associate Erin McGuigan, 26 at Obtain Pageant in Donington Park, Leicestershire final yr and knew that they had an prompt connection.
Regardless of initially dwelling ten hours aside, the couple sparked up a long-distance relationship and finally moved in collectively this yr in Harvey’s hometown of Andover, Hampshire.
Two weeks in the past, the 2 returned to the pageant they first met – which might play host once more to the couple’s largest second but.
Video reveals festival-goers dancing in a subject subsequent to Obtain Pageant’s cocktail bar as ABBA’s Dancing Queen performs within the background.
Harvey and Erin may be seen in the course of the throngs of individuals as the previous begins to get down on one knee, while Erin clasps her hand to her mouth.
The DJ shortly notices, saying: “I feel we’ve obtained a proposal taking place within the center.”
A cheer erupts from fellow festival-goers, who collect around the couple in a circle because the DJ provides: “We’ve obtained our first-ever Rocktail Cocktail proposal!”
Harvey presents the ring and pops the query, earlier than Erin solutions and bends all the way down to kiss him as the group screams in pleasure.
The DJ then shouts: “Make some noise for the completely happy couple!”
As the 2 stand as much as embrace, she provides: “Circle pit round them, let’s f***ing go! Let’s go!”
The gang then begins what begins as a circle pit and turns into extra of a chaotic mosh pit across the newly engaged couple – all to the tune of Dancing Queen.
The video was uploaded to TikTok by Obtain’s DJ – Cling the DJs – on Friday, the place it has attracted over 9,400 likes and greater than 90 feedback from touched customers.
One person wrote: “And this is the reason this neighborhood is so particular.”
One other commented: “Not gonna lie, a clockwise pit is fairly uncommon!”
A 3rd wrote: “Omg what a sense that circle afterwards will need to have felt!”
One other stated: “And but folks say we’re scary. Find it irresistible.”
A fifth replied: “This made me cry, why is that this so romantic.”
Talking at present Harvey stated: “Obtain Pageant was the place that we first met one another only one yr in the past.
“Erin – my now fiancée – is from Glasgow and I dwell down within the south of England in a spot known as Andover.
“After assembly at Obtain for a complete of round ten hours we had an prompt connection and after the pageant ended we stayed in touch.
“Erin requested me if I wished to fly to Madrid together with her to go to a different pageant to look at Metallica so from there our first official date collectively was assembly at an airport and flying off on vacation collectively!
“From that vacation onwards it consisted of many lengthy drives, flights, trains from Glasgow to Andover with a purpose to see one another and make it work and now as of current months Erin is now dwelling with me down in Andover.
“Then Obtain pageant got here round for one more yr and this time round we had been going collectively and as a pair, not just for the nice music however for a celebration of the place we met .
“Two days into the pageant whereas dancing at Rocktail Cocktail I had a sudden huge wave of desirous to suggest to her, a sense that I’ve by no means skilled earlier than.
“It was so robust so I advised my brother and mates who had been with me on the time what my plan was after which advised them to inform Erin I’m going to the bathroom…as a substitute I went to a close-by stall and purchased a hoop.
“The DJ’s Zavi and Tasmin from Cling the DJs had been in on the plan after which there was a circle pit for ABBA’s Dancing Queen the place I promptly pulled Erin into the center with me the place she thought I used to be going to make her dance however as a substitute I dropped to 1 knee and the remainder is historical past.”
Additionally talking at present, Erin stated: “We met final yr for that quick time frame at Obtain initially and we continued speaking till our journey to Malaga.
“We had apps the place we counted down every day till we noticed each other once more, actually it was quick love for me.
“I believed he was pulling me into the centre of the circle to make me dance some extra and I believed everybody can be trying so I ran off however alas much more consideration was dropped at me whereas he’s down on one knee declaring his love for me.
“Proper earlier than he ran off to get a hoop, he requested me ‘So have I obtained you eternally?’ And I stated sure and he requested ‘Promise?’
“I couldn’t consider he’d requested me however our relationship is the furthest factor from regular you’ve ever seen so the thought of a proposal doesn’t strike me as surprising.
“I’m simply extraordinarily completely happy he’s requested me and that is now my little life. Obtain is simply blooming psychological, it’s a marvellous place.
“Not a lot has been deliberate but and it’ll take some time as our households dwell thus far aside however I feel it is going to be gothic or elven themed.”