Claire and Simon get married at Wellington Chapel, and Coworth Park, Ascot

We met Claire and Simon through Richard from FX Films as they are old friends and it turned out that their wedding would sadly be our very last Simplicity wedding (photography from us and videography from FX Films).

Claire got ready at the Aviator Hotel in Farnborough which had some very unique and stunning architecture, most impressively the grand central section which had a Starship Enterprise feel to it.

Being that Simon had gone to school at Wellington College in Crowthorne he was lucky enough to be allowed to use Wellington Chapel based there. The chapel is beautifully maintained and has some history around it as well as the memories for Simon being that he spent so much time at the College.

The wedding reception was Coworth Park in Ascot, another great choice. The hotel is owned by the Dorchester Collection who also own the Dorchester hotel in London and as such the quality of the reception, decor and the staff looking after Claire and Simon really showed and was exceptional.

During the reception we took Claire and Simon for a small stroll around the grounds and venue. We grabbed the FX Films guys as well and went to some locations Laura and I had eyed up to get a few couple photos. There are more couple shots than usual in this entry due to this and also more that aren’t shown but hopefully everyone loves couple shots as much as we do! After each photo we handed over to the guys at FX Films before moving on to the next shot so they could get their footage and minimise the amount of time Claire and Simon were away from their wedding.

On a personal note, it was myself and Laura’s three-year anniversary and during the speeches we were surprised that Claire and Simon presented us with some personalised cup cakes! It’s no surprise they didn’t last longer than twelve hours with us both having a sweet tooth.

We had a fantastic day with Simon and Claire and also working with our partner cinematography team Richard and Tim from FX Films, you can see their wedding highlights clip here!

- Henley.

Aviator Hotel in FarnboroughAviator Hotel outside exteriorGroom and friends getting ready Moody weather at the Aviator hotel Bridesmaids getting ready at the Aviator Hotel in Farnborough Bride with hair extensionsWedding dress hanging on shutters Wellington College Wedding flowers Wellington College with guests Claire in wedding dressEarrings being given to bride Lacing of the wedding dress Lacing of the dress silhouetteAviator hotel wedding photography dress lacing Bride and bridesmaids Best man holding wedding rings wedding mobile phone aviator hotel room Aviator Hotel lobby in Farnborough with bride and bridesmaidsBridesmaids arrive at Wellington College ChapelSimon and Claire ceremonyWellington chapel wedding ceremony Wellington chapel stained windowBridesmaid looks at bride during ceremony Claire looks at grooms mother reading during ceremony Wellington chapel interiorconductor of music in Wellington chapel First kiss for Claire and Simon Claire and Simon walk down the aisle Confetti being thrown outside Wellington Chapel Wellington College courtyardWedding cake at Coworth Park Wedding photography, Coworth Park, Ascot, London reflection

Coworth Park Hotel wedding photography, married couple under love lamp. Speeches at Coworth Park Hotel Speeches at Coworth Park Hotel Candles on tables Groom attempts to refrain mother from speech at wedding

Flip-flops for dancing Coworth Park, First Dance.Couple laugh during first danceGuests dancing at weddingPhoto booth at wedding Cigar cuttingGirls in photo booth Black and white of girls in photo booth

sheryl@bristophotography.com - October 14, 2012 - 1:30 pm

Wonderful church images, amazing venue

Denis - July 17, 2012 - 11:47 pm

I saw your pictures two weeks ago, then last week went to coworth park to watch polo and then saw this LOVE chandelier there and couldn’t remember where I’ve seen it :)

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bellybuttonboo - June 4, 2012 - 12:26 pm

Amazing photos! Looks like such an amazing day at some stunning venues. Congratulations to Claire and Simon x

Martin Hemsley - May 25, 2012 - 2:17 pm

Stunning images as always, awesome punchy composition, and a real inspiration to all photographers. Nearly got vertigo though looking at the architecture !?! Can’t wait for your next post.

Will - May 17, 2012 - 10:53 pm

Great, Great Imagines … the way you find the light is amazing Congratulations !!!

Gary Greenwood - May 4, 2012 - 9:17 am

These photos are fantastic. So different from the main stream! :)

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