Chariots and Fire

September 09, 2015  •  1 Comment

If you have been to any of the Rugby matches earlier this year you may have seen the BMW X5 Sweet Chariot on display.

Experiential Marketing BMW Proud Partners of England's Rugby At the Six Nations matches earlier there were sound booths where fans were encouraged to sing "Swing Low Sweet Chariot" in support of the England team

Corporate Event Photography Swing Low Sweet Chariot........ Occasionally the fans were joined by players 

England RugbyComin' for to carry me home..... After singing their hearts out and having a bit of a laugh, the fans received a souvenir photo and their recording was entered into the BMW Chariots competition.

The prize...to sing the England team onto the pitch during the world cup warm up game with Ireland. 

experiential marketingBen - judging the vocal talent Ben Kay the former England second row player was involved in the selection of the lucky winners.

Corporate event photography Hosting the winners at Pennyhill Park

Ben also hosted the winners on the 16th august when they were invited to Pennyhill Park; the home and training ground for the England Team during the World Cup

The winners enjoyed a tour of the state of art training facilities, lunch and a Q&A session with England Captain - Chris Robshaw, Centre - Bradley Barritt and Prop - Joe Marler.

Corporate event photography The BMW Chariots Before they had their first full rehearsal of "Swing Low Sweet Chariot"

experiential marketing and event photography surrey First rehearsal Saturday the 5th September was the day that these rugby fans had been waiting for; from the early morning sound checks

experiential marketing and event photography London Testing testing 1,2,3 To the first performance - The guard of honour, welcoming Skip and his team to Twickenham, the home of England's rugby

Corporate event photography surrey Skip and his team Here are the Chariots on the hallowed turf welcoming the England players onto the pitch, as the last of the crowds took their seats

event photography LondonSupporting our boys There was a full house and there were fireworks.....

experiential event photos surrey Chariots and Fire

The Chariots remained on the pitch, standing tall behind the team whilst they sang the national anthem

experiential event photos London. England Rugby TeamGod save the Queen Having seen England romp to victory 21-13 (including with the try that never was).....

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The Chariots then joined Ben Kay, Jack Knowle and Owen Farrell in the BMW suite for the post match Q&A session

Corporate sponsorship photosOwen & Jack

and their last chance to grab some photos from their amazing opportunity

Corporate event sponsor photoslast laughs....

I'm sending my best wishes to "the pregnant chariot" for the safe delivery of that rugby ball that she clearly tucked up her lovely vintage rugby top!

corporate event photographer LondonRugby baby! It's been my pleasure to be involved in the recording of the chariots journey, I think its safe to say they've had a blast! 

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1.Tina(non-registered)
Great piccies - looked like everyone had a fab fab day!
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