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Look who got married! Pictures of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall's star-studded wedding

It was a bright and sunny day in Newcastle as Declan Donnelly, one half of the city’s famous duo Ant and Dec, married Ali Astall as family and friends – some quite famous – watched on.

Crowds gathered to catch a glimpse of all the celebs arriving at St Michael’s Church in Elswick.

Here’s how the Geordie wedding unfolded.

Here’s Ant McPartlin on his way to the service. Being the best man, we’re pretty sure he doesn’t want to miss it.

Slow down man, what's the hurry!? D pic.twitter.com/bYrnbaCyj3

— antanddec (@antanddec) August 1, 2015

 

A sleek Aston Martin Vanquish carrying the groom pulls up outside the church.

Groom's Aston Martin Vanquish at the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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We’re sort of half-expecting Batman to jump out.

Did Dec arrive for his wedding in the Batmobile? #Decwedding pic.twitter.com/NeK1gfB1PJ

— Nicole Morley (@NicoleMorleyPet) August 1, 2015

 

Oh it’s just Ant! And he’s arriving at the venue, well ahead of time. Phew!

Ant McPartlin attending the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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Ant and Dec catch up and pose for photos in front of that gorgeous Aston Martin. Don’t they look dapper in their blue suits and matching shades?

Ant McPartlin attending the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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It’s almost time to tie the knot… and Dec can’t wait!

Ant McPartlin attending the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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Crowds gather outside the church to catch a glimpse of the guests arriving.

Crowds gathering outside the church to get a glimpse of the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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A member of the security team stands guard at the entrance.

A member of the security team guards at the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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It’s a sunny day on Tyneside as guests arrive to watch the TV presenter get married to his manager Ali.

Lovely day on Tyneside for Dec Donnelly and Ali Astall's wedding. pic.twitter.com/lfGjvH1Ebu

— Tom Wilkinson (@tommywilkinson) August 1, 2015

 

Phillip Schofield and his wife Stephanie Lowe are all smiles as they stop to take pictures.

Phillip Schofield and his wife Stephanie Lowe attending the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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Holly Willoughby looks stylish as she arrives in this summery floral pink number.

Holly Willoughby attending the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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Also in attendance was TV presenter Jonathan Wilkes, who looked sharp in his blue suit.

Jonathan Wilkes attending the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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Stephen Mulhern was also among the many star guests.

Stephen Mulhern attending the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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Paddy McGuinness bumps into a familiar face at the wedding.

Paddy McGuinness attending the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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Alan Shearer brought his wife Lainya as his plus one.

Alan Shearer and his wife Lainya ( attending the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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Dec’s brother Father Dermott Donnelly arrives ahead of the ceremony.

Father Dermott Donnelly at the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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Before he gets changed and ready to lead the ceremony.

Father Dermott Donnelly at the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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The bride arrives… in a Rolls-Royce Phantom.

Bride's Rolls Royce Phantom at the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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Ali looks stunning in her satin wedding gown as she gets a helping hand with her dress.

Bride at the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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The bride looks happy and relaxed as she gets ready to walk down the aisle.

Bride at the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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Fearne Cotton, who is pregnant with her second child, smiles as she leaves after the ceremony.

Fearne Cotton attending the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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Ashley Roberts looks glam in her striking blue print dress as she exits the church.

Ashley Roberts attending the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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Tess Daly and Vernon Kay are all smiles as they leave after watching their friend get married.

Tess Daly and Vernon Kay attending the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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The Saturdays singer Rochelle Humes looks sensational in her black lace dress.

Marvin and Rochelle Humes attending the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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Then it’s time for Ant and his wife Lisa Armstrong to leave the church.

Ant McPartlin and wife Lisa Armstrong attending the wedding of Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall in Newcastle.

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And here comes the bride and the groom!

Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall after the wedding. ceremony.

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Dec and Ali share a kiss on the steps of the church.

Declan Donnelly kisses bride Ali Astall after Newcastle wedding today. #decswedding pic.twitter.com/FBPxmifW7u

— mark mcalindon (@markmmcalindon) August 1, 2015

 

Dec listens to the cheers from the crowds as they congratulate him on his nuptials.

Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall after the wedding. ceremony.

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It seems the groom can’t contain his excitement.

Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall after the wedding. ceremony.

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Congratulations Mr and Mrs Donnelly!

Declan Donnelly and Ali Astall after the wedding. ceremony.

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