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Affordable Canberra weddings are now possible

This is so exciting!!

As some of you may know I am in partnership with Michael from Mel Hill Photography in our joint venture called Canberra Small Weddings.

Canberra Small Weddings is aimed at couples who are looking for a quick, easy, affordable and no fuss wedding ceremony for up to 30 guests (although we can […]

A wedding at Gold Creek Canberra

We are very luck in Canberra to have so many beautiful locations to hold a wedding ceremony.

Jessica and Woody chose to have their ceremony in front of the Green Herring Restaurant at Gold Creek in Canberra.

Such an amazing and rustic setting and they had the added advantage of only walking a few paces to […]

How to do a low budget wedding in Canberra

Wedding costs can vary considerably depending on the style and location of your wedding, the number of guests you have, and of course, how far you go in living your dream day.

In recent years, there has been a decline in the amount spent on weddings as the cost of mortgages and changing priorities has meant couples […]

Feedback from a newly married couple

I don’t normally make public the thank you emails and appreciation letters from my couples, however, when I received this email from Nikiya and David , it touched my heart.

David and Nikiya had their wedding ceremony at one of the most beautiful country venues close to Canberra.  Her mum owns, and operates the Rollonin Cafe […]

Pialligo Estate wedding setup

I was recently at Pialligo Estate for the wedding of David and Kylie.   This was one of our Canberra Small Weddings.

If you haven’t been out to Pialligo Estate, I highly recommend you drop in for a visit.  Such an amazing wedding venue.  You can do your photos in the olive grove, the vineyard, down […]

Canberra’s best wedding Celebrant!

Getting married is one of life’s major milestones, and some couples want to find Canberra’s best marriage celebrant to guide them through the process.

So what is the difference between one celebrant and another?  What makes one celebrant the best or better than another, or more suited to you?

The answer:   Personal choice based on what […]

Grazing Restaurant weddings Gundaroo

If you are looking for a rural location with beautiful grounds for your wedding ceremony and then yummy food for the reception – you can’t go past Grazing Restaurant in Gundaroo.

Derek and Clare held their ceremony there.  Congratulations you 2.

National Art Gallery Wedding Ceremony – action shot

I really love my performing marriage ceremonies.  As a Celebrant we get to visit some amazing locations and witness beautiful moments as our couples get married, but we also get to see some funny things.

Here is the Dan O’Day Photography team in action with a group shot just after the completion of the marriage ceremony.

The Chapel wedding | Katherine and Adam

Here is a photo of me in action at the Gold Creek Chapel in Canberra.   An amazing location to be married.

 

Can a friend marry us in Canberra?

Can we have a friend do our ceremony for us?  Yes, you sure can.

You can have a friend or relative perform most of the marriage ceremony however a registered civil celebrant will need to be present and ensure all the legal requirements are adhered too.

The Celebrant only has to  identify themselves and state their […]