small Canberra weddings

Canberra Registry Style Weddings Are Popular

Over my many years in the Canberra wedding industry, I have noticed the substantial increase in couples moving  away from large, expensive wedding ceremonies and seeking a Registry style marriage ceremony or a more relaxed intimate wedding ceremony.

This has been due to a number of factors, but cost and avoidance of all the hassle […]

Wedding couples hit with park use fees in Canberra

The National Capital Authority has quietly brought in some new fees for some of Canberra’s most popular outdoor wedding venues.  Sadly they didn’t do any public consultation and even worse, they haven’t advertised the changes that were introduced in July 2018.

Couples have been discovering the new fees when they have attempted to book a […]

By |November 22nd, 2018|Affordable wedding options in Canberra, Canberra Small Weddings, how to organise your wedding, small Canberra weddings, wedding planning|Comments Off on Wedding couples hit with park use fees in Canberra|

Affordable Canberra Wedding Option

Well, it would be an understatement to say that times are tough.

Mortgages are high, and for many couples wanting to get married, the large dream wedding is quickly becoming that – just a dream.

Luckily for Canberra couples wanting to get married, there are a number of options available to have a fantastic wedding day […]

Small Wedding Specialist – 4 options to large expensive weddings

For many couples today, the idea of spending around $30,000 to $50,000 for the average Australian wedding is just crazy.

They have other priorities such as a mortgage, children, holidays or they simply can’t see the value in spending so much just on one day.

So, what are the options?

1:  Elope overseas- grab your partner and head […]

By |February 15th, 2017|Affordable wedding options in Canberra, how to organise your wedding, Registry Office wedding Canberra, small Canberra weddings, surprise weddings|Comments Off on Small Wedding Specialist – 4 options to large expensive weddings|

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 […]

By |October 25th, 2016|Affordable wedding options in Canberra, Poachers Pantry weddings, small Canberra weddings, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Affordable Canberra weddings are now possible|

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 […]

By |February 4th, 2016|how to organise your wedding, Registry Office wedding Canberra, small Canberra weddings|Comments Off on Can a friend marry us in Canberra?|

Canberra Marriage Celebrant

Here is a photo of Nadia and Sam on their wedding day.  Photo supplied by Lisa Lois Photography

By |February 2nd, 2016|how to organise your wedding, small Canberra weddings|Comments Off on Canberra Marriage Celebrant|

Newly engaged, so what now?

Congratulations on your engagement.  It is one of the most exciting things to be ever asked, “will you marry me?”

After you managed to get out that ‘yes’, and after all the emotional phone calls to loved ones, you will start to think about what do you do now?   How do we actually get […]

By |January 6th, 2016|how to organise your wedding, Registry Office wedding Canberra, small Canberra weddings, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Newly engaged, so what now?|

Nara Park weddings Canberra

Rebecca and Blair were accompanied by their two beautiful children, Callum and Madeleine as they were married in Nara Park on a perfect Spring morning. These two had traveled down from Townsville for the wedding, so I hope they weren’t too cold!

By |October 29th, 2015|Nara Park Canberra wedding, small Canberra weddings|Comments Off on Nara Park weddings Canberra|

Registry Office wedding in Canberra

Can I do a Registry Office wedding in Canberra?

Sadly, Canberra doesn’t have a Registry Office where you can go along and get married.  This is probably a good thing as many couples who are looking for a quick and easy way to get married may not like the idea of standing in front of a […]

By |October 29th, 2015|Registry Office wedding Canberra, small Canberra weddings|Comments Off on Registry Office wedding in Canberra|