small Canberra weddings

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Canberra Marriage Celebrant

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

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 […]

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!

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 […]