What makes an amazing Marriage Celebrant?

Easy answer … someone who loves what they do! Sure. But I think we all understand it takes a bit more than that. .Stuff like: experience, confidence and critically, fun. But also the boring stuff too, like: ease to book you wedding ceremony, documentation streamed lined like the Notice of Intended Marriage and regular communication to give you confidence.

Quiet, beautiful place to get married in Sydney

A beautiful quiet bush setting to get married is only 15 minutes from Sydney. Looking for a quiet, serene backdrop for your wedding, that feels a million miles away from anywhere?We have you covered at Simple Ceremonies with our Davidson Park, Forestville.

Sydney wedding reception

Looking for a venue to celebrate your marriage? Christabelle and Ben partied with 60 of their friends! =================================================== ..We’ve partnered with Green Moustache – a cool rooftop bar based in the heart of North Sydney. It’s an oasis that is the perfect location to chill out with some friends and enjoy the amazing food and drinks list.

What do you wear to a wedding in Sydney?

Gone are the days of a standard wedding attire. With changes to the way couples get married ( In 1974 80% of couples got married in a religious venue, such as a church – today, 80% get married outside of a religious venue) there are changes to the expectations of what couples and their guests wear to a wedding. The problem with this is there is no longer a ‘wedding uniform” as such. Each wedding is different and now more reflective of the couple getting married and the venue where they are getting married. Some choose the very simple, reflective of their lifestyle. While others choose nothing at all … Some dress to suit their locations Some couples dress to reflect their own traditions. or maybe their personality! Something a little traditional or maybe contemporary  I guess at the end of the day what you wear to your own wedding is completely up to you – it should be a reflection of the two.  As a guest, I guess the best advice on what to wear to a wedding is to check with the couple getting married.   Then ENJOY!  

The easiest way to get married

Find a marriage celebrant who can take care of every thing. As we all understand, the easiest way to do something is to find someone else who has done it before (or many times before) – because they have already learned the easiest (and best) way to do it. This applies to weddings too. Find a marriage celebrant with lots of experience (and 5 star reviews). Then your marriage celebrant will be able to guide you through the rest, including ; the legal elements of getting married and the important parts, your special ceremony and the celebration! Your marriage celebrant should also be able to help you with; locations to get married, wedding photographers, wedding flowers, seating & decorations for your wedding ceremony wedding reception venues wedding rings wedding cars Intimate wedding or something larger Whether it is just an intimate wedding, like Oli & Becky (and their 2 witnesses) or Or you are getting the whole gang together for your special wedding day! Your marriage celebrant should be your first port of call to make for a stress free wedding!    

Social Distancing?

Planning for Social Distancing Social distancing has become an issue when getting married. Thanks Corona. But this hasn’t stopped couples bouncing around ideas. Couples finding fun ways to ensure social distancing at their wedding ceremonies It’s your wedding you can still have fun.

Who should you invite to your wedding ceremony?

Many couples say the hardest thing about organising their wedding is putting together the guest list. Sometimes it is hard to keep the over-all numbers down. Of maybe there are just some people you would prefer not to be there (like Aunty Ethel for example – see above). Then there are the people you want to invite but you don’t want then to feel obligate ( and have to incur expenses). COVID 19 has simplified the wedding invitation list. It has done this in 3 main ways; Travel restriction have made it impossible for some people to come to your ceremony due to border restriction – both international and even, still, interstate (their always fear the boards will suddenly shut again). Exceptions of smaller wedding sizes. During the high of restrictions in NSW you could only have two guests at your wedding. This gradually eased (to 5, 10, 20 and now unlimited) but what this did was to “introduce” people to smaller wedding – and how special they could be ( and less hassle). Zoom. As with many aspects of life Zoom has changed everything. Couples getting married, quickly realised that Zooming their ceremony was the next best option to …