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Venue Wisdom

We sat down with Karinda Mathison, a superstar wedding coordinator, at Showtime Events to find out what inspires her creatively. Here’s what she had to say… How do you express your creative style in your work? Working for two “blank canvas” venues really give you the freedom to continuously reinvent the feel and look of each

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If you’re a bridal couple with a leaning towards the modern and elegant with the wow factor of brass, marble and New York style loft windows thrown in, then Metropolis Events might just be the perfect venue for your wedding. Overlooking the city with its myriad twinkling lights, the venue itself boasts stylish and chic

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Melbournians are all about being on trend with every aspect of their lives so it was only a matter of time before the traditional “chicken and beef” sit down wedding reception evolved. These days, anything goes for reception styles and catering; the ever so popular long tables with feasting platters are always a winner, or

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Going all out for your big day doesn’t have to mean 10 bridesmaids, 400 guests and a dress to rival the Royal Wedding…. There is an alternative, says Camilla Airs – founder of Findmyperfectvenue.com.au.WedfestThe Coachella of weddings is absolutely achievable, and there’s no better place to make it happen than the stunning Yarra Valley and

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A new wedding ceremony venue and celebrant service has arrived in Melbourne with a bang. Well, with blazing neon lights and rock ‘n’ roll vibes at least! The Altar Electric is offering a real alternative to cookie-cutter registry office weddings and the many little white chapels of Las Vegas elopements (these guys give Elvis a run

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Surrounding Melbourne are food producers, vineyards, artisan food makers and the history of the gold rush days. So it is thrilling that right on our doorstep are two wedding venues that make the most of the surrounding landscape – Bellinzona and Cleveland Winery. Both venues have their beginnings in the 1800’s and exude tradition and

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With this grand building’s rich history of being formerly the Naval and Military Club in the early 1900’s and then the famous Mietta’s in the 1980’s, this venue has been reborn as Alfred Place under the skillful stewardship of Neil Perry’s Rockpool Events & Catering. Now a dedicated event space, these beautifully decorated rooms are

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Image by Merge Photography  via Sarah and Sam’s Elegant Outdoor Garden WeddingChoosing a partner for life is the easy part.  Choosing a wedding venue can prove a little more tricky!From beachside bliss, country charm and garden glamour to industrial chic and urban sophistication, there are so many options when it comes to wedding venues in

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Image by Elleni ToumpasWeddings are awesome! At what other time do you get to gather all of your closest friends and family, put on a massive party and dance the night away?We know finding the perfect venue for significant celebrations can be seriously tricky!To help you find and choose your ideal wedding venue we’ve put together

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Dripping with tradition, and a long history of learning reflected in the magnificent heritage buildings, the University of Sydney plays host to weddings and events with a touch of old world glamour. Situated within the precinct is HostCo the caterer for the many weddings and events held here, but far from being stuffy and uptight,

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Image by Duuet PhotographyThey don’t call us “Showtime” for nothing! It’s one thing to roll out a red carpet, but for a real dose of “movie magic” check out some of our top tips to inject that Hollywood sparkle from our favourite wedding movies.The Wedding PlannerOh if we had a dollar for every time one

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Image by Jason Vannan PhotographyWith our venues located in the country we naturally love classic weddings inspired by nature.Both Cleveland Winery and Bellinzona are surrounded by pure natural beauty. Cleveland Winery is surrounded by a gorgeous vineyard, lake, rolling ranges and backed by beautiful cottage gardens. Bellinzona on the other hand is set within lush mature

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Catering exclusively for 3 elegant venues, Bursaria Fine Foods offers a wedding experience second to none. With an experienced wedding team to help you plan your day down to finest detail, you can be assured that your day will be one to remember – not only for you, but for your guests as well. But

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The beautiful Southern Highlands region of NSW is host to a number of historic properties, not the least of which is Sylvan Glen Country Estate. Set on 60 private acres of woodland and gardens with a vineyard, Sylvan Glen has everything you could be looking for in a wedding venue. With Donna as your wedding

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Two of the biggest decisions when planning your wedding are where to hold your ceremony and reception. Fortunately, many venues now hold open days/evenings where they have their rooms set up as if a wedding were about to take place. For the visual ones amongst us, this is a fantastic opportunity to see first hand

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