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Oct 24
WHEN CELEBRANTS GATHER IN NEWCASTLE!

One of our local Newcastle, NSW based celebrants recently organised a gathering and impromptu photo shoot for her fellow local Newcastle TCS Members.  We asked Angela to tell us how it went…. “‘During my recent celebrant studies (my registration came through this July), we needed to research a few Celebrant Associations… you maybe had to […]

Sep 27
WHAT IS AN ELOPEMENT? ESPECIALLY IN 2023 AND 2024?

The dictionary definition to elope is  “to run away secretly in order to get married” In 2005, my partner and I, did indeed elope in this ‘traditional’ sense.   Well, the ‘ran away’ part is questionable. We were two adults who booked our own flights, with our joint bank account, to Las Vegas as it was technically on […]

Sep 08
STRESS-FREE WEDDINGS: AN OXYMORON? WE THINK NOT.

We’re not going to lie to you and pretend that planning a wedding doesn’t come with some stresses.  Even the most organised couples, or the most low-key of wedding, can come with some moments where the thought ‘What are we doing?! Why didn’t we elope!’ goes through the mind. With a few handy tips, you […]

Aug 31
WHEN CELEBRANTS GATHER TO CELEBRATE

To celebrate 50 years of Celebrancy in Australia, our Local Leader, Dee organised lunch with a fabulous group of Melbourne based celebrants.    The venue, was the iconic and very popular, Post Office Hotel in Coburg.  The setting, a delicious lunch with a chance to mingle over a glass of bubbles. Meeting new celebrants and […]

Aug 22
HOW TO SELECT THE RIGHT DANCE STYLE FOR YOUR WEDDING THEME?

Your wedding day is one of the most memorable events in your life, and it’s essential to make it a reflection of your unique love story. From the decor to the dress, every detail plays a role in creating the perfect ambiance. Another aspect that shouldn’t be overlooked is the dance style you choose for […]

Jul 13
MEET JEANNE-CLARE STORACE aka ARDENT CELEBRATIONS

To know JC is to swept up by her rhythmic tales as she swings into every room that she enters!* We recently caught up with JC to chat about being a celebrant and her other big passion in life and love.     So, JC, where are you based?Melbourne   What’s your favourite thing about being […]

Jul 11
FAST FIVE WITH OUR FAVE VENDORS

Hello Hey Babe! Photography, thanks for joining us. Can you please tell us, where are you based and what do you do?Im Lysh, and I’m a photographer based in good ol’ Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, however I travel ALL over the GLOBE for a good love story   What’s your favourite part of a wedding to photograph? […]

Jul 04
MEET THE CELEBRANT: DWAYNE NICHOLS

You know those confusing Covid Time Press Conferences when the rules were changing every day…? Well amongst us TCS celebrants, instead of panicking we would calmly wait for the measured Dwayne to distil the confusion into things that (almost!) made sense!  When anyone of us in need of any reassurance, assistance or a random fact, […]

May 30
QUAICH

  TRADITION A quaich is a Scottish two-handled cup, which was traditionally offered by hosts when guests came into their home. The host and the guest would drink from the same cup, ensuring that the drink was not poisoned, and the two handles meant that the guest could not hold onto a weapon whilst drinking.  […]

May 29
HEADSHOTS AND HAPPY HOUR AT HQ

 “It was lovely to meet everyone and to get a kick up the butt and get some current pics.” Rachael – One Great Day Weddings    As a celebrant, one of the challenges is realising that YOU are the product / service that you are enticing couples with!  So many of us are Extroverted Introverts* […]