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This is the story of my 400th wedding: a beautiful sunrise King Edward Park elopement in February 2024! A Big Wedding and a Small Wedding King Edward Park Elopement When Greta first reached out to me, she and Dylan were deep into planning their big wedding in Germany. They needed someone to handle the legal […]

Greta + Dylan’s Sunrise Elopement | My 400th Couple | Rotunda, King Edward Park, Newcastle

Elopements, Real Weddings

From Lightening Ridge to Bar Beach Newcastle: A Sunset Elopement by the Sea 🌅 Amber and Danny tracked me down on the Internet. They’re from Lightening Ridge but thought, “Hey, why not have a blast and tie the knot in Newcastle?” They weren’t picky about the date, time or location, so after some chitchat, we […]

Amber + Danny’s Sunset Elopement | Bar Beach | Rogue Weddings

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Deciding to legally marry before or after the big day This is story of how I got to be part of the most epic Merewether Legals Only Wedding…….. Sometimes a good old ☎️ phone call beats an email! So, this gal named Danika reached out to me, all curious and excited, about my Legals Only […]

Danika + Drew’s Pre-America ‘Legals Only’ Wedding | Merewether Beach

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Lucky Dip Styling at Ravella 48 Watt St ⁠I turned up for Noelle & James’ wedding at Ravella 48 Watt St and my mouth hit the floor. I knew the couple had good taste. I figured the aesthetic was going to be sophisticated and modern but I had no idea how incredible the styling was […]

Noelle + James’ Urban Chic Wedding | Ravella 48 Watt St | Alex jack Photography

newlyweds holding a sign board saying "Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds"
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Micro Wedding at Shepherd Hill Newcastle A wedding in Shepherds Hill, Newcastle wasn’t what Jessica & Jake had in mind at first. Because to the pandemic, they ⁠had to postpone their original plan of having a big wedding celebration at Murrays Brewery in April last year. ⁠⁠Sadly, it’s a common refrain. ⁠⁠Like many couples in […]

Jess + Jake’s Coastal Clifftop Wedding | Shepherds Hill Newcastle | Sarah Nash

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Covid Wedding at The Wedding Social Co Last year myself and some of my wedding industry friends  @ropeandpulley + @thenakedfloristau  teamed up to do a free giveaway contest for an all-inclusive dream micro-wedding with The Wedding Social Co ….. back when they were having a moment due to all the restrictions. It was our way of sprinkling […]

Brodie + Renee’s Magical Giveaway Wedding | The Wedding Social Co | Rope and Pulley

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Look after yourself before the wedding I get it. You are spending a lot of money on one day and you want it to be amazing! My advice to all my couples is to have a vision, be organised, plan, delegate, employ good vendors and then trust they will do a great job, which is […]

Emma + Lucas’ Romantic Homestead Wedding | Stanley Park | Ben Howland

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My favourite parts of this Hickson St Lookout Wedding This sun-drenched, love-soaked, HIGH- OCTANE ⚡ wedding left an indelible imprint on my memory.⁠Looking back through the photos brought SO MANY great memories FLOODING BACK. ⁠⁠I arrived with my hair down and realised what a huge mistake that was. The wind at Hickson St Lookout is […]

Hannah + Richie’s high-octane Newcastle Wedding | Hickson St Lookout | Euphoria Photo + Film

Real Weddings

New Lambton Micro Wedding Stephanie & Joshua only had a very select guest list for their micro wedding at New Lambton – a handful of their nearest and dearest were invited to a front yard ceremony. It felt so cosy, private and intimate and for the couple. Their New Lambton wedding would have had a […]

Stephanie + Joshua’s Front Yard Wedding | New Lambton | Barefoot & Bearded

Being a celebrant lights me up inside. My oxytocin goes through the roof knowing that I help people create beautiful and memorable life events.

In a former life, I had a career in sports event management which certainly helps me as a celebrant. I am super organised, have great attention to detail and love creating 'a feel good factor'.

I spend my downtime roller-skating, campaigning for the environment and planning my next adventure. 

I am the whiskey-drinking, yarn-spinning, belly-laughing, ray of sunshine that is all you need to brighten your day and nail your event. 

Hi, I'm Julie. 

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