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Wedding Reception & Ceremony | 9 January 2022 | Kristy & Jake | William Inglis Hotel, Warwick Farm, Sydney


Kristy & Jake’s wedding celebration was one of those days where you kind of wish you could slow down time. Amazing venue a fun wedding party, funny and supportive family & friends, and the magic that is Kristy & Jake. They are both kind, humble and gorgeous inside and out. It was an absolute pleasure and honour to have been able to play a part of their magical day!

The journey to their wedding celebration however, was not all smooth sailing. They met in February 2018. A month later they were dating and a year later during a “glamping” trip, Jake proposed. It was in April 2019, when I first met them both (following an initial lengthy conversation with Jake). I connected with Kristy & Jake immediately and it was evident that they completely adored each other, made each other laugh with ease and were perfect for one another.

Kristy & Jake’s wedding date was set to be 4 July 2020, but in March 2020 the world started to go a little crazy and we were restricted from doing many things including getting married, let alone having a wedding reception 🙁 (Also around this time, the home that they were building was completed, and they moved in together.)

As time progressed and we approached 4 July 2020, it was obvious that they would not be able to have the wedding day they had envisaged. However, they were not going to let a global pandemic stop them from getting married. So, get married on 4 July 2020 they did!!, with an intimate ceremony on the family property. The plan was then to have a vow renewal and celebrate with family & friends on 3 July 2021.

Kristy & Jake on their wedding day 4 July 2020 (Image: T-One Image)

Whilst Kristy & Jake were enjoying married life, the craziness in the world continued and whilst there were some restrictions in place, it looked like that they would be able to celebrate on this new date. We were almost a week out when a lockdown was imposed and dashed all hope for the celebration once again. Another new date of 5 September 2021 was set, but this was shortly afterwards postponed to 9 January 2022.

Both the ceremony and reception were held at the William Inglis Hotel, a boutique equine themed hotel located at Warwick Farm. With its gorgeous feel and quintessential rural ambience, it is a perfect location for a wedding.

So here we were, 9 January 2022 and Kristy & Jake finally were able to celebrate with their family and friends. It did appear at one point that the rain gods had conspired to rain on their parade, but no, love won with just a few minutes of the lightest drizzle during the ceremony.

In was a beautiful vow renewal, officiated by Carolyn Wilson, guests witnessed a heartfelt ceremony as Kristy & Jake reaffirmed their love and commitment to each other. A group photograph followed before guests were treated to a Gelato Cart, refreshments and canapés.

Before long it was time to welcome the members of wedding party and our beautiful couple into the Big Barn to commence the celebration. Couple by couple they entered to great cheers and applause, with the biggest reserved for Kristy & Jake, who entered to “The Horses” by Daryl Braithwaite, whilst surprising guests by riding stick horses and wearing cowboy hats!

Kristy & Jake Fun Entry (Image: T-One Image)

This was followed by the cutting of the cake, wonderful speeches from the two dads, Barry and Graeme, Kristy sharing a dance with her dad, a delectable entrée, great speeches from the Matron of Honour, Latoya, Best Man, Greg and last, but not least, Jake. At the end of his speech Jake invited his mum, Candy to the dance floor for the mother son dance. This was followed by a delicious main course.

It was now time for Kristy & Jake to share their first dance together. To a special mix of two versions of “(I’m Gonna Be) 500 Miles”, the first by Sleeping At Last. As the floor filled with a sea of dry ice, they danced as if they were amongst the clouds. Part way through, as the song transitioned to the original Proclaimers version, multiple indoor fireworks shot up through the sea of clouds as the wedding party and guests joined Kristy and Jake on the dance floor.

After a 554 day wait from that original 4 July 2020 date, the rest of the evening was filled with lots of dancing, laughter, catching up, and finally being able to celebrate these two amazing individuals committing their lives to each other again, surrounded by their fun family and friends! As long as it took for this day to finally arrive, it seemed like it was over way too quickly and before we knew, we were bidding Kristy & Jake farewell.

Sometimes I struggle to find the words to explain how grateful I am for the awesome people who trust me to play a part in their amazing wedding days. This is such a time. They both have a big soft spot in my heart. They are generous, sweet, fun, talented and despite all the challenges they faced in this journey, they managed to remain calm throughout and just go with the flow. I am so honoured for their trust they placed in me. Kristy & Jake, keep nurturing and caring for your love as you proceed through life together. It will then grow into the most beautiful thing you’ve ever known! May love, laughter and music continue to fill your lives forever!!

A huge thank you to William Inglis Hotel, Carolyn Wilson, T-One Image, Jewel Phon Flowers, Hype Occasions Photobooths and Sweeter Than Pink. It was a great pleasure to work with you all!

Photography by DJ:Plus! Entertainment except those specifically credited to T-One Image

Key Songs

Bridesmaid Processional: “Can’t Help Falling In Love” by Kina Grannis (Instrumental)

Brides Processional: “Can’t Help Falling In Love” by Kina Grannis

Register Signing: “Somewhere Over The Rainbow/What A Wonderful World” by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole & “You Are My Sunshine” by Kina Grannis

Recessional: “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” by Joseph Vincent

Wedding Party Entry: “Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher” by Jackie Wilson, “Raise Your Glass” by Pink, “Look Into My Eyes” by Brando, “Be Faithful” by Fatman Scoop, “Forever” by Chris Brown, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Feat. Lauren Bennett & Goon Rock, “Can’t Hold Us” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, “I’ll Be There For You” by The Rembrandts

Bride & Groom Entry: “The Horses” by Daryl Braithwaite

Cake Cutting: “You’ve Got The Love” by Florence & The Machine

First Dance: “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles) by Sleeping At Last

Father Daughter Dance: “My Girl” by The Temptations

Mother Son Dance: “What A Wonderful World” by Thomas Law

Farewell Dance Song: “Closing Time” by Semisonic

Final Farewell Song: “(Baby I Got You) On My Mind”” by Powderfinger

Other Wedding Professionals

Celebrant: Carolyn Wilson Marraige Celebrant

Photographer & Videographer: T-One Image

Floral Stylist: Jewel Phon Flowers

Cake Designer: Sweeter Than Pink

Photobooth: Hype Occasions Photobooths

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Wedding Ceremony & Reception | 29 March 2019 | James & Jerome | Ecco Ristorante, Drummoyne, Sydney


James and Jerome met just over thirty years ago. They share a love for ballet, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, travel and Kylie Minogue and today, they were making it all official, exchanging vows and becoming husbands.

It was a beautiful Sydney afternoon as family and friends gathered on the deck at Ecco Ristorante in Drummoyne with a stunning view of Sydney Harbour as a backdrop. Shortly afterwards, to the sounds to Pachelbel’s Canon in D, exquisitely played by Jasmine Strings, James, Jerome and their Wedding Party proceeded to walk down the aisle. What followed was a beautiful ceremony, which was wonderfully officiated by Kathyrn Breusch. The ceremony included heartfelt vows from both James and Jerome. Before we knew it they were married and pronounced husband and husband!

This was followed by drinks and canapes whilst guests congratulated James and Jerome, chatted, caught up and enjoyed the spectacular view. Not long after, everyone was seated, the wedding party were introduced and welcomed with great applause, with the biggest applause for James and Jerome. Guests were then served a delicious entree.

Next was the cake cutting, a presentation of a gift to James and Jerome and a dance off where one of the guests whom was celebrating a birthday was inconspicuously made the target of a fun prank, in a nice way of course. Lots of fun for the participants, guests and Ian our birthday boy!!

Guests then enjoyed a delectable main meal before we proceeded with the speeches. James, Jerome and Jerome’s sister Lesley all made lovely speeches, but the highlight was a little surprise that Jerome had planned for James. Jerome is a huge ABBA fan and he approached me about doing his speech which included sound drops of particular ABBA songs. We discussed a number of ways to execute this, but ultimately went for the option which would flow better and eliminate any potential hiccups. This was a HUGE hit with all the guests and of course James.

Below is Jerome’s speech with the red text being where the drop from the ABBA song occurred:

My dearest James,

Mamma Mia! Here we are, on our wedding day proving that when it comes to love – The Winner Takes It All. It was fate that brought us together thirty years ago when you said, “Take A Chance On Me“. You really did Rock Me. In no time at all we began Knowing Me, Knowing You and once we worked out The Name Of The Game, we had fallen well and truly Head Over Heels. I feel like a Dancing Queen whenever you Lay All Your Love On Me. You make my heart go Ring Ring and all I have to do is send out an SOS and you’re always there to Gimme!, Gimme!, Gimme! support, advice or a shoulder to cry on. Today I have truly met my Waterloo and I could not wait to say I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do. All that’s left is to ask – “Voulez-Vous?”

You can hear Jerome’s speech here:

Guests then gathered around the dance floor as James and Jerome danced their first dance together as husbands. It was a choreographed dance to “Give Me Your Love” by Fame – once again enjoyed by all the guests. With no formalities left, all there was to do was dance the night away….and dance they did!!

Before we knew it, it was time to farewell James and Jerome and the celebration came to an end. James and Jerome’s wedding represented them totally, there was no pretense, just authenticity. It was a lot of FUN and from the comments I received as guests were leaving, everyone had such a wonderful time. James and Jerome, thank you for the trust you placed in me – it was a privilege to play a part in your wedding day which was thirty years in the making. May love, laughter and music fill your lives forever!!!

Photography by DJ:Plus! Entertainment

Songs Selected by Grooms;

Wedding Party Processional: “Pachelbel’s Canon in D” performed by Jasmine Strings

Register Signing: “Bach’s Air on a G String” & “Flower Duet” performed by Jasmine Strings

Recessional: “Wedding March” performed by Jasmine Strings

Wedding Party Entry: “I Feel The Earth Move” by Martika

Bride & Groom Entry: “I Feel The Earth Move” by Martika

Cake Cutting: “I Think I Love You” by Partridge Family

First Dance: “Give Me Your Love” by Fame

Farewell Dance: “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” by Whitney Houston

Final Farewell Song: “On A Night Like This” by Kylie Minogue

Other Wedding Professionals

Celebrant: Kathryn Breusch Marriage Celebrant

Photographer: David Currington

Balloons: Balloon Elegance

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Australian Bridal Industry Awards, 11 December 2018


On Tuesday the 11th of December 2018, DJ:Plus! Entertainment was very proud to once again be a finalist in the 22nd New South Wales’ Australian Bridal Industry Academy (ABIA) Awards for the eighteenth consecutive year.

ABIA congratulated DJ:Plus! Entertainment on its achievement as one of New South Wales’ Best Wedding Businesses! DJ:Plus! Entertainment has won the NSW Award six times & also achieved runner-up and third on multiple other occasions.

Leading a successful business in the demanding wedding marketplace can prove to be a difficult challenge. ABIA went on to say that it is wedding-brands like DJ:Plus! Entertainment that continually strives to improve and deliver the best service possible which can give couples confidence when planning their wedding day.

As always, attending the Awards Dinner was an absolutely joyful, positive experience, full of support, kindness & encouragement, which is the essence of the wonderful industry I have the greatest pleasure of being able to work in.

A huge thanks to all the beautiful couples who invest their trust in me, this trust is never taken for granted and valued far more than you will ever know! Thank you! Thank you! From the bottom of my heart, THANK YOU!! ~ Serge

Best Wedding MC Sydney NSW - 3rd Place
Best Wedding DJ Sydney NSW - Finalist
Best Wedding Ceremony Music Sydney NSW - Finalist

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