Wedding MC Bowral

Wedding Ceremony & Reception | 18 October 2014 | Cobie & Neil Muller | Baillieu Ballroom, Milton Park Country House Hotel, Bowral, Southern Highlands

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Cobie and Neil are a truly beautiful couple and what an amazing wedding day it was! It was full of much love, laughter, family and their favourite things! Both the ceremony and reception was held at the picturesque Milton Park – Country House & Spa, in Bowral, in the Southern Highlands.

Cobie and Neil met on the 15th May 2010 after exchanging smiles across the dance floor. Cobie thought that he was tall enough for her friend, but Neil only had eyes for Cobie and by the end of the evening Neil had provided her with his telephone number. The next morning Cobie did not hesitate to text Neil resulting in their very first date on that same day – little did they know that this was to be the start of the rest of their lives together! As time passed, and they spent more and more time together, eventually meeting each others respective families and their feelings for each other growing stronger and stronger with each passing day – they were in love!; sweet, giddy, love!

On 8 December 2012 – Cobie’s birthday, Neil had organised a special lunch at Berowra Waters. Cobie was led to believe that the lunch would be at Rose Bay, but when they got there, she found that Neil had arranged for a seaplane to take them to the real destination. After lunch, Neil took Cobie outside, dropped to one knee, produced the engagement ring and asked Cobie to spend the rest of her life with him as his wife. With the ring sparkling brightly in the afternoon sun, Cobie caught by surprise, initially laughed, but she did say yes and here we now were witnessing and celebrating their marriage.

It was the most perfect day for the most perfect couple, the sun shone brightly and the slight breeze keeping everyone comfortable – they could not have wished for better weather. Following a beautiful ceremony, officiated by Celebrant Craig Moran, there were cheers as Cobie & Neil were finally pronounced husband and wife. A group photograph and a few family shots prior to Cobie, Neil and their wedding party heading off for photographs around the idyllic Milton Park grounds. Guests made their way up to the upper lawn where an array of lounges and games were available whilst being served canapes and refreshments.

A little while later everybody made their way to the Baillieu Ballroom to celebrate Cobie and Neil’s love and the coming together of two amazing families. So much laughter, fun and happiness in one room was such a joy to behold. Lovely speeches, mingling, fun activities and dancing was the perfect recipe for a fantastic celebration. The bouquet toss, garter toss, a farewell circle, a final dance and it was time to bid farewell to our beautiful couple.

Cobie and Neil are so deeply in love that it literally radiates off them and touches all those around them…I was no exception and these two certainly touched my heart with the love they share for each other. Cobie & Neil, it was such an honour and privilege to not only witness you become husband & wife, but also to be your Southern Highlands Wedding MC and Wedding DJ Bowral and it is certainly something I will always cherish and hold dear. You have a special love and I know that with each passing day, you will both fall more and more in love with each other. May love, laughter and music fill your lives forever!!!.

Photography and Video by DJ:Plus! Entertainment

Songs selected by Bride and Groom;

Bridesmaid Processional:  “All Of Me” by Greg Weir

Brides Processional:  “All Of Me” by Greg Weir

Register Signing: “Guitar Instrumental” by Greg Weir

Recessional: “I’m A Believer” by Smash Mouth

Parents Of The Bride Entry: “Living In The 70’s” by Skyhooks

Parents Of The Groom Entry: “Footloose” by Kenny Loggins

Bridesmaids & Groomsmen Entry: “My Sharona” by The Knack, “I’m A Believer” by Smash Mouth, “It’s Tricky” by Run DMC, “Let’s Get It Started” by Black Eyed Peas

Bride & Groom Entry: “We Go Together” by Olivia Newton John & John Travolta

Cake Cutting: “(This Will Be) Everlasting Love” by Natalie Cole

First Dance: “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” by Frankie Valli

Bouquet Toss: “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)” by Beyonce

Garter Toss: “Oh Yeah” by Yello

Farewell Circle/Circle Of Love: “Time Of Our Life” by Green Day, “I’m All Yours” by Jay Sean Feat. Pitbull

Farewell Dance: “I’ve Had The Time of My Life” by Bill Medley & Jennifer Warne

Final Farewell Song: “I’m On My Way” by The Proclaimers


Other Wedding Professionals

Celebrant: Craig Moran

Photographer & Videographer:A2Z Weddings

Cake Designer: Imaginarium Cakes

Floral Designer: Woodcroft Florist & Art

Silhouette Man: Geoff Pearce – Silhouette Man


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Wedding Ceremony & Reception | 9 May 2014| Peggy & Adam Hughes | Centennial Vineyards, Bowral, Southern Highlands

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For the second time within a week I made my way down to Centennial Vineyards in Bowral in the Southern Highlands region of NSW for the wedding of Peggy and Adam. The weather gods decided to play very nice to turn on a gorgeous autumn day. Peggy and Adam are a beautiful couple who totally love and adore each other. It turns out that their paths had already crossed a number of times before meeting, but it was not meant to be at those times and was not until two years prior that they finally ended up meeting, sparks began to fly, they shared their first kiss at Milson’s Point in Sydney and here we were today to witness and celebrate their wedding.

It was mid afternoon when guests started to arrive for the ceremony. In a lovely setting overlooking the vineyards on one side and  a courtyard on the other, we could have been in Tuscany, Italy. It was not long before, Peggy was escorted up the aisle by her mum Judy to be greeted by an excited Adam. The processional included a lovely tribute by Peggy to her dear father Colin, who passed away when Peggy was a teenager.  It was a beautiful ceremony, officiated by Rachel Harman, Peggy and Adam exchanged vows and were married – two individuals who had come together and had now become one. They added a personal touch to the ceremony and blended a collection of rocks they had collected from significant  places that led them to their wedding day.

Following the ceremony, whilst Peggy and Adam had photographs around the vineyard, guests enjoyed canapés and refreshments in the courtyard in front of the warm fireplace and around the fountain. A little while later guests made their way into the Restaurant before we welcomed the new Mr & Mrs Hughes with cheers and applause. They both then gave beautiful speeches, which were heartfelt, humourous and emotional. The entrée was served, we entertained everybody with the Newly-wed game, guests enjoyed their main meal, there was speeches from Bridesmaid Cindy, Matron Of Honour Kelly, Bestman Daniel, Peggy’s Mum Judy and Adam’s Dad Philip, the wedding cake was cut, desert and it was time for Peggy & Adam to take the floor for their first dance. This was a beautiful moment for the both of them containing many personal heartfelt sentiments. Guests then joined them on the dance floor to party and celebrate their love.

Before long the time had come to wind thing up, but not before special bouquet presentations to both the Mums, Judy and Wendy. A Circle of Love so that guests could be personally thanked for helping make their special day one which they will always remember, then a guard of honour to farewell Peggy and Adam.

Peggy and Adam, seeing you both so happy and so much in love with each other filled my heart with much joy. Thank you for giving me the honour and privilege of being able to experience your love, witness your life-long commitment to each other and the moment you became husband and wife – for me this is such a special moment and I feel so blessed that you granted me the opportunity to be your Southern Highlands Wedding DJ & MC. I know that you will both always nurture the love you share and that it will continue to grow deeper and deeper with each passing day. May love, laughter and music fill your lives forever!!!

Photography and Video by DJ:Plus! Entertainment


Songs selected by Bride and Groom;

Bridesmaid Processional:  “Nothing Real But Love” by Rebecca Ferguson

Brides Processional:  “All I Want Is You” by Vitamin String Quartet

Register Signing: “Signed, Sealed, Delivered” by Stevie Wonder, “Amazing” by Alex Lloyd

Rock Ceremony: “Sweet Child O’ Mine” by Piano Tribute Players

Recessional: “Everything I Do, I Do It For You” by Bryan Adams

Groom Entry: “All I Ever Wanted” by Mark Wilkinson

Cake Cutting: “Better Together” by Jack Johnson

First Dance: “First Dance” by Mark Wilkinson

Farewell Circle/Circle Of Love: “Time Of Our Life” by Green Day, “Glitter In The Air” by Pink, “All Of Me” by John Legend

Final Farewell Song: “Come Away With Me” by Norah Jones


Other Wedding Professionals

Celebrant: Rachel Harman

Photographer: Jonathan David Photography

Floral Designer: Absolutely Flowers


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Wedding Reception | 3 May 2014| Rebekah & Andrew Edwards | Centennial Vineyards, Bowral, Southern Highlands

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Rebekah and Andrew met way back in 2008 through friends. In early December 2012 whilst bush walking in the Blue Mountains, Andrew surprised Rebekah with asking her to be his wife. Fast forward to 3 May 2014, on what turned out to be quite a cold and chilly Southern Highlands day, Rebekah & Andrew became Mr & Mrs Edwards at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Berrima.

This beautiful couple chose to celebrate their marriage at Centennial Vineyards. When guests arrived they were greeted by a warm venue, canapés and welcoming drinks, but also the warmth of Rebekah and Andrew’s love. The celebration commenced with great applause as we welcomed the parents and members of the wedding party. A short welcome from Rebekah, followed by heartfelt speeches from the Dad’s, Tony and Peter, before guests were served a delicious entrée.

A little bit of fun with the newly-wed game, followed by the main meal, centrepiece give-away, speeches from Bestman, Mathew and Andrew, the cutting of the cake, dessert and it was time for Rebekah and Andrew’s first dance. This was a beautiful moment, dancing to a special edit of Michael Buble’s, Everything, it was full of love and lots of feeling – it was as if they were one.

The guests then flocked to the dance floor and moved and grooved to hits both old and new. Of course Rebekah and Andrew were there leading the way. In what seemed like no time at all, it was time to wind things up with the bouquet toss, garter toss, parent dance and then a farewell dance. Guests then formed a guard of honour for Rebekah and Andrew to depart through.

When I first met Rebekah and Andrew about a year ago, they told me of their plans for a simple, relaxed and fun wedding that involved lots of personalised details to make the day their own. I could tell instantly that they were perfect for each other and I loved hearing about their plans. So many beautiful details were present at this wedding.. plus a whole lot of laughter and love. I enjoyed every moment of this beautiful day. Rebekah and Andrew, thank you for your trust in allowing me to be a part of your wedding day as your Southern Highlands Wedding DJ & MC, it was an honour to be there and witness your beautiful love for each other, the love you have for your family and friends….and the love they all have for you both in return. May love, laughter and music fill your lives forever!!!

Photography and Video by DJ:Plus! Entertainment



Songs selected by Bride and Groom;

Wedding Party Entry: “Feel So Close” by Calvin Harris

Bride & Groom Entry: “Can’t Get Better Than This” by Parachute Youth

Cake Cutting: “When I’m Sixty Four” by The Beatles

First Dance: “Everything” by Michael Buble

Bouquet Toss: “Girls” by Beastie Boys

Garter Toss: “Cherry Pie” by Warrant

Parent Dance: “Thank You” by Led Zeppelin

Farewell Dance: “Happy” by Pharrell Williams

Final Farewell Song: “Just The Way You Are” by Milky


Other Wedding Professionals

Photographer: Jack Chauvel Photography

Floral Designer: All Occasion Flowers & Party Hire, Port Kembla


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Vicky and Risto’s Wedding | 27 July 2013 | Centennial Vineyards, Bowral

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Even though Vicky and Risto worked together, it was not until Vicky’s last day before starting a new job, which happened to coincide with staff drinks that she and Risto got talking, sparks started flying and they shared their first kiss. They had dinner together a few days later and thus was the beginning of this beautiful love story. Just over a year later, on a beach in Wineglass Bay, Tasmania, Risto proposed to Vicky. Amongst the tears and laughter, Vicky managed to say “Yes” and here we were celebrating their wedding day.

On what was one of the most a perfect sunny winter’s day, Vicki & Risto exchanged vows in St Simon and St Jude Anglican Church and celebrated their wedding at Centennial Restaurant, Centennial Vineyards, both located in Bowral, Southern Highlands.  As the sun was setting, guests (some that had made the trip from the UK, Canada and Singapore) gathered in the Courtyard area in front of the outdoor fireplace, for canapés and drinks whilst Vicky & Risto had photographs taken around the vineyard.

As the winter chilled started to fill the air, guests made their way into the restaurant before Vicky, Risto and their wedding party were welcomed by great applause. A lovely speech from Vicky as she thanked her Mum, her brother, sisters, paid tribute to her Dad and then spoke to Risto’s family in Macedonian, which received rapturous applause, before ending with some special words for Risto.  This was followed by her brother William.

The Centennial Restaurant staff then served the guests a delicious entrée, followed shortly later by a delectable main, which was enjoyed by all. It then gave me great pleasure to be able to share numerous “audiograms” from the UK, US and Hong Kong, all conveying their best wishes and sending a little “International Love” Vicky and Risto’s way from those that were unable to be in attendance.

It was then time for the remainder of the speeches commencing with Risto’s Dad, Zivko, followed by Godfather, Igor, Best Man, Mike and last but not least, Risto. Risto thanked his parents, Vicky’s Mum, Edie, all the guests who had travelled to be there and finished by letting his new wife know just exactly how much she meant to him and that he was really looking forward to 2063 (when they would be celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary).

Next came the cutting of the wedding cake, a scrumptious dessert and it was time for Vicky & Risto’s first dance as husband and wife. They were joined part way through by the members of the wedding party before the guests then made their way onto the dance floor and the party began. Alternating with live traditional Macedonian music guests danced the night away whilst also availing themselves to the Lolly Buffet and entertaining themselves with the Photobooth. A final farewell dance and it was time for Vicky & Risto to depart. Loved how as they emerged from the tunnel of love and were about to go through the door, Vicky turned around and she and Risto spontaneously  kissed – I was so thrilled to capture this fantastic moment and in essence, sealing the wedding with a loving kiss – just so beautiful!!

Vicky and Risto are a beautiful couple who share a deep love for each other, they are best friends and complement each other perfectly. You could feel the love and need only look at some of the photographs to see this. I loved seeing how both their faces light up when you are in each others presence, adored the way they openly display their love and sneak in a kiss at every opportunity. Vicky and Risto you deserve all the happiness in the world. Thank you for allowing me to be a part of the very first few hours of your happy ever after – this was certainly a great day, but remember that everyday you are together, is the greatest day of your life. May love, laughter and music continue to fill your lives forever!!!

Risto’s Dad, Zivko Godfather, Igor

Best Man Mike

Risto

An emotional Vicky during Risto’s speech

Traditional Macedonian Dancing

Photography and Video by DJ:Plus! Entertainment


Songs selected by Bride and Groom;

Wedding Party Entry: “Count On Me” by Bruno Mars

Bride & Groom Entry: “Marry You” by Bruno Mars

Cake Cutting Song: “Somewhere Over The Rainbow/What a Beautiful World” by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

First Dance: “Marry Me” by Martina McBride & Pat Monahan

Farewell Dance: “Save The Last Dance For Me” by Michael Buble

Final Farewell Song: “Kiss Me” by Sixpence None The Richer


Other Wedding Professionals

Photographer: Vibrant Photography

Floral Designer: Fiona Nixon Flowers / Nixon Flowers

Cake Designer: Gumnut Pastisserie

Lolly Buffet: The Lolly Brigade

Photobooth: Flashback Photobooths


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Wedding Reception | 25 May 2013 | Julianne and Ben Davis | Southern Highland Wines, Sutton Forest, Southern Highlands

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“Happiness is not a destination. It is a way of life”. ” We don’t stop laughing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop laughing”. Signs with these two quotes were displayed prominently at the reception and totally represents Julianne and Ben. Besides being one of the most genuine, humble and sweetest couples I have ever met, Both cherish and adore each other to bits. Julianne has the most beautiful smile, an infectious laughter and a great attitude to life. Ben is a straight forward guy who loves cars but who also possesses a lovely warm nature – together they make the perfect couple and their wedding day was a true reflection of who they are, what they like and the beautiful love they share.

Julianne and Ben met in High School back in 1995. Ben took Julianne to an illegal drag race on their first date. Around two years later they realised they were deeply in love, but it was not until New Year’s Eve in 2011 that Ben surprised Julianne by proposing during the fireworks.

They were blessed with a beautiful sunny autumn day for their wedding in the Southern Highlands. The ceremony took place in a local church followed by the reception in the Barrel Room at Southern Highland Wines, Sutton Forest. As the sun slowly started to set and the chill began to fill the air, guests were welcomed with drinks, canapés and the warm interior of the Tasting Room. A little while later guests made their way downstairs to the Barrel Room and welcomed the parents; Diana, Hank, Cathie & Rod, the Bridesmaids & Grooms men; Brittney, Mark, Annette & Mathew, The Matron of Honour & Best Man; Katrina & Michael and finally our newly-weds, Julianne and Ben!! A short welcome & thank you from Julianne before the entrée was served and enjoyed by all.

It was now time to commence the formalities for the evening with speeches from the two dad’s. Julianne’s dad Hank was first followed by Ben’s dad, Rod. Both conveyed how very happy and proud they were on this wonderful occasion. The cutting of the cake, champagne and a kiss followed before the delightful main meal was served followed by speeches from Julianne & Ben’s year co-ordinator Carol and then Julianne’s sister and Matron of Honour, Katrina. A little bit of fun with the newly-wed game before guests enjoyed a delectable dessert. A speech from the best man Michael and then Ben himself. Ben thanked everyone for being a part of their day and stressed how much it meant to them both and once again declared his love for Julianne. A man of few words, but it was honest, straight from the heart and very meaningful.

To the sounds of Adele’s, ” Make You feel My Love”, Julianne and Ben commenced dancing their very first dance as husband and wife before being joined firstly by their wedding party and then the remainder of the guests. The rest of the evening was filled with dancing, catching up and having photos at the “Crazy Booth”. Time flies when you are having fun and before we knew it it was time for the bouquet and garter toss, the farewell dance with all the guests, guard of honour and Julianne and Ben departed on the highway to their new life together in their blue “hotted up and loud” chariot.

It was a fantastic day in a beautiful location and I believe the wedding represented who the both of you are perfectly. Julianne and Ben, thank you so much for giving me the opportunity to get to know you a little, hear your love story and be a part of your day as your Southern Highlands wedding DJ & MC. I loved seeing the connection you share, seeing the mutual love and respect you have for each other, your beautiful smiles, your inner beauty – it was truly an honour and privilege. I know that your life together will continue to bring you both lots of happiness. Enjoy married life and the journey to your “Happily Ever After” (there was a reason those words were on the wedding table) and may love, laughter and music continue to fill your lives forever!!!

Julianne & Ben’s unique wishing well – an engine!!

Favours – Measuring spoons for the girls and Spark-plug bottle openers for the guys.

Julianne’s dad Hank                                                                               Ben’s dad Rod

Julianne & Ben’s High School Year Co-Ordinator, Carol & Matron of Honour Katrina

Best Man Michael

The Crazy Booth

Photography and Video by DJ:Plus! Entertainment


Songs selected by Bride and Groom;

Parents Entry: “Fade To Black” by Apocolyptica

Wedding Party Entry: “Beautiful People” (Instrumental) by Marilyn Manson, “Cowboys From Hell” (Instrumental) by Pantera, “Chop Suey” (Instrumental) by System Of A Down

Bride & Groom Entry: “Shipping Up To Boston” (Instrumental) by Dropkick Murphys

Cake Cutting Songg: “Grow Old With You” by Adam Sandler

First Dance: “Make You Feel My Love” by Adele

Bouquet Toss “Paradise By The Dashboard Light” by Meatloaf

Garter Toss: “Yakety Sax” by Boots Randolph & Domenic Hauser

Farewell Dance: “My Best Friend” by Tim McGraw

Final Farewell Song: “State Of Massachusetts” (Instrumental) by Dropkick Murphys


Other Wedding Professionals

Hot Rod Hire: Ripper Hot Rod Hire

Photographer: Vibrant Photography


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