Real Weddings – Angela + Adam

Adam proposed to Angela at a family dinner on their 5th anniversary. They married at Awaba House, with Michelle-Leigh Photography on hand to capture their special day. See more Real Weddings in Your Hunter Valley Wedding Planner Edition 14!

Angela & Adam held their ceremony in front of Awaba House under the Port Jackson fig overlooking the lake.

Newcastle Wedding Photography

Amanda’s gown was ivory with champagne lace, fromEden BridalsGentlemens Outfitters Charlestownensured Adam and his men looked dapper, while the bridesmaid dresses were from Review.

Newcastle Wedding Photography


The reception was held at Awaba House Restaurant & Cafe. Canapes and champagne were served on the lawn overlooking the lake, with the main meal served in the beautifully decorated restaurant.Newcastle Wedding Photography

Themeing was by Cupid’s Corner Wedding & Event Hire, with flowers by DFK Wedding Decor.

Newcastle Wedding Photography

Real Weddings – Sarah + Gavin

Sarah and Gavin were introduced by mutual friends at a Powderfinger concert in 2010. After a romantic proposal (with the help of their dog Spook, who pulled out the ring box!) they married in the church where Gavin was baptised as a child. Nicole Butler Photography captured their special day. Find more Real Wedding inspiration on page 174, Your Hunter Valley Wedding Planner Ed 14!


The first thing Sarah noticed about Gavin was his big beautiful smile.They married in an intimate ceremony surrounded by family and close friends.



The Ceremony was held at All Saints Anglican Church in Singleton. Sarah says “The beautiful church interior enhanced the romantic feel of the service. The bell ringers showered us with rose petals from the tower as we exited.”


Sarah’s ivory lace wedding gown was from Newcastle Bridal House. Gavin’s suit was from Ken Lane Menswear. That cute cow is a nod to Gavin’s dairy farming heritage.


Wedding rings were from Matthews JewellersPeter Herd Florist designed the floral bouquets.


Table adornments were supplied by the fabulous team at Decorations to You.

Real Weddings – Samantha + Anthony

Sam and Ant married in a short and sweet ceremony in the Chapel at IronBark Hill VineyardNicholas Joel Photography shot these lovely images. You can see more in our Real Weddings feature in Your Hunter Valley Wedding Planner Ed14!

Sam’s mermaid-style gown was by Essence. Ant’s suit was from Myer, and bow tie from Mrs Bow Tie.


Those sweet as honey bridesmaid dresses were from Alannah Hill. TLC Design & Events created the wedding bouquets.



Sam & Ant’s reception was set in the Barrell Room at IronBark Hill Vineyard. The award-winning ENZO Cafe & Restaurant catered their reception.



TLC Design & Events provided gorgeous vintage birdcages entwined with peonies and daisies.


The raspberry white chocolate wedding cake was created by Michelle The CakeChef.




Real Weddings – Amanda + Brett

Amanda and Brett married at sunset on a beautiful warm day at Tallavera Grove VineyardPhotography On Hermitage captured their special day. You can find more Real Weddings in Your Hunter Valley Wedding Planner Ed14!

The lush countryside at Tallavera Grove Vineyardprovided the perfect backdrop for romantic wedding photos. A banquet-style reception was held at Bistro Molines – Amanda tells us both the food and view were amazing.



Amanda’s sequin-encrusted A-line gown was by Carla Zampatti. The sage green bridesmaid’s dresses were from

Jade McIntosh Flowers designed the stunning floral arrangements.


The stationery set the tone of the wedding perfectly – all designed by Peace, Love and Letterpress.


The lovely wedding cake was created by The Iced Queens.



Real Weddings – Elizabeth + Russell

Elizabeth & Russell wanted a romantic, rustic-inspired wedding, so exchanging vows on a hedge-trimmed stage at Lindeman’s was the perfect way to go. Nicholas Joel was their photographer of choice, capturing these images of their special day. You can see more in our Real Wedding spread – Your Hunter Wedding Planner Ed14!

Elizabeth & Russell married at sunset in Lindeman’s enclosed outdoor courtyard. Guests were seated on old wooden bench seats, with a string quartet providing the music.


Elizabeth’s French lace fishtail gown was by Caleche. Russell and his men fitted up at Gentlemens Outfitters Charlestown.E&R2

Elizabeth chose a colour palette of dusty pink, silver and crystal – perfectly embodied in the hand made bridesmaids’ dresses.
Olivieri’s Florist – Flowers, Arrangements, Giftware created the bouquets.


Lindeman’s was also the location of the reception. It was held in a refurbished wooden room overlooking the broken back mountains.


Affections Wedding & Event Hire gave the room a magical feel with a crystal chandelier, candles and vintage garden flowers.


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