Micro Weddings & Elopements

Eloping is the natural evolution

A wedding is not about how many were at your wedding, but how to begin your marriage with meaning. 


Eliminate the drama, the circus, the expectations and simplify your wedding, your way!

Meet the team

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Kristin Walker - Photographer

Kristin graduated with a bachelor degree of Media Arts from Deakin University and after the birth of her second child created Honey Images. A professional photographer with ten years experience documenting families, events and weddings from Hurstbridge to Apollo Bay. Kristin is inspired by authentic and significant life moments, her specialty is to photograph those emotive moments, unpretentious staging and all the feels. 

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Gabby Morrison - Celebrant

Gabby is a Commonwealth Registered Marriage Celebrant. She has a background in policy and program management and after many years travelling she settled in Hurstbridge to start her family. Gabby completed her Certificate IV in celebrancy in 2016 and started up Soulful Journeys. She works with couples to create wedding ceremonies that reflect what they want and who they are - whether that be presenting a short and sassy ceremony or one filled with traditions dear to them.


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Based in Hurstbridge, on the fringe of north east Melbourne, Gabby and Kristin have teamed up to create professional, seamless and intimate  elopement and micro wedding packages in the spectacular bushland of Hurstbridge and Cottles Bridge. Don’t let their relaxed vibes fool you, they are one organised team who work to make your elopement or micro wedding, a day to remember forever!

Cottles Bridge Wedding

The quick hitch - Cottles Bridge

LOCATION

Elope to a tranquil bush property in Cottles Bridge, on the outskirts of north east Melbourne. 



CEREMONY 

Make your vows as you stand together on the hill overlooking bushland, with the city skyline in the distance.


PHOTOGRAPHY 

After your ceremony, take a walk up the tree lined road for some spectacular photos. 


That’s it, you're hitched! 


Enjoy a drink and grazing plater as you take in the moment. There are some spectacular restaurants in and around Hurstbridge that we can recommend if you would like to continue the celebrations after your ceremony.

The details: What’s included

  ° Standard ceremony: encompassing the legal wording required to get you hitched, where you're welcome to incorporate your own vows, reading and music

° Preparation and lodgement of legal documentation

° Ceremony photography plus 30 minutes on location shots

° Photography coverage includes ceremony, formal photos and a portrait session in an unforgettable location. We will ensure that we don't miss a moment of your elopement story! Approximately 200 digital images will be highly edited and presented to you on a custom USB, ready for printing

° Grazing platter and fizz

1 hour package price: $1650

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The Micro Hitching - Hurstbridge

LOCATION 

Elope to Hurstbridge, on the outskirts of north east Melbourne. A rural village just a stone’s throw away from the city. 


CEREMONY 

Gather up to twenty of your loved ones together to watch you pledge your love in the striking bushland of Hurstbridge.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY 

After your ceremony, take a walk through the trees for some spectacular formal photos and portraits. 


That’s it, you're hitched!

Enjoy a drink and picnic hamper as you take in the moment. There are some spectacular restaurants in and around Hurstbridge that we can recommend if you would like to continue the celebrations after your ceremony.

The details: What’s included

  ° Standard ceremony: encompassing the legal wording required to get you hitched, where you're welcome to incorporate your own vows, reading and music

° Preparation and lodgement of legal documentation

° Ceremony photography plus 30 minutes on location shots

° Photography coverage includes pre ceremony getting ready shots, ceremony, formal photos and a portrait session in an unforgettable location. We will ensure that we don't miss a moment of your wedding story! Approximately 200 digital images will be highly edited and presented to you on a custom USB, ready for printing.

° Grazing platter & fizz 

2 hour package price - $2250

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Optional Additions

If you would like to be glammed up, have a bouquet or buttonhole provided, a 20 page flush mount flat lay album, or have any other special requests, please reach out to us for prices.

HWC are proud to bring you weddings in collaboration with the following suppliers:

Hurstbridge Deli & Larder - www.hurstbridgedelilarder.com.au

Hurstbridge Haven -www.facebook.com/hurstbridgehaven

Hot Coals Catering - www.hotcoals.com.au

Pick of the Bunch Floristry - pickofthebunchfloristry.com.au

Important things you need to know

One month notice 

A completed Notice of Intended Marriage form must be provided to Gabby Morrison, Registered Marriage Celebrant, at least one month before the wedding.  This can be submitted up to 18 months beforehand.


Witnesses  

The law requires you to have two witnesses at your ceremony to witness and sign the marriage certificate. HWC can provide witnesses if required.

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Hurstbridge Wedding Collective

Hurstbridge Victoria 3099, Australia

hurstbridgeweddingcollective@gmail.com Gabby: 0413 926 462 Kristin: 0419 519 993