Thursday, December 27, 2012

Say Yes to the Wedding You've Always Dreamed Of

Whether you have opted for a romantic garden wedding or a celebration under the stars, you can trust Your Event Solution to help you create the ideal setting for your special day. 

Their reputation for excellence is built on a foundation of exceptional service, artistic flair and attention to detail. They have a wide range of silk-lined marquees, clear pavilions, chairs, tables, glassware, crockery, décor and audio-visual equipment available for hire. 

Your Event Solution has worked with hundreds of couples over the years, creating beautiful weddings that don't compromise. Your Event Solution offer a full planning, set-up and pull-down service, in addition to providing a wide range of products. The contemporary product range is on trend, so you can create the wedding you have always dreamed of!

Servicing Sydney, the Southern Highlands and the South Coast.

Friday, December 21, 2012

Merry Christmas... From The Bride's Diary

The Bride's Diary Team extends our very best wishes for the Festive Season, to all our members and clients. We truly hope you have a Merry Christmas and a safe and happy New Year celebration.

We look forward to a wonderful 2013, and can't wait to bring you more exciting new additions to our publications and online features! Also, we will be launching a brand new website for The Bride's Diary – with a new design, fabulous content and so much more, all will be revealed shortly!

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your ongoing support and interest in The Bride's Diary, The Groom’s Diary, Wedding Celebration, Weddingstar and Giftstar. And once again, have a wonderful festive season.

Warm regards, The Bride's Diary Team

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Gibraltar Hotel, Bowral

Gibraltar Hotel is nestled amongst stunning pine trees on 100 acres in Bowral, on the NSW Southern Highlands. Just 90 minutes drive from Sydney and two hours from Canberra, its locality, genuine feel and uniqueness makes it the perfect retreat for any celebration and getaway.

The hotel consists of 76 guest suites and offers a range of onsite facilities and services, including day spa, hair and make-up, modern bar/dining, golf course, and an onsite wedding co-ordinator.

The onsite co-ordinator can help take care of every detail, or for brides who prefer a hands-on approach, your co-ordinator is there to help execute your vision.

Couples can choose to have their ceremony outside on the scenic grounds, or in the gallery with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Mt Gibraltar. There are many options for reception spaces and break-out ‘pre’ and ‘post’ party areas.

The boutique salon, The Grooming Lounge, resides within Gibraltar Hotel for hair and make-up. Their professional team listens to the individual and works with a premium product range. The Bowral Day Spa features therapies from Aboriginal Dreamtime, using an Australian spa care range. An ideal pamper for bridal parties, guest groups, couples or even single bookings.

Gibraltar Hotel is the perfect location for weddings, ceremonies and events – all you need under one roof. The hotel provides you with an elegant backdrop and stress-free environment to ensure that you and your guests are well looked after. 

Monday, December 10, 2012

Santa Clause is Coming To Town... So Celebrate With Christmas Carols in the Southern Highlands!

Celebrate Christmas with family and friends in the Southern Highlands, and enjoy the festive season with some Christmas carols. 

Date: Thu 13 Dec 
Venue: Bradman Oval (Glebe Park), St Jude St, Bowral Contact Details: 
Phone us on: 4861 4546 
email us: 

Celebrate the season. Come sing with us... Bring a picnic! Come along for a picnic from 6:00pm and Carols start at 7:15pm Bowral Family Carols is a great night for the family, bring a picnic blanket and food and enjoy the entertainment to celebrate Christmas 2012. Visit

Date: Sat 15 Dec 
Venue: Lake Alexandra, Mittagong 

Carols by the Lake returns to Lake Alexandra!! 5pm till 9pm. This is a FREE event. So far the following have been have confirmed: The fabulous band and choir from Mittagong Public School will be performing, and the school's Principal, Mr Mansfield has approved the students involvement in making the hundreds of lanterns that will be released onto the lake after dark. The Highland Singers will be there, as well as the St Stephen's Church Band. The talented Bronwyn Kenny will be Jazzing up the evening while you treat yourself to a scrumptious sausage sizzle or steak sandwich run by St Stephen's Church. The lovely ladies at the CWA will be selling their special Christmas cupcakes too. Last minute Christmas shopping will be helped along with a Twilight Market being held featuring local artisans and fine handmade crafts. 

For further information regarding what's on in the Southern Highlands this month, visit Southern Highlands Tourism.

Monday, December 3, 2012

The Brown Shutter

Visit The Brown Shutter in the historic township of Berrima, in the beautiful Southern Highlands of New South Wales. 

The eclectic store will delight you as you meander through the historic cottage location. 

The Brown Shutter specialises in a huge range of quality gifts, decorations and accessories for you and your home. Beautiful gifts: silk flowers, picture frames, men’s gifts, scarves, jewellery, caneware, furniture, lamps, gift cards and much, much more. 

You will find gifts for everyone! The Brown Shutter offer warm, friendly and professional service. Why not take a trip to the beautiful town of Berrima and get lost in the wonderful products on offer in store.

The Brown Shutter is located on the Hume Highway, Berrima. To enquire, phone 02 4877 1211.