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Getting married? You need UNVEILED.

HerCanberra Team

It’s become almost a tradition for Canberra brides to look outside our city to find the ingredients for their perfect wedding.

Not any more.

UNVEILED: The Event, presented by HerCanberra, is here to showcase the amazing talent we have in our hometown. With interactive installations, workshops, beauty bars and a very special Wedding Feast dinner, we’re shaking things up with a wedding event unlike anything this city has ever seen.

Here’s what you need to know.

When + where

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Classic Romance. Photography: Lauren Campbell.

Put Saturday, 3 June 2017 in your diary—UNVEILED: The Event will be far from your run-of-the-mill bridal expo.

Hosted in one of Canberra’s most pristine venues, the award-winning National Portrait Gallery, this truly immersive and stylish experience will provide everything the modern couple needs to plan the perfect celebration. Whether your dream wedding is Dramatic, Rustic, Modern Luxe, Classic Romance or Garden we’ll provide the inspiration and inspiration you need to make it a reality.

The crème de la crème of Canberra’s wedding industry will be on show—from stylists to cake creators, bridal couturiers to photographers. Discover which vendors you’ll get up and close and personal with here.

What you can expect

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Cake by Forty Two Cakes. Image: Tim Bean Photography.

UNVEILED: The Event will be held in two sessions on 3 June:

A general admission session, from 2pm to 6:00pm. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from Eventbrite.

A three-course Wedding Feast, plus canapés on arrival and petit fours for ‘afters’, catered by Broadbean Catering and matched with local wines, from 7pm. Tickets are $99 and limited to just 50 people and can be purchased from Eventbrite.

There will also be a range of workshops hosted by industry professionals—we’re just fine-tuning the content but expect to be informed and inspired in everything from planning the perfect ceremony and reception, to finding the perfect bridal look for you.

What makes Unveiled different

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Show Pony Event styling. Photography: Bec Doyle.

A highlight of the event will be its themed installations or ‘Atmospheres,’ where brides and grooms-to-be will literally step inside their dream wedding with room styling, cakes, florals, invitations and more. Boutique caterers will also be on site, giving couples the chance to sample their wares.

Throughout the day, guests can peruse pop-up shops and stalls, get the latest in bridal fashion in a stylish fashion parade presented in a way you won’t expect, listen to handy workshops and talks, and be pampered at our beauty bar.

Grooms won’t be forgotten with our ‘Den’ where the guys (and anyone else so inclined) can explore essentials, such as grooming, fashion, accessories (and maybe a sneaky drink or two!)

The Wedding Feast

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Broadbean Catering’s five-star fare.

At 7:00pm, the Atmospheres will be transformed into six unique dining spaces which will give guests the opportunity to experience Broadbean Catering’s versatile offerings.

This intimate dinner for just 50 people will include chef’s selection of elegant canapés on arrival, a three-course themed meal with matched wines from Three Lads Wine, The Vintner’s Daughter, Four Winds Vineyard, Lerida Estate and Contentious Character, and delectable handmade petit fours with tea and coffee, and amazing local entertainment.

Credits for UNVEILED campaign

Concept + Creative Direction || Javier Steel
Photographer || Lauren Campbell
Stylist || Peta Rudd
Makeup || Amy Capeda Makeup
Models || Ariel Ayers and Jordi Silvera or Devojka Models
Hair || Kath Ilijoski and Jessica Skoleska of 121 Hair
Coordination || Belinda Neame
Location || Pialligo Estate

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