Ebony & Jake //

It's no secret that we here at The Elopement Collective all feel extremely lucky to call this our day job. To be invited into people's homes, families, vows and moments on their most special day- it's not something we take lightly.  Ebony & Jake were like sunshine...

Ashley & Baptiste

Travelling all the way from Berlin to Byron Bay for their elopement. Two out of the box thinkers and we are so happy we got to know and marry them!

Melanie & Don // elope

Our Mel and Don eloped with us in the hills of Mt Tamborine, with their tribe making up most of their witnesses. Flowers crowns and braids, Mel wanted to feel like a fairy princess on her special day, and with help from The Beauty Lineup and Fifth Avenue Florist- she...

Ian and Irene // elope

On a Thursday in April we, along with Josh Withers,  Heart and Colour & Wilde Visual, flew to Sydney, picked up some amazing blooms from Posy Supply Co. and drove to Flat Rock in the Blue Mountains.  Ian & Irene gave us full creative control as to the location...

Our Vas and Felicia

On January 4th 2016, on what was meant to be a hot, sticky Queensland Summer day- we climbed a mountain to be greeted by a chilly breeze and gentle rain drops // were we still even in Queensland?! Vas and Felicia, from the day we first met them, we knew this was going...

Tara and Will’s Geelong Pop-Up Wedding

Dress, suit, rings, dinner … these were the only items on the checklist for Tara and Will’s wedding. They opted for an intimate and easygoing ceremony by booking for our Geelong Pop-Up Wedding.  ‘We just wanted a day that was about us, about celebrating our love and...

2015 wrap up!

2015 wrap up What a year. we have come to the end of a very big 2015. 121 couples have gravitated towards what we've been putting out there- the desire to have a marriage over a wedding. you have taken us from Bali to Hawaii, from Perth to Canberra, New York to...

Rebecca and Simon

Rebecca and Simon ... in their own words 1. How much of your wedding had you planned before you decided to elope? Zero. I have never been interested in weddings. Simon had a big wedding the first time around, and he didn't want to repeat the experience. When we got...

Lauren & Samantha

Lauren & Samantha Our Lauren and Samantha, captured by Morgan Roberts at our September...

Sharon & John

Sharon and John After finding wedding planning too stressful, these two eloped to a Western Australia beach at sunset with a handful of their friends and family. After their ceremony, everyone walked across the road to the Blue Duck for dinner and watched the sun set...

The Collective Hub

We are featured in The Collective! We were lucky enough to sit down with the Collective Hub Magazine earlier in the year to talk about how we have grown Pop-Up Weddings to where they are now! It's on shelves now and we are so excited to hear what you think?! Big love...

The gift that keeps giving…

The gift that keeps giving This is Dorcus. Her life was changed recently when she was given a chance to start her own business through Love Mercy Foundation's cents for seeds micro loan initiative. She was simply given a $30 gift which enabled her to receive a...

Byron Bay

Photos from our Byron Bay Pop Up Wedding Here's a few behind the scene photos from our Byron Bay event on October 15th 2015! We...

A coffee with Wilde Visual

Grab a coffee and sit down to meet our friend, filmmaker, photographer, videographer of pop-up weddings and the person that we go to for local restaurant recommendations, Jesska Trueman of Wilde Visual! WOULD ALWAYS: Wear black WOULD NEVER: Watch horror movies PICKY...

Our Wendy and Cameron

Our Wendy and Cameron // we are yet to meet two people more relaxed and happy on their marriage day. These two desired a marriage, not a wedding. Never officially engaged, they eloped by the water of Sydney Harbour and it couldn't have been more meaningful...

Tim & Kristina

Our Tim and Kristina just moments after becoming husband and wife, standing on the same spot where Tim proposed. These two were pure magic. From the first time we met them over cider and wine in Surry Hills, we knew their focus was the three F's- family, friends and...

Our Hannah and Aaron

Hannah and Aaron eloped in secret with just a handful of their friends. Living in Brisbane, they trek down to the shores of Byron Bay regularly and since day 1, it has held a special place in their hearts.  There was so much love on the beach that day, and we feel...

Our Justin and Annika

There is nothing like a well planned surprise and Annika and Justin’s stunning elopement was no different. Originally from Wales, Annika and Justin decided to have their wedding celebrations in WA, something that would reflect them as a couple and their story. The...

What is a Pop-Up Wedding?

What is a pop up wedding? A pop-up wedding is a fancy elopement on one day, that you share with other couples. It is not a mass wedding, and no-one else is getting married at the same time or place as you. We organise the best celebrant, photographer, venue, stylist,...

Our Emma & Marcus

a Private Pop-Up Wedding Marcus and Emma gave us free reign to create for them an epic elopement for them! After our heads almost exploded with excitement, we calmed down and got to work. Always thinking the base of Mt Warning would provide the perfect backdrop for...

Our Trent and Allison

Our Trent and Allison walked in together, hand in hand, to Lily Allen's Somewhere Only We Know  // they exchanged powerful vows and filled our hearts with the 'this is why we're doing this' feeling! Safe to say that we won't be forgetting these two anytime soon!...

A coffee with Heart & Colour

We were lucky enough to sit down with 2/3 of photography powerhouse Heart and Colour // enjoy! BEK AGE almost 27/ LIVES WITH hubby Phil & daughter Sharli DRINKS fresh juice or hot chocolate (with extra froth!!) LIFE INVOLVES being a wife, mum and photographer at...

Aisle songs we’ve been loving

Need some aisle inspiration? Here are a few songs that our brides have been loving and rocking down the aisle to! Our Alison and Trent in Brisbane Ali and Trent walked the aisle to "Somewhere Only We Know" by Lily Allen Our Noah and Patricia in Sydney Noah and...

Our Mark & Felicity

"We are eloping and would like a simple ceremony with no guests and would like some interesting, non-cliche, casual, cool, alternative wedding photos.  We like the simplicity and uniqueness of the pop-up-wedding"- Felicity We knew from the moment we met these two...

Our Hayden and Lauren

Lauren and Hayden // Married May 25th 2015 at the Kidogo Arthouse, Fremantle // Lauren's first email to us started our saying, "Love the Pop Up Wedding philosophy! We've been wondering what to do for ages and like most people feel a bit worried about what everyone...

Our Chris and Clare

How much of your wedding had you planned before you decided to elope? None of if it! Over the 5 years we had been engaged we had made countless enquiries to wedding venues in many different countries but we gave up on all of them as none of them felt right for us. ...

A coffee with Britt

Age- 25 / lives with- Hubby Josh / drinks- cold brewed coffee with maple / founder of The Pop-Up Wedding Co.    WOULD ALWAYS: Make time for my friends  WOULD NEVER: Drink tequila (again)   PICKY ABOUT: Makeup NOT SO PICKY ABOUT:  Food   I FEEL FOR:...

Our Simon and Rebecca

1. How much of your wedding had you planned before you decided to elope? Zero. I have never been interested in weddings. Simon had a big wedding the first time around, and he didn't want to repeat the experience. When we got engaged, we thought we'd do something...

A film by Wilde Visual

Our Kara and Daniel chose to have their Pop-Up Wedding filmed by Wilde Visual, and were kinda happy with the finished product! We watched it together just before and I balled my eyes out! I can't believe how perfect that day was and I can't believe it was a...

Rebecca and Phillip’s Pop-Up Wedding

Meet Rebecca and Phillip! They were our first couple we married at 9:30am on Sunday 24th May 2015 at the Kidogo Arthouse in Fremantle! Sweet as pie, and very much in love- they set a lovely bar for the rest of weekend! Rebecca, was kind enough to share her Pop-Up...

White Magazine- Melissa and Aaron

From the moment we met Melissa and Aaron at our local coffee shop, we knew they were our dream couple. Not bothered with styling, venue or even guests- they craved a secret elopement that was just about the two of them.    And thats what we gave them.   We assembled...

Ideas for the TV Obsessed

Friends: The Rembrandts’ “I’ll Be There for You” is easily one of the most popular television theme songs of all time. This song introduced us to our favourite group every week for 10 seasons, and we are kinda crushing on the acoustic version by Boyce Avenue.  ...

White Magazine- Toby and Teiga

Our Toby and Teiga are live in White Magazine's blog. Click here to read about their relaxed and fun journey down the aisle at our May Perth Pop-Up Wedding  Our next Perth dates are September 20th 2015 in York and we are back to the Kidogo Arthouse on May 5th 2016 -...

Josh Withers on the Today Show

Josh Withers talks to Lisa from The Today Show about his tips on having a non-boring wedding.   Some of the best weddings I've done are the ones that are simple, because they aren't making up for anything. They are celebrating that core thing, the mystery...

White Magazine- Kelee and Denis

Our Kelee and Denis are live on the blog of White Magazine. Click here to read about their Pop-Up Wedding journey! We are back to Poachers Pantry in October for our  last 2015 Canberra event- you can be apart of it and find out more information here photos by Silque...

Why we’re passionate about personal vows

We decided to write our own vows for our wedding and it was one of the best things we did! It’s a process I recommend everyone goes down, though of course you don’t have to. Our reasoning for investing in your vows is that, aside from the requirements in Australian...

What does a Pop-Up Wedding actually look like?

What does a Pop-Up Wedding actually look like? We are so happy that you clicked on this link- knowledge is power! As with anything in life, once a 'trend' takes off, up pops a lot of look a likes. They are called the same thing, and might even look similar to what we...

Richard and Sarah’s Pop Up Wedding

The minute Sarah phoned us, we knew that we would fall in love with this couple. On May 3rd, Sarah strolled down the aisle, arms linked with her mama's, walking towards the man she loves. They both teared up as they exchanged their vows, and each wiped the...

Natalie & Andrew’s Pop-Up Wedding

How much of your wedding had you planned before you decided to elope? Zippo.  Having been together for 11 years and engaged for five of those, the notion of planning a wedding in the traditional sense always seemed like to much hassle.  We knew very early on in our...

Meet your Pop-Up Wedding Celebrant

Hi, Josh here! I have a tendency to play 90s playlists on Spotify, I like wearing my PJ’s past midday, and I’m a sucker for a good steak sandwich. And although those oddities (and not so oddities) make me quite the individual, there is one major redeeming feature of...

Pop-Up Wedding. a video

What is a Pop-Up Wedding? Let us show you. A video from Wilde.Visual... Who- Mr and Mrs Spano Where- Summergrove Estate When- April 19th...

A Private Pop-Up Wedding- Adam and Jess

Where- Summergrove Estate When- Fourteenth of April Two Thousand and Fifteen Who- Jessica and Adam Why- Because they are madly in love We don't believe in favourites, but boy oh boy, Jess and Adam are up there! When Jess first called and asked if we could plan their...

5 ways to know if a Pop-Up Wedding is for you!

Most brides have at least one day where they throw their hands in the air and consider eloping, it's an awfully romantic idea of just running away and getting it over and done with. There is a certain type of couple who dream of an elopement with no frills and no...

Example wedding vows: Britt & Josh’s vows

Britt and Josh decided to write their own vows for their wedding, and share them so everyone looking for example wedding vows. It’s a process we recommend everyone goes down, though of course you don’t have to. Our reasoning for investing in your vows is that aside...

How does a Pop-Up day run?

How does a Pop-Up Wedding event run? Although this day is shared by more than one couple- our team goes above and beyond to make sure that you feel as special and beautiful as you would if it was a mainstream wedding. We are particular about making sure no other...

9 Alternative Aisle Songs

1. James Vincent Mc Morrow- Higher Love  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c__noWWtdZg   2. The Honey Trees- Moon River https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=49&v=ubeFZwCR2lM 3. “Falling In Love At a Coffeeshop” – Landon Pigg...

What does a Private Pop Up Wedding look like?

So many people love what we do- but sometimes dates don't work for all of their guests. We wanted to come up with an option that still felt like a Pop-Up Wedding, but that was a little more customisable. .... Introducing the Private Pop-Up Wedding.. *squeals with...

Is a Pop-Up Wedding legal?

Two of the most common questions we get asked are 'how much notice do I need to give' and 'is it all legal?'-   Quick answer: Absolutely! Please, feel free to keep reading, but basically there is one form you need to fill out and deliver or send to your Celebrant at...

What is a Pop Up Wedding?

We're so glad you asked! The most common question we get asked is 'what is a Pop-Up, and what does it include?' What is a pop up wedding? A pop-up wedding is a fancy elopement on one day, that you share with other couples. It is not a mass wedding, and no-one else is...

Pop-Up Wedding- 2015 Oscars Inspiration

The Oscars is traditionally the biggest night of the year in Hollywood, boasting a guestlist that reads like a who's who in the entertainment business - and the 2015 ceremony did not disappoint.  Whilst the evening may be all about celebrating the best in the movie...

Featured on Nouba Blog

Earlier in December, we were lucky enough to be featured on Nouba Blog! We love them, and they love us! Click here to read more about our Simon and Mia! -Pop-Up Wed x [gallery...

Canberra Crew

  Canberra, famous for Australian culture and history, superb monuments and galleries in this city surrounded by parklands and native bushland. Parliament House, the Australian War Memorial, National Gallery of Australia and Questacon....and now Pop-Up Weddings....

Want to run away with us to Bali?

Want to run away to BALI? Want Australia's Original Pop-Up Wedding Company? We are doing something a little different and would love to offer you the opportunity to be apart of it! Team Pop-Up Wedding are heading over to Bali and would love to host your elopement...

What is a Pop-Up Wedding?

Our Pop-Up days feature a few mini ceremonies over the day. Each of our couples secure an hour, and in that hour you get: - A legal ceremony. Our Celebrant, Joshua Withers, will take you through vows that you've discussed with him beforehand. He will provide a CUSTOM...

Watch pop-up weddings on Seven News

We were lucky enough to see seven couples tie the knot at Cottesloe’s Villa Pourzand on Monday and Seven News even turned up to cover the event. Falling love is crazy, the good kind of crazy, and getting married is even more awesome: to do it with no fuss and no stress, it’s simply newsworthy!

Pop-Up Weddings on Radiowest

The pop-up wedding trend continues to grow and we thought you’d like to hear a bit of the story. Josh chatted to Paul Cook on Radiowest statewide on Monday and explained where the idea came from.

Pop-up weddings pop-up in the West!

Last week on West Australia's own public holiday, the pop-up weddings popped up in Perth! Six couples were married, and we can't wait to share some of Angela Higgins awesome pop-up wedding pics, but for the meantime we'll share some Instagram pics below and also let...

Pop-up on Sunrise!

"On Seven Sunrise, you will be" was the phrase muttered to us this week as the producers got excited about the Star Wars Day pop-up wedding! Our marriage celebrant, Josh Withers, along with our photographer, Josh "Chewie" Kelly, Josh's wife, Britt "Vader" Snow,...

What is everyone saying?

Apparently everyone loves a Star Wars Day wedding! Brisbane Times: Brisbane couples lining up for Star Wars weddings Courier Mail: A new hope for couples looking for a fun and cheap way to get...

Why get pop-up married?

There's a really liberating fact in this world that many people forget: everyone's different. So every single wedding should be different, and not every type of "getting married scenario" is for you. So we're offering up a new option: pop-up weddings. On different...

Who’s behind Australia’s original Pop-Up Wedding?

Who's behind Australia's original Pop-Up Wedding Company? These two crazy love birds- Josh Withers and his Wife, Britt. Together. They have been married for 840 days and have a cat named Stevie, after Stevie Nicks. They are based on the sunny Gold Coast, but have...