Groom hugging bride on the beach in front of the pier

Oct 19 2020

What are the beach wedding etiquettes?

Beach wedding etiquettes to remember. I’m sure you’ve been to a church wedding before where “traditional etiquette” takes precedence but how familiar are you with proper beach wedding etiquette? The majority of my destination wedding brides don’t adhere to the standard way of doing things. They tend to be more relaxed and are looking for …

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Oct 19 2020

How to plan the perfect beach wedding?

What are the tips for planning a beach wedding? Nothing says summer like a trip to the beach, so it makes sense that many couples want to have their summer weddings on the shore. Strolling through the sand to your future spouse certainly has a dreamy, romantic feel. It’s easy to understand why so many …

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Bride and groom in the sunset at Brighton Beach next to letters which spell LOVE

Oct 19 2020

Why are beach weddings the best?

The reasons why beach weddings are the best. As the waves glide against the shore, a gentle breeze rustles through your hair. You can distinctly hear birds chirping, over the soft instrumental music you chose specifically for this moment. Everything is perfect, just like you’ve always dreamed… There’s no doubt that a beach wedding is …

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Same Sex Wedding Traditions

Oct 19 2020

How do you prepare for a beach wedding?

Preparing for your beach wedding Intimate beach weddings are surprisingly inexpensive and uniquely wonderful. What’s a better view than white sand, glassy waves, and blue waters while declaring eternal love for someone? You don’t need 500 guests and to spend hundreds of thousands just to get hitched. If you find large weddings intimidating and high …

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wedding photographer

Oct 19 2020

How do you choose a wedding photographer?

Choosing the best photographer for your wedding. Unlike the work of your other wedding vendors (music, flower arrangements, cake), photographs aren’t things you can hear, smell, taste or even see at first.This means you don’t know what you’re getting until after the fact. That means careful research and selectiveness regarding professional skills, artistic style and …

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wedding dress

Oct 18 2020

How to keep your wedding dress white?

Tips on keeping your wedding dress white and clean. At an average cost of $1,357, your wedding dress just might be one of the most expensive articles of clothing you’ve ever purchased. After spending a large chunk of money (and dedicating countless hours) towards the perfect dress, it’s only fair to give it the happily …

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newlyweds

Oct 18 2020

How to choose beach wedding themes?

Choosing the best beach wedding themes. Do you want a beach wedding for your special day? There’s no doubt that the beach is one of the most popular venues for couples who want to tie the knot. Since it’s going to be a special occasion, you want to make sure that the event will be …

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wedding invitation

Oct 18 2020

How to design my beach wedding invitations?

Tips on designing your beach wedding invitations Choosing the right beach wedding invitation can seem daunting if you just think about all the etiquette pitfalls you have to avoid, but it does not have to be. These days there are so many more options when it comes to how to word your beach wedding invitations, …

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beach wedding

Oct 18 2020

How can I make my beach wedding fun?

The secret for a fun beach wedding. If you’re planning a surfside wedding first off, congrats! You’ve won the wedding venue lottery! Who wouldn’t want to get married next to crashing waves and a stellar view? While a beach wedding provides you with plenty of natural scenery and decor, there are still so many fun …

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wedding dress

Oct 18 2020

How to Clean Your Wedding Dress

Tips on cleaning your wedding dress. Your wedding day is the biggest day of your life, and of course, every bride wants to feel special in a beautiful dress. Throughout the day mishaps do happen as emotions are running high, and it’s easy to spill food and drink onto your gown. Or maybe you’re celebrating …

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wedding hall

Oct 18 2020

What is a wedding send-off?

The best wedding send-off ideas. Traditionally, when the newlyweds are leaving their reception at the end of the festivities, rice is thrown to send them on their way. But as weddings become more modern and personalized, couples are opting for more creative wedding send-off ideas. Not only that, but it’s becoming common to see a …

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guests

Oct 18 2020

What do wedding guests care about?

What are the most important things for wedding guests? Your wedding should be about you and your partner, reflecting your taste, style, and personality. However, there are also going to be a whole bunch of other people who have travelled and spent money to attend your big day—your wedding guests—so it’s important to take their …

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wedding

Oct 18 2020

How much should a wedding venue cost?

Ever wondered how much does a wedding venue cost? Why are weddings so expensive? The average cost of a wedding sky high, but don’t let that scare you. “Expensive” and “stressful” might be two things that come to mind when you think of wedding planning, but they don’t have to be. Below, find the budgeting …

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wedding couple

Oct 18 2020

 How long should a wedding reception last?

The timeline of a wedding reception. The key to a wedding day timeline that runs smoothly is planning. Breaking down your entire wedding day into an organized schedule helps to keep everything on track when the big day finally arrives. The more detailed you can make the plan, the better. As a rule of thumb, …

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wedding dress

Oct 18 2020

Is it safe to dry clean a wedding dress?

Are there any risks in dry cleaning your wedding dress? We’re all familiar with your typical, small-town (or big city) corner dry cleaning business. You may have brought your winter coats to them each fall for their ritual yearly cleaning and your father most likely has had his work shirts cleaned and pressed at that …

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Beach wedding venue ceremony

Oct 17 2020

What to consider for a beach wedding?

Decision making when planning a beach wedding Are you considering a destination wedding? Nearly one-quarter (24%) of all couples who are tying the knot travel to do so. It’s safe to say that many of these choose a beach wedding venue, for its beauty and simplicity. If you intend to get married while feeling the …

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wedding

Oct 17 2020

The best hairstyles for beach weddings?

Tips for the best hairstyles for beach weddings. Summer weather is warm and reminiscent of many memorable moments. The sunny afternoons and fresh night air are the perfect combinations to hold a celebration. When you plan a summer wedding, one of the first items on your agenda is where you will get married. Outdoor weddings …

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Brighton Beachbox Wedding

Oct 17 2020

How to make my beach wedding special?

Organising the best beach wedding. Getting married on a beach is what dreams are made of. You know you want a seaside venue, complete with the sound of waves and a gorgeous view. While you can set up chairs and call it a day, there are loads of options for beach wedding ceremony ideas that …

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same sex marriage at wedding

Oct 16 2020

How to plan a small intimate beach wedding?

Planning a small intimate beach wedding Small weddings are trending—and it’s not just because they’re easier on the wallet. Couples are opting for a more intimate celebration to get quality face time with each attendee as well as create a more relaxed, casual vibe. But casual doesn’t have to mean simple—there are so many ways …

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beach wedding venue

Oct 16 2020

What colours are best for a beach wedding?

What colours to wear at a beach wedding? Planning a beach wedding and unsure about your colour palette? Then we have some tricky solutions to your mind-boggling problems. When brides first choose a summer beach wedding, they often assume the palette is those typical sickly seaside blues and tans, but forget all of that, and …

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Aug 5 2020

Brighton Savoy COVID-19 Update

Thursday 18th February 2021. We are pleased to announce that weddings, events, and conferencing are back in a socially distanced fashion. and our Seaview Restaurant has now reopened for dinner 7 nights a week. Bespoke breakfast baskets are available at an additional cost to be served to your guest room. tay well and safe, Michael …

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Jun 18 2020

Wedding Industries concerns raised in Victorian parliament

Thrusday 18th June 2020 Thank you James Newbury MP for Brighton for raising the concerns of the wedding industry and the Brighton Savoy in Victorian state Parliament yesterday – I ask all of the wedding industry to mail your local MP and the premiers office daniel.andrews@parliament.vic.gov.au The Wedding Industry need as CLEAR timeline of the following:Timeline …

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May 21 2020

Radio 3AW with Tom Elliot

I was listening to the radio yesterday when Tom Elliot brought up the issue of the inconsistances between various state governments in relation to interstate travel and the re-opening of the state borders. A lack of a national approach to the roll out of the “Federal Government’s Three Step Programme” is creating uncertainity in the …

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Apr 29 2020

The Brighton Savoy hosts the 2nd Annual TV Week Logie awards

The 62nd Logie awards have been cancelled. This is a set back for the Australian television industry’s night of nights, particularly for the actors, producers, casting directors and journalists who work so hard to bring quality content to our screens every single day. Before the glitz and glamour of the red carpet and live coverage …

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Apr 27 2020

Best Wedding Photo Locations in Melbourne

Best wedding photo locations in Melbourne At The Brighton Savoy, one of Melbourne’s most popular wedding venues, couple often ask us where are the best wedding photography locations in Melbourne? Time is very precious on your wedding day, and the last thing you want to be doing is driving around Melbourne looking for wedding photo …

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Apr 17 2020

History of Weddings at the Brighton Savoy

Do you know someone who got married or held an event at the Brighton Savoy? A project I have always wanted to create was an archive of weddings and events held at the Brighton Savoy. Since the early 1950’s, the Brighton Savoy has hosted more than 12,000 weddings and I know many memories and moments …

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Anzac Day

Apr 10 2020

Anzac Day dawn service Brighton 2021

Light up the dawn this Anzac Day 2021 Join us to light up the dawn. This Anzac Day, whether you are in pyjamas or your uniform, in your driveway, living room or at the Shrine, remember those who gave their all. Option 1.The Shrine Dawn Service As the home of commemoration in Victoria, the Shrine …

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Feb 6 2020

Ten things to discover in Bayside, Brighton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

1. The Bayside Tourist Map From the iconic bathing boxes to our beautiful, safe beaches, fishing spots, farmers markets, retail, arts and culture, explore all that Bayside has to offer with our helpful and easy to use map. View The Bayside Tourism Map 2. Coffee, Dining or Shopping in Church Street, Brighton Church Street has …

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Wedding Celebrants

Feb 6 2020

45+ Best Wedding Celebrants Melbourne 2021

As a wedding venue in Melbourne , you can sometimes forget that a wedding reception comes after a couple's marriage ceremony, and without a celebrant
Best Wedding Cakes Melbourne

Feb 5 2020

Top 10+ Wedding Cake Suppliers in Melbourne [2021]

In my 27 years at Brighton Savoy Hotel, I have seen many types of cakes from the professional to those homemade with
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