Something Blue Weddings

(8 reviews)
Service Area
Hunter Valley / Vineyards / Maitland / Newcastle / Port Stephens  View Map
Business Hours
7 days - By appointment.
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Based in the Hunter Valley, Barbara Cowley from Something Blue Weddings is an authorised Civil Marriage Celebrant who specialises in crafting beautiful wedding ceremonies that feel both relaxed and engaging. Barabara will work closely with you to write and perform a ceremony that is uniquely yours, whether that be traditional, formal, spiritual, laidback, fun or romantic.

If you’re searching for a passionate, easygoing, and experienced celebrant for your Hunter Valley wedding, Barbara Cowley from Something Blue Weddings is a fabulous choice. Barbara sees it as an honour to be a part of any ceremony and will go out of her way to craft a beautiful, personalised wedding ceremony that perfectly reflects your unique love story.

As well as traditional wedding ceremonies, Barbara can also perform Love Lock Ceremonies, Handfasting Ceremonies, and Sand Ceremonies. If you have a specific vision for your wedding, Barbara will work closely with you to ensure your ceremony is everything you’ve dreamed of. From the very first meeting to the issuing of your marriage certificates, she will provide you with plenty of support and helpful advice.

What you’ll love about working with Barbara Cowley from Something Blue Weddings:

  • Her personalised ceremonies. Barbara loves getting to know the couples she works with in order to craft heartfelt, personalised wedding ceremonies. Not only does this make you feel more relaxed on your wedding day, but it also enables Barbara to write a ceremony that is perfectly suited to your unique personalities.
  • Her experience and professionalism. Barbara from Something Blue Weddings is an authorised Civil Marriage Celebrant with years of experience planning and performing ceremonies. She will take care of all the legal aspects of your marriage, allowing you to focus on other wedding-related matters.
  • Her friendly nature. Wedding planning can no doubt feel overwhelming, and your ceremony is one aspect that is best left in the hands of a professional. From your very first meeting, Barbara will make you feel comfortable and at ease with her warm nature, easygoing personality, and years of celebrancy experience.

What couples are saying about Barbara Cowley from Something Blue Weddings:

“Thank you so much for being our wedding celebrant Barb. You were absolutely amazing yesterday! Words cannot express how grateful we are. All of our guests commented on what a beautiful ceremony it was. Thank you for suggesting the love locks; it was the best little touch to the ceremony! And thank you for answering all of my emails so quickly.”  - Ashlee & Jake.

“Thank you so much, Barb for being part of our wedding day! We were so lucky to have you as our celebrant as you are such a kind, generous, caring and easygoing person. The wording for our ceremony was beautiful and you made everyone feel comfortable. We can't thank you enough Barb. You are a beautiful person inside and out, and I would certainly recommend you as a celebrant. Thanks again!” - Karlee & Adam.



Questions and Answers

Do we need to travel to the Hunter Valley to meet you?

Something Blue Weddings

If you do not live local to the Hunter Valley area and are not planning to be visiting anytime soon we can always connect via Facetime, Skype or Zoom. Having a face to face meeting even if it is just online os often all that is needed to get to know each other and determine if I am the right fit for your wedding.

Do you lodge all of our paperwork for us or do we need to do that ourselves?

Something Blue Weddings

I lodge all of your wedding paperwork directly with Births, Deaths and Marriages within the first working day of your marriage taking place. BDM can take up to 6 weeks to register your marriage. During this time I am in touch with you with more information as to how to access your "Official" wedding certificate from Births, Deaths and Marriages.

What deposit do you require to hold our wedding date?

Something Blue Weddings

A $200 deposit is all that is required to have your wedding date held for you? 

Do you provide your own PA system and microphone?

Something Blue Weddings

Yes I do provide my own PA and wireless microphone at no additional charge. You can run any pre-recorded music through my system should you choose. 

Can you provide a registry table and chairs?

Something Blue Weddings

Yes, I can provide 2 white chairs and a folding table with lace table cloth for your use at no additional charge. Many wedding locations do provide these as a part of their wedding package but if you are being married somewhere remote or where this included in the package please let me know so I can provide them for you.


(8 reviews)
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18 Jan 2020

Barb was an absolute asset to our day, and we are so glad we decided to go with her as our celebrant. Right from the get go Barb was super helpful, guided us through everything we needed to know and above all was super flexible in what we wanted for our ceremony. Not being super creative we left pretty much everything up to Barb, and we couldn't have been happier with our ceremony. It wasn't too long, and it captured us perfectly. We are so thankful to Barb and couldn't recommend her enough!

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Thank you so much. I loved every minute of getting to know you both and especially loved being a part of your special day xx

3 Mar 2018

Barb was really good. Very organised and helpful. She met with us 12 months before. She made us feel very comfortable from the outset and was understanding of what sort of ceremony we wanted. She made it easy and we had no dramas on the day. Saved us a lot of work!

10 Nov 2017

Barbara is so friendly and so professional. Barbara went out of her way to go above and beyond for us. So accommodating and never pushy.

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16 Apr 2021

Barb was fantastic! not only did she legally marry us last year in a small intimate ceremony, she went above and beyond to be there for our "big" wedding this year!

19 Mar 2021

Barb is absolutely amazing she listened to what we wanted and help us make it more us. Highly recommended! Barb makes you feel beautiful and special and listened to

24 Mar 2018

Fantastic service! She was brilliant, reliable and very professional. She was just great!

25 Feb 2017

Barb made us feel at ease, we're so happy she married us.

29 Aug 2015

Barbara was amazing! I loved her!!! She was great.


Service Area
Hunter Valley / Vineyards / Maitland / Newcastle / Port Stephens

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