Famous musos at Old Forest School

We’ve been lucky at Old Forest School to host some mighty talented musical folks. Some have been here for weddings other for reality TV shows on TV3. Tiki Tane Stu Larsen MC OJ and Rhythm Slave Luke Wilson Joseph and … Continue reading 

Wedding venue making a difference in the environment

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Old Forest School – Vintage Wedding Venue are proud supporters of the Rotoehu Ecological Trust (RET), here’s a few words about RET from their Chairperson Sarah Orton. You can find out more at the Rotoehu Ecological Trust website. Rotoehu Ecological … Continue reading 

Wedding ideas we’ve spotted in Europe

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We might not be at our wedding venue right now, but weddings are still very much on our minds. Over the past few weeks we’ve been travelling around Europe (New Zealand’s winter 2016). While we’ve been here we have been … Continue reading 

Fabulous food trucks in Europe

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It seems just about everywhere you go in Europe there are wonderful, cute little food trucks popping up. This is definitely a trend that’s here to stay. There is something really special and irresistible about a passionate foodie serving delicious … Continue reading 

Weddings trends from Europe for 2016 and 2017

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Right now its June 2016 and we are travelling around Europe checking out what’s going to be trending in weddings in 2016 and 2017. We are on the lookout for dresses, flowers, styling and props that are being displayed in the windows of … Continue reading 

Groom’s Wedding song for his bride

Adam McLean had a wonderful idea. Why not write and record a song to surprise his beautiful wife (to be)  Cayley for their wedding day on 29th December 2015 at Old Forest School. Looking for some serious romantic inspiration? Just watch the video … Continue reading 

Let’s get you fit, strong and confident for your Wedding Day

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This guest post was written by Jason Whitelaw from Beyond Fitness. This is going to be one of the most extraordinary days of your life! With all the things on your list of things to work on for the big … Continue reading 

Frilly, frolicking fields of flowers

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At our wedding venue we see plenty of beautiful flowers. Flowers are an essentialpart of any wedding. From bouquets to button-holes to flower crowns to table decorations. Flowers are everywhere at weddings. The choices and styles are so wide, from formal … Continue reading 

The coppers arrive at wedding venue

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We’ve had some new guests arrive at our wedding venue; The Coppers. A quartet of beautiful Red Shaver Hens, that have been named because of their colour (copper brown) and the fact they look a little like a detective on a … Continue reading