Wedding Venue’s Lovelock stands the test of time

Back in 2016 on a trip to London we attached an Old Forest School Lovelock to a popular spot in London’s Shoreditch area. This spot has tons of other Lovelocks attached to a fence right next door to the Shoreditch BoxPark. We were back in Shoreditch in August 2019 and thought we would take the […]

Botanical inspiration

Flowers and greenery play an important role in the decorating plans of most people on their wedding day. As an alternative to traditional flower decorations have you thought about using live plants instead?  We recently had botanical expert and young entrepreneur Theo Spargo stop by for a visit at Old Forest School, and luckily for […]

The ultimate old school wedding guestbook

Since we started having weddings at Old Forest School the original schoolhouse blackboard has been a favourite way for guests to leave messages of love and support for couples. Depending on how old you are, writing on a blackboard with chalk is either extremely nostalgic or a completely new experience. Regardless of your previous chalking […]

Love at first sight

What happens when a 4 year old flower girl meets a pair of miniature donkeys? Love at first sight of course. At a recent wedding at Old Forest School that’s exactly what happened. This gorgeous young girl was having her photos taken with the bridal party but was was way more interested in cuddling the […]

All set for another spectacular wedding season

Old Forest School is all scrubbed up and raring to go for another wedding season. Many of the buildings have had a fresh coat of paint, both inside and out, and really are looking their best. The gardens have been carefully prepared, the lawns mowed and the signage put back up. The tennis net is up […]

One Fine Day Wedding Fair in Melbourne

In early March 2018 some of the team from Old Forest School attended the fabulous One Fine Day Wedding Fair in Melbourne. One Fine Day Wedding Fair was again at the Melbourne Showgrounds for two full days of wedding inspiration from some of Melbourne’s finest wedding vendors and suppliers, including photographers, florists, musicians, cake designers, […]

New Outdoor Ceremony Spot

Not wanting to be upstaged by the new addition of The Fernery, the famous outdoor ceremony spot at Old Forest School has received an upgrade. The old doors and wall have gone replaced by a new reclaimed timber and tin arch. Already its proved a hit.    

The Fernery

This summer there’s a new space at Old Forest School. It’s a botanical inspired space called The Fernery. The space is filled with ferns and other plants.  Already its been a huge hit with couples, photographers and guests. The Fernery is a great place to escape the hot sun, chill out and enjoy a drink […]

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 Maia

Wedding venue making a difference in the environment

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 Trust (RET) first became a concept in 2011, before officially becoming a registered charitable trust in […]