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Wild Hearts Christchurch 2019 Wedding Fair Recap

A beautiful evening under the stars celebrating love in the Garden City for Wild Hearts Christchurch 2019. With our fist ever night time event, a stunning new venue iconic to Christchurch, the very best selection of talented vendors, an amazing lineup of designers and industry leaders – we had the most incredible evening at Ilex in Christchurch’s Botanic Gardens on Saturday.

We were also very excited to launch the stunning new Truly Yours clear marquees with the South Islands very first black framed clear marquee nestled on the lawn outside Ilex. Inside there were more vendors to explore and our VIP guests were treated to a special hideaway space hosted by Together Journal. Greta Kenyon – the Founder & Editor of Together Journal also hosted a Q&A session with some industry faves including Charlie from Chaos & Harmony, Zoe from The White Tree, and Sophie & Jamie from Truly Yours.

For those who couldn’t make it, we wanted to share a recap on all of the magic that happened on the weekend at our 3rd annual Christchurch Wild Hearts Wedding Fair, beautifully captured by Sarah Clements Photography.

A HUGE thank you must also go to all of our Wild Hearts Christchurch sponsors, vendors, designers, behind the scenes teams, hire vendors, foodies, venue staff, our Wild Crew and our amazing guests – the evening was all we had dreamed and more! See and read more below about this incredible evening….


|| CREDITS || 

Photography by Sarah Clements Photography | Venue: Ilex Cafe in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens | Clear Marquee by Truly Yours | Wild Hearts Electric Cars from E.V City

TOGETHER JOURNAL VIP HAVEN || Hosted by Together Journal 

Marquee, Styling & Furniture by Truly Yours | Flora by Bunch Floral | Rosé by Master Of Ceremonies | Catering by Good Company | Beauty Station by Jo Malone & Bobbi Brown

VENDORS || Truly Yours, Chaos & Harmony, Juliette Hogan Bridal, Highkings DJ, Seedlip/ Cook & Nelson, The White Tree, Pollard We Are, Run Wild Events, Assembly Events, Cressy & Charmed, Laine Hermsen Bridal, Velvet Photo & Cinema, Mrs Bottomley’s Flowers, The Little Chapel, DJ4You, Working Style, Blues Booth, The Thirsty Caravan Bar, Gypset Style & Hire, Radha’s Henna, The Cake Eating Company, Ilex Cafe & Events, Christchurch Botanic Gardens, Love In A JewelLouise Anderson Bridal Design, Weddings at The TannerySmitten With Love, The Plumbers Bouquet 

VIP GOODIE BAG SPONSORS || Together Journal, Wild Hearts, LuxeRose, Jo Malone, Bobbi Brown, Bondi Sands, Tailor Skincare, Queenstown Soap Co, Zorilla Brand, Barkers, Ilex, Rebecca Jane Sugar Art, Ruby Blue, Dinh Collective, The Thirsty Caravan, Canterbury Bride, QT for You, The Plumbers Bouquet 

Next we are in Queenstown on Sunday September 29th and we are back in even MORE locations for 2020! Tickets for all of these locations are available from our Events Page so get your tickets now. We can’t wait for you to run wild with us…

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