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The Rebel's Guide To Getting Married And Planning A Wedding

35 EpisodesProduced by Josh WithersWebsite

Everyone has an opinion on how, when, and where you should get married. They probably even had opinions on who you should marry.I'm not that guy, I'm Josh Withers, an Australian marriage celebrant, presenting a different way to get married, the rebel's way. This is the Rebel's Guide To Getting Marri… read more

35 Episodes | 2019 - 2020

The Withers Wedding Method

July 29th, 2020


I've got a very specific and seemingly different way of looking at how to create a wedding, it's my own little wedding planning method, The Withers Wedding Method. If that was a sexier name I'd probably make a book, but …

Photographing a wedding on an iPhone, and what is a virtual wedding fair?

July 9th, 2020


Would you trust your wedding photographer if the only camera they had was an iPhone 11 Pro? This week I talk to my friend, and Indianapolis wedding …

How do we tell my mother-in-law that we eloped?

July 3rd, 2020


Welcome to a brand new format of the Rebel's Guide To Getting Married, we've changed to a wedding talkback show where Josh takes your questions live on the air. Today Scotty asks what to do about a wedding reception and …

The Rebels’ Guide To Staying Married While In Self-Isolation

April 20th, 2020


If you’ve found yourself and your partner in each other’s bad books a little bit through the COVID-19 imposed self-islolation, lockdown, …

The Rebels’ Guide to Changing Your Name When You Get Married

April 16th, 2020


Here’s something for the newlyweds to add to their quarantine todo list: changing their name after your wedding ... if that’s what you’re choosing to do. This is a comprehensive guide on how to do it, what options you …

The Rebels’ Guide To Re-Planning Your Wedding Now That COVID-19 Ruined It

April 2nd, 2020


The rebels' guide to getting married now that the Coronavirus has ruined your original wedding plans and you're trying to re-plan, postpone, and move your wedding


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The Rebels’ Guide To Getting Married Around The Coronavirus

March 22nd, 2020


These are weird times, especially if you’re getting married, so here’s an idea that should keep you safe and healthy, while also getting you married. …

A Rebels' Guide Q&A Episode - My Partner Wants a Wedding, I Want An Elopement

March 5th, 2020


In today's Q&A I addressed making a destination wedding fun, is 5:30am too early for a wedding ceremony, my partner wants to have a wedding but I want to elope, and whether celebrants get "butthurt" if they are …

The Rebels' Guide to Beach Weddings

March 3rd, 2020


The most popular place in the world to get married is probably not far from your hose, it's the beach! Here's some reasons why it's the worst, but …

The Rebel’s Guide To Attending a Wedding

February 16th, 2020


I met a lady at a wedding reception recently and she clearly didn’t know how to attend a wedding, so to the lady who didn’t like that bride, this vlog is for you. In case you’re not a viewer, there’s a few seconds of …

Rebel's guide to getting married overseas but doing the paperwork in Australia

February 5th, 2020


When I marry people overseas, I generally do their marriage paperwork in Australia, here's why


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Wet weddings and ice cream for breakfast

February 1st, 2020


Today’s podcast is part of my 29 Day Content Challenge at but also reflecting on Alex and Taneisha’s wedding that got rained out at the end this afternoon just outside of Melbourne


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The rebel's guide to choosing a wedding date

November 13th, 2019


There's been one simple and inhibiting way people have chosen wedding dates in the past: whatever their wedding venue had available.

I've got a new idea and I'd love to share it in this episode, consider it the upgrade …

The rebel's guide to being totally stressed out planning a wedding

November 12th, 2019


I feel like there's a cultural legal requirement for people planning a wedding and getting married to be totally stressed out. Like it's expected of …

The rebel’s guide to finishing your wedding

November 6th, 2019


Britt’s grandma always said you should start how you want to finish. In saying that she was encouraging you to think about the entirety of the …

The rebel's guide to wedding rehearsals

November 3rd, 2019


My least favourite thing about weddings is the idea that they have top be perfect and rehearsed. You can’t rehearse real life, and you can’t rehearse …

A rebels’ guide to choosing a wedding photographer

November 3rd, 2019


There are so many blog posts, podcasts, videos, about how to choose a wedding photographer, and they're all great. This guide however is what separates the sheep and the goats, this is how to actually and easily choose …

What to do if you don't have the cash for a good wedding photographer

October 19th, 2019


I’m definitely going to get in trouble for this episode, but the truth is that not everyone can afford a great photographer. So here’s the rebel’s guide for saving money on wedding photography. Thanks to Lucy for the …

The rebel's guide to wedding day timing and scheduling

October 19th, 2019


Creating a rough schedule for your wedding day could end in a all-in death match between your wedding planner, venue, photographer and celebrant or …

The rebel’s guide to tradition

October 6th, 2019


Rebel’s Guide in New York City! I’ve got some bad news for you: when you say you want a non-traditional wedding, it doesn’t really mean anything. There’s no simple fix to de-traditionalising your wedding. This is an …

The rebels’ guide to wedding vows

September 12th, 2019


The number one thing I get emails about is about how to write wedding vows. Couples getting married talk about being scared of public speaking, of not knowing what to write, and how to write them, so here's my rebel's …

When seven years felt like seven days

September 6th, 2019


Today is Britt and my seventh wedding anniversary, and my whole Rebel’s Guide ethos has it’s roots in our own wedding and how we decided to marry. So …

How to elope, a rebel's guide to elopements

August 1st, 2019


Most people have a weird worldview of eloping, like it's a sin, or dishonouring of your family, so let me tell you why people elope, but also offer you a tip on how to elope, along with the difference between an …

Please don’t spend 6.7% of your life planning your wedding

May 22nd, 2019


Sitting in the back of a ute, in a river bed, outside of Queenstown NZ, here's me trying to convince you to not spend the next five years of your life planning a wedding - because your marriage is way more important …

After the first dance

April 24th, 2019


What should a rebel do after the first dance and what's the secret ingredient to a full dance floor?


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How to be photographed at a wedding, feat. Morgan Roberts Photography

April 7th, 2019


I don't think many people understand that you don't have to pose, make weird faces, smile awkwardly, or be generally weird when you're getting your wedding photos taken. This episode features my mate, Morgan Roberts.


People at your wedding, who should be there?

April 4th, 2019


When no-one has to be at your wedding, when no-one deserves an invitation, who do you invite?


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It's the vibe. I rest my case.

March 16th, 2019


This is a podcast about a part of your wedding that no-one talks about, the vibe. It's the very undercurrent of everything happening in your wedding.


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Wet weather wedding backups

March 15th, 2019


A super exciting Rebel’s Guide to wet weather backups, or, How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Love The Rain, or, Thunder Only Happens When It’s Wedding.

Anyhow, this is the Rebel’s Guide to a wet weather wedding backup …

Why create The Rebel’s Guide? Featuring Luna Withers

March 1st, 2019


Why create The Rebel’s Guide?

Why would I invest time and effort into creating this podcast and vlog? Because I think it matters, and I think you …

Rebels don't force children and animals to perform at their wedding

February 16th, 2019


The title kind of gives it away, but I do reference a video in the podcast, and that video is available on my Youtube and Facebook channels


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The rebel's guide to wedding photographers

February 14th, 2019


Did you know that you don't have to have a wedding photographer to get married? So if you are going to have one, why, and who? And how much?

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February 11th, 2019


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A rebel's bridal party

February 6th, 2019


Don't listen to this episode if you are keen on a massive bridal party!

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The wedding checklist

February 5th, 2019


Most wedding planning checklists are designed to scare the heck out of you. Here's one that will set you free.


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