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

The rebel’s guide to tradition

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

By Josh Withers
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 Married!
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What to do if you don't have the cash for a good wedding photographer
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 topic!
October 19, 2019
The rebel's guide to wedding day timing and scheduling
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 officiant. So here's my guide to create a schedule, or timeline for your wedding day. (Recorded in #Yosemite!)
October 19, 2019
The rebel’s guide to tradition
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 episode trying to help you frame that conversation about wedding traditions and having a traditional, or non-traditional wedding.
October 6, 2019
The rebels’ guide to wedding vows
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 guide to writing wedding vows!
September 12, 2019
When seven years felt like seven days
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 today I celebrate our seven years in the podcast, and look forward to seven more!
September 6, 2019
How to elope, a rebel's guide to elopements
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 elopement and a wedding. Recorded on Wanaka's Coromandel Peak in New Zealand in the motherflipping snow with real true blue snowfall!
August 1, 2019
Please don’t spend 6.7% of your life planning your wedding
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 than your wedding. Thanks a million to Harley from Bulb Creative for filming today's episode!
May 22, 2019
After the first dance
What should a rebel do after the first dance and what's the secret ingredient to a full dance floor?
April 24, 2019
How to be photographed at a wedding, feat. Morgan Roberts Photography
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.
April 7, 2019
People at your wedding, who should be there?
When no-one has to be at your wedding, when no-one deserves an invitation, who do you invite?
April 4, 2019
It's the vibe. I rest my case.
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.
March 16, 2019
Wet weather wedding backups
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 and what to do if it’s raining.
March 15, 2019
Why create The Rebel’s Guide? Featuring Luna Withers
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 getting married matters. Bonus guest appearance from Luna Withers, my little girl.
March 1, 2019
Rebels don't force children and animals to perform at their wedding
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
February 16, 2019
The rebel's guide to wedding photographers
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?
February 14, 2019
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February 11, 2019
A rebel's bridal party
Don't listen to this episode if you are keen on a massive bridal party!
February 6, 2019
The wedding checklist
Most wedding planning checklists are designed to scare the heck out of you. Here's one that will set you free.
February 5, 2019
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