Worsthorne Pedersen Publishing

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The Bride's Diary

The Bride's Diary is the modern bride's essential wedding planner and is an authoritative guide to both modern and traditional wedding etiquette. It inspires Australia's style-savvy modern couple.

Wedding CeLebration

Wedding Celebration – celebrating weddings, celebrating photography, celebrating style!
Wedding Celebration provides styling and theming inspiration.

The Groom's Diary

This book is for every groom who wants to make his wedding an outstanding success, and who also wants to make a full contribution to the planning of his wedding day.

Wedding Toasts & Speeches

This handy book contains everything you need to write, practice and execute a perfect wedding speech and will help you to rise to the occasion
with confidence on the wedding day.

Weddingstar Australia

We are proud to publish the Australian version of the popular Weddingstar magazine each year. Weddingstar is Australia's favourite one-stop wedding shop, featuring over 3,500 individual products.

The Bride's Diary Events

The Bride's Diary hosts and supports leading wedding exhibitions, launch events, open days and networking opportunities throughout
Australia each year, to directly support our leading industry clients.

Proudly a privately owned Australian company


Established more than 30 years ago, Worsthorne Pedersen Publishing originally produced gardening and other special interest titles, including the Australian Garden Guide, The Paddington Book and The Southern Highlands Book. We have also produced a number of custom publishing titles for special interest groups, including wine connoisseurs, schools, and various works of fiction.

Today, Worsthorne Pedersen Publishing remains a dominant force in Australian wedding magazine publishing, delivering a range of outstanding wedding titles, including The Groom’s Diary, Wedding Toasts & Speeches and Wedding Celebration. We also produce Australia’s most prestigious bridal magazine, The Bride’s Diary.


Duncan Robinson

Duncan Robinson



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Australia's premier wedding publication since 1986


The Bride’s Diary is the modern bride’s essential planning guide: it inspires Australia’s style-savvy couple, and is as beautiful as it is practical. As the bride’s most reliable and informative companion on her journey to her special day, The Bride’s Diary is the ultimate wedding planner and a complete guide to modern and traditional wedding etiquette.

A separate state/regional edition is published for: 

  • Sydney – New South Wales
  • Illawarra & Southern Highlands – New South Wales
  • Canberra – Australian Capital Territory
  • Brisbane – Queensland
  • Adelaide – South Australia
  • Perth – Western Australia
  • Melbourne - Victoria
  • The Bride’s Diary is also published in South Africa

Brides and advertisers alike are captured by the modern editorial content, stunning photography and sensational styling. Each edition of The Bride’s Diary offers inspiring information on a range of wedding planning topics, including:

  • Bomboniere
  • Books
  • Bridal accessories
  • Bridal fairs
  • Bridal fashion
  • Bridal party attire
  • Bridal shoes
  • Cakes and confectionery
  • Celebrants
  • Decorations and party hire
  • Engagement notices
  • Flowers and bouquet preservation
  • Formal hire and menswear
  • Gifts and home wares
  • Hair and beauty
  • Honeymoon destinations
  • Jewellers
  • Marquee and party hire
  • Master of ceremonies
  • Music and entertainment
  • Photography
  • Reception venues
  • Stationery
  • Transport
  • Video
  • Wedding planning and services

In addition to these fabulous features, we also offer our readers stunning annual couture and styling shoots. Inspired by the new, the beautiful and the luxurious, our shoots interpret the latest trends in wedding day style.

www.bridesdiary.com.au, Australia’s leading wedding website, is the perfect companion to The Bride’s Diary and provides brides and grooms with the ultimate online destination to plan their wedding. Our popular wedding website features articles, reviews, galleries, inspiration, wedding services, news & events calendar, online store, latest specials, free give-aways, honeymoon competitions and interactive wedding planning tools. We also publish 15 state and regional blogs, bringing our readers all the latest wedding and lifestyle information and inspiration.

Visit www.bridesdiary.com.au or connect with us on Social Media for more! 




Australia's favourite real life wedding and wedding styling magazine


With thousands of truly beautiful weddings photographed throughout Australia each year, Wedding Celebration provides photographers with the ideal platform upon which to present their best work and favourite weddings.

Wedding Celebration also features Australia’s leading reception venues, event stylists, stationers, florists, and wedding cake specialists.

The Bride’s Diary is the ultimate wedding planner, featuring modern and traditional etiquette and is a superb memento of a bride’s special day. Wedding Celebration is the perfect extension to this, providing styling and theming inspiration and ideas.

Brides-to-be love exploring how other real life brides created their dream day and Wedding Celebration is the ideal companion as they choose their wedding day colours and themes.

Created with the same dedication to high quality graphic design and modern editorial content that The Bride’s Diary is renowned for, Wedding Celebration is also influenced by the creativity and attention to detail that we see in the gorgeous weddings we feature.

Wedding Celebration… celebrating weddings… celebrating photography… celebrating style!



From groom's duties to the speeches and everything in-between


This book is for every groom who wants to make his wedding an outstanding success, and who also wants to make a full contribution to the planning and preparation of the event.


Brought to you by the publishers of the internationally-acclaimed wedding publication, The Bride’s Diary, this excellent companion has been specifically written for the groom.

The Groom’s Diary is more than just a concise compendium of advice and information; it is a book you can make your very own, your personal planning tool to help you bring your individual contribution to the event…

Here at last is the definitive guide to what the groom needs to do in the lead-up to his wedding day!

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So you’ve been asked to give a speech at a wedding? 


Nervous? Terrified? or Excited? Where do you start? How will you deal with your nervousness? Well, here it is! The solution to your problems.


Wedding Toasts & Speeches contains everything you need to write, practice and execute a perfect wedding speech, and will help you to rise to the occasion with confidence on the wedding day!

In Wedding Toasts & Speeches, you will find expertly written guidance on speech preparation and delivery, sequence of events for toasts and speeches and a selection of amusing quotes which can be successfully incorporated into a well worded speech.

This book also includes: Order of Speeches, Preparing Your Speech, On The Day, Opening Lines, Quotations, Wedding Jokes, Father of the Bride’s Speech, Groom’s Speeches, Best Man’s Speeches, Speech Planner.

Each speech is easy to deliver, humorous and designed to give you many ideas. With over 105,000 copies already sold, this is the must-have book for anyone required to give a wedding speech!



We are proud to be associated with Weddingstar Inc.


We are proud to be associated with Weddingstar Inc. – the world’s leading supplier of wedding accessories, decorations, gifts and favours…

Weddingstar has been making wedding dreams a reality for almost 30 years, and with more than 3000 wedding accessories and favours, as well as great decorating ideas and inspiring articles included in the annual Weddingstar catalogue, Weddingstar is your ultimate one-stop wedding shopping experience.

The desire to meet and exceed your shopping expectations for ‘everything after the dress’ is what fuels Weddingstar’s passion and each year, Weddingstar  designs and introduces new wedding accessories and decorations that have a broad appeal. With thousands of unique products, Weddingstar is extremely proud to be the single source for one of the largest and most distinctive selections of wedding products anywhere. With the added features of personalisation and customisation, the possiblities become almost endless.

For the most comprehensive range of gifts, favours, decorations, and fine wedding accessories, visit Weddingstar