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Hyperfocus Photography Promotion!!

Don't miss out on this awesome limited time offer!!!  Just click on the link below to find out more.

http://www.hyperfocus.ca/petiteBrock.html

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The Original Bridal Swap

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Join us April 7, 2013 for the NEXT Original Bridal Swap!

at the Roundhouse Community Centre in Yaletown

“I really enjoyed The Original Bridal Swap – it was fantastic!  Wedding shopping can be almost painful on a tight budget but the Bridal Swap made finding things fun and affordable.  There was an excellent selection of bridal bargains and lots of beautiful gowns at budget friendly prices.  Best of all-I found my dress!  It’s a gorgeous designer gown and way nicer than I could have otherwise afforded.  Thank you for putting on such a wonderful event!”
Best, Kim P.

 

PAST BRIDES: Start collecting your items to sell at the Original Bridal Swap. 

Register for your Table!

Don’t think you have enough to sell?
Have a few wedding odds and ends that you want to get rid of?

Bring them to Bridal Swap and we’ll sell them for you! Click here for more information.

Want to Consign your Wedding Dress? Find out how…

BRIDES TO BE: Looking for gently used centrepiece glassware, candle holders, decor, or even your wedding dress? Perhaps you still need to hire a few of your vendors?

Don’t miss The Original Bridal Swap!

  • Purchase gently used treasures from Past Brides
  • Decor companies will also be clearing out their stock!
  • Sample & Consignment Dresses on sale
  • Chat one on one with a select group of pro vendors
  • Door Prizes to be won!

Get in early for the best deals!

**GET EARLY BIRD ACCESS AT 10:30am BY PURCHASING ADVANCE TICKETS!
(Only 250 Early Bird tickets will be available )

DECOR COMPANIES: Need to get rid of some of your gently used inventory?  Sell your items at The Original Bridal Swap.  Click here for more information.

This is an event you won’t want to miss!

Visit our website:  www.bridalswap.ca

 

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New Year's Eve 2013 Party @ Brock House

Nick and Darlene, who were married at Brock House on April 15, are coming for dinner and dancing!! 

Love you guys..... Julie

22nd Brock House Annual Wedding Show Oct. 21, 2012

Our 22nd Brock House Annual Wedding Show was a great success!  It was an exciting day for everyone who attended.  Check out the write up from Vancity Bride below.

http://vancitybride.com/blog/events/bhws-recap-oct21.html

22nd Annual Brock House Wedding Show ~ Sunday, October 21, 2012

  22nd Annual Brock House Wedding Show
Sunday, October 21, 2012

Planning a wedding is a full time job. Let DreamGroup Productions and Brock House Restaurant make it easier by introducing you to some of the best wedding service providers Vancouver has to offer.

With a limited, elite, and carefully selected assembly of exhibitors, you will be meeting with some of the most qualified and experienced wedding professionals in Vancouver who have earned themselves an excellent reputation for being at the top of their game in their area of expertise.

Whether you have yet to hire all your wedding vendors, or have only a couple left to decide upon, this event promises to Inspire, Inform, and Indulge every one of its attendees.

In an intimate and unrushed atmosphere you can wander around and speak with potential vendors one on one, enjoy some wonderful edible delights, and sit back and enjoy a fashion show that is sure to leave you wanting more…

There will be two shows with the first one from 11:00am-3:00pm and the second from 3:00pm-7:00pm with Fashion Shows at 1:00pm and 5:00pm.

Tickets include:

  • Wine & Light Hors D’oeuvres
  • Inspiring Fashion Show
  • Live Music
  • Fabulous Door Prizes
  • Grand Prize Honeymoon Giveaway
  • Exquisite Gift Bag for the Bride
  • Every Bride will receive a special gift ($25.00 value) courtesy of Jeweliette

 

Style & Strut

STYLE & STRUT

Vancouver’s Premier Bridal Fashion Event

Sunday, January 22, 2012

 

Featuring Randy Fenoli, Star of TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress and Fashion Director at Kleinfeld  

 

Hosted by the Sutton Place Hotel, 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver

Produced by DreamGroup Productions Wedding & Event Planners Inc.

www.styleandstrut.com

STYLE & STRUT IS VANCOUVER’S PREMIER BRIDAL FASHION EVENT geared specifically at inspiring the Bride in creating and assembling her perfect personal wedding style!

On January 22, 2012 join us for a day filled with everything beauty, health, and style!  From Fashion Shows and onsite Beauty Treatments to a very special presentation by Randy Fenoli, Fashion Director at Kleinfeld and Star of TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress this is an event you do not want to miss!

Focusing on fashion and beauty for the modern and elegant metropolitan bride, this event promises to excite and indulge every one of its attendees.

BRIDES AND HER ENTOURAGE WILL EXPERIENCE…

  • All day fashion shows featuring the latest in bridal fashion including wedding gowns, shoes & accessories.  Also, providing Canadian Couturiers with an opportunity to showcase their collections with buyers and media representation from around the world in attendance.
  • Pampering on location! Sign up for a number of various on-site beauty treatments including skin care, lash extensions, mini manicures, brow treatments, and hair styling in our Style Lounge.  If you have ever been curious about some of these services, this is a day to try them out for free!
  • The opportunity to try on and play with some of the most coveted and fashionable jewellery and hair accessories by Vancouver’s elite designers and retail boutiques.
  • Find Your Perfect Wedding Shoes!  Browse through Vancouver’s hottest collection of Bridal Footwear from a variety of popular (and some newly discovered) shoe shops and designers.
  • Delectable Hors D’oeuvres provided by our gracious Host… The Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver
  • Fresita Sparkling Champagne compliments of our featured sponsor Bacchus Group
  • One on one discussion opportunities with Wedding Stylists & Beauty Experts in the Style Lounge.
  • Group session with a professional Wedding Photographer offering suggestions and insight into How to Pose Like a Pro and Look Your Best in your Wedding Photos

The Style Lounge at Style & Strut is a completely new experience for Vancouver Brides and guests!

Have you always wondered what it would be like to try those fabulous lash extensions?  Have you ever been curious about certain beauty treatments and practices for your wedding or just life in general?  Join us for a fun filled and informative day of everything beauty for the bride and her entourage.  The Style Lounge offers an elegant, fun, and indulgent opportunity to relax with girlfriends, try new things and learn about some of Vancouver’s Best Kept Wedding Style secrets.

We have assembled a fabulous team of beauty treatment specialists, stylists, shoe and fashion retailers, lingerie experts, hair and make-up advisors, and other fashion, health and beauty professionals to offer brides and their guests’ advice, insight, sample products and services, and support as they move towards creating their perfect Wedding Style.  From the latest skin care treatments (i.e. dermabrasion, laser treatments), lash extension services, and brow treatments to spray tanning, laser hair removal, teeth whitening, body bootcamp, yoga and more this is your opportunity to literally sit back in our elegant lounge areas and take advantage of the complimentary on site services being offered and chat one on one with health and beauty experts.

 

TICKETS 

Due to the strong interest in this event, the intimate setting, and limited # of seats available you must pre-purchase your tickets. Tickets will not be sold at the door. 

Style & Strut General Access Pass – $55.00**
This ticket is for the bride and her girlfriends looking to spend a day being pampered, inspired, and educated! Enjoy complimentary onsite beauty treatments (see Style Lounge for list of participants), chat with fashion stylists, play with jewelry, shop the city’s best bridal shoe collection, and in between enjoy champagne, hors d’oeuvres, and all day designer bridal fashion shows.

It’s All About the Dress Pass – $100.00** (only 125 tickets available)
Includes everything as listed under the General Access Pass, but in addition includes a seat at the 4:00pm highly anticipated one hour presentation by It’s All About the Dress author, Fashion Director of Kleinfeld, and star of TLC’s Say Yes to the Dress, Randy Fenoli. Hear Randy’s personal story and receive this bridal gown guru’s Top Tips and What to Consider when shopping for and choosing your ideal Wedding Gown.

Style & Strut VIP Access – $150.00** (only 100 tickets available)
This is the elite Pièce de résistance experience for the Randy adoring fan and/or soon to be married bride-to-be that loves the idea of indulging in an experience never to be forgotten… In addition to enjoying all the treatments and experiences offered in the General Access and It’s All About the Dress Passes listed above, The VIP Access Pass includes:

• Up Close & Personal Reserved Seat for all Fashion Shows and Randy’s Presentation
• Private Meet & Greet Autograph & Photo Opp* with Randy Fenoli following his Presentation
• Decadent Goodie Bag Stuffed with Swag & Specialty Discounts & Promotions ($75.00 Value)

*Keepsake photo compliments of Real Weddings Magazine
**Ticket price listed includes tax and service charges.

WIN A PERSONAL MEET & GREET WITH RANDY FENOLI!  

When you purchase a “Style & Strut VIP Pass”, you will automatically be entered to win a chance to WIN A PERSONAL MEET & GREET WITH RANDY FENOLI!

plus…

The lucky winner & 3 of her friends will win the Style & Strut VIP Treatment Package:

- The night before the show, the lucky Bride and her friends will get picked up by LIMO from the Sutton Place Hotel and taken out for dinner at a downtown restaurant

- At the end of the night, the Bride and her friends will return to the Sutton Place Hotel where they will stay overnight in a two bedroom Grand Suite with a bottle of champagne

- In the morning, the Bride and her friends will enjoy Sutton Place’s Jazz Brunch buffet in Fleuri Restaurant and A PERSONAL MEET & GREET WITH RANDY FENOLI!

PURCHASE ADVANCE TICKETS THROUGH EVENTBRITE http://styleandstrut.eventbrite.com/

For more information on this event, please visit the website, www.styleandstrut.com

 

How would you like to save money around the holidays?

Brock House is very excited to be working with Scott Johnson from Contrast Studio on this promotion and we hope you are too! Contact the catering department with any questions 604.224.3317.

The Original Bridal Swap is Back!

November 20th, 2011
Hosted by Villa Amato

Come and experience the thrill of the hunt and find your wedding treasures at  
The Original Bridal Swap

 

 

Bridal Swap™ connects Past Brides & Brides to Be in a fun atmosphere to buy and sell gently used wedding items, including wedding dresses. To get in on the fun, whether to clean out your closest, or to find that perfect, dollar-savvy find, click here!

 

Are you a Bride that wants to sell her wedding treasures?

Click here to register for your table! 

 

Getting married this summer?

Register for your table and get ready for this Fall's Swap.

 **Book before July 30th, 2011 for Early Bird Pricing

 

Don't think you have enough stuff to sell?  

Join up with a few of your friends that have been

past brides and share a table.    

 

Consign your wedding dress at the Bridal Swap!

Want to participate but only have your wedding dress to sell?   

DreamGroup will consign your wedding dress for you!

  For more information on how to consign your dress, click here

 

 

What Can you Expect at The Original Bridal Swap ?

  • Past Brides will be selling their wedding treasures
  • Decor companies will be clearing out their stock!
  • Sample & Consignment Dresses will be on sale
  • Chat one on one with a select group of professional vendors.
  • Enter to win one of the fabulous Door Prizes
  • Pick up Bridal Magazines, and so much more!

 

 

**GET EARLY BIRD ACCESS AT 10:30am  

BY PURCHASING ADVANCE TICKETS ONLINE!**  

(only 200 Early Bird tickets available so get yours soon!)  

 

Get your Tickets to The Original Bridal Swap

DATE: Sunday, November 20th, 2011

TIME: 11:00am-3:00pm **come early to get the best selection!

TICKETS: Advance Tickets:  $12.00 plus tax Get your tickets for EARLY BIRD ACCESS at 10:30am

Tickets at the Door: $12.00 **cash only** (entry at 11:00am)

LOCATION: Villa Amato, 88 East 1st Ave., Vancouver

For more information check out the website www.bridalswap.ca OR

to inquire, please contact DreamGroup at 604.537.3575 or bridalswap@dreamgroup.ca

 

 

Have you heard of the Bridal Swap?

Bridal Swap

Vancouver's 1st Bridal Swap is a new and exciting opportunity for Past Brides to share their wedding treasures and goodies with future Brides-to-Be in a fun and energy-filled environment.

Are you a Past Bride interested in selling your wedding goods at the Show?

Register today and take advantage of our Early Bird Pricing
For more information on how to be a part of this event, click here
 

 Consign your wedding dress at the Bridal Swap! 

Want to participate but only have your wedding dress to sell?  DreamGroup will consign your wedding dress for you!  For more information on how to consign your dress, click here

 

Here are some of the things that Brides-to-Be are looking to purchase:

  • Centerpiece Vases
  • Linen & Overlays
  • Candle Holders
  • Sashes
  • Bridesmaid Dresses
  • Wedding Dresses & Veils
  • Jewellery
  • Mirrors
  • Ring Pillows
  • Aisle Runners
  • Candy Table Vases
  • And so much more!

Don't think you have enough stuff to sell? Join up with a few of your friends that have been past brides and get a table together. 
 
 

DATE: Sunday, February 20th, 2011

TIME: 10:30am-4:00pm **come early to get the best selection!

TICKETS: Tickets $10.00 plus tax | $12.00 at the door (cash only). Click here to purchase tickets in advance. 
 

 
LOCATION: Heritage Hall, 3102 Main Street

For more information check out the website www.bridalswap.ca OR to inquire, please contact DreamGroup today at 604.537.3575 or bridalswap@dreamgroup.ca

 

2 Weddings, 1 Weekend, 1 Amazing Photographer

Everyone that knows Erin from Erin Gilmore Photography knows that she is one of the most talented, creative and hardest working gals in the Wedding industry but
when we found out she had shot two weddings here at Brock House on the same weekend we knew we had another way to describe her:  Tireless!  Not only are the pictures absolutely stunning, they are also completely different!  So here they are, two weddings done at Brock House with two very different styles...we hope you enjoy these photos as much as we do!

July 31st Wedding (6:30pm-1:00am time slot) Photos:

August 1st Wedding (11:00am-4:00pm) Photos:

Brock House Wedding Show 2010

 

 

Do you have your ticket yet??

DreamGroup Productions Presents.... the 20th annual Brock House Wedding Show... Sunday, October 24, 2010.

 UNLIKE ANY OTHER…

  • Passed Wine
  • Delicious Hors D'oeuvres and Cocktail Fare
  • Inspiring Fashion Show
  • Live Music
  • Fabulous Door Prizes from Participating Exhibitors
  • Grand Prize Honeymoon Giveaway (courtesy of destinationweddingtravel.ca & Boomerang Tours)
  • Exquisite Gift Bag for the Bride including jewellry compliments of Jeweliette

 

2 Shows at 11:00-3:00pm and 3:00-7:00pm with two fashion shows at 1:00pm and 5:00pm

 For tickets and information visit www.dreamgroup.ca/weddingshow or call 604.537.3575 (tickets are available through Clubzone)

Hosting an Intimate Wedding?

Although at Brock House Restaurant we are known for our Garden Tent and North Lawn, did you know that Brock House Restaurant also hosts more intimate weddings as well? If you are searching for a more intimate space to host your wedding, our beautiful Second Floor, West Lawn, and Private Terrace may be the perfect setting for you!

With beautiful ocean views, colourful garden, and private location, the West Lawn offers the perfect setting for your ceremony. After your ceremony, take a short walk up to the Second Floor and enjoy the romantic setting offered by our beautiful Heritage Home. This space offers seating for up to 50 guests and a private terrace for mingling throughout the afternoon or evening.

Throughout 2010 we have hosted many memorable weddings and events on our Second Floor. Check out these fantastic photos from Jeannine & Nathan’s wedding taken by Derek Cheng of Generation Photography.

If you wish to view this space for your wedding, please contact the Catering Department for further information!

  

 

Bright Colours at Brock House!

Wow – where does the time go? It seems like only yesterday that we were wrapping up wedding season 2009, and now, we are in the middle of wedding season 2010!

On Friday, June 18th Lisa and Kyle said their “I do’s” at Brock House Restaurant on the North Lawn witnessed by their friends and family. From the get go Lisa and Kyle were great to work with. Their love for each other and smiling faces made for a great wedding day, and… for some fantastic photos!

The décor and flowers provided by Halfyard Designs were a great splash of color and were captured by the very talented Barbara Casey of “I DO!” Wedding Photography. 

We would like to thank Lisa and Kyle for hosting their ceremony and reception with us. We hope to see you again in the future.

P.S – you were right, avocado on pizza is amazing!

 

 

May Showers bring June Flowers?

There is an old wives tale that says “rain on your wedding day is not a curse, it will only make the knot tighter”, and living in Vancouver…we live by this tale more than 50% of the time.

With that being said, during the afternoon of May 29th, 2010, a very special couple tied their tight knot here at Brock House Restaurant. Kimberley Foley & Shane Mangal’s intimate wedding took place on the Second Floor of the Restaurant surrounded by their close friends and family. Although the weather did not fully cooperate, plan B kicked into gear and they were able to walk down the aisle, rain or shine. We would like to thank this wonderful couple for hosting their wedding with us. Kim, you were amazing to work with and we can’t say enough how beautiful you look in your wedding gown. We hope that you will keep in touch!

If you wish to see a slideshow of Kimberley & Shane’s wedding day, put together by their photographer Stone Photo, please click the link below!

www.stonephoto.ca/kim&shane/

 Hi Gail & Kimberley,

Shane and I are finally settling back into "real life" after the wedding and honeymoon and I wanted to pass along a huge thank you from both of us for helping to make our wedding day perfect.  The whole day was simple yet elegant which is exactly what I was looking for.  The food was absolutely delicious and people are still talking about it.  Everybody loved the venue as well.  I didn't get my wedding on the lawn like I had hoped because of the rain but you made everything work for us anyway and I have no regrets :)

Thanks again for making it all so easy from the planning to the execution to the big day itself.  I wouldn't hesitate to recommend the Brock House to anybody else.

Thanks again girls!

Kim & Shane Mangal

 

Wedding Season has officially started!

With our wedding season in full gear, we would like to take a moment to reflect on the past weddings and thank all of our beautiful Brides and Grooms from over the last few months, working with you and your families has been a pleasure. Your happiness, tears, laughter, and love are what keep adding character to the walls of our beautiful venue and we thank you for that.

The wedding season started off with a bang with Michelle & Steven's nuptials which took place on March 27, 2010. The planning was underway one year prior to the special day and working closely with Michelle and her amazing mother Bertine, the wedding day went off without a hitch!

Bertine's helpful guidance and dedication to her daughter and soon to be Son in Law helped make the planning experience a breeze! We especially love the quote, as Bertine quoted, "instead of giving away a daughter, I would be taking a new son-in-law instead" from her personal newsletter which she so graciously shared with us.

We would also like to thank Michelle and Steven for allowing us to be part of their wedding day, we wish you all the best in your future together!

*Bertine Hage is a professional life coach residing in Port Moody. If you are interested in working with her or would like to receive her free, personal newsletter, please contact her at liveyourlifewithpassion@gmail.com  

Past Events

MCL Event

On October 22nd, 2009 a very special event was hosted at Brock House Restaurant. This event is now known to Brockers as the largest event ever hosted in the history of Brock House Restaurant!

MCL Motors first contacted Gail Bromell, Brock House Catering Manager, in August 2009 in hopes that we would be able to accommodate their VIP guests and help to showcase the beautiful new 2010 Porsche Panamera to eager Porsche fans. The opportunity to work with such an amazing company and be part of a very special launch was well received by the Catering Department and the planning was soon underway. Working together with MCL Motors amazing Marketing Director Bonnae Leong, Gail and the BH Catering team customized a fabulous gourmet cocktail menu and an elegant “lychee” signature cocktail to accommodate the 800+ guests which attended the event. The exquisite cars were parked around the grounds and under the beautiful garden tent overlooking the Ocean and North Shore Mountains making for the most perfect backdrop imaginable.

We would like to thank MCL Motors for hosting their event with us and all the attending guests who helped to make this event a huge success! We hope that you will visit Brock House Restaurant again and look forward to working with MCL Motors to plan another event in the near future.

Wedding Show, October 18, 2009


On October 18th, 2009 Brock House Restaurant hosted the 19th annual Brock House Wedding Show. Completely selling out, the show catered to brides and grooms of all styles. An array of gourmet hors d’ oeuvres , delicious Peller Estates wine and an amazing selection of informative (and fun!) wedding vendors throughout the house made for a memorable day for all of the attending guests. We would like to thank all of those whom attended and DreamGroup Productions for pulling off the most amazing Wedding Show to date!  

 

Please click here for details on our 2010 Brock House Wedding Show.

 http://www.dreamgroup.ca/weddingshow.htm

  Welcome to the new Brock House Restaurant website!

First off we would like to thank all the photographers for their pictures they contributed and of course our amazing web designer, Farah of Tremor Communications for this wonderful new look! Without your hard work and cooperation we couldn’t have done it without you; not to mention it was long overdue.

We would also like to thank all of the beautiful brides and handsome grooms that have come through Brock House Restaurant over the past years as well as our incredible current couples that are booked to get married in 2010/2011. Helping you plan your special day and being part of one of the most important moments of your lives keep us coming to work with a smile on our face.