How it all started

The creation of two dedicated and passionate event managers, Events by Heidi & Kate was formed in 2010 by Kate Barnes and Heidi Plucknett. With a shared love of all things events, Heidi & Kate have been delivering stylish, contemporary celebrations throughout NSW for more than three years and have had lots of fun doing it!

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The here and now

The goal is fun, fabulous and festive weddings and parties. These days, Kate’s at the helm and she’s busily curating a unique selection of hire products suitable for a range of different occasions. It’s all about the sparkle!

Born and raised in Newcastle, Kate moved to Sydney to study hospitality and worked in some of the city's best 5-star hotels. Listening to that niggling desire to see the world, she packed up and hot-footed it to London for 6 months, just to give it a try. More than 6 years later, and with a ton of in-house events experience under her belt, she returned home with two goals: to study event management and start a business. The latter took a little longer than expected, but she's super glad it eventually did! When not working, Kate loves playing with her puppy dogs, catching up with friends over a chai latte or reading a good book. That's if you can tear her away from Vogue Living, countless bridal mags and design blogs!

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