Couple horrified as wedding venue demands £20,000 minimum spend and cancels big day

Couple horrified as wedding venue demands £20,000 minimum spend and cancels big day

A groom has told of the "horrendous" moment he discovered his wedding day was cancelled. Chris Marshall was due to marry his fiancée Laura Davies, 31, next year and the pair were looking forward to tying the knot at Matfen Hall near Hexham, Northumberland, on November 5. But the 32-year-old company director said that they were "horrified" to learn via email that the venue had introduced a £20,000 minimum spend. As a result, their wedding, with a budget of £9,000, was cancelled. Maften Hall has said they would receive a refund, but Chris claims they will be out of pocket after forking out cash on a florist and band for the celebration. And the couple were stunned to see the cancellation included a note suggesting if they wanted a new …
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