Nica Richards
Deputy online news editor
5 minute read
6 Jul 2020
3:38 pm

Lack of engagements spells disaster for wedding venues in SA

Nica Richards

Wedding venues claim to be sidelined in lockdown regulation amendments, and are imploring government to discuss their future.

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Wedding venues around the world are struggling to stay afloat as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to change the way all businesses operate. Appeals within the hospitality, beauty, food and accommodation industries have resulted in many businesses being able to reopen their doors in South Africa, but a Midrand-based wedding venue has claimed that their sector is being ignored, and are in desperate need of answers. The Forest Walk Venue wedding coordinator Daniela Bray told The Citizen that the family-run business is considering closing down this year and only reopening next year. “It’s killing us, and now we’ve had to tell all our workers we...