Wedding of the week: Cindy & Matt Hughes

This couple's special day ended their five year engagement.

This pair surprised guests at Matt’s 40th birthday party by getting married! They’d been engaged for five years and incorporated a special sand ceremony to represent blending their family of four children.

Cindy says their wedding day was relaxed and fun – particularly as they pulled off their big surprise!

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