Mary Killen Mary Killen

Dear Mary | 11 April 2019

Q. We sent out email invitations to our drinks party and have had too many acceptances. The venue has said that due to fire regulations we will have to reduce numbers by 20 people. What should we do?
— T.L., Wantage, Oxon

A. Email again, explaining the issue and asking for 20 volunteers to identify themselves as willing to attend a second drinks party on another specified date.

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