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    Weddings and Events

    Our uniquely Scottish venue is the perfect match for your special event.

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    Weddings and Events

    Our uniquely Scottish venue is the perfect match for your special event.

The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe.
Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB.
Founders: Sir Brian Ivory CVO CBE FRSE MA CA - Lady Ivory DL MA ARCM FRSA - Sandy Grant Gordon CBE MA.    Read More

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Evening Wedding Receptions

Looking for somewhere to host a wedding party? Couples can join us to celebrate their nuptials in our beautiful auditorium for an evening celebration!

If you have been married abroad, had a smaller ceremony or just want an evening event to celebrate, then take a look at our evening reception party options. This ensures you and your friends have the opportunity to celebrate your big day in style!

Evening Wedding Reception From £500
  • Red or Navy carpet on arrival
  • The hire of our wedding venue The Main Auditorium for an evening reception
  • The hire of The Blue Room for a drinks reception, buffet, photo booth or candy bar
  • Full license from 7pm until midnight
  • Children of all ages welcome until midnight
  • Round tables, chairs, white linen and church candles
  • Cake table and knife
  • Private bar
  • Large stage
  • Cloakroom

Wedding Receptions At The Piping Centre
Wedding Receptions At The National Piping Centre
Wedding Receptions In Glasgow

Our team of wedding coordinators will help you tailor make your perfect wedding with a Scottish twist. If you would like to chat with one of our team please click the button below! 

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St Andrews' Day Whisky Dinner

Join us this St Andrew's Day for an evening of all this Scottish to celebrate! Guests will be welcomed from 7.00pm by a piper, then there will be a tour of our newly redisplayed Museum of Piping and the chance to try the bagpipes for yourself, with our expert piper on hand to guide you through it. 

Then there will be a sumptuous 3 course meal, with each course paired with a wee dram of whisky to match the food. 

This fantastic celebration of Scottish Traditions will be the perfect way to kick off the party season and let you raise a glass to the Patron Saint in style. This great night is £39.95 per person and you can book now online. 

To find out more about the menu download our events brochure, so book now for a great night of festivities! 

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Wedding Packages at The National Piping Centre

We realise that all wedding plans are different, so we have put together packages to help you create that special day within your budget, without compromising on quality and style. All wedding packages are based on 80 people minimum (except Winter Wedding package) for the ceremony and wedding meal. Guest numbers can be increased to 120 for the ceremony and wedding meal, with a maximum of 150 attending at night.

  • Winter Wedding Package

    Our Winter Wedding Package has everything you need to host the perfect winter wedding. This package is based on 50 guests and comes with a world class piper & red carpet arrival. Book today for dates between November 2019 - February 2020.

    From £2700
  • Traditional Wedding Package

    Our traditional wedding package is built up using the costs of venue hire and ceremony hire. Create a bespoke menu for your wedding guests, offering them a delicious 3 course meal and drinks packages.

  • Sgian Dubh Package

    Our Sgian Dubh Wedding Package is our package to fit any budget. This wedding package gives you everything you need to have the perfect wedding day, from red carpet arrival to having a world-class piper on hand. Additional guests priced at £47 per person.

    From £3700
  • Balmoral Package

    Our Balmoral all inclusive wedding package offers all of the benefits of the Sgian Dubh package, with an upgraded dinner menu, floral arrangements for all tables and the ability to upgrade your drinks reception. Additional guests priced at £52 per person.

    From £4200
  • Glengarry Package

    Our Glengarry wedding package offers upgrades on our existing wedding packages with an improved dinner menu, upgraded buffet options and a glass of house wine for the toasts and speeches . Additional guests priced at £62 per person.

    From £4900
  • Ivory Package

    Our Ivory Wedding Package is our superior wedding package. Allowing the happy couple to create a bespoke 3 course menu from our existing menus. It offers canapés, Prosecco & an improved evening buffet to keep all of your wedding guest happy.  See more below about our premium wedding package, the Ivory wedding package. Additional guests priced at £89 per person.

    From £7100

Sgian Dubh Wedding Package

We realise that all wedding plans are different, so we have put together packages to help you create that special day within your budget, without compromising on quality and style.

All packages are based on 80 people minimum for the ceremony and wedding meal. Guest numbers can be increased to 120 for ceremony and wedding meal, with a maximum of 150 attending at night.

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Wedding Packages at The National Piping Centre
 

  • Sgian Dubh Overview

    • A World Class Piper
    • Red Carpet Arrival
    • Full Day Room Hire for Auditorium and Blue Room
    • Museum of Piping & The Pipers' Tryst for Drinks Reception
    • Silver Cake Stand and Bridal Knife
    • White table linen and candles
    • All table stationery
    • Complimentary accommodation for Happy Couple on wedding evening.
  • Menu

    Starter

    ‘Piping Hot’ lentil soup (v)

    Mains

    Breast of chicken served with rich thyme gravy, seasonal vegetables and dauphinoise potatoes

    or

    Arran cheddar & leek tartlet (v)

    Desserts

    Traditional Cranachan in brandy snap baskets

    Freshly brewed coffee or tea served with tablet or shortbread

    Full children’s menu is also available

  • Drinks & Buffet

    • A Glass of House Wine or Orange Juice for the Drinks Reception
    • A Glass of House Wine or Orange Juice with Dinner
    • 80 breakfast rolls for the evening buffet
  • Compare Packages

      Sgian Dubh Balmoral Glengarry Ivory Winter
    Price £3700 £4200 £4900 £7100 £2700
    A World Class Piper
    Red Carpet Arrival
    Full Day Room Hire
    Ceremony Hire
    Museum Of Piping & The Pipers Tryst for drinks reception
    Silver Cake Stand & Bridal Knife
    Glass Of House Wine or Orange Juice For The Drinks Reception
    Glass of Sparkling Wine or Orange Juice For The Drinks Reception
    Glass of House Wine or Orange Juice For The Toasts & The Speeches.
    Glass of Sparkling Wine or Orange Juice For The Toasts & The Speeches.
    Glass of Wine or Orange Juice During Dinner
    1/2 Bottle of House Wine Per Person With Dinner
    Fruit Juice or Mineral Water for Drinks Reception & Dinner
    Prosecco Drinks Reception for Evening Guest Arrival
    Floral Arrangements For All Tables
    Breakfast Rolls For The Evening Buffet
    White Table Linen and Candles
    All Table Stationery
    Complimentary Accommodation for Happy Couple On Wedding Evening
    Upgraded Menu
    3 Individual Choices from the evening buffet (e.g Pizza, Pakora, Sausage Rolls)
    3 Canapés per person
    4 Individual Choices from the Evening Buffet (e.g Pizza, Pakora, Sausages Rolls, Haggis Bon Bons)
    White Chair Covers & Sashes of Your Choice for Ceremony & Meal
 

Say 'Aye-Do' with The National Piping Centre

Get in touch with our dedicated wedding co-ordinator, and take your first step towards creating the day of your dreams.    
 

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The National Piping Centre exists to promote the study of the music and history of the Highland Bagpipe.
Patron HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, KG, KT, GCB.
Founders: Sir Brian Ivory CVO CBE FRSE MA CA - Lady Oona Ivory DL MA ARCM FRSA - Sandy Grant Gordon CBE MA

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HRH The Prince Charles,
Duke of Rothesay, Patron

with Founders, Sir Brian and Lady Ivory and the Lord Provost Bob Winter on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of the Opening of The National Piping Centre.

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