Find lots of ideas, offers and up-and-coming events on our blog page!
In addition, we work with some of the best suppliers in the business organising everything from the largest Royal dinner to the smallest local meeting, each one as important as the other. These fantastic teams include musicians, bands, florists, photographers, cake makers, interior decorators, transport providers – the list is endless.
We want to share our contacts and their expertise with you through some of the following blogs and ideas. Please remember that this list is by no means exhaustive and you are more than welcome to use your own preferred supplier.
(If you are a supplier that would like a blog article to be considered for this page, please let us know!)
You may not realise, but Trades Hall is the home of The Trades House of Glasgow: today a modern charity but established way back in 1605 to help support the trades and crafts people of the city and their families. It is worth remembering that when you hold an event or wedding in Trades Hall, all income arising is used to support charitable purposes. What a wonderful thought!
Kinship Care is this year's Deacon Convener's chosen charity, which helps children and the family and friends that care for them when they can no longer be looked after by their parents. Glasgow has the highest rate of kinship arrangements in Scotland. Alcohol and drug addiction are the most common causes of kinship care but it can also be due to parental mental health issues, illness, imprisonment, death or neglect.
It's hard to focus on what's important when organising your wedding. The fantastic photographer, David Grant Simpson, has some great suggestions:
"Once you have landed on your wedding venue and date, the next stage is deciding with what and whom you are going to fill the space! Your first port of a call should always be to find the right photographer. You're probably thinking "Aye right! Of course David Grant Simpson PHOTOGRAPHY is going to part with that little of nugget of wisdom" But it's true.
Ever wondered how video companies approach a wedding day? Monkey Box Films recently captured a wedding at Trades Hall. Here's what they wrote about it....
"We had the privilege of capturing the day for Martyn and Thomas....
We were thrilled to be recently chosen as Glasgow Convention Bureau's 'Pick of the Week: The Trades Hall of Glasgow, historic venue which has moved with the times'.
There are huge advantages to avoiding the weekends when celebrating your wedding. We are delighted to add to these by announcing our new mid-week wedding package, which could save you over £1,000! With a delicious 3 course dinner, prosecco, wine, evening food and lots of additional room-dressing items this is an offer you have to take a look at...