If you’re anything like us then your summer social calendar is probably looking fit-to-burst, with engagement parties, weddings or good old-fashioned barbecues lining the Saturdays of your diary. At times like this, 52 weekends in the year just doesn’t seem like enough, and we’re not the only ones who seem to think so.
Step forward the weekday wedding. With lower prices and greater availability from your fave suppliers, is it any wonder that more and more couples are opting to tie the knot on Thursdays instead of the traditional Saturday?
Trades Hall have taken heed of this trend, and have created the Tailor Made Bespoke Package in response. Available Sunday-Thursday, the package includes a three-course dinner, a glass of prosecco and a half-bottle of house wine with the meal.
If you’re concerned about soaking up alcohol later in the evening, then you’ll be pleased to hear that hot filled breakfast rolls are also up for grabs. Plus, Trades Hall will offer you exclusive use of the venue, a dedicated wedding manager and master of ceremonies, and personalised table plan and menus. Bingo!
For 40 day and 80 evening guests, you’ll be looking at paying £3,000, with additional day guests priced at £60 per person. Looks like pretty good value to us.
“Trades Hall of Glasgow is a beautiful venue that not only does weddings over the weekend but also during the week,” explains wedding manager Laura Cook. “If anyone is considering celebrating midweek then we have a package to suit – your wedding can be just as perfect on a Wednesday as it would be on a Saturday!”
It certainly helps that Trades Hall is a stunning venue in its own right: dating back to the 18th-century, this historic gem in the Merchant City is the home of The Trades House of Glasgow. Now a registered charity, all profits raised from events at the site are used to support worthy causes in Glasgow.
With more bang for your buck, and a beaut venue to boot, there’s no reason your weekday wedding can’t be a resounding success – time to get our planning caps on, we reckon.