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  • World Pipe Band Championships
  • World Pipe Band Championships
  • World Pipe Band Championships
  • World Pipe Band Championships

The World Pipe Band Championships on Friday 12th and Saturday 13th August 2016.

Tickets now on sale

Friday’s competition consists of the Grade 1 qualifiers.

Saturday’s competition programme will include the championship finals and all other Grade competitions, as well as the Drum Major competition.

Tickets can be purchased online by using the links below, by phone on 0141 353 8000 and in person Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.

Buy tickets

Grade 1 tickets – Saturday 13 August only £28

General admission tickets – Friday 12 August – price below

General admission tickets – Saturday 13 August – price below

Please note all purchases are subject to a transaction fee.

Transaction fees
Tickets purchased over the phone are subject to an additional £1.50 transaction fee. Tickets purchased online are subject to a £1.00 transaction fee.

If you would like your tickets to be posted to you, there is a further £1.00 postage fee.

General admission tickets – advance prices

Purchase no later than Thursday 11 August at 6.00pm

​Friday 12
​Saturday 13
​Two Day Ticket
​Adults​£5​£13​£16
​Children / Concessions
​£3​£8​£9
​Family (2 adults with up to 3 children)
​£10​£31​£37


General admission tickets - on the day

​Friday 12
​Saturday 13
​Two Day Ticket
​Adults​£6​£16​£20
​Children / Concessions
​£4​£11​£13
​Family (2 adults with up to 3 children)
​£16​£43​£49


Children's Tickets

Children aged 5 and under go FREE.
Children's tickets are available for ages 6-15 years old.

Concessions

The following concessions apply to general admission tickets only:
Carers accompanying ticket holders go free (also applicable to Grade 1); aged 60 or over; full time student; benefit recipients; National Entitlement Card (for disabled people) and disabled persons railcard.

Guest Hospitality will be available on Friday 12 and Saturday 13.  These special packages give the holder access to the exclusive guest marquee and guest parking, as well as catering the best possible view of the competitive action on Saturday. Tickets will be on sale soon.  
If you would like to make enquiries about Guest Hospitality please call us on 0141 353 8000 to be put on the waiting list.

 About our tickets

Friday’s programme consists of the Grade 1 Pipe Band Championships Qualifiers.

Saturday's competition programme will include the Championship finals and all other Grades’ competitions, as well as the Drum Major competition.

Saturday’s programme also includes attractions such as The Highland Dancing competition and the Highland Games, free family activities a traders’ area and a Scottish Food Village. There is no additional programming around Friday’s competition, but spectators will be able to purchase food and drink onsite.

General Admission tickets

Tickets are available for Friday 12 and/or Saturday 13 August, and there are is also a two-day ticket available.

On Friday, your general admission ticket will give you access to the Grade 1 Qualifiers including the Grade 1 arena seating.

On Saturday, general admission tickets give you access to the whole of Glasgow Green, including the Glasgow World Highland Games, the Highland Dancing competition and the children’s area. They will not give you access to Grade 1 Seating, which is reserved for Grade 1 ticket holders only.

There are concessionary general admission prices available, plus family tickets and children’s tickets.

Grade 1 tickets

Grade 1 tickets are available for Saturday 13 August only, as seating is unreserved on Friday. A Grade 1 ticket allows you to choose and reserve a seat in the Grade 1 Arena throughout the day.   

Wheelchair spaces can be booked here ...»

Disabled Patrons who require a ticket with a companion please call the box office direct on (+44) 0141 353 8000.