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

​​​​​​​​​​The World Pipe Band Championships is back! 

Join us for the highlight of the piping calendar – the biggest and best event of its kind where thousands of pipers and drummers compete for glory on Glasgow Green.  


Join us on Friday 17th & Saturday 18th August so you don’t miss out!


 friday

​Tickets
​2018 OTD Ticket Price
​2018 Advance Ticket Price
Adult
​£6.00
​£5.00
Child
​£4.00
​£3.00
Concession
​£4.00
​£3.00
​Family Ticket (2 adults, 3 kids)
​£16.00
​£10.00
​Friday Hospitality* 
​£50.00
​£50.00


saturday

​Tickets
​2018 OTD Ticket Price
​2018 Advance Ticket Price
Adult
​£16.00
​£13.00
Child 
​£11.00
​£8.00
Concession 
​£11.00
​£8.00
​Family Ticket (2 adults, 3 kids) 
​£43.00
​£31.00
​Grade 1
​£28.00
​£28.00
​Saturday Hospitality* 
​£120.00
​£120.00


weekend

​Tickets
​2018 OTD Ticket Price 
​2018 Advance Ticket Price 
Adult
​£20.00
​£16.00
Child
​£13.00
​£9.00
Concession 
​£13.00
​£9.00
​Family Ticket (2 adults, 3 kids)
​£49.00
​£37.00
​Weekend Hospitality* 
​£150.00
​£150.00


*Saturday and Weekend hospitality tickets are now sold out. If you are still interested, contact the box office to be added to a waiting list on 0141 353 8000. Please note that Friday hospitality tickets are still on sale. 


Please note that all tickets are subject to the following transaction fees.

​Method
​Transaction Fee
​Postage Fee
Online 
​£1.00
​£1.00
Telephone 
​£1.50
​£1.00


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what's On at The Worlds 


friday

The Grade 1 qualifiers will be held on Friday 17th August. Gates open at 8am with the qualifiers taking place from 11am – 5pm. Food and drink stalls will be on hand to keep you refreshed throughout the day as well as a selection of stalls to wander round in between qualifiers. 

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saturday
Day two includes the Championship finals and all the other Grade competitions including the Drum Major competitions. There will also be a Highland Dancing Competition, Highland Games competition, the Scottish Food Village, Traders Village and the Kids Zone.

Gates opening at 7am with the competition starting at 9am. The event will draw to a close with a spectacular march-past of all pipe bands in the main arena for the presentations from the day’s competition.


ticket information


What tickets are available to purchase?  


General Admission Friday

Access to Glasgow Green for the Grade 1 Qualifiers including the Grade 1 arena seating which is available on a first come first served basis.

General Admission Saturday

Access to Glasgow Green, including the Glasgow World Highland Games, the Highland Dancing competition and the Kid’s Zone. Please note these tickets will not give you access to Grade 1 Seating, which is reserved for Grade 1 ticket holders only. 

General Admission Weekend 

Access to Glasgow Green on Friday and Saturday to make sure you don’t miss any of the weekend’s action! Please note these tickets will give you access to Grade 1 Seating on the Friday on a first come first served basis. These tickets will not give you access to Grade 1 Seating on the Saturday as it is reserved for Grade 1 ticket holders only. 

Grade 1

Available for Saturday 18th August only. A Grade 1 ticket allows you entry to Glasgow Green all day and the ability to choose and reserve a seat in the Grade 1 Arena throughout the day.    

Friday Hospitality

Access to Glasgow Green including access to the exclusive guest marquee, guest parking, a light finger buffet lunch, afternoon tea and a seat within the Grade 1 grandstand. Please note it is not possible to choose your seat within the grandstand on Friday.

Saturday Hospitality*

Access to Glasgow Green including access to the exclusive guest marquee, guest parking, an a la carte fork buffet with complimentary drinks, afternoon tea, and reserved seating ensuring the best possible view of the competition action on Saturday.

Weekend Hospitality*

Why not enjoy the very best of WPBC on both Friday and Saturday by booking a weekend hospitality package – ensuring you’ll get the best views of the weekend’s action. To purchase a weekend hospitality package, select both Friday and Saturday hospitality tickets together and you will receive a £20 discount when you get to the checkout page. 

*Saturday and Weekend hospitality tickets are now sold out. If you are still interested, contact the box office to be added to a waiting list on 0141 353 8000. Please note that Friday hospitality tickets are still on sale. 





Please see above for ticket prices.


If you have any issues purchasing tickets, please contact the Box Office on (+44) 0141 353 8000. 


wheelchair spaces can be booked via the box office on (+44) 0141 353 8000.