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The Trades Hall of Glasgow is a historical building dating back to the 1700's. It is still used for its original purpose as a meeting place for The Trades House. It is also a fantastic wedding venue, offering elegance and class, in the heart of the...more
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85 Glassford Street, Glasgow G1 1UH, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A few minutes from Queen Street Station, this 18th century Robert Adam masterpiece is as stunning inside as out. On Doors Open Day, the many visitors (including moi) were warmly welcomed and given tours of each palatial area including the Grand Hall and the Saloon...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed a historical tour of this hidden Glasgow treasure during Doors Open Day which unfolded a previously unknown history to me, despite me living my entire life in Glasgow. I was very impressed by the level of benevolence practiced by the House and in...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

What a beautiful venue for a wedding. Ornate features throughout the event space, pop up bar for moments when photos are being taken and welcoming staff to walk us through the day. Food was lovely, room was beautifully set up for both the ceremony and...More

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Attended a wedding here and from the entrance up to the main hall upstairs the building is stunning and full of Glaswegian history.

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Attended the Craftex Exhibition. Beautifully maintained Hall with lots of original features. The Trades Hall still funds crafts in Glasgow. Friendly and helpful staff. Nice Hall to visit for some history of Glasgow.

Thank FelixLanton
Reviewed 23 March 2018

I am told that this is the second oldest building in Glasgow. The sign above states it was designed by Robert Adam and built in 1791. There is a lovely window to the left of the entrance displaying the coats of arms of several of...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

What a place, steeped in the life of Glasgow and it's Trades. If you can manage grab a tour and absorb centuries of life stories through paintings, wall murals, photographs and artifacts. I'll be back.

Thank neil c
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Visited on Glasgow Open doors day. You can see how the old trades were regulated and looked after. There is an old school section upstairs where traders children were educated. Lots of armorials

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Reviewed 28 May 2017

The venue to small for the festival to cramped and busy and chaotic however the stalls were fab but could of been more and the food was lovely had a jackfruit pie a macaroni pizza carrot and maple syrup cake and gin ready to drink...More

Thank Carinaellie
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I went to the Trades Hall for a Vegan Festival. The palace is very nice, with a lot of valuable and old furniture. It is, however, quite a small place for events that attract many people. Some rooms are claustrophobic, and when they're crowded you...More

Thank Tatjana S
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Linda M
10 August 2018|
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Response from ElaineG2403 | Property representative |
Hi Linda. I picked up your email last night and replied to you. Unfortunately the client cancelled due to ill health. I have passed your details onto the client and they will be in touch to reschedule. I hope we see... More
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lunanglasgow
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Response from TradesHall | Property representative |
Hello and thank you very much for your question. We are open at weekends when there is a function on and also during the week. Feel free to get in touch if you would like to book a guided tour and we will do our best to... More
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