Craig Smith Music
Craig Smith Music: Wedding Piano Prices
Craig Smith Music offers affordable function entertainment and music wedding packages in Lancashire and the North West from £230 as a solo wedding pianist (and even less if using a piano already at the venue!), with various duos also available.
Musicians for Lancashire Wedding Venues
We are proud to offer the best quality musicians for the following venues:
- Pianist Ashton Memorial Lancaster, Singer Ashton Memorial, Saxophone Ashton Memorial, Lancashire
- Pianist Barton Grange Hotel, Singer Barton Grange Hotel, Saxophone Barton Grange Hotel, Lancashire
- Pianist Bartle Hall, Singer Bartle Hall, Saxophone Bartle Hall, Lancahire
- Pianist Beeston Manor, Singer Beeston Manor, Saxophone Beeston Manor, Lancashire
- Pianist Brockholes, Singer Brockholes, Saxophone Brockholes, Lancashire
- Pianist Browsholme Hall and Tithe Barn, Singer Browsholme Hall, Saxophone Browsholme Hall, Lancashire
- Pianist Eaves Hall, Singer Eaves Hall, Saxophone Eaves Hall, Lancashire
- Pianist Farington Lodge, Singer Farington Lodge, Saxophone Farington Lodge, Lancashire
- Pianist Heskin Hall, Singer Heskin Hall, Saxophone Heskin Hall<, Lancashire/li>
- Pianist Mitton Hall, Singer Mitton Hall, Saxophone Mitton Hall, Lancashire
- Pianist Mytton Fold, Singer Mytton Fold, Saxophone Mytton Fold, Lancashire
- Pianist The Outbarn, Singer The Outbarn, Saxophone The Outbarn, Lancashire
- Pianist Peckforton Castle, Singer Peckforton Castle, Saxophone Peckforton Castle, Cheshire
- Pianist Ribby Hall, Singer Ribby Hall, Saxophone Ribby Hall, Lancashire
- Pianist Samlesbury Hall, Singer Samlesbury Hall, Saxophone Samlesbury Hall, Lancashire
- Pianist Samlesbury Hotel, Singer Samlesbury Hotel, Saxophone Samlesbury Hote, Lancashirel
- Pianist Shireburn Arms, Singer Shireburn Arms, Saxophone Shireburn Arms, Lancashire
- Pianist Singleton Lodge, Singer Singleton Lodge, Saxophone Singleton Lodge, Lancashire
- Pianist The Villa, Singer The Villa, Saxophone The Villa, Lancashire
Affordable wedding packages in Lancashire
Our North West wedding packages are designed to offer cheap wedding music ideas without scrimping on the quality of musicians. Our musicians are amongst the best Lancashire wedding music options at affordable prices, and include superb Lancashire wedding singer and Liverpool wedding singer options.
Affordable Preston wedding music ideas
Our affordable music wedding packages in Preston include a Preston wedding pianist offering piano entertainment for wedding ceremonies, wedding breakfast meals and cocktail receptions; music duos from Preston with sax, violin or flute, a wedding singer in Preston in a wedding acoustic music duo, and a Lancashire wedding band who're mainly a soul band for weddings. We hope that the packages below help you find some affordable Preston wedding ideas, using some of the best wedding musician in Preston.
Affordable Pianist for Samlesbury Hall wedding piano packages
Craig plays wedding piano at Samlesbury Hall weddings regularly, with wedding breakfast piano starting at a price of £180. As a wedding piano player, he is also available for Samlesbury Hall ceremony piano and cocktail receptions. We also offer duos offering Samlesbury Hall cocktail reception entertainment with piano and sax, piano and flute, and piano and wedding singers also available as Samlesbury Hall wedding ceremony music ideas.
Best wedding music for Bartle Hall wedding packages
Bartle Hall is a stunning Lancashire wedding venue, requiring classy music. Bartle Hall pianist Craig Smith is available for wedding breakfast piano from £230, and piano for Bartle Hall wedding ceremony piano from just £230 would be perfect. Also consider a flute player for Bartle Hall, saxophone or violin and piano duos. We are able to provide classy acoustic music and Live Lounge music for Bartle Hall in the form of Acoustics By Kate.
Wedding pianist for Eaves Hall
Eaves Hall is a stunning country hall wedding venue in Lancashire with a grand piano in its entrance hall. Craig is recommended to play the piano at Eaves Hall for wedding cocktail music and guests arrival entertainment. He is also available to provide a electric piano for Eaves Hall wedding ceremony piano music.
Wedding pianist for Mitton Hall
Mitton Hall is a fantastic country hotel wedding venue in Lancashire with a grand piano in its bar area. Craig is available as a Mitton Hall piano player, for wedding ceremony, wedding reception cocktails and guests arrival entertainment.
Wedding pianist for Brockholes Preston
Brockholes nature reserve recently got its license to host wedding receptions. Craig is available as a piano player for Brockholes wedding ceremonies and and pianist for Brockholes receptions, and is available with a wedding singer for Brockholes weddings.
The Villa Wedding piano player
The Villa, a country house hotel wedding venue in Wrea Green, Lancashire, close to Preston, Kirkham and Blackpool has a piano in its reception bar. Craig is the recommended wedding pianist at The Villa, playing wedding reception piano music and also in piano music for The Villa wedding ceremonies.
2019 Wedding Packages & Prices
2019 pricing has been designed to offer better value for money for those wishing to book more than one package. All packages include a white electric piano and all necessary equipment as standard; there is the option to upgrade to a portable baby grand piano or full size baby grand piano (see below). Also included is all travel time, set up time, insurance (required by most venues from any external supplier) etc.
For venues with pianos already on site, there is a discount of £50 on any package or combination of packages, due to the reduced time for setting set up.
The ceremony package includes:
- Up to 30 minutes of pre-ceremony entertainment for guests once seated for the ceremony
- Entrance, exit and 2x signing of the register songs - your choice (there is no list that you are asked to choose from)
- Two requests for songs to be played as guests enter and take their seats - your choice
Drinks Reception Package
Entertainment for drinks receptions before or after a wedding ceremony, or on arrival for evening receptions. Standard length: 30 minutes. Music will be in your chosen style(s), with the set list put together by Craig specifically for your event, based on discussion of your preferences and Craig's experience as to the best music to play.
Wedding Breakfast Package
Entertainment throughout the meal, beginning either as the bride and groom take their seats, or when speeches finish if these are to take place before food is served. Music usually culminates around the time that coffee and/or bubbly is served, so as to allow 10 minutes to clear the room before speeches start. Music will be in your chosen style(s), with the set list put together by Craig specifically for your event, based on discussion of your preferences and Craig's experience as to the best music to play.
Chill-Out Room Package
An evening package where Craig will play a perfect blend of music in a mellow style in a room away from the main party, for those guests (usually older) who need a break from the loud music of the DJ. The set is constantly adapted to suit whoever is in the room. Usually a 90 minute package, beginning half an hour after the first dance. May include first dance accompaniment for a small additional fee.
There are discounts where booking more than one package. See the table below for each package option up to a whole day of music.
Other Functions / Bespoke Packages
Other non-wedding functions usually work in the same way as either a Drinks Reception package or a Wedding Breakfast package, and are priced in the same way (see below). For something completely different, please contact us for a bespoke package!
Function & Wedding Piano Prices
Prices are based on travel time to each venue. Please see the table below for examples of prices for popular venues and locations. You can check the travel time to your venue from PR2 3UY on Google Maps.
Please note that there is the possibility of a small add-on for parking charges and extra time required due to off-site parking at city centre venues. Other than these, the prices below are all-in, inclusive of travel, any necessary equipment, insurance etc.
For bookings made until 30/09/18, 2018 prices are still payable and can be seen here. Book soon to beat the price rise!
In the unlikely event that you do find a better price, Craig will beat any like-for-like wedding piano price by 5%, subject to evidence of the quote being supplied, and him having availability on your date.
Optional add-ons: POA
- Portable grand piano - a glamorous choice!
- Vocals by Kate Torevell - a popular choice!
- Saxophone by various top UK session saxophonists - a smooth choice!
- Violin by various top UK session violinists - the traditional choice!
- Flute by various top UK session flautists - the romantic choice!
Corporate Piano Bookings
Piano for Corporate Functions
Prices are available upon discussion of each individual client's requirements. Enquiries from entertainment agencies are welcome.
Piano for Hotel & Restaurant Bookings
All bookings negotiated dependent on performance requirements, marketing opportunities etc.
All packages, prices, promotions and offers are subject to Craig's availability on your wedding/event date. Bookings are handled by Dream Day Music, a trading name of Soundsmiths Promotions Ltd.