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Creating your perfect day.


Creating your perfect day.


Creating your perfect day. “Thank you for making Debbie’s wedding day so special. The organisation, friendliness and service of the staff made the day go perfectly. I will certainly be recommending you to anyone I know planning a wedding.”

Choosing your wedding venue is one of the most important decisions you’ll make for your big day. At Carnegie Conference Centre, we fully understand this: after all, the whole day is ‘all about you’. We go out of our way to make sure it is one of the most memorable and happiest days of your life: one you’ll treasure forever. Our wedding and events team will give you their undivided attention and be on hand throughout the day to ensure that everything runs smoothly - allowing you to relax and enjoy every minute of your special day. Carnegie Conference Centre offers the perfect venue for a beautiful, romantic wedding. Set in private grounds on the outskirts of the historic town of Dunfermline, the venue is an exquisite mix of the traditional and modern. It’s also conveniently located for travelling and has on-site hotel accommodation and free parking – the perfect venue for all those travelling to celebrate your big day with you. For further details please see the inserts at the back of this brochure, contact us on 0844 248 0140 or email weddings@ carnegieconferencecentre.co.uk

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Your perfect venue in your own private grounds “We had a truly wonderful day and all our guests were so impressed with how beautiful the venue looked and the quality of the food. Feedback from our guests has been excellent, best wedding they have been to, incredibly well organised and exceeded all expectations.”

Our main function suite, The Canmore Hall & Restaurant, will comfortably host up to 250 guests in a traditional, cabaret style setting and it can be partitioned for smaller parties. Whatever layout you choose, you’ll have access to a private bar, dance floor and stage. For wedding parties over 250 a marquee can be set up directly in front of the venue, while, for more intimate events, we will be more than happy to offer The Bruce Room which can accommodate up to 30 guests. We also have our lovely gallery area, which offers a relaxing space for guests to mingle before and after the ceremony. Our private grounds offer a wonderful backdrop to capture the unique moments of your special day. Take photographs on the lawn, use the space to host the decadent wedding of your dreams or simply marvel in the beautiful surroundings as you enjoy your day. We would be delighted to show you round the rooms available and talk to you about your requirements. To arrange a visit, call us on 0844 248 0140 or email weddings@carnegieconferencecentre.co.uk.

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Your Wedding

Whatever you’re looking for in your big day – we are here to help you achieve it.

The Ceremony Should you wish to host your whole wedding with us, from ceremony to reception, we have a choice of two ceremony rooms depending on your required numbers. We are licensed for civil wedding ceremonies, partnership and specialist ceremonies. Whether you’re looking for something traditional or a little more unusual, we’ll find a way to accommodate your wishes. The Wedding Meal Whatever you’re looking for in terms of your wedding meal – we can accommodate you. We have a range of set menus for you to choose from or create your own. No matter if you’re looking for a simple buffet or a sumptuous 3 course meal – we have an option for you. You can also choose from a wide range of drinks packages to suit every taste and budget.

The Reception You’ve chosen your ceremony location and are now looking for that special place to complete your big day. We can accommodate all sizes of wedding party and can offer layouts and rooms to complement the vision of your occasion. Wedding Packages to suit your every need Whatever you’re looking for in your big day – we are here to help you achieve it. In partnership with some of the best wedding suppliers in the industry, we are able to provide wedding packages that offer quality service, superb cuisine and excellent value for money. From one of our fantastic all-inclusive packages to a more hands-on approach to organising your wedding, we are delighted to offer a tailored service, with food and drink menus designed to suit your requirements and budget. For further details view the enclosed inserts or contact us on 0844 248 0140, email weddings@carnegieconferencecentre.co.uk or visit our website.

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Dedicated people, unrivalled service – all for you “Your attention to detail was faultless, helping to make the day the success it was. We really appreciate your attentiveness, kindness and professionalism throughout. You’ve taken away much of the stress of organising a wedding.”

Our dedicated and friendly team will to be on hand throughout your celebration to ensure everything runs smoothly. Regardless of whether you’re looking for a grand, full-day occasion or if you’d prefer to keep things low key with an informal evening celebration, you can be reassured that there are people overseeing every detail and providing an exemplary service for you and your guests. Our job is to ensure your day goes as smoothly as planned, while your job is to relax and enjoy being the centre of attention on one of the happiest days of your life.

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Food of the highest standard for your special day “The meal was the best we have had at any wedding – and these comments came from every guest we spoke with during the evening. We’ll have no hesitation in recommending Carnegie Conference Centre for future weddings and events.”

At Carnegie Conference Centre we take great pride in our high-quality, delicious food. Our creative and exceptional team endeavour to use only the freshest, locally sourced ingredients meaning that you and your guests will be treated to a sumptuous meal just right for your special day. As well as producing traditional Scottish and British cuisine, our chefs are delighted to create a menu that is individual to you and will happily perfect new recipes just for your event. For those with a sweet tooth, every dessert you can dream of is covered. From fresh fruit platters to cheesecakes, traditional classics to modern twists, a mouth watering feast awaits. Are you planning a special cultural wedding? We can arrange to hire out our kitchens for your big day. Under the watchful eye of our head chef, your specially chosen team can use the facilities and create the wedding menu of your dreams. Whatever you’re looking for – just ask. We’ll do our best to get you what you’re looking for. It really is all for you.

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Conveniently located with a hotel right next door “Having the hotel right next door meant that our guests didn’t have far to go after our reception – fantastic!”

Carnegie Conference Centre is situated just to the north of the famous Forth Bridge and the Forth Road Bridge. We are well connected to the major transport hubs just 15 minutes from Edinburgh International Airport. Its location has the best of both worlds; it’s less than an hour’s drive from the shops and sights of the major cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow and right on the doorstep to the stunning scenery of the Kingdom of Fife. We are located just five minutes from the heart of historic Dunfermline, just off the M90. Dunfermline is the ancient capital of Scotland, the burial home of many of the country’s monarchs, including Robert the Bruce and Saint Margaret. Even with the convenient location of Carnegie Conference Centre, some guests might want to stay close by after the celebration of your big day.

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Distances Edinburgh Airport 15 miles Edinburgh 18 miles Stirling 25 miles Perth 27 miles Dundee 46 miles Glasgow 50 miles Prestwick Airport 81 miles

Located within the same grounds as our venue, the Holiday Inn Express, part of the award-winning Inter Continental Hotel Group, offers fantastic guest facilities at affordable prices. All the rooms are en suite with satellite TV and free wi-fi. 14 | Weddings at Carnegie Conference Centre | 0844 248 0140 | weddings@carnegieconferencecentre.co.uk


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Wedding Packages


Wedding Packages Enjoy your perfect day at the perfect wedding venue. At Carnegie Conference Centre we have a range of packages to suit your every need to make sure that everything flows smoothly and seamlessly on your big day. You can pick and choose what you would like, or simply go for one of our inclusive package options. Carnegie Package - £8,000 Suitable for 80 guests for the ceremony and meal and 200 for the reception. Canmore Package - £6,000 Suitable for 50 guests for the ceremony and meal and 100 for the reception. Wallace Package - £4,250 Suitable for 50 guests for the ceremony and meal and 100 for the reception. Bruce Package - £2,250 Suitable for 50 guests for the ceremony and meal and 80 for the reception. Prices correct at time of printing and are subject to change. If you would like any help then please call our friendly sales team on 0844 248 0140 or email weddings@carnegieconferencecentre.co.uk.

Wedding Packages 50 daytime guests (ceremony) 80 daytime guests (ceremony) 80 evening guests (reception) 100 evening guests (reception) 200 evening guests (reception) Sparkling wine for guests on arrival Sparkling wine for guests for toast Glass of red or white wine with meal 3 course wedding meal Evening buffet 2 tier cake 3 tier cake Use of cake stand and knife Top table arrangement Floral centrepieces on tables 2 bouquets of flowers (mother of the bride and the groom) 2 helium filled balloon topiary trees to decorate the reception hall Balloon table decorations (5 high) Dedicated wedding co-ordination team Master of ceremonies Red carpet on arrival Ceremony room dressed with chair covers and ties Room hire costs for the ceremony and reception rooms Evening function room hire DJ Complimentary changing room/ storage of gifts Microphone and PA system for speeches Dedicated staff

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Menu Selections


Menu Selections At Carnegie Conference Centre we have a wide selection of food choices for your wedding meal. Whichever package you are choosing, a selection of delicious options is available. Choose one option from each course for guests to enjoy. If you would like to add in an additional choice at each course please add an additional £4.00 per person (£4.50 for the Carnegie Package). Menu selections for the different packages are as follows: Carnegie Package

Canmore Package

Wallace Package

Bruce Package

Roast pepper and tomato soup

Carrot and coriander soup

Tomato and Basil Soup

Broccoli and stilton soup

Garden pea and ham soup

Lightly spiced lentil and tomato soup

Chicken liver pate served with red onion compote and oatcakes Traditional Scottish smoked salmon ******* Roast beef served with Yorkshire puddings, roast potatoes, root vegetables and roasting gravy Grilled fillet of sea bream served with niçoise garnish & dressed with basil pesto Slow roast rump of lamb served with royal potatoes, roast tomatoes, pea puree and a port wine jus Breast of chicken stuffed with a tarragon mousse served with a wild mushroom and green bean fricassee, fondant potato and a shallot jus ******* Lemon tart served with a raspberry coulis

Red onion and brie tart served with basil pesto and seasonal leaves Tian of haggis, neeps and tatties ******* Fillet of salmon served with a parsley and keta sauce Breast of chicken served with a baby onion and thyme sauce Braised steak slowly cooked in a brandy and pink peppercorn sauce Char grilled pork cutlet served with black pudding and a cider jus

All main courses are served with Chef’s selection of vegetables and potatoes. ******* Warm chocolate brownie served with vanilla ice cream Lemon cheesecake served with a raspberry coulis

Chocolate bavarois served with black cherry compote

Summer fruit tart served with Chantilly cream

Strawberry and cream cheesecake

Warm bread & butter pudding served with sauce anglaise

Vanilla & orange poached pear served with a coco crème fraîche

Potato and leek soup Melon and raspberry set in an apple jelly served with forest berry compote Prawn Marie Rose served with a seasonal salad ******* Steak and ale vol-au-vent Breast of chicken served with a Diane sauce

******* Breast of chicken served with fondant potatoes, green beans and carrots served with baby onion gravy ******* Chocolate fudge cake served with Chantilly cream

All main courses are served with Chef’s selection of vegetables and potatoes.

Roast loin of pork wrapped in bacon served with tarragon jus Grilled fillet of haddock topped with a garden pea crust served with a lemon butter sauce

All main courses are served with Chef’s selection of vegetables and potatoes. ******* Chocolate fudge cake served with Chantilly cream Apple crumble tart served with strawberry ice cream Chocolate profiteroles Raspberry meringue

Menus correct at time of printing and are subject to change. The menus and their contents are flexible to suit your tastes based on consultation with our Head Chef. To discuss this and for any further help then please call our friendly sales team on 0844 248 0119 or email weddings@carnegieconferencecentre.co.uk.


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Buffet Options & Drinks


Buffet Options

Drinks Options

A delicious and versatile evening buffet is provided with all our Wedding Packages. Carnegie, Canmore and Wallace Packages If you are opting for the Carnegie, Canmore and Wallace packages, please choose from the following options to a value of £8.95 per head. Lamb stovies Beef stovies Bacon rolls Square sausage rolls Mini fish and chip cones Pizza bites Garlic bread pizzas Spiced chicken wings Hoi sin chicken skewers Assorted vol-au-vents Cocktail sausage rolls Selection of sandwiches Cajun spiced potato wedges Tea/coffee Prices are per head, per portion

£6.00 £5.00 £3.95 £3.95 £3.95 £1.00 £1.00 £1.00 £1.95 £1.00 £1.00 £1.95 £1.00 £1.50

Bruce Package

Carnegie and Canmore Packages

For the Bruce Package, please choose five items from the options below to complete your menu.

The Carnegie and Canmore Packages include a glass of sparkling fizz for your guests upon arrival, a glass for the toast and a glass of red or white wine to accompany the meal.

Pizza bites Garlic bread pizzas Spiced chicken wings Hoi sin chicken skewers Assorted vol-au-vents Cocktail sausage rolls Selection of sandwiches Cajun spiced potato wedges Tea/coffee If you would like to choose additional items for your buffet please let us know. There will be an additional cost for extra items. Looking for something different for your wedding buffet? We can provide bespoke menus for your specific tastes. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Wallace and Bruce Packages The Wallace and Bruce Packages include a glass of sparkling fizz for the toast and a glass of red or white wine to accompany the meal.


“Special thanks to you and your team for taking care of us today. You’ve taken away much of the stress of organising a wedding.”

Tours and Further Information We would be delighted to meet with you and offer you a tour of the venue and our extensive range of facilities. Call us to arrange a suitable date and time on 0844 248 0140 or email your request to weddings@carnegieconferencecentre.co.uk

Carnegie Conference Centre Halbeath Road Dunfermline Fife KY11 8DY Tel: 0844 248 0140 Fax: 0844 248 0120 www.carnegieconferencecentre.co.uk


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