Love gin? Get your wristband for the West End Gin Festival this month
Love a good gin? Then this month’s West End Gin Festival, Friday 22 - Sunday 31 March, will be right up your street when 20 bars in the city’s west end will be offering stunning gin creations made with Scotland’s best-known gin brands at bargain prices.
Venues like Indigo Yard, The Voyage of Buck, Teuchters and Vesta will pair up with unique brands such as Edinburgh Gin, Arbikie, Crabbies 1837 and Pickering’s, to design a £5 signature cocktail and offer the brand perfect serve for the very reasonable price of £4 to festival wristband wearers.
And if you can’t get enough of all things juniper, you can upgrade your wristband to include workshops such as Flower arranging with Rogue Flowers and The Garden Shed Gin Company, Cocktails at home with Arbikie Gin at Vesta, FEVER-TREE tasting sessions at Angels Share and Make your own gin classes with Bathtub Gin at Foundry 39 and Edinburgh Gin at Heads & Tales.
Friday 22nd 5-9pm, Harry’s Bar
ISLE OF HARRIS GIN TASTING SESSION
Sunday 24th 3-5pm, The Waldorf Astoria
FLOWER ARRANGING WITH ROGUE FLOWERS AND THE GARDEN SHED GIN COMPANY
Monday 25th 6pm, Heads & Tales
EDINBURGH GIN’S GIN MAKING EXPERIENCE USING THEIR INDIVIDUAL COPPER STILLS
6:30pm, 7pm, 7:30pm, 8pm, Heads & Tales
EDINBURGH GIN MINI TASTING SESSIONS AND TOURS WITH HEAD DISTILLER
6-9pm, Heads & Tales
EDINBURGH GIN EVENING WITH AN ARRAY OF PERFECT SERVES AND COCKTAILS EXCLUSIVE TO WRISTBAND HOLDERS
Tuesday 26th 3-4pm, The Voyage of Buck
COCKTAIL MAKING MASTERCLASS
Wednesday 27th 3:30-4:30pm, The Voyage of Buck
MEET THE MAKER/ EDINBURGH GIN MASTERCLASS
Thursday 28th, 6pm, Harry’s Bar
MINI MARTINI MASTERCLASS WITH ISLE OF HARRIS GIN
6-8pm, Devil’s Cut
FEVER-TREE GIN & TONIC TASTING SESSION
8pm, Harry’s Bar
GIN & TONIC PONG TOURNAMENT
Friday 29th, Vesta
COCKTAILS AT HOME WITH ARBIKIE
Saturday 30th Opening until 5pm, Indigo Yard
BOOZY GIN BRUNCH WITH THE GARDEN SHED GIN COMPANY FOR ALL WRISTBAND HOLDERS
NEED TO KNOW
Wristbands are £10 (£8 early bird) or £15 (£13 early bird) with workshops at westendginfestival.co.uk. Wristbands will be collected from festival partner Fox & Co on William street from 4pm on Friday 22 March.