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Gin Festival Leicester 2016


Athena, Leicester, LE1 1QD


Friday 11th November - Saturday 12th November

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The UK's largest Gin Festival returns to Leicester for the 2nd time!

This time we’re in the magnificent art-deco former cinema Athena with more than 100 gins, exclusive gins, new brands, cocktails and masterclasses from industry experts!

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This event is strictly over 18's only (you may be asked for id)


Friday 11th November - Evening Session - 6.30pm - 11pm

Saturday 12th November - Afternoon Session - 12.30pm - 5pm

Saturday 12th November - Evening Session - 6.30pm - 11pm


On arrival, you will be handed your very own Gin Festival Copa Balloon Glass and a brochure that tells you all about the gins at the festival.

Our bars operate on a token system and do not take cash so you will need tokens to get your drinks! Tokens are £5 each with one token paying for a single measure of gin, garnish and a Fever-Tree mixer.

Throughout the event there will be live music and entertainment, talks from gin industry experts, delicious food and lots of chit chat with other gin lovers!

New to gin? Don't worry! Our friendly staff are full of recommendations to get you going.

If you have any questions, check out our FAQs.


Food and Drink, The Guardian - “ is proud to showcase some of the best gins in the world.”

CBS News (USA) - “Of all the gin joints in all the world, one is hosting London’s First ever Gin Festival and it’s been a sellout.”

Time out - “Top Ten Things to do in 2016.”

The Daily Express - "Top places in the UK every gin lover must visit".”

Also featured on:

BBC Radio Two Drivetime

The Telegraph

The Metro

International Business Times

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