Gin Society festival comes to Burnley for the first time

The Gin Society's festival comes to Burnley Mechanics in May
The Gin Society's festival comes to Burnley Mechanics in May
Share this article

Gin lovers will be able to sample more than 120 varieties of the popular spirit at a festival coming to Burnley in May.

Organisers – The Gin Society – promise an “unforgettable gin experience” with three exclusive gin bars hosting the best of world, British and fruit gins, plus a cocktail bar with expert mixologists and non-gin based drinks including a selection of rums, Prosecco and bottled ales.

There will be more than 120 gins to sample at the event

There will be more than 120 gins to sample at the event

The festival takes place in the Burnley Mechanics on Friday, May 10th, 6 pm to 10-30pm and Saturday, May 11th, from noon to 4-30pm and 6pm to 10-30pm.

Throughout each of the four-hour sessions, there will be live entertainment, street food and snacks available to purchase and a host of local and national distillers on hand to showcase their expertise and knowledge in a series of master classes and tasting sessions.

Tickets for each session are now on sale at just £12.50 (no extra fees) and can be bought by clicking here.

Tickets include one free gin and tonic along with a Copa glass to keep as a souvenir, a booklet of tasting notes and free samples from distillers.

The festival operates a voucher system – vouchers are available in multiples of £5 from the voucher station. All gins are £5 including mixer and garnish. Cocktails are £10.