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Plungington Gin Fest – everything you need to know

Posted on - 7th August, 2017 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Events, Food & Drink, Fulwood, Music, News, Nightlife, Things To Do

Proposed marquee for Plungington Gin Festival at Plungington Hotel

Gin lovers are in for a treat as Plungington Gin Festival approaches.

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The Plungington Hotel, located at 67 Lytham Road, Fulwood, is to hold three days of gin festivities taking place over August Bank Holiday Weekend.

From 25 – 28 August, the pub will be teaming up with PLAU Gin & Beerhouse to bring their first ever gin festival of this size.

The event will be taking place in a botanical marquee set in the Plungington Hotel’s walled Victorian Garden.

There is promised to be more than 100 different gins to sample, each having their very own signature serve.

The Bread and Butter Popup Cocktail bar, most recently seen at Crafty Vintage, will also be joining the festival for the weekend.

Bread and butter pop up
Bread and butter pop up

There will be a selection of Cocktail Masterclass provided, ran by cocktail guru Tiago Velasco who collaborates with the likes of Tattu, Manchester, and Street Feast, London.

For those who aren’t big gin fans, there will also be a specialist wine and whiskey stall, showcasing a full range of styles from Peaty Islays to Bourbons.

Beer will also be represented with a mini craft and cask bar.

The pub’s outdoor country kitchen will be providing a fantastic range of drinks and a wide variety of food such as grilled meats, fish, halloumi kebabs, king prawn skewers and vegetarian options.

Entertainment will be provided by Matt and Annabel of Vintage78DJs, usually found spinning tunes for BBC Countryfile live show, and River Cottage and Bestival.

They will be bringing their Edwardian fete, country and lawn games, classic croquet, coconut shy’s, skittle alleys, hoopla and much more.

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There will also be music rolling into the evening, with a selection of the best swing, soul, funk and party tunes.

The event will start at 12pm each day of the festival, and finish at 12.30am Friday – Saturday, and 11pm on Sunday.

It is a ticketed event with advance tickets priced at £3 per day and £7 for the weekend.

You can buy tickets online or over the bar.

To keep up to date with the event, you can follow the Plungington Hotel on Instagram and Facebook.

Do you know the Plungington Hotel pub? Will you be attending the gin festival? Let us know in the comments below

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