Gin and Rum Festival Coming to Derby!

Over 60 gins and 60 rums… Easter bank holiday weekend!

The Gin and Rum Festival are organising its first Gin and Rum Festival which will be held at the iconic Roundhouse in Derby.

The festival will take place over two days Saturday 31 March and Sunday 1 April, with two sessions running per day. Doors open from 12pm until 5pm followed by the evening session 6pm – 11pm.

Sponsored by Schweppes, the festival offers people the chance to discover over 60 different Gins and 60 different Rums with dedicated and highly skilled members of staff on hand to guide guests through the many different blends and tastes.

The founder of the Gin and Rum Festival organiser Bobby Nanua explained: ‘I am delighted to have launched the UKs very first Gin and Rum Festival. We have an exciting year ahead hosting the festival in over 20 cities. This venture has been helped along the way from crucial experience in the events industry. It is with great pleasure to start our Gin and Rum Festival in the fantastic surroundings of the Roundhouse’.  

Katie Holifield, Conference and Events Manager add: ‘We are delighted to welcome the Gin and Rum Festival to the Roundhouse. This venue is perfect for such an event with space for everyone to explore and enjoy the atmosphere!’

Tickets cost £10.00 and £7.50 for students and NHS staff (ID request upon arrival) and can be booked via Eventbrite. For further information, please visit

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