Monday 25 July 2016

Cocktails in the City's Summer 2016 Festival in Bedford Square

Cocktails in the City's summer festival returns to the capital on Friday 29th and Saturday 30th July 2016.  Taking place in the lovely Bedford Square Gardens, there will be over 25 bars serving up wonderful and imaginative cocktails, plus live music, street food, and interactive masterclasses so that you can hone your own skills.

"Following the roaring success of the last sell out event, Cocktails in the City, London’s greatest cocktail party, returns with the hugely popular Summer Edition. On Friday 29th and Saturday 30th July 2016, Cocktails in the City will once again gather twenty-five of London’s most exciting bars beneath the green canopies of London’s Bedford Square Gardens for a sunny two-day celebration of the city’s unique and diverse drinking scene.
For this cocktail weekender, Cocktails in the City has once again carefully curated an eclectic array of London’s finest bars who will set up shop, pop-up style in an elegant and leafy Georgian square. From exclusive institutions to elusive speakeasies and brand new haunts, each bar will be vying for the limelight, offering unique cocktail tastings, interactive demonstrations, games and entertainment.
Produced by one of London’s most exciting events companies B&H Group (The Blitz Party, Prohibition, The Chap Olympiad) guests are greeted with an immersive and interactive experience. Expect to sample incredible cocktails from London’s top bars, taste unusual and rare ingredients, lend a hand to the world’s finest bartenders in interactive masterclasses and watch talented mixologists put their personal twists on new summer creations.
Additionally to the 25 pop-up bars, Bourne & Hollingsworth will be providing a special series of Spirited Sermons throughout the day, interactive spirit masterclasses hosted by ambassadors and master distillers. Spirited Sermons will take London’s cocktail enthusiasts and aficionados on a journey that explores such subjects as healthy drinking, the origins of rum and Mayan Balché.
Soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the very best in cocktail entertainment in the beautiful green surroundings of Bedford Square Gardens.
Confirmed Bars as of June 24th
Powder Keg Diplomacy & Plymouth Gin
Little Bat & El Dorado Rum
Reverend JW Simpson & Yaguara Cachaça
Bart’s & Copperhead Gin
The Bloomsbury Club Bar & Courvoisier
7 Tales & Banks Rum
Graphic & Hayman’s Gin
Opium & Mezan Rum
Aqua Shard & Tanqueray No. TEN
Blind Pig & Woodford Reserve
The Cocktail Trading Co. & Funkin Cocktails
Three Six Six Six & Lanique
Looking Glass Cocktail Club & Aviation Gin
Fontaine’s Bar and Naked Grouse
Big Chill Bar & Santa Teresa Rum
Hush & Crystal Head
First Aid Box & Chambord
Foxlow & Rittenhouse Rye
Loves Company & Reyka Vodka
Fifteen & Langley's Gin
Cahoots & Sauvelle Vodka
London Cocktail Club & El Jimador
Loves Company & Reyka Vodka
*Additional Confirmed bars and entertainment will be announced regularly throughout June/July"

When - Friday 29th & Saturday 30th July 2016
Friday - 4pm - 9.30pm
Satuday - 12 noon - 4pm, and 5pm - 9.30pm

Where - Bedford Square Gardens, Bloomsbury, WC1H 3HH

Tickets - From £15 from Design My Night here


Get directions with Citymapper

Link - Cocktails in the City

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