Cheltenham Cocktail Week

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Following last year's sell-out success, Cheltenham will throw the spotlight on cocktails when some of the town's most popular bars, pubs and clubs join forces to celebrate Cheltenham Cocktail Week 2018.

Whether you’re partial to a mojito, an old fashioned, or a piña colada, get ready for a tipple or two as Cheltenham Cocktail Week returns to mix things up in town this spring.

Taking place across town from Monday 14 to Saturday 19 May 2018, the event is organised by Cheltenham BID and Pernod Ricard UK, and aims to throw the spotlight on some of the town’s best-loved bars, pubs, clubs and hotels.

Cheltenham Cocktail Week also sees the launch of the Cheltenham Trio, three enticing new drinks that have been specially created, comprising Godiva Spritz by Tom Noori from Door 4; License to Thrill by Liam Dunn from Coco; and The Gold Cup by Simon Rouse from The Clarence Social.

From classic cocktails to an elegant Champagne tea party, there’s something for everyone, with SoGlos outlining the programme below.

For more information and to buy tickets visit facebook.com/cheltcocktailweek directly.

Cheltenham Cocktail Week


Monday 14 May

The festivities will kick off at 7.30pm with an Opening Party sponsored by Absolut Vodka at Aquavitae, inviting guests to sample sensational cocktails and discover what to expect from the week ahead…


Tuesday 15 May

Over in Montpellier, John Gordons will play host to The Chivas Blend experience at 7.30pm, exploring the process of making blended scotch and creating a unique whisky to take home. Guests can also look forward to a delicious Chivas cocktail on arrival.

Cheltenham Cocktail Week

Wednesday 16 May

Head to the stunning Queens Hotel for a Plymouth Gin Tea Party at 3pm; promising a brilliant experience, gin fans will learn about the history behind the spirit, enjoy some classic serves and create their very own gin and tonic.

Meanwhile in the evening, Lily Gins hosts The Plymouth Botanical Lab at 7.30pm, taking guests on an interactive journey through the history and production of the gin, before they make their own tasty creation.


Thursday 17 May

There’ll be a Battle of the Whisky Giants at Revolution Cheltenham from 7.30pm; learn about the heart between two whiskey producing nations, Ireland and Scotland, and decide who wins!

Cheltenham Cocktail Week

Friday 18 May

Friday will see a Havana Club Rum: The Cuban Experience from 7pm at Smokey Joe's. Guests will be transported to the streets of Havana, discovering the history behind classic cocktails including the Mojito and Daiquiri.


Saturday 19 May

Door 4 will welcome guests at 12pm for An Afternoon Tea with Perrier Jouet, pairing the firm favourites for a delicious and enjoyable experience.

To finish Cocktail Week in sensational style, The Clarence Social will host a Closing Party at 7.30pm, sponsored by Jameson Irish Whiskey. Revellers can head to the speakeasy bar Croft & Jones to see the festivities out with a bang – and a drink or two!


For more information and to buy tickets visit facebook.com/cheltcocktailweek directly.

Event:
Cheltenham Cocktail Week 2018
Venue
Various venues across Cheltenham
Dates:
Monday 14 May 2018; Tuesday 15 May 2018; Wednesday 16 May 2018; Wednesday 16 May 2018; Thursday 17 May 2018; Friday 18 May 2018; Saturday 19 May 2018; Saturday 19 May 2018
Times:
Times vary as per event, see above for details
Admission:
Prices vary as per event, contact organisers for details
Telephone:
(01242) 571123

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Friday 11 May 2018

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