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THE GIN TO MY TONIC PRESENTS THE CHRISTMAS DRINKS SHOW

13-15 November 2020

Gin To My Tonic 2020

The UK's Biggest Spirit Festival Returns to Liverpool!

Brought to you by the creators of the award-winning ‘Gin To My Tonic Show’, The Christmas Drinks Show offers a rare opportunity for you to meet-the-makers behind over 50 premium craft spirit brands.

The main attraction is of course the large variety of distilleries, artisan spirit makers, and mixer manufacturers in attendance, which creates what can only be described as a little slice of drink heaven! Encompassing all spirit categories, as well as the usual host of gin favourites, you’ll be able to work the room and celebrate your favourite tipple in style.

Makers will be showcasing all their creations including gin, vodka, rum & whiskey to name but a few. And with Christmas on the horizon you’ll also get to enjoy a wide range of limited-edition festive releases, making this a must-day out for any tipple lover!

What to Expect:

  • Each of the 50+ distillery and mixer brands in attendance have their own unique space from which you can learn about the backstories, production methods, botanical make up and tasting notes.
  • Enjoy samples from each of the brands but plan your time wisely as with over 250+ craft spirits there’s plenty to discover.
  • Gin will continue to be represented in full force as we bring back gin favourites, whilst others make their gin debut.
  • Like what you’ve tried? Then you can purchase a full-size drink straight from the distillery, or even grab yourself a bottle to take home for your collection!
  • Get hands-on with cocktail making workshops brought to you by leading spirit brands
  • Learn about distillation methods and what makes brands unique by attending masterclasses, hosted by established and emerging distilleries.
  • Enjoy a drink at our fabulous bars, including The Gin To My Tonic Bar and Connoisseur VIP Bar.

The Christmas Drinks Show brings together all the elements that you’ve grown to love about The Gin To My Tonic Show, just sprinkled with Christmas cheer, festive surprises, limited edition releases, and a whole array of new spirits that are sure to tantalise those taste buds!

So, have yourself a merry little Christmas and join The Gin To My Tonic as they introduce you to a jam-packed grotto of merriment in the form of The Christmas Drinks Show. Yule be sorry to miss out!

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Ticket Packages: 

Enthusiast Package - SUPER EARLY BIRD £10

  • Show Guide
  • Unlimited Tastings
  • Access to FREE Masterclasses & Workshops
  • Access to Hot & Cold Food
  • Shop & Drop Facility
  • Cotton Tote Bag

Connoisseur Package - SUPER EARLY BIRD £30

Limited Availability.

  • Show Guide
  • Unlimited Tastings
  • Exclusive Access to the ‘Connoisseurs Lounge’
  • Complementary Drink (Signature Spirit and Mixer).
  • Access to FREE Masterclasses & Workshops
  • Access to Hot & Cold Food
  • Fast-Track Queue
  • Private Shop & Drop Facility
  • Private Cloakroom
  • Cotton Tote Bag
  • Copa Glass & Stainless Straw Set

Grab a glass and get ready to discover craft spirits like never before with The Christmas Drinks Show!


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From the south...

Virgin Trains operates hourly, direct services from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street (with a journey time of just over two hours). Other long-distance rail services also operate into Liverpool Lime Street station.

Exhibition Centre Liverpool is a 20-minute walk from Lime Street or a short taxi ride. You can also transfer at Lime Street onto the underground Wirral Line trains to James Street station (10 minute walk) or catch the CityLink Route C4 (7am – 8pm) directly to the venue. If travelling from outside Merseyside, you can catch an underground train to James Street station from Lime Street station, inclusive of the cost of your ticket.

Flying into Liverpool John Lennon Airport...

A taxi from the airport to the city centre will take approximately 20 minutes or the express bus service Route 500 will take approximately 25 minutes, dropping you off within a five minute walk of Exhibition Centre Liverpool.

Most Liverpool city centre bound buses will call at either Queen Square bus station (a 15-minute walk) or Liverpool ONE Bus Station, which is only a five minute walk to Exhibition Centre Liverpool.

The CityLink Route C4 bus links Queen Square bus station, James Street rail station and Liverpool ONE Bus Station to the venue. CityLink Route C4 operates every 20 minutes on Mondays to Saturdays and every 30 minutes on Sundays, between 7am – 8pm, with a maximum fare of £1 per journey. Merseytravel prepaid tickets, National Concessionary bus passes and Arriva day tickets are all valid on this service.

For up-to-date information on all bus, train and ferry services, call Traveline Merseyside on 0871 200 22 33, open 8am – 8pm, 364 days a year or visit www.merseytravel.gov.uk

For all car journeys it's best to follow the white on brown tourist route signs for the Waterfront. These signs are visible on the major routes into the city. Exhibition Centre Liverpool is situated on the Kings Dock directly adjacent to the south side of the Albert Dock. Upon arrival, the Kings Dock entrance is clearly sign posted.

From the North...

Leave the M6 at junction 26 and follow signs for M58 Liverpool. Follow to end of M58 and then take signs for A59 Liverpool. Continue to follow Liverpool City Centre until picking up signs for the Waterfront. 

From the South...

Leave the M6 at junction 21A and take the M62 to Liverpool. At the end of the M62 follow signs for Liverpool City Centre along Edge Lane, picking up and following signs for Waterfront. 

There is onsite parking and plenty of parking nearby, more information on driving to the venue and parking can be found here.

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