London is a marvellous city full of varied and fabulous opportunities. The most culturally and ethnically diverse city in the UK and Europe, London always seems to have an event to mark something – from big religious celebrations to street food festivals. If you’re lucky enough to be staying in the city during the 17th and 18th of April, then you will be able to head over to one of our favourite annual spring events – The Gin & Rum Festival. A highly popular occasion, we recommend that you book your tickets as soon as you’ve selected accommodation from the best romantic hotel packages in London, in order to avoid disappointment. Read on to discover everything that you need to know about the festival.
Where is it?
So, we know your first question will probably be, where is it? The Gin & Rum festival is being held in St Mary’s Church in Marylebone, West London, and is the perfect place to have an evening of fun in the city. With tickets at £18, this is the perfect opportunity to enjoy an affordable night on the town. We recommend that you enjoy an early dinner at the Grand Prince restaurant, before heading over to your evening slot at the Gin & Rum festival.
What does the ticket get you?
The Gin & Rum festival promises to delight visitors, and provides a fun and laid back evening for all. Your ticket will get you entry, two miniature bottles of rum and gin to take home with you, a unique glass and bag, an expect rum and gin guide to help you with the experience, a masterclass from world-class names in the industry, unlimited complementary mixers and of course, some amazing entertainment to get you dancing. We recommend that you take an afternoon nap in your beautiful room at the Park Grand London Kensington, so that you can head over to the event fresh faced and ready to party.
What Else to Expect?
If all that isn’t enough, the Gin & Rum festival also provides sensational live entertainment, talks with brand-leading professionals and a selection of brilliant street food stalls, if you do find yourself getting peckish. The surrounding area has so much to be explored and enjoyed, that it would be a great idea to spend the afternoon doing that, before heading to your event in the evening. Head over to Baker Street, to see the home of the most-loved detective across the globe – Sherlock Holmes. In place of the flat we know from the movies and dramas, you will instead find a fantastic museum which is dedicated to the epic Sherlock Holmes stories. Following this, we recommend that you head over to enjoy one of our favourite afternoon tea experiences, Indian High Tea. Here, you can enjoy all the luxury of the traditional afternoon tea experience, with the vibrant and delightful flavours of Indian cuisine – a fusion that cannot be missed during a visit to London.