Gin and Rum festival returns to Swindon this spring

By Amanda Wilkins - 23 January 2024

Arts and CultureFood & Drink

The popular Gin and Rum Festival is set to make its return to Steam for the fourth consecutive year on Saturday 13 April.

This celebration of the finest gins and rums will offering two vibrant sessions and guarantee an unparalleled experience.

Nestled in the heart of what was once the world's largest railway engineering complex, the museum has a rich history dating back to its establishment in 1843.

Events Director Donna Brady said: "The architecture of the building showcases the best of its history.

“On our first site visit, I knew it would be a privilege to host Gin and Rum at Steam."

Previous festivalgoers have praised the Grade II listed structures' industrial archaeology, enhancing the overall experience.

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All attendees will receive a curated festival kit, including a stainless steel cup, reusable straw, festival guide, satchel, and a snack upon arrival.

The festival invites guests to embark on a global journey of flavours, with handpicked distillers showcasing premium products and offering free samples. There will be an award-winning dj and a live band.

The Gin & Rum Festival is exclusively for guests aged 18 and above. Participants are encouraged to drink responsibly and savour the unique atmosphere.


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