Nov
30
to Dec 3

BBC Good Food Show - Birmingham

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Once again we're making the trip up to Birmingham for the BBC Good Food Show! You know the drill - come say hello, taste our delicious tipples, marvel at the fact that we exist away from computers and piles of botanicals (although we might bring some botanicals with us to make us feel at home).

https://www.bbcgoodfoodshow.com/birmingham-winter

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Dec
1
to Dec 2

The Spirit Show 2017

  • Business Design Center London (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our merry band of Ableforth's expressions will be in attendance at the Spirit Show 2017, taking place the at Business Design Center in London on the 1st and 2nd of December. Come say hello and taste our wares!

http://thespiritshow.co.uk/

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Dec
8
to Dec 10

BBC Good Food Festive Feast

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Who doesn't like a festive feast? Well, the chaps at BBC Good Food certainly love festive feasts, and have invited us along to their very own Festive Feast at Hampton Court from the 8th to 10th December. We'll have our big plates ready.

https://www.bbcgoodfoodshow.com/festive-feast?/feast-festive

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Oct
3
to Oct 8

Ableforth's Underground @ London Cocktail Week 2017

  • 82a Basement, Commercial Street, London, E1 England (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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Like a wisdom of gin-wielding wombats, we're going underground for this year's London Cocktail Week. We're hosting a week-long, day-to-night hideout at subterranean level a stone's throw away from all the LCW2017 shenanigans. During the day, pop along to escape the madness with a coffee and free wi-fi. When the sun goes down, the booze comes out. We'll have the Ableforth's range ready to mix up some smashing cocktails, guest bartenders will be paying a visit and a gamut of games for playing. Gin Rummy, anyone?

Ableforth's Underground will be running for the whole of LCW2017, from 12 noon to 11PM every day - entry is free, so come say hello and join in the festivities!

https://drinkup.london/events/15699/ableforth-s-underground/

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Aug
26
to Aug 28

Foodies Festival - Alexandra Palace

  • Alexandra Palace Lower Field (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Not content to be at one palace on any given weekend, we'll also be at Alexandra Palace for the Foodies Festival from August 26th to August 28th! Come hang out, taste our wonderful spirits and hope that the weather holds out for just a little longer before the tirade known colloquially as "autumn" is unleashed upon us all.

http://foodiesfestival.com/alexandra-palace-food-festival/

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Aug
26
to Aug 28

BBC Good Food's Feast

Summer was made for feasts and gin, hence why we're rather excited that we'll be at all three days of BBC Good Food's Feast at Hampton Court Palace! Of course, it has nothing to do with the fact that John Torode off of Masterchef will be at the Feast too... (Though if you do happen to see him, let him know we want his autograph!)

https://www.bbcgoodfoodshow.com/feast-palace?/hampton-court-palace-festival

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Aug
25
to Aug 27

Gin Festival - London Summer 2017

We're heading back to London's Tobacco Dock for the London Summer 2017 Gin Festival! Three days of spectacular gin served up by our stylish selves - and you'll even be handed you own balloon glass right when you arrive! Cracking.

https://www.ginfestival.com/events/gin-festival-london-summer-2017

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Aug
18
6:00 PM18:00

Gin Bop!

Gin, music and nibbles. Is there a better combination? That's a rhetorical question. Don't answer it. Just come along to Gin Bop! at Rivington Greenwich and enjoy our gins, some smashing music and tasty treats like Gin Cocktail Sausages.

https://www.rivingtongreenwich.co.uk/gin-bop/

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Aug
18
to Aug 20

Waitrose Summer Festival

We're going to be at all three days of the Waitrose Summer Festival! There will be our delicious gin at the festival, along with food and John bloomin' Humphrys. It's guaranteed to be awesome.

http://www.waitrose.com/home/inspiration/summerfestival.html

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Aug
1
to Aug 2

Telegraph Gin Experience 2017

We're joining a whole load of our favourite gin producers at the Telegraph Gin Experience 2017. We're rather excited indeed, and we would say we were going to raise the roof - if it wasn't being held at The Roof Gardens in Kensington. We wouldn't dare raise the roof with all of us on it. Health and safety.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/events/the-telegraph-gin-experience/

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Jul
29
11:30 AM11:30

Just Gin Show 2017

We're off to Stourbridge to join in with Nickolls & Perks' second Just Gin event. As ever, expect us to be serving up our tasty Bathtub Gin and its variations in all manner of arrangements. We'll also likely be singing some Led Zeppelin songs in honour of Robert Plant because he went to school in Stourbridge, so look forward to that.

http://blog.nickollsandperks.co.uk/?p=1880

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Jul
7
to Jul 9

Foodies Festival - Blackheath

  • Blackheath Circus Field (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Foodies Festival is heading to Blackheath in July, and we'll be along for the ride! Come along, try our drinks, give us high fives, enjoy the sunshine and do another thing to round off this list of five activities.

http://foodiesfestival.com/blackheath-food-festival/

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Jun
15
to Jun 18

BBC Good Food Show - Birmingham

We head to the West Midlands to pay Birmingham a visit for the BBC Good Food Show! Hosted at the Birmingham NEC, we'll be pouring our whole range for you to try, come and say hi! Also, the NEC is also hosting a Dinosaurs in the Wild show that very same weekend - so if you can't find us, we'll likely be riding a stegosaurus or something.

https://www.bbcgoodfoodshow.com/birmingham-summer

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Jun
14
to Jun 18

Taste of London 2017

Join us at Taste of London 2017 in Regent's Park at Stall N1, where we'll be running our very own Ableforth's Cocktail Bar! It's guaranteed to be describes as "neat" or "rad", and perhaps even "out-of-sight". Actually, maybe not the last one. That might be a little too retroSorry, we got carried away.

https://london.tastefestivals.com/

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Jun
11
11:00 AM11:00

Junipalooza 2017 - Sunday

How about a Junipalooza encore? Oh, if you insist! Yes, well be there for Gin Foundry's Junipalooza 2017's Sunday as well as the Saturday. We wouldn't dare miss it, and neither should you!

Book your tickets for Junipalooza's Sunday Session (11:00 to 16:00) below...

http://www.ginfoundry.com/junipalooza-london/

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Jun
10
11:00 AM11:00

Junipalooza 2017 - Saturday

Guess who's going to be at Gin Foundry's Junipalooza 2017? That is, of course, a leading question, considering the website you are currently browsing. Never-the-less, you are indeed correct - us merry Ableforth's folks will be on hand at Junipalooza 2017 to show off our award-winning selection of gins!

Book your tickets for Junipalooza's Saturday Afternoon Session (11:00 to 15:00) and Evening Session (16:00 to 20:00) below, and check out all the other excellent gins that'll be there too!

http://www.ginfoundry.com/junipalooza-london/

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May
27
to May 28

Sheffield Gin Festival 2017

Looking for something to do over the late May bank holiday? Want that aforementioned something to do with gin? Well, you're in luck, as the Sheffield Gin Festival is taking place on the 27th and 28th on May - and your favourite pals at Ableforth's will be there! We won't jinx the weather, but let's hope for big sun instead of terrifying lighting cloud on the weather forecast.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sheffield-gin-festival-tickets-31562943614

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May
26
to May 28

The Bike Shed London 2017

The Ableforth's team will be at The Bike Shed London 2017 show, ready to serve drinks and gawp at all the shiny motorbikes that'll be around the Tobacco Dock that weekend. We'll be there all three days - Friday 26th, Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th!

http://thebikeshed.cc/bike-shed-london-2017/

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May
19
7:00 PM19:00

London's Ginstory Gin Safari @ The London Dungeon

In celebration of the London Dungeon's new Gin Lane show, they're hosting a one-off Gin Safari - and we'll be there! Don't worry, we ain't afraid of no ghosts, and we've watched Night of the Living Dead enough times to know what to do in case any ghouls try to eat us alive.

https://www.thedungeons.com/london/en/press/116/grab-your-dutch-courage-this-may-half-term-as-we-explore-the-dark-history-of-gin.aspx

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May
19
to May 20

Sunday Times Wine Club Vintage Festival 2017

We'll be at both Friday and Saturday (afternoon and evening) sessions of The Sunday Times Wine Club Vintage Festival 2017! We may not make wines, but we do make spirits that wine-people love (and we like wine, so there's something of a win/win scenario happening here.

https://www.sundaytimeswineclub.co.uk/jsp/offer/cm/common/offer.jsp?name=vf2016ticketslife&menu=vfmenulife

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May
10
11:00 AM11:00

Boutique Bar Show 2017 - Manchester

Join us at the Manchester Boutique Bar Show on Wednesday 10th of May! We'll be there in full livery, ready and waiting to serve our drinks and talk your ear off about our tip-top tipples (we take no responsibility if your ears do in fact fall off while at our stand).

http://www.boutiquebarshow.com/manchester-2017/

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Apr
29
to May 1

Foodies Festival - Brighton

The Ableforth's folks will be heading south to Brighton to soak up the rays, pick up a few sticks of rock and take part in the Foodies Festival! Come taste our range of delicious spirits and watch as we try to get Great British Bake Off winner Candice Brown's autograph.

http://foodiesfestival.com/brighton-food-festival/

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Apr
8
12:00 PM12:00

Falkirk Gin Festival

We're going to be at the very first Falkirk Gin Festival! Following in the footsteps of the Falkirk Whisky Festival, expect to taste all sorts of wonderful gins - including ours!

Buy your tickets for the Afternoon Session (12:00 to 15:30) and the Evening Session (16:15 to 19:45) below...

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/falkirk-gin-festival-tickets-28703842967

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Mar
28
11:00 AM11:00

Uncovered Bristol

We round off March with a trip to the beautiful south west for Uncovered Bristol! We'll be on hand to hand you the tastiest drinks we have to offer, so come and say hi!

http://www.matthewclark.co.uk/about-us/events/events/uncovered-bristol/

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Mar
21
to Mar 22

Northern Restaurant & Bar 2017

  • Manchester Central Convention Complex (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Manchester gets another chance to taste our wares at Northern Restaurant & Bar 2017 - the north's largest hospitality trade show! Grab your tickets below and get ready to taste some incredible drinks...

https://nrb2017.simplyregonline.com/delegates/registration

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Mar
14
11:00 AM11:00

Uncovered Manchester

The second Uncovered event we'll be bringing our spectacular selection of spirits to is Uncovered Manchester! As ever, come and say hello and ask us anything you want (in regards to our drinks - ask us anything else and we'll likely answer with a simple "42.").

http://www.matthewclark.co.uk/about-us/events/events/uncovered-manchester/

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Mar
7
12:00 PM12:00

Think Gin 2017

Ableforth's Bathtub Gin range will be on show at Think Gin 2017. Come and sample some of our finest award-winning tipples - ask nicely and we might even let you in on a few cocktail recipes...

http://offlicencenews.co.uk/news/categoryfront.php/id/234/Think_GIN_2017.html

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Mar
7
11:00 AM11:00

Uncovered Edinburgh

The first of the 2017 Uncovered events we'll be attending is north of the border - it's Uncovered Edinburgh! We'll be serving our delicious drinks at Edinburgh Corn Exchange, sharing the floor with oodles of top wine, spirit and beer producers.

http://www.matthewclark.co.uk/about-us/events/events/uncovered-edinburgh/

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Feb
28
12:00 PM12:00

The Drinks Emporium

  • Tobacco Dock, Pennington Street West E1W 2SF England (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come and say hello to us at The Drinks Emporium! Ask questions, sample the range and generally find out more about Ableforth's. We look forward to seeing you!

http://www.matthewclark.co.uk/about-us/events/events/the-drinks-emporium/

 

 

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Nov
11
to Nov 13

BBC Good Food - Olympia

  • London Olympia Way London, England, W14 United Kingdom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We'll be there with bells on, showcasing the full deliciousness of our goodies.

For ticket sales and more information, check out the official website: https://www.bbcgoodfoodshowlondon.com/

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Nov
4
to Nov 6

BBC Good Food - Glasgow

  • SECC (Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre), Glasgow G3 8YW (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We're delighted to be heading off to the BBC Good Food show in Glasgow this year, showing off our finest wares, including, of course, Bathtub Gin and Rumbullion!

Check out the official website for more information and ticket sales, and keep an eye on our social media and blog for updates.

https://www.bbcgoodfoodshowscotland.com/whats-on

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Oct
3
to Oct 9

London Cocktail Week

  • Old Spitalfields Market, London E1 6EW (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

It doesn't get much bigger, better and sexier than London Cocktail Week, and this year we're going big...

We're partnering with four incredible bars to bring you four fantastic cocktails on our big old stand:

  • Callooh Callay, who will be making the Bathtub Bomb;
  • Victory Mansion with the Rumbullion!-based 'Gonzo';
  • The Discount Suit Company with the, also Rumbullion!-based, Any Port in a Storm; and,
  • Worship Street Whistling Shop presenting the Bathtub Crazy Lane Collins.

Watch the blog and social media for updates, and check out the official site for more information and ticket sales - https://drinkup.london/cocktailweek/events/10678/ableforth-s-cocktail-challenge/

We look forward to seeing you there!

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