Birmingham Cocktail Weekend Serve Up Stellar Weekend of Events

Next month sees the fifth annual Birmingham Cocktail Weekend take place, with 50 venues across the city taking part in the four-day event.

Alongside discounted cocktails, wristband wearers will also have access to a host of exclusive events; from a boozy Japanese Tea Ceremony and Jamaican rum tasting, to Kentucky Karaoke with a live band and a History of American Cocktails.


Taking place from Thursday 11 July – Sunday 14 July, Birmingham Cocktail Weekend has unveiled a stellar events schedule, which will showcase the world’s leading drinks brands in everything from interactive tastings to a dining experience. Some events are free to attend, with others charging a fee, but all are exclusive to Birmingham Cocktail Weekend wristband wearers.

Thursday 11 July


Cosy Club Cocktail Shake Off,
Cosy Club
6pm-8pm and 8.30pm-10.30pm, £15 per person

An Evening with Highland Park
The Birmingham Whisky Club
7pm-9pm, £10

Friday 12 July


#OpinionsWelcome with whisky brand Laphroaig
Fumo Waterloo Street
5pm-7pm, Free

Edinburgh Gin at the Jekyll
The Jekyll & Hyde
5.30pm-6.10pm, Free

Cosy Club Cocktail Shake Off
Cosy Club
6pm-8pm and 8.30pm-10.30pm, £15 per person

Japanese Tea Ceremony with House of Suntory
The Vanguard at 1000 Trades
6.30pm-8pm, £7.50

Jamaican Rum Tasting with Appleton Rum,
Island Bar
6.30pm-7.30pm, Free

An Evening with Highland Park,
The Birmingham Whisky Club
7pm-9pm, £10

A History of American Cocktails with Wild Turkey bourbon,
Buffalo & Rye
9.45pm-10.25pm, Free (drop in)

Saturday 13 July


Meet the Makers Mark Diplomat,
Harvey Nichols
12pm-3pm, Free (drop in)

Edinburgh Gin at the Jekyll,
The Jekyll & Hyde
12pm-12.40pm and 1pm-1.40pm, Free

Bourbon Legends,
Manhattan Avenue
2pm-3.30pm, Free

Japanese Tea Ceremony with House of Suntory,
The Vanguard at 1000 Trades
2.30pm-4pm and 6.30pm-8pm, £7.50

#OpinionsWelcome with whisky brand Laphroaig,
Fumo Waterloo Street
3pm-5pm, Free (drop in)

Live Band Kentucky Karaoke,
Manhattan Avenue
5pm-9pm, Free (drop in)

Makers Mark Dinner,
Edwardian Tea Rooms at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
7pm-10pm, £18

Sunday 14 July

Live Music at Level 25,
Marco Pierre White at The Cube
From 12pm, Free (drop in)

This year’s Birmingham Cocktail Weekend is set to be the most sensational yet, having extended from three to four days, from Thursday 11 July – Sunday 14 July. With more venues than ever before, to mark its fifth anniversary, the festival welcomes a host of new venues for 2019; including Arch 13, BANK, Be At One Brindleyplace, Birmingham Hippodrome, Bourne & Co, Fumo’s Selfridges and Waterloo Street venues, Land (previously 1847), Manhattan Avenue, Nocturnal Animals, Opus, The Pig & Tail, Pub du Vin, The Rectory, Saint Paul’s House, and Serve.

Access to the events are only granted with a wristband, which are on sale now and selling fast at just £10 for the full four days. Wristband wearers receive access to the events schedule, as well as £4 signature cocktails served up in all 50 venues.

To see further details of the events, pre-booking information and to buy your wristband, visit
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