MANCHESTER RUM FESTIVAL RETURNS THIS YEAR
Manchester Rum Festival, the cities only official festival of its kind for the rum category, is returning Friday 1st June 2018, heading to the iconic Manchester Cathedral. With the launch of Manchester's first dedicated rum festival turning out to be a sell-out success, organiser and owner Dave Marsland of Drinks Enthusiast has returned to the historic venue to house over 75 brands of rum from all over the world, a dedicated cocktail bar for classic signature serves, and the chance to purchase via local independent retail Riddles Emporium's on-site shop.Tickets have now sold out, with 400 attendees confirmed to experience the wide selection of rums available. he festival will be a weekend long affair, with the main festival positioned on the Friday 1st, whilst the Saturday and Sunday will offer up a host of rum focused events, tastings and cocktail specials. The return of rum brunches will see the city centre venues collaborate with the likes of Chairman's Reserve from Saint Lucia, whilst the cities tiki bars and cocktails haunts will work their Caribbean magic by putting on festival special menus for the weekend. New Poynesian venue Mahiki will be hosting the official Manchester Rum Festival after-party on the Friday evening, kick-starting what Dave hopes to be a weekend of rum interaction between novices and enthusiasts across the city.
For more information on the current exhibitors and extra events, please visit www.manchesterrumfestival.com