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The Craft Spirit Show Manchester: The Ultimate Gin, Rum & Vodka Festival

Manchester Cathedral

Manchester Cathedral, Victoria Street, Manchester City, Manchester M3 1SX

Friday 26th - Saturday 27th April 2024

6pm till 10pm

Entry type: First Come First Served

About this event


An Aladdin’s cave of craft spirits await all that attend as craft distillers old and new unite to take you on the ultimate spirit filled adventure. You’ll be able to enjoy unlimited tasting samples as you work the room, with a choice of over 300 craft spirits including Gin, Rum, Vodka & More.

Unlimited Tasting Samples? Yes, that’s right! Walk the room and sample with a wide variety of craft distillers all part of your ticket fee. After all, how else were you going to find a new favourite with trying them? Like what you’ve tried? Why not treat yourself to a full size drink, artisan cocktail or even a bottle. Fancy learning more? Join our immersive workshops and masterclasses lead by industry experts. Want to relax and have fun? Take a seat and let our bar team serve up delicious drinks guaranteed to seduce your taste buds.

We are delighted to be the largest craft spirit festival of it’s kind, so for those looking to embark on the ultimate “spirited” adventure and celebrate all things “distilled” with the UK’s very best craft spirit producers, then this is most certainly The Craft Spirit Show for you.


Each of the 30+ distilleries in  attendance have their own unique space from which you can learn about the backstories, production methods, botanical make up and tasting notes of spirits like gin, rum and vodka.

Enjoy samples from each but plan your time wisely as with over 300+ craft spirits there’s plenty to discover.

Like what you’ve tried? Then you can purchase a full size drink straight from the distillery, or even grab yourself a bottle to take home for your collection!

Learn about distillation methods and what makes brands unique by attending masterclasses, hosted by established and emerging distilleries.

Enjoy a drink at our fabulous bars, including the Main Bar and Connoisseur VIP Bar. Prosecco & Beer also available.

SESSION TIMES (EARLY BIRD Craft Spirit Enthusiast Tickets Only):

Saturday 27th April 2024 – 6.00pm – 10.00pm

Friday 26th April 2024 6.00pm – 10.00pm


Explorer Guide

New Look 2024 Glass & Stainless Steel Sampling Cup

Free Sampling with over 30+ Exhibiting Distillers

Access to Exclusive Gins, Rums & Vodkas behind ours Bars

Delicious Mixers (including Lemonade)

Access to Hot & Cold Food

Live Entertainment

So, what are you waiting for?! Grab a glass and get ready to discover craft gins, rums and vodkas like never before!

Terms and Conditions Apply. Strictly Over 18’s Only.

How does it work?

*Tickets for this event are offered on a first come, first served basis and are subject to availability.

You will be sent x1 unique code which will allow you to book Craft Spirit Enthusiast evening session tickets for x2 people on Friday 26th April or Saturday 27th April. 

Tickets are complimentary, but you will be charged a £5.25 booking fee per ticket.

You need to book as soon as possible after receiving your code to avoid missing out!


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