Coventry’s Gin Festival is set to return with free samples and masterclasses

Free gin samples, cocktail masterclasses and exclusive new concoctions are all on offer as Coventry’s Gin Festival returns for the fourth year running. 

Coventry’s annual Gin Festival is set to return to FarGo Village between 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm on Friday, 20 March and Saturday, 21 March bringing top independent gin companies from around the region to Coventry’s Creative Quarter. 

Gin experts will be bringing their finest flavours to the festival which will include free tastings of gin, absinthe workshops, tasting masterclasses and the chance to take home your favourite tastes. 

The event will also see live music, delicious street food and entertainment, as well as giving visitors the chance to learn how to create the perfect gin and tonic from the experts. 

Gin-lovers can enjoy the best gin cocktails and G&Ts at the event, with the chance to buy bottles from the distillers to create their own delicious flavour combinations at home. 

All visitors will be given their own glass on arrival for tasting the delicious new flavours on offer, and a tasting guide to navigate all the gin and mixer combinations. 

Gin experts from British Polo Gin, Brockmans, Dr Eamers Emporium, The Oxford Artisan Distillery and Warwickshire Gin Company will be providing the alcoholic treats. 

Emma Harrabin, Manager at FarGo Village, said: “Our Gin Festivals have been incredibly popular each year and so this year we wanted to bring even more workshops, masterclasses and free tastings for visitors. 

“As well as getting the chance to buy some delicious gin from top local companies, visitors can sample all the different flavours on offer, and buy cocktails and expertly-made drinks on the night.

“The street food, music and entertainment will all top off an excellent weekend for gin-lovers so make sure you get your tickets!”

To complement the tasty drinks on offer, visitors can enjoy delicious street food from Bake and Kies, who specialises in Mac and Cheese. 

Top distillery British Polo Gin will be returning with their popular cocktail demonstration, where crowds will be wowed with how to make an espresso gin-tini

Richard Hine, Managing Director of British Polo Gin said: “Last year our cocktail demonstration was very popular with lots of people wanting to get involved so this year, we wanted to do it again with some exciting cocktails for the crowds. 

“This is one of our favourite gin festivals we take part in – the atmosphere is always excellent and we love seeing everyone enjoying the various gin cocktails on offer!”

Tickets are £7.50 in advance, and if available on the door (dependent on availability) the charge will be £10. Buy yours at