Now summer’s here it’s time to celebrate all things gin!

Brummies will be welcoming the first ever Gin In The City weekend this July. The three-day event takes place on Friday July 27 – to Sunday July 29.

The weekend will be held at various drinking holes all over the city in Birmingham including the Distillery bar on Sheepcote Street which also has a gin terrace for alfresco drinking.

Jewellery Quarter gin specialist 40 St Paul's has won UK Bar of the Year
Jewellery Quarter gin specialist 40 St Paul's won UK Bar of the Year 2018 and will be making an exclusive gin cocktail for the event price £5

This Birmingham bar has been named UK Bar of the Year at new Gin Awards 2018

Brum gin bars including the multiple award winning 40 St Paul's and The Gin Vault are part of the bar line up which covers the Jewellery Quarter, Colmore Row area, Brindleyplace, The Mailbox, Edgbaston and Harborne.

The gin extravaganza will be hosted by renowned specialist Carl Hawkins, otherwise known as The Gintleman.

Carl Hawkins, who will be appearing at Birmingham International Food Fair 2015. He will be doing a Getting to Know Gin workshop
The Gintleman Carl Hawkins will be hosting Gin in the City

Brummies will be able to enjoy Cotswolds Gin, masterclasses, gin slushies, gin afternoon tea as well as Spanish gin with tapas to help line stomachs.

The Distillery on Sheepcote will an alfresco drinking gin haven for Gin in the City festival goers

A spokeswoman said: “Whether it’s floral, citrusy, spicy, savoury or fruity we’ll have a gin to cater for everyone."

A £10 wristband will allow attendees to sample an exclusive gin mixer/cocktail at a cost of £5 at each venue.

Wristbands and maps of the gin venues can be collected at one of the festival’s three gin stations: Hotel Du Vin, Malmasion or Loki Wine & Deli Edgbaston.

Tickets available are available here

The full list of bars taking part in Gin in the City weekend:

Jewellery Quarter

40 St Pauls


Saint Pauls House

The Vanguard at 1000 trades

Arch 13 at Connollys

Ana Rocha Bar and Gallery

The Gin Vault

The Button Factory

The Church

Mi Amore

The Whisky Club

Birmingham Business District ,Colmore Row

Dirty Martini




Hotel Du Vin

The Bureau


Lost & Found

Bar Opus



Brindley Place and the Mailbox

The Distillery


The Canal house



All Bar One

Pitcher and Piano


Gas Street Social

Harvey Nichols

Bourne and Co

Gentleman and Scholar

Edgbaston and Harborne

Harborne Kitchen

The Highfield Studio

Loki Wine Merchant and Deli

Blue Piano

The White Swan

The Physician

El Borracho De Oro