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Belfast Gin Fest announces summer 2019 return

Following on from the success of its very first installment last year, Belfast Gin Fest has announced it will return this summer.

The three-day festival will take place from June 21 - 23 at Elmwood Hall in Belfast’s Queen's Quarter.

Over 30 local and global brands are already scheduled to attend the 2019 installment including Copeland, Boatyard, Shortcross, Jawbox, Gunpowder and Malfy.

Phil Ervine, founder of Taste and Tour NI and one of the key organisers of the event said: “Northern Ireland’s love of gin is growing and growing! We have some of the best gin brands, mixologists and cocktail fans in the world and Belfast Gin Fest is all about bringing these elements together for a weekend of celebration and exploration."

The weekend will consist of three afternoon sessions taking place Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 2pm-6pm and two evening sessions taking place on Friday and Saturday from 7pm-11pm.

Friday afternoon’s session is priced at £15 (excluding booking fee), with all the other sessions being £20 (excluding booking fee).

Tickets are on sale now from with ticket price including entry to the event for the duration of one four hour session, a gin and tonic on arrival and the event’s signature Belfast Gin Fest 2019 goblet as a take-home souvenir.

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