Bristol Rum Festival at Paintworks in Bristol on 9th – 10th September

Bristol Rum Festival at Paintworks in Bristol on 9th – 10th September

Posted on: 20 Apr 2017

The Bristol Rum Festival with take place on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September starting at 12 noon held at Paintworks on the Bath Road. Offering a huge range of delights for your taste buds and demonstrations from plenty of professionals, this is definitely a date for your diary. Also book your tickets before 30th April and you’ll get 50% off due to early bird booking making them only £15! You’ll be a rum connoisseur before you know it!



The Bristol Rum Festival will be held in The Paintworks on 9 -10 September

Experience and taste a more diverse selection of rum than you can imagine. Sip unbelievable cocktails, kick back in the chill out zone, listen to some great music, play dominoes, eat some great street food and open your eyes to the beautiful world of sugar cane spirits!


You will be able to sample ALL of the rums on display as part of your entry ticket. Exhibitors will offer you samples and chat to you about their products and the processes they go through from cane to bottle.


Traders who will be at the festival include, but are very much not limited too:


  • Ticki Cocktail Box
  • Angostura Caribbean Rum
  • Woods Old Navy Rum
  • Botran Aged Rum
  • Blackwell Fine Jamacian Rum


This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about all things rum. You can confidently come away from any of the many private tasting sessions with a better understanding of what’s in your glass.


Their three cocktail bars will celebrate the complexity and diversity of rum as a mixing spirit. From Pussers Painkiller’s to Velvet Revolver’s, you’re bound to find your perfect concoction. Get your foodie fix with our mouthwatering selection of local street food.


Your ticket includes entry to the event and it includes all sample tots provided by our exhibitors. We have a selection of talks and seminars, which can also be booked in advance or on the day. (on a first come first serve basis)


With over 50 different rums, cocktails, tickets getting you access to exclusive tasting sessions with a whole host of experts, great food and much, much more, how could you say no?

An amazing experience at Bristol Rum Festival 9 - 10 September

For any more information on Bristol Rum Festival head over to their website - You can also connect with the guys through their Facebook event. 

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Matt Dailly

Matt, originally from Belfast, has only lived in Bristol for a year now and is studying Media & Journalism at UWE. He wants to concentrate his writing and media skills in Bristol's culinary culture, delving into what fine feasts the city has to offer and where the best places to go for food really are. Along with an aspiration to interview some of the influential people shaping Bristol and some who are simply passing through, Matt really is trying to make Bristol his new home! For any other info check out his Facebook or Twitter