On Friday 29 and Saturday 30 July 2016, Cocktails in the City will once again gather twenty-five of London’s most exciting bars beneath the green canopies of London’s Bedford Square Gardens for a sunny two-day celebration of the city’s unique and diverse drinking scene. 

Cocktails in The City will feature a huge variety of London’s bars in pop up form from Soho’s quirky boutique basement bars and Dalston’s dirty tequila joints to Mayfair’s elegant 5* hotels and Shoreditch’s award winning institutions. Translation?  Whether guests are Hackney Hipsters, West End Sipsters, Free Drink Scroungers or First Class Loungers, Cocktails in the City will have something for everyone.

Expect to sample incredible cocktails from London’s top bars, taste unusual and rare ingredients, lend a hand to the world’s finest bartenders in interactive masterclasses and watch talented mixologists put their personal twists on new summer creations. 

There will also be a special series of Spirited Sermons throughout the day, interactive spirit masterclasses hosted by ambassadors and master distillers. Spirited Sermons will take London’s cocktail enthusiasts and aficionados on a journey that explores such subjects as healthy drinking, the origins of rum and Mayan Balché. In addition, Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen are on board to provide tasty sustenance and a roster of live music and DJs will provide a festive backdrop. 

Need to know
Cocktails in the City ( Bedford Square Gardens,WC1B; Fri 29 4-9.30pm and Sat 30 from 12-4pm and 5-9.30pm; tickets cost £15 and include one cocktail, multiple complimentary experiences and cocktail booklet: www.cocktailsinthecity.co.uk)