UK’s biggest gin festival coming to St Albans

The Gin Festival founders, Jym and Marie Harris.

The Gin Festival founders, Jym and Marie Harris. - Credit: Archant

Gin lovers can sip, sample, and gulp their way through more than 100 tipples when the UK’s first ever gin festival stops off in St Albans this year.

There will be live music, food, a cocktail bar, and an opportunity to meet distillers, try free samples, and attend a gin masterclass. was founded in Leeds four years ago by husband and wife Jym and Marie Harris, and has since featured on BBC Radio Two Drivetime, The Metro, and the International Business Times.

Jym said: “We’re really excited as it’s our first time in St Albans, we hope to inspire people with our range of over 100 gins, premium tonics and perfect serve.”

It will be at the Alban Arena on September 15 from 6.30pm to 11pm, and September 16 from both 12.30pm to 5pm and 6.30pm to 11pm.

Only over 18s can attend, and tickets are £12 here.