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UK Rum Festivals Are Coming To Cardiff

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Don’t miss out on the Cardiff Rum Festival taking place  5th August at the SSE Swalec Stadium Cardiff,  CF11 9XR. The Festival will host seminars with master distillers, cocktail bars, rum tastings sessions (over 100 different rums!), live music and a street food fiesta.


Rum is frequently overlooked, branded as either white, gold, dark or spiced… but UK Rum Festivals recognize its true value and want the public to share their passion for the spirit.

“Rum is a fun spirit, but it’s also often beautifully balanced and refined, full of history and it’s the essence of many favourite cocktails… It’s so much more than rum and coke. We want to show the world what it’s overlooking and show the diversity of cane spirits. From spiced and sweetened offerings to truly magnificent blended and matured liquids” – Jon Rees, Director

Tickets cost £30, including all of the rum tasting! Unlike various other festival ticket systems, there are no added prices once you’re through the entry gate, so you can truly experience the assortment of rums without breaking the bank.

Earlybird tickets at are just £15 – a massive 50% discount.


Whether you enjoy premium sipping spirits or high end cocktails, there is something for everyone – A true introduction to the world of rum! The festival incorporates an educational theme, so there’ll be an opportunity to talk all things rum and get those burning questions answered. “You need to taste then talk to experts and that’s what we provide” – Debbie Rees, Co director.

Confirmed Rum brands include;

Ron Botran
Revolver Rum
Ron Cubay
Plus many more…

Entertaining and informative; Cardiff Rum Festival is a  great opportunity  to sample a variety of different rums, whilst learning and expanding rum knowledge and collections.

This year, UK Rum Festivals will be expanding to Bristol and Exeter in addition to Cardiff.
Festival dates:
● Cardiff – 5th August – SSE Swalec Stadium
● Bristol – 9th & 10th September – Paintwork
● Exeter – 29th July – Exeter Castle

Sponsored by: Re’al Cocktail Ingredients

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