has begun to Dunfermline’s first charity Gin Festival – which is being launched
to provide a refreshing tonic for the fund-raising endeavours of the Rotary
Club of Dunfermline.
are mixing a heady cocktail of gins, beer, wine, prosecco and live music over
two party nights on 10th and 11th May in the Glen
Pavilion in Pittencrieff Park.
McCran and fellow Rotarians Sean Doran, Graham Steedman and Alan Mitchell are
leading the club’s event team.
main objective is fund-raising for local charities,” Ralph explained. “Sean and
I were involved in organising the first joint beer festival between our Round
Table and Dunfermline Rugby Club in 2004. Given the success of that event over
the years, we are trying to complement their autumn beer festival with a spring
charity gin festival.
feature at least 40 gins, mainly from small distillers whose labels are not
available generally in pubs and supermarkets. But we will also have available
some beer, prosecco and wine for those non-gin drinkers who might also wish to
come and enjoy the party atmosphere.”
Live music will
be dispensed by Rotarian Alan Condie’s band, ‘Cut the Cake’, on the Friday
night and by ‘The Copycats’ on the Saturday night. Both bands will play two
sets, punctuated by disco music both between and after.
The £15 ticket
buys entry to the event, a gin glass to keep, a first drink and a programme
with full details of all the available gins.
- from whose Malcolm, Jack & Matheson offices in Walmer Drive, East Port,
tickets are now available for personal uplift - added, “Our event is designed
to be different from most other gin festivals due to the atmosphere we hope to
create by the live music and the sheer numbers we hope will attend.
Pavilion can officially hold up to 800 people each night. We have only just
started selling tickets online and they are already going well.”
The link to the
online ticket shop is:
Click here to buy Tickets.
updates will be posted on the club’s Facebook page – ; and on Twitter