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Get into the spirit with first-ever Spirits Fest this June

Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire will host the first-ever Spirits Fest event from 16-17 June 2018, dedicated to promoting local and regional producers of alcoholic spirits and other food and drink.

Spirits Fest will take place at St Mary's Church, 8 Burton St, Melton Mowbray LE13 1AJ. Exhibitors will include Burleighs Gin, Two Birds Spirits and Old Vodka, and will be showcasing a range of alcoholic spirits including vodka, gin and whisky, as well as other local produce such as alcoholic chocolates and coffees.

Tickets will be sold in advance in three-hourly slots and are priced at £4 (in advance). For more information on Spirits Fest and to buy advance tickets, visit www.spiritsfest.co.uk

Matthew O’Callaghan from the Melton Mowbray Food Partnership and organiser of Spirits Fest said: “After the popular Artisan Cheese Fair in May, we’re now bringing the first-ever Spirits Fest to the magnificent setting of St Marys Church, with its newly renovated interior.

“There are some truly incredible local and regional producers of alcoholic spirits and the first-ever Spirits Fest will enable us to welcome visitors to sample, buy and generally celebrate the fantastic tastes available in Leicestershire and the wider East Midlands.”