I will be there and hope to see some of the other forum members there if you can make it
WHISKY AN' A' THAT V
Saturday 17th May 2008
Tickets are now on sale for Whisky An' A' That V, Ayrshire's biggest whisky festival which will be held on Saturday 17th May 2008, at Ayr Town Hall, situated right next door to our popular and busy store in the Sandgate.
This years festival is our biggest yet with 16 major whisky companies exhibiting and over 150 whiskies on show, including Limited Edition and rare hard to find bottling's along with new releases, you will be spoiled for which whiskies you would like to sample.
Also attending on the day will be celebrity faces and guests from the whisky world, with various talks and displays being held in the whisky experience area.
Doors to the event open at 1pm and close at 6pm
Your ticket entitles you to:
All day access to the event, show guide, Robbie's Drams nosing glass and malt miniature, food and bottled water, entry into various prize draws held throughout the day. Six sampling vouchers, and a discount voucher.
The Ayrshire Fiddle Orchestra and Ayr Pipe Band will provide live music throughout and there will also be poetry and songs written by the Bard himself.
So whether you are a connoisseur or novice alike you are guaranteed to be educated and entertained whilst being fully immersed in the world of whisky.
"A Dram good day out is guaranteed"
To reserve your tickets, click on the email address below, stating how many tickets you require, your name, full postal address, daytime and evening telephone numbers. We will then contact you by phone for payment details and ticket confirmation.
Alternatively you can phone the ticket hotline number and reserve your tickets.
Order yours today, as tickets are limited.
TICKET HOTLINE NUMBER:
Is there a website?
r900p wrote:Do we know who'll be attending this distillery wise.
There's a list of sponsors on that page.
Nick Brown wrote:This looks like a good event - makes an interesting contrast with the £15 ticket for the ill-starred Edinburgh Whisky Festival, doesn't it?
Looking at the list of distilleries that are attending it looks to be a good event.
One interesting bit of news was that they expect Ardbeg to be there with the new 10 year old, Renaissance which was a bit of a surprise as I hadn't expected to see this before Feis Ile 2008 but here's hoping
They also mentioned that Martin Green of McTears would be there doing a book signing (don't all rush at once )
Who else has tickets?
We'll need to find a way of meeting up.
I was about to say 'badges', but I controlled myself...
I keep looking at the line-up and what you get for the ticket price and it's an absolute bargain!
A few of the Glasgow's Whisky Club folk will be meeting up at Central Station to arrive there en masse. Anyone else want to meet at the station too?
So, meet in Central around 11:30?
Photos and report to follow...
See, that's exactly what I said to the woman on the Glengoyne stand (never did get one of those wee water jugs) - I've no idea how you remember all that!
I didn't have as many as that (I think) but two that I've written down that aren't there are the Glenfarclas new make, and the Auchentoshan 3-Wood (I actually managed to note down 15).
I think you've pretty much summed it all up there. A great number of stands and just a really well put together event that everyone (who can) should go to.
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