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What is RumFest-The Rum Experience?

The RUMFEST is the UK’s Premium Rum Event. It is an international celebration of rum & cane spirit. The Rum Experience company prides itself on bringing together the finest rum, great food and a range of educating seminars and entertainment to make learning about rum both fun and stimulating.

Where is the RumFest?

This year we are hosting our “Premium” RumFest at the ILEC Conference Centre,  47 Lillie Road, London, SW6 1UD . Find our venue details and map to plan your journey here:

When is The RumFest?

October Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd 2016

Saturday  from 12 – 6pm
Sunday  from 12 – 5pm with last pours 30mins before the show closes.

What is the ticket entrance price?

Saturday 22nd £49.50 (entry from 12 midday) very limited tickets in advance only

Sunday 23rd £39.50 (entry from 12 midday) very limited tickets in advance only

VIP ticket  £79.50

Weekend ticket  £75.00


What do I get for my Premium Tasting ticket to The RumFest?

Entry to the RumFest with Brands exhibiting their premium rums and serving 1cl samples (no drink tokens needed here)

Also includes:

  • The Main Entertainment Stage
  • The Show Brochure
  • Access to masterclasses – subject to availability
How do I sample/taste the rums?

At the RumFest you are able to sample all the rums on display without exchanging tokens. You are here to learn about the different rums form all over the world and the exhibitors will offer your samples and chat through the history etc. of their product.

What is a Golden Tot Token?

A Golden Tot Token is the event’s currency to help you sample 1cl tots of some of the world’s most exclusive Rum within show.  These Super Premium bottles will be advertised in “The Rum Experience Guide to Rum” so you know what stand you can find them on – as well as being on the website. Tokens can be purchased from the Reception. These Super Premium Rums CANNOT be sampled without exchanging a number of Tokens. Golden Tot Tokens are non-redeemable.

The Super Premium Rums that are advertised on the website and within The Rum Experience Guide to Rum will only be available if you have a Golden Tot Token – available for purchase from the reception. 1 Token (£5) = 1 cl sample.

When will I receive my online ticket?

E-Tickets are to be validated on the door at The Rum Experience. Please ensure you bring your six figure E-ticket reference number with you. If you have ordered your ticket via the website, you will receive an e-mail confirmation with your reference number. e.g.: (A12BCD).

Can I buy bottles of Rum to take home with me?

Yes. Most of the rums sampled at the show will be available to purchase from the On site retailing stand.

Can I buy rums from the show online?

Yes. All of the rums sampled at the show will be available to purchase online from The Whisky Exchange online stand at the show. www.thewhiskyexchange.com

Can I enter the Boutique RUMFEST?

The Boutique RumFest is an invite only trade and press event held on Friday the 21st of October.  Please e-mail us or fill out the online form for details.

When is drinking up time?

Last pours on ALL stands will be 30mins before show closes on both days so please leave enough time to use your tokens and purchase any rums from the rum shop.

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