What is UK RumFest…The Rum Experience?
UK RumFest is an international celebration of rum & cane spirit. The Rum Experience 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 Rum Experience London?
The Excel Centre (West Entrance)
When is The Rum Experience London?
Saturday 13th October 2012 & Sunday 14th October 2012.
What are the entrance prices?
Saturday 13th £25 general entry, £45 VIP ticket (entry from 11am)
Sunday 14th £20 general entry, £40 VIP ticket (entry from 11am)
Weekend ticket £40 general entry. For tickets click here.
More on door.
What do I get for my entrance fee?
Access to the world’s biggest Rum Festival, with over 400 rums to sample, 5 Rum sampling vouchers, Live musical entertainment, cocktail master-classes and demonstrations*, Free rum master-classes & rum seminars*, salsa lessons and your exclusive goody bag with branded tasting glass and show guide. *subject to availability.
What do I get for my VIP entrance fee?
Red carpet access to the world’s biggest Rum Festival 1 hour earlier than the general public; Red carpet access all day; Access to the VIP room where you will be given 3 cocktails; with over 400 rums to sample; 5 Rum sampling vouchers; Live musical entertainment; cocktail master-classes and demonstrations*, Free rum master-classes & rum seminars*, salsa lessons and your exclusive goody bag with branded caymanas rum cake, tasting glass and show guide. *subject to availability.
What is a Rum voucher?
A Rum voucher is the event’s currency to help you sample. No sample can be tasted without exchanging a number of vouchers. You receive a number of vouchers as part of your goody bag and further vouchers are available from the front desk at a cost of £1 each during the show. The amount of rum served per voucher will be no more than 10ml. Rum vouchers are non redeemable.
How do I sample/taste the rums?
You will need to exchange your tasting Rum vouchers for a sample of rum. 1 voucher = 1 sample. You will find your vouchers within your goody bag.
What is included in the goody bag?
5 rum tasting vouchers, The Rum Experience show guide and a rum tasting glass.
When will I receive my on line 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 Speciality Drinks online stand at the show. www.specialitydrinks.com
Can I enter the Boutique RumFest?
Only trade can enter the Boutique RumFest. All trade guests will need a trade wrist band to access the boutique part of the show.
When is drinking up time?
Last serving on ALL stands will be at 4.45pm on both days so please leave enough time to use your tokens and purchase any rums from the rum shop.
What is the Tropical Food area?
This is the non rum area where you can buy food to take away including rum cakes, chocolates, fresh coconuts with rum and many other tropical items. There are also demonstrations on the Tropical food stage.