FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How much are tickets?
Tickets for evening sessions are £13.50 per person, and tickets for afternoon sessions are £7 per person (plus Cambridge Live 10% booking fee)
Where can I buy a ticket?
Tickets can be purchased here https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/cornex/events/cambridge-cocktail-weekend-2018
What times are the sessions?
Friday 4pm – 1am (evening)
Saturday 1pm – 5pm (afternoon)
Saturday 6pm – 1am (evening)
Sunday 1pm – 5pm (afternoon)
Sunday 6pm – 12am (evening)
Does my ticket get me into multiple sessions?
No, tickets can only be used for one session.
What bars will be there?
There will a host of bars from existing Cambridge cocktail bars, local spirit & liqueur producers and some well-known premium national brands. A full list of the bars can be found here http://cambridgecocktailweekend.co.uk/bars-2018/
What cocktails will be there?
There will be a huge selection of cocktails, many of which will be new creations and exciting twists on classics. A concise menu of all drinks on offer will be available to collect upon entry.
What music will there be?
Information on the live bands performing can be found here http://cambridgecocktailweekend.co.uk/music/ update
What time does the music start?
Music begins around 10pm each evening
When will the WFA flair competition be held?
The competition will take place around 7pm – 9.00pm each evening.
How do we get there, and is there parking?
The event is held in Cambridge Corn Exchange. Directions and information on parkling can be found here https://www.cambridgelivetrust.co.uk/cornex/venue-info/directions-and-parking-0
Is there disabled access?
How much will drinks cost?
Each bar will have at least one cocktail on offer for £5, all other cocktails will be priced accordingly – but judging on last year there are some exceptional bargains with cocktails being cheaper than normal bar cost
Are there alcoholic drinks other than cocktails?
No, this event focusses only on cocktails. If you haven’t embraced the cocktail, now is your chance!
Is there food?
This year we have teamed up with local food joints who will be offering takeaway discounts, so you can grab your food and head back into the Cocktail Weekend. Places include Steak & Honour, Aromi & Smokeworks.
Is there water provided?
Yes, there will be free tap water.
Is there seating?
Yes there will be seating, but it is not available for reservation.
Will tickets be available on the door?
There will be only a few tickets available on the door. We highly advise booking in advance to avoid disappointment.
Can I bring my children/teenagers to the event?
This event is over 18s only.
What else is happening at the event?
During the daytime sessions many of the bars are offering free talks, workshops and activities. Please see the programme section of our website for more information.
Is there an additional cost for masterclasses/cocktail demonstrations?
Many are free of charge, some charge a nominal fee to cover the cost of the cocktail. The blend your own sessions with Chivas Regal and Cambridge Gin cost more but you make your own personalised bottle of whisky/gin to take away.
Are there group discounts?
Yes, for group of ten or more you can claim a discount for your party. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
Is there an early bird discount?
Order your ticket before June 1st to receive a discounted ticket (£5 day ticket £10 evening ticket plus booking fee on full ticket price)