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Leeds Loves Cocktails!

30 May 2015
Leeds Loves Cocktails!
Ever been curious about ‘mixology’, want to meet the experts and learn a tip or two, or simply sample some creative cocktails while you celebrate the sun in June? Then head down to Leeds today and experience a line-up of events as the Leeds Loves Cocktails Festival comes to a close.

Yes, it’s that time of the year again when the thriving bar scene of Leeds comes alive with a celebration of fine mixed drinks. The festival brings together 40 fine cocktail bars in the city in a promotion of all that is good about drinking under the theme ‘Drink better not more’.

This fine drinks extravaganza is taking place in Leeds for the third time and is a coming together of some of the city’s most creative and diverse cocktail bars to share a bit about the art of mixing and showcase their talent.

Interested? Here’s a round-up of what’s happening today:

Sunday 7th June:


Time: 12:00 - 15:00

Venue: Oporto

Details: Leave your notepads at home as this ain’t no training. As a huge thank you to Leeds bartenders for their continued support in serving Jack Daniel’s Old Number 7 throughout the year, Cam Dawson, Jack Daniel’s UK Brand Ambassador invites you join him at Oporto on Call Lane to celebrate an amazing year and a week of Leeds Loves Cocktails with the Bartenders Brunch (Tennessee Style)! Come feast on Ribs, Dogs and Wings while drinking Jack Daniel’s Bloody Marys. Get in touch with the staff at Oporto to put your name and bar on the list.

Address: 33 Call Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 7BT


Time: 15:00 - 21:00

Venue: Merrion Street

Details: The party moves onto Merrion Street for a street party. In conjunction with Red Bull, they will be providing a DJ decked Truck with Function One sound system, carnival style party with soul, Northern soul from Dj Leon Lewis, feel good music all through the day, food, smiles, top music, great drinks….. what better way to end the last DAY.


Time: 21:00 – Close

Venue: Mojo

Details: To end the last NIGHT, we will be in Mojo bar..... A fully guaranteed party!

Address: 18 Merrion Street, Leeds, LS1 6PQ

The festival organisers offer you a range of discounts and offers on selected brands running over the week, not to mention wristbands that give you priority entry into events. For more and up to date information visit:Leeds Loves Cocktails Festival

Kam is a Business Writer for Leeds Living. Having joined in April 2015 she writes for the Strictly Business section and specialises in business editorials.