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LCW: Things to do on Friday

Events, masterclasses, new areas to explore, cocktails to sip and food to snack on. Day five of LCW is shaping up nicely.

Friday Events

Callooh Callay Host The Clumsies - Experience two of the best bars in the world in one location -The Clumsies team from Athens are visiting Shoreditch cocktail bar Callooh Callay for London Cocktail Week!

Tia Maria Coffee Academy - Enjoy an interactive masterclass led by renowned coffee expert Anette Moldvaer of Square Mile Coffee.

A Taste of Talisker at The Whisky Shop - Journey through some of the more specialist Talisker expressions, from vintage bottlings to distillers' editions.

World Class Drinks at The Whisky Exchange - Visit the Whisky Exchange to enjoy a Tanqueray No.Ten gin, Ketel One Vodka or Bulleit Bourbon masterclass, plus enjoy tasting the different brand's creations!

Bulldog Masterclass with Anshuman Vohra & James Coston - Join CEO and founder Anshuman Vohra alongside UK Brand Development Manager, James Coston as they take you through the history of the gin category and learnings on the 4th biggest premium Gin… BULLDOG!

A Taste if Foraged Britain - Explore the wild, foraged world of The Botanist Gin from Islay with Brand Ambassador, Abi Clephane. 

Top Gun Party - Be in with the chance of getting a LCC Top Gun t-shirt and winning a ticket to somewhere exotic. 

The Art of Blending - This London Cocktail Week you can discover the ‘Art of Blending’, a one-hour experience hosted by a whisky expert.

A History of Cognac with Courvoisier - Courvoisier’s Global Brand Ambassador, Rebecca Asseline, will hold a seminar dedicated to the history of cognac and gastronomy featuring a VSOP tasting and canapé pairing.

Drambuie Presents London to New York via Scotland - Learn how to make the iconic Rusty Nail, plus two of the latest new cocktails being sipped in the bars and backrooms of NYC.

The Pop-Ups

Friday is our last day of The Brass and Crimson - a speakeasy pop-up serving up Drambuie cocktails and jazz tunes. It's also the fifth day of our Cocktail Village which houses 40 different pop-ups in one space. Doors open at Midday, showcasing trains, ships and motor vechiles (even a tricycle) as well as takes on Miami, Mexico, France, the Amalfi coast and Venice - come down and see what all the fuss has been about. Across town the World Class House also launches at midday with five fantastic floors full of experiences and bars including retro bars, future bars and a gin forest.

Back in Shoreditch the Aviation Airport Lounge will be rocking a classic 1930’s American Aviation theme while the Fentimans Apothecary in the courtyard of the Wright Brothers at Spitalfields are serving tasty G&Ts. The Buffalo Bourbon Empire in Hackney House, meanwhile are offering some of the finest cocktails in town alongside some of the best whiskeys in the world. Be sure to swing by the Pirate's Grog Rum Sessions where you can join a free celebration of rum cocktails and a string of master classes at the Department of Coffee and Social Affairs space in Spitalfields, East London

Inside the Old Turman Brewery you'll discover The Blend by Chivas Regal where you can enjoy masterclasses on creating your very own whisky and sip £5 competition-wining Scotch cocktails. Up Kingsland Road Sauvelle vodka have partenered with The Drop Date to bring you Classics With Classics combining limited edition trainers with tipples. Love your kicks? This is where you want to be. Finally the best of the Finnish bar scene is taking over the basement of Dreambags Jaguar Shoes for the week, with Finnish inspired cocktails brought to you by Kyro Rye Distillery in a pop-up entitled Kryo Tourism Agency. Finally don't miss Chambord by South Place installing their secret garden bar near Spitalfields. 

Tour Of The Day

We're putting a spotlight on Bethnal Green today with 6 bars offering a £5 cocktail. That's your night sorted. Delicious!

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