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RumFest Returns!!

Following 2020’s successful virtual event, RumFest is back and in person for 2021 as part of London Rum Week. RumFest will take place on 16th October 2021 and is bigger than ever.

RumFest is being held at the ILEC Conference Centre in Earl’s Court. Sessions will last from 12-4pm and 5-9pm and will feature tastings, exhibitions, seminars and demonstrations from both new and established distillers and blenders from the world of rum. Guests will also enjoy Carnival Time, with live music and dancing, and exciting food traders will complete the line-up, offering delicious snacks and meals as well as food and rum pairing masterclasses. Tickets are priced at £30 and include a tasting glass, a show brochure, access to free masterclasses and all samples at the show aside from Golden Tot rums.

Visitors can also purchase Golden Tot tokens, which are for rums that have an RRP of £80 and over, are priced at £5 each. These will be available to buy in advance, allowing guests to sample some of the world’s best rums.

There also is a new element to this year’s RumFest event an extra day of rum tasting is taking place at the Spiced Rum Show on 17th October 2021.

RumFest has been a staple of the drinks-industry calendar since its inception in 2007, culminating in more than 3,000 visitors across its trade and consumer events in 2019. The programme of events will continue to be presided over by the event’s creator, rum expert and global rum ambassador Ian Burrell, who can count on decades of experience in spirits education and events, as well as hands-on distilling and blending for some of the world’s best-loved rums.

Onin.London have been lucky enough to attend RumFest in the past and can’t wait to visit again! Follow us on Instagram as we explore on the day!

RumFest Live sessions take place 12-4pm and 5pm-9pm on 16th October 2021, with entry priced at £30 for consumers. Find out more and to purchase tickets Viet at

London Rum Week
London Rum Week is a week-long celebration of rum across bars all over the capital, with activities taking place across the city throughout the week. 2021’s Rum Week acts as a warm-up to RumFest, taking place from 11th-17th October. Find out more at

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