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Drinks Emporium

Pop-up Drinks Emporium

Manchester reclaims the Corn Exchange 24th-27th October. Thursday-Sunday until 11pm Free entry

DJs,  liquor, food and the city's finest bars – in one of Manchester's most iconic buildings.

This October, ahead of its reinvention as a food and drink destination, the Corn Exchange will host a party weekend like no other.

For four nights only it will be transformed into a free indoor festival with kick-ass cocktails, real ales, spirit sampling, music, and more – make sure you don't miss it.

Expect to bar hop between hugely eclectic offerings as Manchester's finest mixologists recreate their own bar brands as pop up bars in empty units within this iconic setting.

From a Great Gatsby themed twisted tea party by Rosy Lee Tea Rooms and exotic cocktails with glamorous DJs from Vermilion Cinnabar... to pints, crisps and acoustic artists from iconic Manchester pub heroes Ducie Bridge, fabulous treats from Blue Pig and a beer festival and table football from Kro!

Refuel with food at Corn Exchange Restaurants  Zinc, Tampopo, Pizza Express, Zizzi and Salvi’s.

Hear Manchester's biggest DJs each night on the XFM Stage including Luke Unabomber and the Homoelectrik DJs, WILL TRAMP!, OLDBOY and more.

Plus you can sample boutique spirit brands at a specialist 'Spirit Boutique' pop up hosted by more than a dozen liquor products and The Drinks Enthusiast

Sample boutique spirit brands with The Drinks Enthusiast


Event times:

Thursday 5 - 11pm 

Friday 5 - 11pm

Saturday Noon - 11pm

Sunday   Noon - 11pm

Read more about The Drinks Emporium.

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Pop-up Drinks Dens

Empty retail spaces commandeered by

Ducie Bridge on Tour Acoustic Bar
Kro Beer Bar
Salvis Pop Up Prosecco Bar
Vermillion Cinnabar
Blue Pig
Those Four Mobile Bar

and more to be confirmed

DJs every night | Line-up coming soon
Spirits Boutique from the Drinks Enthusiast

Liquor sampling with

G'Vine gin
Excellia tequila
Esprit de June liqueur
Sloane's Gin
Rebellion Rum
Lighthouse Gin
Broken Shed Vodka
Old J Spiced Rum

and more to be confirmed

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