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Winter Edition

Thinking about joining us for Birmingham Cocktail Weekend this winter? Have a read of our festival guide to help you get the most out of your BCW experience!

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Get your ticket


First things first, head over to Design My Night and buy yourself an e-ticket. Pricing starts at just £10 + booking fee. You must be over the age of 18 to participate in Birmingham Cocktail Weekend.

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Visit The Monkey Shoulder Hub at The Mailbox


Once our winter festival starts, you simply take your e-ticket down to The Monkey Shoulder Hub at The Mailbox. Be sure to check the opening hours and full details of the Hub here.

It’s at The Hub that your BCW2024 adventure really begins. Show your e-ticket to our friendly team and they will issue you with your exclusive wristband and a super handy guidebook. 

Pop your wristband on your wrist and then you’re nearly ready to begin! Before you set off on your cocktail journey, head over to meet our friends from Monkey Shoulder for a complimentary dram.

Sip £5 signature cocktails


After a little complimentary sample at The Hub, it’s time to take a selfie (or three) then head to the bar at Malmaison to sample your very first signature cocktail. Your wristband gets you access to a £5 signature cocktail at every participating venue. Yes you did read that right – just £5! With cocktails at our venues often normally priced at over £10 a pop, you’re getting fantastic value even if you just fancy a couple of drinks. Simply show your wristband at each bar to gain access to their £5 signature cocktail, exclusively available to festival go-ers.

For the winter edition of BCW you can expect to see lots of signature cocktails that are themed around the Autumn/Winter season and we’re encouraging venues to try new ideas and flavours through their drinks.

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Try £4 mocktails


If you’re looking for some utterly delicious non-alcoholic drinks, look no further! For the first year ever, each of our participating venues will be offering a £4 no-alcohol alternative to their signature cocktail. Be sure to try a few as part of your BCW adventure…

Sip more £5 signature cocktails


Whilst you’re sipping that first signature cocktail, have a read of the guidebook. In it you’ll find a handy map, all the details of the participating venues plus the low-down on all our food offers and events. Some people like to follow a set route but you can plan as much or as little as you like. Venues that are further away from The Hub tend to be a little less busy, so if you fancy a quieter time, head out and explore.

The guidebook doesn’t tell you exactly which drink is where – that’s part of the adventure of BCW2024, think of it as a chance to try something different! But if you’re keen to get the low-down on each drink then keep an eye on our Instagram Stories where we’ll be giving lots of clues on what you’ll find at each bar. Keep an eye on our Facebook Page too, if you want to see the full line-up of drinks before the festival begins.

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Try a new £8 cocktail & canapé pairing


For the Winter Edition of BCW a handful of venues will be serving up a brand new option – an £8 signature cocktail and canapé pairing. If you fancy a nibble as you make your way around the city, don’t miss these. The venues that are serving up a pairing are clearly marked in the festival guidebook.

Vote for the best cocktail


You might see other festival go-ers scribbling down notes in the back of their guidebook. That’s because at the end of the festival you’ll be invited to vote for the ‘Best Cocktail of Birmingham Cocktail Weekend’. Make sure whoever purchases your tickets looks out for that email and forwards on the voting link to anyone else in the party.

The winner of the public vote receives a much-coveted trophy, some major bragging rights and the option to list their cocktail on their normal menu! You can read about our winner in 2023, and take a look at the ‘Ultimate BCW Champion’s List’.

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Have a feast


Believe it or not, BCW is not just about cocktails, your wristband also gives you access to some fantastic food offers. Every year our participating venues put on a whole host of deals to keep you fuelled up over the long weekend. Take a look at the 2023 festival food offers here.

You don’t need to make any reservations for drinks (although you’re welcome to do so if you prefer, and it’s advisable if you’re in a large group) but we do recommend booking tables for lunch and dinner.

Attend an exclusive event


We put on a whole host of awesome events, exclusively for wristband wearers. This year we have everything from masterclasses and tastings to dining experiences and takeovers. Take a look at our programme of events for the 2023 festival here.

Our events often sell out in advance of the festival so if you see something you fancy, be sure to book early.

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So there you have it, your guide to the Winter Edition of BCW2024. Remember, you can dip into the festival as much or as little as you like. Your wristband is valid for all four days; from when the first venue opens on Thursday until the last venue closes on Sunday. That means you can join us for just a couple of signature cocktails on Thursday night or you can spend the whole long weekend exploring the city, trying something new and having a blast!

See you from 24–74 Oct 2024!

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Birmingham Cocktail Weekend is a long weekend dedicated to celebrating the best of the city’s bar scene. Now in it’s 10th year, #BCW is Birmingham’s largest and best loved cocktail festival.

Birmingham Cocktail Weekend is a trading name of Living For The Weekend Ltd.
Company No: 10982589