Over five hundred events within the Festival, which runs from 27 April to 2 May, have been announced. These will allow ticket holders exclusive access to world-famous distilleries, the chance to meet the craftspeople behind the liquid and immerse themselves in the heart of malt whisky country.
The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival team gathered yesterday (3 March) with key event partners to reveal some of the events on offer. Tickets will be available to buy on Tuesday 8 March.
“We have an impressive range of events on offer, with some stellar new additions to the 2022 programme including an eclectic amalgamation of Star Wars and whisky tasting in memory of Brett Ferencz, known to many as the Scotch Trooper, with 25% of ticket sales going towards cancer research," said George McNeil, chairman of The Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival. “The last few years have been difficult for everyone and as we begin to return to normality I know that the many partners and people who help to bring the Festival to life are gearing up to welcome people from all over the globe to Speyside.
“I hope to see people from far and wide joining us to celebrate the world’s largest producing whisky region, from whisky novices, budding master blenders and everyone in between. I look forward to welcoming people once again to an area I am lucky enough to call home.”
Programme highlights include History of the Highball with whisky legend Sarah Burgess, an evening not to be missed with Glen Moray’s Iain Allan at Elgin Cathedral and one-of-a-kind experiences at a number of distilleries not usually open to the public, including Dufftown, Tamdhu and Tamnavulin.
For more information please visit the Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival website.