Check out these gin festivals and events in Scarborough, Whitby and the surrounding area this year

It's hard to not find somewhere that isn't well-stocked with gin on the Yorkshire Coast nowadays.

By Paul Connolly
Monday, 28th January 2019, 2:45 pm
Updated Wednesday, 30th January 2019, 1:14 pm
Whitby Gin
Whitby Gin

Following the success of Whitby Gin at the World Gin Awards, winning out as the best London Dry Gin in Britain, we take a look at some of the gin tasting events coming to our area this year.

The Met Lounge on the West Cliff, Whitby, will be hosting an afternoon of gin tasting with the Hooting Owl Gin Distillery, on February 9 from 2pm.
The Gin Society will hold a second gin festival this year at Scarborough Spa, on Friday 21 June and Saturday 22 June. Tickets cost 12.50

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The Gin Show are heading to Ayton with five premium gins for people to try, with a host taking you through the night with his best advice for the perfect G&T on April 6, at Ayton Village Hall.
Malton Gin Festival returns to The Talbot from May 3-5.
The Brompton Gin Club meet up in various places each month, giving people the chance to join up and sample a wide range of gins. The next meeting is on February 16 at Brompton by Sawdon Village Hall.
The Gin Show is moving around the area, and finds its way to Kirkbymoorside on March 30.