Saturday 4th March 2017 - The Bond, Digbeth

Whisky Birmingham - the city's flagship whisky festival, returns for its 5th year. Featuring major whisky brands, independent bottlers, local experts, creative masterclasses, collaborations with local bars and experts, music and street food. Whether you're a whisky-connoisseur, or a whisky-newcomer, this is an event not to be missed. Tickets are now sold out for 2017.

Whether you're joining us at Whisky Birmingham or not, join us at The Anchor from 5:30pm for more whisky, beer and a curry at our official afterparty! Earlybird tickets are now on sale. Check out our 'events' page on The Birmingham Whisky Club website for more.

25+ Exhibitors with over 250 Whiskies

10 Masterclasses & Collaborations

Street Food Vendors & Food Stalls

Festival Sponsors

2017 Exhibitors

We have a fantastic array of brands exhibiting from across the globe for 2017.

Experts & Collaborations

Get to know your whisky with our festival experts and inventive collaborations.

Ian Buxton & The Dram Team

Well-known whisky expert and writer, Ian Buxton, will be popping up at The Dram Team stand, for book signings, special tastings and a competition with festival sponsor Penderyn. Make sure you stop by and visit him.

The Dram Team

A new collaboration for the festival 2017. The Dram Team - a whisky-tastings-by-post company, will be manning a stand showcasing a special festival box inspired by Ian Buxton's 101 Whiskies.

'Bloggers Choice' Stand

Our friends (and well-known whisky bloggers) from Living Room Whisky are back with us again with their popular 'Bloggers Choice' stand - showcasing a range of their favourite whiskies. This stand is always a hit!

Festival Chocolates with Penderyn & Kneals

Our resident chocolatier, Kneals Chocolates, will be presenting a number of chocolates at their stand. This year they will also be making a special whisky chocolate with Penderyn whisky.

Smultronstalle Classic Cocktail Class

Multi award-winning Brummie bartender and owner of Birmingham's hottest new cocktail bar 'Smultronstalle' will be hosting a unique class between 2:30pm and 3:30pm. Join him to taste through six mini cocktails with a whisky twist and learn how to recreate these at home.

Festival Schedule

Another cracking year was had at Whisky Birmingham 2017!

Don't miss out! Our 2018 event will be on Saturday 3rd March. Tickets will go on sale on October 1st 2017.

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Venue & Location

The Bond in Digbeth,
180-182 Fazeley St,
B5 5SE

Festival Food

We know how important food is to festival goers, and that's why we always put thought into our catering offer. We are pleased to welcome back two festival favourites, who will be whipping up some delicious dishes throughout the day.

Peel & Stone

Festival favourites return with more perfect pizza goodies.

Meat Shack

Back for a second time with their signature delectable burgers.

Festival Tickets

There are three ticket options for 2017.

General Admission

4th March 2017


  • Tasting Glass
  • Festival Brochure
  • Bottle Of Water
  • Dream Dram Token
  • All Whiskies On Taste
Buy Ticket
(£35 + booking fees)

Membership Ticket

4th March 2017


  • Everything In General Admission
  • 10% Off Ticket Price (add code at checkout)
  • 11am Entry To VIP & Members Hour
  • Extra Dream Dram Token
  • Exclusive VIP & Members Lounge
Buy Tickets
(£31.50 + booking fees)


4th March 2017


  • Everything In General Admission
  • 11am Entry To VIP & Members Hour
  • Extra Dream Dram Token
  • Exclusive VIP & Members Lounge
  • Masterclass Of Your Choice
Buy Tickets
(£70 + booking fees)