23 March 2019

The Out of this World Gin Event


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GINtergalactic… planetary… another dimension

Looking for something quirky and juniper infused? Then join us for a mission of discovery heading for another dimension.

Enjoy exploring our interactive galleries, dance the night away under giant rockets, take a seat in the UK’s largest planetarium, add a tasting workshop, try/buy some of the world’s best gins and experience an evening unlike any other.

• Gin Market
• Sample Stations
• Masterclasses
• Food Court
• Live Music
• Talks and Workshops
• Exclusive Copa Glass
• Win Gin!


Gin Serves - Past, Present & Future

Join the Gintleman for a “wet your whistle” stop tour through the past, present and future of the perfect way to serve gin.

19:15 – Columbia Suite - £10 per person (20 spaces)

Navy Strength Gins from Around the World

Join the Gin Lady to discover the history and myths behind Navy Strength gins. This is a voyage of discovery that includes many calls into port to take refreshments.

19:30 - Discovery Suite - £10 per person (20 spaces)

The Perfect Pairing

Try Forest Gin four different ways and see how the pairings of tonic and garnish can change and effect the flavours in the gin.

19:45 - Atlantis Suite – £10 per person (20 spaces)

The Peake of Perfection

Mason’s Gin are very proud of their Yorkshire heritage and everything the region has to offer (including tea and astronauts!) Join them for a Masterclass that takes you from cuppa to coppa!

20:00 - Endeavour Suite - £10 per person (20 spaces)

Bite Sized Gin

Take a seat for a canape and gin pairing session with the Gintleman.

20:15 – Columbia Suite - £10 per person (20 spaces)

Let’s Get Fruity

The Gin Lady is getting fruity and helping you get your five a day with gin. Try some fantastic fruit gins and gin liqueurs, as well as some ideas for mixing and making.

20:30 - Discovery Suite - £10 per person (20 spaces)

The Great British Tonic Off

Do you ever stand confused at the bar wondering what tonic to mix with your gin? Well fear not, the Gintleman is here to help with the perfect solution to the “G to the T” conundrum.

21:15 – Columbia Suite - £10 per person (20 spaces)

Everything’s Better with Gin… Food Pairing

In an era when there are so many amazing and diverse gins, the Gin Lady looks at the art of “ginstronomy”!

21:30 - Discovery Suite - £10 per person (20 spaces)

Ginspired Cocktails

Take your gin to the next level and master some inspiring seasonal and ginspired cocktails.


22:15 – Columbia Suite - £10 per person (20 spaces)


A bottle full of essential oils of juniper

Make and Take Botanic Cologne

Join our Mission Commanders to make your own unique botanical infused scent. Suitable for men and women, you can choose your own gin inspired smells to infuse your alcohol base! NOT FOR DRINKING.

19:30 – 20:30 – Science Lab

Gin Sherbet

Join our scientists in the lab to create your own botanical blend of sherbet to take home.


21:00 – 22:00 – Science Lab

Planetarium Talks

19:30    From Gin in a Jar through to Craft Distillery – The How to Guide from Dr Eamers

20:15    Puddingstone Distillery – To Ginfinity and Beyond!

21:00    Nelsons Gin – How to make your own gin!

21:45    The First of the Bunch – Mason’s Yorkshire Gin… where no man has gone before!

Gin Market

Live Music

Our iconic Rocket Tower will be filled with the “Postmodern Jukebox” stylings of our band Prohibition. Brought together by their love for all things vintage, their set list is made up of all your favourite modern pop songs spanning four decades of the very best music, all performed in a quintessential post-modern jukebox style. From Michael Jackson to Megan Trainor and everything in between, this remarkable live band play it all with an irresistible 20’s swing.

Food Court

Lemon Grove Catering Co.

Enjoy some gin inspired snacks and meals prepared using local ingredients from Russ and his team, who are based just up the road in Birstall!


Doors open – 19:00. Building closes – 23:00.


BE DRINK AWARE – The National Space Centre supports and promotes sensible drinking https://www.drinkaware.co.uk


Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
This event is for people aged 18+. If you appear to be below 25, you will be asked for photo ID. The National Space Centre supports responsible drinking and support the Challenge 25 scheme.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
There are 400 free car parking spaces available on site. We are happy to call taxis for people and there is a bus stop to the 54 route within a few minutes’ walk of the Centre.

What can/can’t I bring to the event?
Food and drink will not be allowed to be brought onto the premises.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
The National Space Centre – 0116 261 0261.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
No, tickets are non-transferable or refundable.

Can I update my registration information?
No, once a ticket is purchased no changes can be made.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Either a printed ticket, or a ticket on your phone or tablet (we like the non-printing option, it is better for the planet).

What is the refund policy?
All tickets are non-refundable.

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