True OriGINs - The Scottish Gin Festival - Lochter Activity Centre, Inverurie - April 2019


The True OriGINs - The Scottish Gin Festival is on its way to Inverurie, come join us and delight in a gin bound adventure!

The ultimate gin discovery festival over 70 gins, craft beer and cocktails!

True OriGINs opens up your gin festival expectations. We are an interactive and superbly enjoyable drinking experience. Indulge our this multi-sensory journey. Discover over 70 gins selected for their distinctive makers story and brand style. Drink, eat, listen and smell as you discover a truly special gin journey. Meet the makers happen throughout each session.

We work closely with the distilling community, the makers and mavericks to bring you all that is new in gin, with the occasional surprise from other distillers. A Truly Exceptional Experience awaits

What does my ticket get me?

  • At entry, you get (to keep) one of  True OriGINs glasses
  • A gin explorer bible that tells you all about the Gins, makers and mavericks and what's on
  • Take part in Meet the Makers from producers and distillers
  • Live music
  • Access to our True OriGINs selected bottle shop 
  • Great inspired street food
  • A true gin experience


Our Mission >> To introduce you to some of the finest Gins in the world. Gins produced by some of the most passionate makers and mavericks in the spirits community.

Learn >> Tour round the event and discover the individual styles, poured by our professional hospitality staff. 

Try >> Grab one of our classic True OriGINs glasses (which you can take home) and dip our event Gin Bible to expand your knowledge (a great read to take home too). Glass and Gin Bible included in the ticket price.

Try >> Visit the makers from some of the makers and mavericks. Learn, sample and discover.

Grab a drink >> When you're ready, fill your glass with some classic original Gins.

Take it home >> When you find something you really love, head to our True OriGINs bottle shop and grab one to take home and enjoy! 

We'll have 8 different bars at the festival which are split up into different regions. So either take some time and do a bit of light reading to wet the taste buds or head straight for a section and one of our lovely team will be there to help you out!

Questions/ Want to get involved in the festival? Please get in touch with us.


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

ID may be required as the event is strictly for 18+

How can I contact True OriGINs with any questions?

Send us any questions to

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Please print your ticket or have the email ready to be scanned from your smartphone/tablet.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

That's not a problem as some people may purchase tickets as gifts.



Strictly over 18s only.


Purchasing a ticket means all pictures & videos taken at the festival can be used for marketing without prior notice.