Festival of Fifty 2018

Saturday 7th July saw The Rum Shack being the centre of attention at the Festival of Fifty 2018 in Tunbridge Wells. As this celebrated the festival organisers 50th birthday this year Giles and Vince were only too happy to gate crash as they too are 1968 boys! The weather was superb, the football score sublime…

Stonor Park and Gardens Food Festival 16-17 June 2018

We had a fantastic weekend at Stonor Park and Gardens for the inaugural Food Festival. Unfortunately on Saturday I think the weather forecast kept some of the attendants at bay, but Sunday was a different matter with the draw of the fabulous Mary Berry CBE. She took a walk around the venue as she was…

Blenheim Palace Food Festival 26 – 28 May 18

What a great bank holiday weekend at the resplendent Blenheim Palace for the Fantastic Food Festival. We were greeted by thousands of food and drink lovers as we all managed to keep the thunderstorms (predicted) at bay, to enjoy three days of fun in the sun. The ‘Hire Me’ sign next to the shack generated…

Stonor Park Supercar Sunday 26 May 18

At rather short notice the chaps from The Fantastic Food Festivals gave us a call and asked if we wanted to take part in the first Super Car Sunday at the stunning Stonor Park. Of course we were delighted to get an early run out for the shack and very much enjoyed the event. The…

Portsmouth Rumfest 2017

On 02 September 2017 the Historic Naval Dockyard in Portsmouth played host to the inaugural Portsmouth Rumfest. The evening was an outstanding success, with The Rum Shack positioned beautifully as the jewel in the crown for the venue, inside one of the Boathouses. Rum exhibitors included: Pusser’s, Foursquare, a great new spiced rum – Wester,…

Portsmouth Seafood Festival

The Rum Shack first came about when we were approached to take part in the inaugural Portsmouth Seafood Festival in June this year. Giles and I both designed the Shack with the ability to be taken apart and transported easily where ever it might be required. The design allows several different aspects to be pitched,…

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Castle Road Summer Fayre

The Castle Road Summer Fayre saw the second outing of The Rum Shack. This was an entirely different event but was in its own way very successful, providing some new customers the chance to sample our excellent cocktails and taster trays and serving some old friends. Here we introduced the Rum and Tonic, using Botran…