Planning for our Summer 2021 festival is well under way!

All being well, we will be holding on an in-person event at the end of July this year!


As usual, we're in talks with some of the biggest names in whisky... the following are already confirmed!

Glen Scotia
Loch Lomond
Compass Box
Douglas Laing
Hunter Laing
Morrison Scotch Whisky Distillers
The Famouse Grouse
George Michie - Soho Whisky Club

Festival Schedule

  • Friday 30th July
  • 7pm
    Members-only welcome to SWC at Remedy Churchtown and 'The Mash'
  • Saturday 31st July
  • From 1pm
    Whisky Treasure Trail through the pubs of Southport
  • 7pm
    Stramash at Remedy Lord Street with music, food and whisky

Saturday 31st July

Whisky Treasure Trail - from 1pm @ Multiple Venues

You will need to register at The Guest House on Union Street any time from 1pm where you will receive your Treasure Trail Map and George Grant will welcome you with a complimentary dram (or two) of Glenfarclas to set you on your way.

At such time as you arrive at Remedy Lord Street, further complimentary drams from the whisky company based there will await you.

At each of the other venues indicated, you will be required to present your map and pay the bartender £4 to access the whisky treasure held within.

Book your place on the Whisky Treasure Trail...

Stramash - 7:30pm @ Remedy Lord Street

On Saturday evening we look forward to welcoming you to Remedy Lord Street for the Stramash!

There will be music, food, and of course... whisky!

The festival exclusives...

As in previous festivals we're working hard to secure a number of festival exclusive bottlings this time too!

The Festival Team

Huge thanks to the team for all their hard work behind the scenes to turn the idea of the Southport Whisky Festival into a reality...

Victor Porter (The Boss)

Southport Whisky Club

Ringleader, the brains behind the festival and the guy who makes things happen.

Chris Lodge (Distribution & Logistics)

Managing Director Manor Lodge Food

30 years experience in wholesale food distribution. No real favourite distillery but a big fan of old grains.

Max Gilbert (Hosting & Infrastructure)

Software Engineer

Loves developing, exploring and drinking Glen Scotia whisky.

Nigel Misson (Shopkeeper & Back End Development)

Chief Technical Officer at Epro

When not creating great software, I love drinking whisky, cooking curry and travelling to India. Ideal job is CTO (Chief Tasting Officer) for PaulJohn in Goa.


Peter Hunt (Stock Control & Packing Expert)

Whisky Enthusiast and Blogger

The world's biggest Càrn Mòr fan!


John Watkinson (Crayon Crew)

Graphic Designer
& Whisky Photographer

Lives to be creative. Huge fan of Glen Scotia and Caol Ila