A massive thank you to all of you who came and made the festival a huge success!


We were delighted to have some of the biggest names in whisky joining us at the festival!

The English Whisky Co
Milk and Honey
Morison Scotch Whisky Distillers
James Eadie
Douglas Laing
Hunter Laing
Brave New Spirits
The Dram Gift Shop
Southport Whisky Cub

Festival Schedule

  • Friday 19th August
  • 7:30pm
    SWC Festival Grand Dram
  • Saturday 20th August
  • 2pm-6pm
    Festival Saturday at Remedy Churchtown
  • 1pm-6pm
    Festival Masterclasses in The Mash
  • 6pm
    The StraMash in The Mash - all drams £5!

Friday 19th August

SWC Festival Grand Dram

Join us for a very special SWC Festival Grand Dram whisky tasting

Saturday 20th August

Southport Whisky Festival 2022 at Remedy Churchtown

Join us on Festival Saturday at Remedy Churchtown, 2pm – 6pm

Festival Masterclasses

The Festival Masterclasses will take place in The Mash, the confirmed Masterclasses are listed below, more to be added soon...

Festival Lunch

A Festival Lunch will be available at Remedy Churchtown on Saturday 20th August. There are 3 sittings available, limited spaces in each.

The Festival Exclusives...

As for previous festivals we're working hard to secure some festival exclusive bottlings!

We are delighted to present bottlings from Glen Scotia, Tobermory and Arran. More coming soon!

Where We Are

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Where to stay

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.


Peter Hunt (You need it doing, Peter's your man)

Whisky Enthusiast and Blogger

The world's biggest Càrn Mòr fan!


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.


Rich Neve (Moonshine)

American Ambassador

Enthusiastically trying to share his love of American Whiskey. Also, chief liaison with all the American whiskey importers and distributors.

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Max Gilbert (Hosting & Infrastructure)

Software Engineer

Loves developing, exploring and drinking Glen Scotia whisky.


John Watkinson (Crayon Crew)

Graphic Designer
& Whisky Photographer

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