PICTURE GALLERY: Gin festival at Lakes

An evening with plenty of ‘spirit’ was enjoyed when a Skegness-area venue held what is believed to have been Lincolnshire’s very first gin-based festival.

Gin Festival 2015, as it was dubbed, was held at The Lakes Restaurant, in Skegness Road, Burgh le Marsh, on Saturday from 5pm.

Lincolnshire Gin festival at The Lakes Rastaurant, Burgh le Marsh. Owner of The Lakes and Gin Festival organiser Jose Giraldez.

Lincolnshire Gin festival at The Lakes Rastaurant, Burgh le Marsh. Owner of The Lakes and Gin Festival organiser Jose Giraldez.

The event featured a international selection of gins, with 25 varities on offer for visitors.

A range of cocktails were also available.

The event included numerous live acts, with performances from Liz Wallace and saxophone accompaniment, the jazz band Indigo Jazz, and popular blues rock outfit Blues Boy King.

Pictures: David Dawson