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Cocktails Without the Nonsense
Richard Godwin

  • Friday 10 June 2016, 7.00PM to 8:00pm
  • Free admission
    Booking required
  • The Eagle and Child (map)
  • No wheelchair access

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Join Richard Godwin, author of The Spirits: A Guide to Modern Cocktailing, as he conveys you through the annals of cocktail-making history. Dedicated to demystifying the art of ‘mixology’, Richard demonstrates that making sophisticated cocktails is amazingly easy and surprisingly cheap. A practical demonstration suitable for anyone over 18.

About the speaker

Richard Godwin is a journalist and amateur mixologist. He writes a column for the London Evening Standard and his writing has appeared in The Times, Sunday Times, The Guardian, Vogue, Mr Porter and The Spectator.


The book will be available to buy from the Waterstones' stall at this event.


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