Annual rum do expands to Olympia

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The UK Rumfest exhibition, which showcases rum and sugarcane spirits, is to move to a larger venue this year.The event remains in London, but moves from the Royal Horticultural Halls to Olympia Two in Kensington on 16 to 17 October.“The move is purely down to space issues,” says event director, Ian Burrell. “It’s reflective of the increase in demand from exhibitors wanting more space and, ergo, giving visitors more to do and see.”Burrell adds that Rum is ever more popular and says the show this year will showcase over 400 different types of rum for visitors will be allowed to see and taste.“We’ve added more entertainment for this year, too, with more competitions and dancers and singers including salsa, soca, reggae, zouk and samba,” he adds.
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