Cuba Libre 2024

22nd May 2024

On 1st and 2nd June this year, The Pantiles in Tunbridge Wells is being transformed into a vibrant celebration of Latin culture with the highly anticipated Cuba Libre Festival. This two-day celebration promises a blend of music, exotic cocktails and culinary delights offering an unforgettable experience.

Great British Kitchens & Interiors

Cuba Libre is proudly supported by Great British Kitchens & Interiors, the company behind the design, construction and provision of the kitchen used by renowned chefs on The Pantiles bandstand. This partnership ensures that the culinary offerings are of the highest standard, contributing to the overall excellence of The Pantiles’ events.

A Festival to Remember

Cuba Libre is a twist on the Gin & Jazz Festival, infusing it with the essence of various Latin American cultures. The event will run from 11am to 9pm on Saturday and from 11am to 6pm on Sunday, ensuring ample time for visitors to indulge in the festivities.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

Cocktail Making Masterclasses: Learn the art of crafting the perfect cocktail from expert mixologists. You can learn the techniques but also the history behind some of Latin America’s most iconic drinks.

Live Entertainment: Immerse yourself in the rhythmic beats of different music genres. Live bands and performers will keep the energy high, encouraging you to dance the day and night away.

Free Tasters: Delight your palate with complimentary tastings of both sweet and savoury delicacies. From traditional dishes to innovative fusion creations, there’s something to satisfy every taste bud.

Drinks Galore: Whether you prefer classic cocktails or enjoy exploring craft drinks, Cuba Libre offers a wide variety of drinks. Sip on a refreshing Mojito, a fruity Sangria, or try a unique concoction created just for the event.

Culinary Adventures: Enjoy a culinary journey through Latin America with a range of food stalls offering authentic flavours. Savour the rich taste of Mexican churros, Spanish paella, Argentinean dishes and Caribbean delights – all prepared by talented chefs.

A Legacy of Memorable Events

The Pantiles has long been known for hosting exceptional food, drink, and music events, drawing crowds from near and far. Our venue’s charming historical setting provides a perfect backdrop, making each event a unique and memorable experience.

With a focus on creating immersive experiences, The Pantiles ensures that every event is not just a visit but a journey into different cultures.

Following the success of previous events at The Pantiles, all of which have attracted thousands of visitors, Cuba Libre is set to be a highlight in The Pantiles’ annual event calendar.

Top Reasons to Visit Cuba Libre

Experience Culture: Transport yourself to the vibrant streets of Latin America without leaving Tunbridge Wells! The sights, sounds, and flavours will captivate your senses and provide a mini holiday from everyday life.

Learn and Enjoy: Whether you’re a cocktail enthusiast looking to sharpen your skills or a foodie eager to try new dishes, Cuba Libre offers educational and entertaining experiences for everyone.

Community Spirit: Join thousands of visitors in celebrating the rich cultural diversity that events at The Pantiles bring to the community. It’s a great opportunity to meet new people, enjoy quality time with friends and family and support local businesses.

Create Memories: With live music, dance and delicious food and drink, Cuba Libre is not just an event; it’s a memory in the making. Capture moments of joy and excitement that you’ll cherish long after the event is over.

Plan Your Visit

Make the most of your weekend by attending Cuba Libre at The Pantiles. The event is easily accessible and promises something for everyone. Whether you’re a local resident or a visitor from afar, this is one event you won’t want to miss.

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