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This Might Just Be Sydney’s Strangest Gin Event (And We Love It)

By Ange Law
19th May 2017


We are absolute suckers for a hidden event (it makes us feel like we’re in the know, y'know?!), and if it happens to involve cocktails, we’re sold. Which is why we were pretty damn excited when we heard the legends over at Hendrick’s Gin are putting on a show this June. Behold their newest event, aptly called The Awakening.  

While we can’t give too much away just yet, what we can tell you though is that it’s super hidden, aaaaaand set to be epic. Without spoiling all the fun, here’s what you’re in for: The Awakening is fully immersive and created alongside Siren Theatre Co. (so you know it’ll be good). You’ll navigate your way through a series of unusual, and in some cases downright uncomfortable scenarios, designed to encourage your weird and creative side. We’re also told they’ll push you all the way outside your comfort zone—comfort zones are no fun anyway. 

We know we’re being cryptic, and, in fact, we're loving it. As you move through the various spaces, you’ll be handed cocktails made from Hendrick’s Gin. The main event is the hot gin punch, which is mixed in a cauldron and served in teacups—because winter is officially upon us and the sooner you embrace it (preferably with a warm cocktail in hand), the better.  

This is a one-of-a-kind event and you definitely don’t want to miss it. To pick up your tickets—and tickets for your mates—head here

The details:

What: The Awakening by Hendrick’s Gin
When: 2 June – 4 June 
Where: COMMUNE, Waterloo
Who: Over 18’s only
Cost: $30 per person

Editor's note: This article is proudly sponsored by Hendrick’s Gin and endorsed by The Urban List. Thank you for supporting the sponsors who make The Urban List possible. Click here for more information on our editorial policy.

Image credit: Hendrick's Gin

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