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At The Properly Improper Society

Thursday 19 May 2022 - Saturday 21 May 2022

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This month, award-winning premium gin Brockmans launches The Properly Improper Society, a three-day extravaganza featuring live music, DJs, performances and – of course – world-class cocktails made with Brockmans Gin.

Located in the creative and diverse neighbourhood of Soho on Bateman Street, the event will see a host of performances, cocktail masterclasses and musical experiences take place from Thursday 19-Saturday 21 May.

Renowned for its daring blend of dark berries and commitment to noble traditions, Brockmans will transform the space across four rooms into a properly improper world, with each space dedicated to different offerings. The Properly Improper Society will also feature a bar offering delicious Brockmans cocktail creations to perfectly complement the beautiful flavour profile of its incredibly smooth gin.

As well as these delectable drinks, guests will be able to enjoy cocktail masterclasses to learn how to enjoy Brockmans at home, alongside incredible live performances from musicians, DJs, comedians and spoken word artists.

Throughout the three-day celebration, the action will include:

Cocktail masterclasses

Masterclasses throughout the event will be hosted by Brockmans' world-renowned brand ambassadors. In each masterclass, you'll learn the story behind the Properly Improper Gin and how the team blend dark berries and noble traditions to create Brockmans Gin. You'll also discover three different Properly Improper Cocktails, learning how to make two of them for yourself, discover the artistry behind our very own perfect serve and just how you can make the perfect gin and tonic. You'll also walk away with a Brockmans Gin goodie bag to recreate the serves at home.


Thursday 19 May

DJ Pablo V: a DJ who has performed worldwide and is known for his eclectic music knowledge, versatile mixing skills and genre-bending sets.

Friday 20 May

Ben Lewis: supported by some of the biggest names in the business, Lewis has been a DJ for 15 years and has played all over the world, from New York to Ibiza.

Saturday 21 May

Velvet Thunder: a UK DJ who plays an eclectic mix of world music tracks mixed with funk, soul and disco.

Spoken-word, comedy and magic

Thursday 19 May

Harry Baker: the youngest ever person to win the Poetry World Slam championship, will be performing his incredible mixes of poetry, comedy and mathematics.

Desree: the spoken-word artist, writer and facilitator based in London will also be performing her award-winning poetry performances.

Elf Lyons: an award-winning comedian whose innovative performances have gained a cult reputation on the UK comedy circuit.

Friday 20 May

Jon Udry: an incredible performer who will be combining juggling and comedy for a unique performance that has earned him spots at prestigious events including Glastonbury.

Osman Yousefzada: the multidisciplinary artist whose work involves storytelling, autobiography and fiction to show the rupture of the migrational experience and socio-political issues of today.

Saturday 21 May

Pete Heat: one of the most sought-after magicians in the UK and a star of three acclaimed street-magic series, who'll be performing mind-bending tricks in front of your disbelieving eyes.

Live music

Thursday 19 May

Gecko: a London-based artist, whose playful lyrics cover all the big things in life like iPhones, libraries & Guanabana fruit juice. Gecko has previously appeared at Glastonbury, Bestival, and on BBC Radio 1.

Saturday 21 May

Billie: a jazz and soul artist, who will be performing an eclectic mix with her band, who have been creating musical synergy together for many years.

Ellie Ford: a UK based songwriter, harpist and vocalist who pushes the boundaries of what is possible with her instrument and songwriting.

The Alexis Gypsy Swing Ensemble: performing traditional swing and pop with a unique style and cheerful attitude.

How to book

Tickets to all sessions and events are available below.

Thursday 19 May

6-8pm: Thursday session with Pablo V (free entry)

7-7:45pm: Thursday cocktail masterclass (SOLD OUT)

7-8:15pm: Harry Baker and Gecko (£10)

8-10pm: Thursday session with Pablo V (free entry)

8:30-9:30pm: Desree and Elf Lyons (£10) 

Friday 20 May

6-8pm: Friday session with Ben Lewis (free entry)

7-7:30pm: Jon Udry (£10)

7-7:45pm: Friday cocktail masterclass (SOLD OUT)

8-10pm: Friday session with Ben Lewis (free entry)

8-8:30pm: Osman Yousefzada (£10)

9-9:30pm: The Art of Screenwriting with Mike Figgis (£10)

Saturday 21 May

2-4pm: Saturday session with Ben Lewis (free entry)

3:30-4:15pm: Saturday cocktail masterclass 1 (SOLD OUT)

4-6pm: Saturday session with Pete Heat (free entry)

4:30-5:15pm: Saturday cocktail masterclass 2 (SOLD OUT)

5:30-6:30pm: Ellie Ford (£10)

5:30-6:15pm: Saturday cocktail masterclass 3 (SOLD OUT)

6-8pm: Saturday session with Velvet Thunder (free entry)

6:30-7:15pm: Saturday cocktail masterclass 4 (SOLD OUT)

7-8pm: Alexis Gypsy Jazz Trio (£10)

8-10pm: Saturday session with Velvet Thunder (free entry)

8:30-10pm: Billie (£10)

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