GIN lovers will have the opportunity to enjoy a selection of drinks from the UK and overseas during a 17-day festival at The Nine Arches.

The pub in Legh Street, Newton-le-Willows, will be serving gins from Sweden, USA and Moldova as well as gins produced in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

The festival will run from Friday, August 16 to Sunday, September 1, inclusive.

There will be flavoured gins, classic gins, gin liqueurs as well as a distilled non-alcoholic.