Gin is going underground in Liverpool as a popular festival dedicated to the joys of juniper returns to the city for a sixth time.

Lutyen鈥檚 Crypt below the Metropolitan Cathedral welcomes GinFestival.com to its atmospheric depths once more this summer and tickets for the various sessions are already available.

The events are designed to help allcomers find their new, favourite gin while celebrating the smaller-scale producers of the incredibly popular spirit.

Make a date for the Liverpool Gin Festival

Tickets are now available for the following sessions.

Thursday, July 27 : 6.30pm-11pm

Friday, July 28 : 6.30pm-11pm

Saturday, July 29 : 12.30pm-5pm and 6.30pm-11pm.

Sunday, July 30 : 2pm-6.30pm

Admission to all sessions is £9.50 (plus booking fee).

The Liverpool Gin Festival in Lutyen's Crypt at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral. Marion Simonet from West Derby(centre left),and her friends raising a glass

GinFestival.com co-founder Jym Harris said: 鈥淲e love Liverpool and you love gin! That鈥檚 why we鈥檙e back again for the sixth time with more new gin, with the intention to return again later in the year.?/p>

To book tickets, visit the website .