News / Local Gin festival to return to Aberdeen this weekend By Craig Paton 02/07/2018, 1:56 pm The Lemon Tree A gin festival is set to return to Aberdeen this weekend. The Aberdeen Gin Festival will take place at the Lemon Tree, starting on Friday at 6.30pm. The aim of the three-day event is to showcase artisan producers of the spirit, with a number of different brands slated to attend. Most notably, north-east based Porter’s Gin will be on show. Porters was created by three friends, including Bartender of the Year, Alex Lawrence, who used to work at Orchid in Langstane Place, before moving to London. The event will open at 1pm on Saturday and 6.30pm on Sunday.