The London Coffee Festival

The London Coffee Festival is coming up, so maybe it's time to up your coffee game. Peter Gray reports.

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The London Coffee Festival will be back in 2020. This article describes the 2019 Festival.

If your regular coffee comes doused in syrup, chocolate sauce or covered in sprinkles, then you probably need to pop along to this now annual festival to discover what you’re missing out on. The London Coffee Festival is the biggest event of its kind in the UK with a distinguished list of producers and a fabulous line up of tastings and attractions for the visitor to enjoy.

As the flagship event of the annual UK Coffee Week the four-day festival at London’s Old Truman Brewery will feature over 250 artisan coffee and gourmet food stalls, as well food tastings, interactive workshops, street food, live music and demonstrations from internationally renowned baristas.

If you want to learn how to craft milky masterpieces, check out the barista workshops and sample some amazing ‘Espresso Martinis then the London Coffee Festival is definitely the place for you.

Visitors to the event will also be able to access the Milk & Sugar festival which describes itself as “the fashion and design district of the London Coffee Festival – a curated environment that celebrates the subcultures surrounding London’s vibrant coffee scene”. The festival will showcase “emerging fashion labels, cutting-edge designers and contemporary artists”.

In a show of support for coffee producing communities, the organisers of the festival have pledged to donate 50% of ticket sales towards supporting Project Waterfall. Project Waterfall is a charity dedicated to bringing clean drinking water to coffee growing communities. Members of the Project Waterfall will be on hand at the event so that members of the public can find out more about this worthy cause.

The London Coffee Festival will take place at the Old Truman Brewery in Brick Lane.

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What: food & drink event
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Where: Truman Brewery