A giant coffee festival is coming to east London over April 13-15.
London Coffee Festival returns to The Old Truman Brewery for its eighth year. Grab a ticket and immerse yourselves in the wonderful world of coffee and celebrate London’s vibrant coffee culture with various tastings, talks and workshops – all to the sound of live DJs and musicians.
It’s already Europe’s largest gathering of coffee fans – with 250 exhibitors and 35,000 visitors – but 2018 is set to be its biggest year yet. It’s definitely the place to go if you’ve got a latte on your mind.
With so much going on across the four days, it’s important to plan your trip so you don’t miss out on the best bits. Here’s what to look out for while you’re browsing, coffee in hand:
The Espresso Martini Party
Kicking things off on the Friday evening, there’ll be a giant party to celebrate the beloved espresso martini, and our tickets give you access. Expect live DJ sets and a healthy flow of espresso and flat white martinis. Don’t stress if you’re not around for the party though -the Espresso Martini Bar will be open every day throughout the festival.
Latte Art Live
Get involved in various demonstrations and workshops, and learn how to perfect the majestic coffee swan.
Visit The Lab for live demonstrations, workshops, talks and tastings, all hosted by experts in the industry.
Coffee Masters Competition
Over the four days, twenty world-class baristas will battle it out in a series of knock-out competition rounds – all fighting for the prestigious title of Coffee Master.
La Cimbali Sensory Bar
Take an immersive trip around the world with La Cimbali’s sensory experience. You’ll be shown three stand-out coffees, three different ways.
Street Food Market
Coffee is great, but food is also important. Expect the likes of Arancini Brothers, Crabbieshack and SpiceBox showing off their fantastic grub.
Don’t miss out: get tickets here.
Location: The Old Truman Brewery. Nearest stations are Liverpool Street, Old Street and Shoreditch High Street. See it on Google Maps.
Opening hours: The festival is open to the public on the 13th (evening only), 14th and 15th April 2018. Morning session (10.00 – 1300); lunch session (13.00 – 16.00); evening session (16.00 – 19.00).
More information: from the London Coffee Festival website.