We love a good coffee festival and they’re such a great way to immerse yourself in the industry, learn something new and meet likeminded people.

Our team regularly hit the road to visit the best UK coffee events and festivals, meeting suppliers, watching competitions or networking with others in the industry.

So with the New Year in toe, we thought it would be nice to share a list of some of our favourite coffee events and festivals to attend in 2020 for coffee newbies and aficionados alike.


Hotel, Restaurant and Catering Show

When: 3 – 5 March 2020

Where: ExCel London

Home to this year’s UK Brewers Cup and UK Coffee in Good Spirits Championships
you’ll be sure to find some of the best coffee pros showcasing their talents.
As official machine sponsor for the event we’ll also be there showcasing theawesome Café Racer.

https://www.hrc.co.uk/whats-on/the-sca-uk


London Coffee Festival

When: 2 – 5 April 2020

Where: Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London

One of the biggest and most influential events in the coffee
calendar, you’ll find all the best suppliers, roasters and workshops all underone roof.

https://www.londoncoffeefestival.com/


Glasgow Coffee Festival

When: 2 & 3 May 2020

Where: Briggait, Glasgow

Celebrating Scotland’s specialty coffee culture this is a must visit event for any Scottish baristas looking to keep up to date with what’s happening and meet top suppliers.

www.glasgowcoffeefestival.com


European Coffee, Tea & Soft Drinks Expo

When: 19 & 20 May

Where: Olympia, London

As the venue for this year's UK Latte Art Championship we'll be down at the European Coffee, Tea & Soft Drinks Expo cheering on everyone taking part in the competition and showcasing our beautiful Cafe Racer, the official machine for the champs.

https://www.european-coffee-tea-soft-drinks-expo.com/

Glasgow Coffee Festival

When: 2 & 3 May 2020

Where: Briggait, Glasgow

Celebrating Scotland’s specialty coffee culture this is a must visit event for any Scottish baristas looking to keep up to date with what’s happening and meet top suppliers.

www.glasgowcoffeefestival.com



Birmingham Coffee Festival

When: Dates TBC (Usually June)

Where: Location TBC (Usually Custard Factory, Digbeth)

A relatively new event to the scene, this festival is a must visit festival for any budding baristas in the Midlands. You’ll discover the best roasters and local coffee pros all under one roof.

https://www.birminghamcoffeefestival.com/


Coffee House Project 

When: 5 & 6 September 2020

Where: The Passenger Shed, Bristol

A brilliant two day festival showcasing the best Bristol
(and the South West) has to offer, from local roasters to workshops and talksfrom the regions top baristas you’ll find it all at this event.

https://thecoffeehouseproject.co.uk/


Caffe Culture

When: 2 & 3 November 2020

Where: Business Design Centre, London

A slightly more corporate event than lots of the others, but
it’s certainly worth it for the business talks and workshops alone. In addition
to a lot of roasters and suppliers you can get some really insightful business tipsfrom café owners and leading baristas in the industry.

https://www.caffecultureshow.com/


Have you got any more you would recommend? Get in touch and let us know.