With the arrival of spring in 2024, coffee enthusiasts in London have something extra special to look forward to—the highly anticipated London Coffee Festival (LCF). Taking place from the 11th to the 14th April at the iconic Old Truman Brewery in East London, this annual event promises to be a true celebration of the city's thriving specialty coffee scene and creative community.

Immerse yourself in a coffee lover's paradise and enjoy the best of what the world of coffee has to offer. From interactive workshops and demonstrations by world-class baristas to a diverse range of artisan coffee roasters and unique coffee-based cocktails, this festival is a must-attend event for anyone passionate about coffee.

Engage Yourself in the Coffee Culture

The LCF 2024 is more than just a gathering of coffee enthusiasts—it's an opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich coffee culture that has taken the city by storm. Visitors can expect many exhibits, tastings and live events that showcase the true art of coffee brewing and appreciation.

Attend Interactive Workshops 

Expand your coffee knowledge and hone your brewing skills with various workshops hosted by some of the world’s most renowned baristas. Learn everything from the perfect pour-over technique to mastering the art of cold brew, gain insight into the intricate art of coffee preparation, and discover new techniques to elevate your home brewing game.

Whether you're a seasoned coffee connoisseur or a newcomer to specialty coffee, these workshops cater to all skill levels and provide a fun, engaging learning experience.

Enrol in the Brew School

Brew School is a coffee experience led by coffee experts from Brewed By Hand. This 45-minute hands-on workshop is perfect for anyone who wants to elevate their coffee game. You'll learn about the impact of origin, roast level, flavour notes and brewing methods on your cup. 

You'll also use top-notch equipment to discover brewing secrets and transform your coffee into a masterpiece. Space is limited, so book your spot for £10 (includes a coffee drink) during checkout or log in to your existing ticket to secure your Brew School experience.

Witness Latte Art Live 

Get inspired by watching world-class baristas compete in the Latte Art Live competition and witness incredible latte art designs come to life. 

The Lab

Dive into the world of coffee at The Lab presented by Lavazza. This interactive experience features thought-provoking talks and debates on industry topics, along with various hands-on demonstrations and workshops. 

Topics include sustainable coffee, from responsible sourcing to eco-friendly dairy farming practices. 

Coffee Masters

Witness the ultimate showdown of talent and passion at Coffee Masters 2024. This fast-paced knockout competition features 16 baristas battling head-to-head across various coffee disciplines. 

Judged by industry experts, Coffee Masters is a thrilling showcase of skill, knowledge, creativity and the unique personality that defines a true coffee master.

Coffee Roasters and Unique Blends

At the heart of the LCF lies a curated selection of artisan coffee roasters from around the globe. This is your chance to discover exceptional single-origin beans, unique blends and limited-edition roasts that are sure to tantalise your taste buds.

Explore the flavours and aromas of coffee from various regions, each with its own distinct characteristics. Whether you prefer Ethiopian coffee's bright, fruity notes or the rich, chocolatey undertones of a Brazilian blend, you'll find something to satisfy your cravings at this festival.

Visit the True Artisan Café

This unique pop-up, created by La Marzocco, brings together local roasters and cafés. It's a chance to meet these coffee visionaries, discover their innovative ideas and even try special drinks they've crafted just for the LCF.

Launched in 2012 and consistently a festival favourite, The True Artisan Café boasts a lively atmosphere and is located in a central area of the Truman Brewery. Expect the unexpected on the menu—anything goes as long as it features espresso! This is your chance to support local coffee businesses, learn about their craft and be surprised by their creativity.

Coffee-Based Cocktails

For those looking to explore the intersection of coffee and cocktail culture, the LCF 2024 has you covered. Prepare to be delighted by a selection of coffee-based cocktails crafted by talented mixologists. 

From espresso martinis to creative concoctions that blend coffee with spirits and unique ingredients, these drinks will surely offer a refreshing twist on traditional coffee beverages.

Hyde Park Bar

Unwind at the Hyde Park Bar, a chilled oasis at the heart of the LCF. Savour expertly mixed coffee cocktails while grooving to the sounds of renowned DJs like Justin Robertson and Ray Mang. Pair your drink with delicious eats from the LCF food court and soak up the 

festival atmosphere.

Rave Coffee: Your Destination for Specialty Coffee Products

Whether you're a seasoned coffee connoisseur or simply someone who appreciates a good cup of coffee, the London Coffee Festival 2024 is an event not to be missed. Mark your calendars!

  • What: London Coffee Festival
  • When: 11-14 April 2024
  • Where: Truman Brewery (91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL)

While you're enjoying the festival and discovering new coffee trends and flavours, remember that Rave Coffee is your go-to destination for specialty coffee products in the UK. As a company passionate about delivering exceptional coffee experiences, our extensive range includes high-quality coffee beans, blends, single-origin selections, compostable Nespresso® pods, coffee bags, and coffee subscriptions


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