News: Edinburgh Coffee Festival – 6th October

Edinburgh Coffee Festival

Love coffee? Date for the diary 6th October for Edinburgh Coffee Festival

Whether you are a coffee connoisseur, a casual coffee drinker or simply crazy about caffeine , a date for the diary is Saturday 6th October for Edinburgh Coffee Festival.

Edinburgh Coffee Festival

Edinburgh Coffee Festival 2018 includes:

• The World AeroPress Championship takes place in Sydney in November. Edinburgh Coffee Festival have been chosen as hosts to a key heat, with the winner in Edinburgh going forward, all expenses paid, to the final in Sydney!

• Stalls by local roasters and coffee shops, cake makers, hot chocolate specialists, hot and cold street food, sellers of brewing equipment and more. Exhibitors include: Hidden Stag, Unorthodox Roasters, Ombar Chocolate, Gather & Gather, Thomsons Coffee, CakeSmith and more.

• Demonstrations, talks and experiments on tasting, technical skills and equipment.

• Vegware and Frank Green will help the Festival to be a zero-waste event. Vegware will furnish all exhibitors with fully compostable cups and dispose of waste sustainably.

Edinburgh Coffee Festival

Martin Dare, event manager, said;

“At Edinburgh Coffee Festival we love hitting the right balance to ensure that everyone can come and enjoy the day, whether they are truly dedicated coffee enthusiasts or simply day to day coffee lovers who are keen to find out more about one of their favourite drinks. Children and families are extremely welcome, and we want to give every visitor the chance to try something new, learn something exciting and take home something delicious.

“If you are a coffee or tea fan, put 6th October in your diary now, buy your ticket online and start looking forward to the best coffee break of the year!”

Edinburgh Coffee Festival

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Tickets start at £9 (£7 for students, Children FREE) and are available to purchase from the website.




I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

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