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Kent Coffee Festival 2021

August 27 - August 29

The Kent Coffee Festival will be a celebration of all things coffee from specialist roasters to artisan food producers with a vibrant exhibition and talks from some of the top industry experts.

Taking place from Friday, August 27, to Sunday, August 29, 2021, as part of the bOing! Festival within the amazing Gulbenkian building at the University of Kent, the festival will celebrate the booming coffee market and highlight the wonderful local talent as well as leading national brands.

On Friday, the festival offers trade buyers, hospitality professionals and manufacturers the opportunity to sample ground-breaking products, see inspiring brand launches, and participate in a wide-ranging programme of talks and live demonstrations covering the latest trends.

On day Saturday & Sunday, the festival offers the public the opportunity to taste products, participate in talks, watch baristas in action, and buy some of the best tasting speciality coffee Kent has to offer.

Key attractions will include, a Coffee Roaster Zone, where you can discover the ultimate single origin or the perfect blend; a showstopping Latte art Zone; a VIP Espresso Martini Bar allowing you to slip away from it all, sit back and sip; Exhibition; Artisan Food Village to pick up some lovely treats to snack on and a speaker stage (talks) hosting a series of lively talks and interviews.

I am so delighted to be part of the creative team bringing this fantastic festival to life. Over the last 5 years, I have seen the coffee scene in Kent flourish and now is the perfect time to showcase what the county has on offer.” – Luke Underdown, Owner & Founder, Garage Coffee


August 27
August 29
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The Gulbenkian, University of Kent
United Kingdom

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