Love a good coffee but want to up your game? This one’s for you. The London Coffee Festival is set to hit the capital from 7-10 April 2016, and we’re giving a pair of tickets away.

The London Coffee Festival celebrates hand-crafted coffee, delicious food, and coffee-based cocktails through multi-sensory experiences and workshops – and this year it has doubled in size! From live artisan roasting and global coffee competitions, to design, music, fashion and artistry, the festival will also feature over 250 artisan coffee and gourmet food stalls.

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The London Coffee Festival gives you the chance to try out a host of artisan coffees

Borough Destinations: Personalise your Visit

The London Coffee Festival has created London borough “zones”, so you can match your personal taste and style to the festival.

The Soho Area is the party venue with live DJs, spirits, coffee, and cocktails. Plus, The Union Roastery, will be presenting live roasting demonstrations, with founders Jeremy and Steven firing up their San Franciscan roaster.

The Shoreditch Area is home to some of the finest antipodean roasters including The Roasting Party and Ozone Coffee Roasters, as well as The Artisan School of Coffee – and check out the espresso masterclasses. Expect a party vibe with Sandows’ infamous Cold Brew Gin and Tonic and some of the best doughnuts around from Crosstown.

Kick back and relax on a deck chair in the Hyde Park Area, sip on a cocktail from the Espresso Martini Bar (oh yeah) as you soak up the sounds of the music stage.

Learn how to make your own fabulous coffee at workshops and demonstrations

Learn how to make your own fabulous coffee at workshops and demonstrations

Learn to Make Latte Art

Want to get creative with some latte art? Rachel’s Organic will be running live Latte Art Masterclasses throughout the event. At the Milk Bar, baristas will teach you how to perfectly texturise and pour milk like a pro. Why not test your new skills and take on the world’s best baristas in a head-to-head Latte Art Throwdown? Or simply sit back, relax and sip on delicious organic milk-based cocktails served up by expert mixologists.

Coffee Masters Champion

Designed to test the world’s best baristas’ expertise, craftsmanship and dedication, this multi-disciplinary event sees 16 contenders go head-to-head in an attempt to be crowned Coffee Masters Champion. Judged by a panel of industry figureheads, the contenders must prove their worth across six disciplines ranging from latte art to espresso blending. This year’s contenders are from as far afield as Australia, Japan and the USA.

The Union Roastery will be performing live roasting demonstrations

The Competition

For your chance to win a pair of tickets (worth £14.50) each to The London Coffee Festival simply enter your name and details below into our prize draw.

This competition is now closed. Thanks to all who have entered.

The Old Truman Brewery | 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL | 7-10 April 2016 | We’ve just offered a taste, for full details on the event go to www.londoncoffeefestival.com | Tickets are available from £14.50 for adults and £4.50 for children, VIP £45 

Standard* tickets include: Session access, free coffee and food tastings, workshops and masterclasses, access to Coffee Masters, music stage and Milk & Sugar, LCF tote bag.

VIP tickets include: VIP LCF tote bag full of goodies, copy of London Coffee Guide 2016, fast track entry, complimentary cocktail, access to VIP suite and access to House of Coffee & Co.

*50% of standard ticket prices are donated to Project Waterfall, a charity initiative that gives back to coffee growing communities across the world by providing clean water.

Terms and conditions

Closing date 11.59am Sunday 3 April 2016. No cash alternative. Winners will be picked at random and receive a pair of standard tickets. All entrants will be first to hear food and drink news, recipes and recommendations from Street Eats London’s regular newsletter.

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