The London Coffee Festival—a dizzying dreamscape of auto-foamers, compostable pods, mad coffee mods, chill DJ sets, and butter bacchanalias—has come and gone, but the party continues in the guise of UK Coffee Week, a charitable fundraiser endeavor uniting coffee shops across the country. These events help raise funds for Project Waterfall, a charitable foundation dedicated to supplying clean drinking water in coffee growing regions.
A full list of participating shops is available here, and events will go on around the United Kingdom through April 16th, but there’s a very special event happening tomorrow night in East London that merits mention. Hosted by Origin Coffee—home of 2016 UK Barista Champion Dan Fellows—the event takes place Thursday evening, April 13th at 7pm, with the promise of delicious cocktails, a thought-provoking chat with UK Coffee in Good Spirits champ Paul Ross, and a convivial atmosphere raising funds for Project Waterfall.
Here’s more on the event from the team at Origin Coffee:
The event starts at 7pm at Origin Coffee’s Shoreditch cafe and training center, located at 65 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, EC2A 3PE.
Jordan Michelman is a co-founder and editor at Sprudge Media Network.
Jordan Michelman is a co-founder of Sprudge. His writing has appeared in T Magazine, The New York Times, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, and Willamette Week.