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SG Coffee Festival 2017 - Upcoming Highlights

A stimulating spread of brewing workshops, home roasting demos, flavour profile discovery classes, cafĂ© talks and coffee degustation sessions await java junkies at Singapore Coffee Festival (SCF) 2017. Singapore’s only coffee-centric festival will also play host this year to the electrifying Singapore Aeropress Championships 2017, organised by Common Man Coffee Roasters, as well as the largest-ever Barter Market, a unique cashless bazaar featuring more than 20 local makers and artists and presented by urban artist Sam Lo’s Indigoism outfit.


Other highlights this year will include workshops on leather-crafting, candy-making and no filter photography, as well as morning yoga and other family-friendly activities including storytelling sessions. Arts will also play a big role in this year’s festival, which has the theme “espresso’self”. Singapore Writers Festival (SWF) will conduct SWF POP @ Coffee Festival, where two teams of writers and artists compete to produce poetry/prose and illustrations based off coffee-related prompts from the audience. Visitors can also join ST artists in live graffiti performances along the wall panels of the venue, or get coffee doodles and coffee poems on takeaway cups in an Artistic Recycling Programme.

More than 80 exhibitors will be showcasing their premium brews at the event, including new entrant Jewel Coffee and hipster stalwarts Common Man Coffee Roasters, Chye Seng Huat Hardware and Oriole Coffee + Bar. Cafes such as Symmetry and Hyde & Co will offer an al-fresco dining experiences along the Sunset Wharf amid live music acts on Saturday (5 Aug) and Sunday (6 Aug) evenings. Festival-goers can also enjoy hard-to-find artisanal gourmet and beauty products from social enterprises at The Good Market. 

Tickets are available for sale from $18 (for ST subscribers with promo code or DBS/POSB cardholders) for 4 August, Friday, to 6 August, Sunday via sgcoffeefestival.com.sg. For more information, go to www.facebook.com/sgcoffeefest or www.instagram.com/sgcoffeefest/