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GLASGOW COFFEE FESTIVAL

We’re taking GLASGGOW COFFEE FESTIVAL 2020* to the streets! 

10 DAYS – 50 INDY BUSINESSES – LOADS OF COFFEE!

16th OCTOBER – 25th OCTOBER 2020

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*GCF at the Briggait has been postponed until 8 +9 May 2021.

Any tickets purchased before April 2020 can be used at GCF20 and GCF21!

 

Hold tight for Glasgow Festival returning in 2021! We still have plans for 2020! Read on!

We don’t want the celebration of coffee to be on hold this year! We’ve always been about supporting awesome, local, independent businesses preparing delicious coffees!  So we’re taking #GCF20 to the streets of Glasgow! Offering deals and discounts in all of your favourite cafes and indy businesses!

Visit over 50 coffee shops, roasters and related businesses! Get access to exclusive deals, discounts and products with your #GCF20 ticket during 10 days of supporting our local cafe culture, happening 16th – 25th October 2020!

Save the dates and get involved in supporting independent, local, passionate coffee businesses – all for the price of a couple of cups of coffee!

The 10 day event will be supported with online content, features and live tastings. We’re sticking to Glasgow Coffee Festival’s theme of showcasing Scotland’s speciality coffee culture whilst exploring the city of Glasgow!

Book your tickets now to access more caffeinated deals than you can handle, between Friday 16th – Sunday 25th October 2020 all around Glasgow!

Plan your GCF20 with our handy map!

This incredible event is only possible thanks to the support from our sponsors Dear GreenLa Marzocco UK, Indy Coffee Guide & Safe2Go.

Join in to soak up the caffeine and the good coffee vibes all around Glasgow!

Access to coffee deals and discounts in 50 indy businesses for 10 days is only £5!  Tickets are available here!

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EVENT INFORMATION

The Glasgow Coffee Festival is usually held in the grandeur of the public hall at the Briggait.

This year we’re switching it up and using the city of Glasgow as our venue!  Take a day trip to a part of the city you’re not familiar with! Explore our rich architecture trails or street art tours whilst following our guide to receive discounts, deals and exclusive products in our hand picked list of independent coffee shops, roasters and indy businesses!

Plan your GCF20 with our handy map HERE

From the west end to the city centre, east side or south side. You’re never too far from a delicious brew!

FAQ

What is the GCF coronavirus advice?

The Glasgow Coffee Festival team is monitoring coronavirus (COVID-19) advice provided daily by local government and the World Health Organisation.

We have adapted some of the festival format to ensure there is minimal risk to all involved! All participating venues are following government guidelines.

  • Hand sanitation points will be available.
  • Distancing guidelines will be in place.

To ensure there is low risk to coronavirus to everyone participating in Glasgow Coffee Festival we request the following. Please do not attend if:

  • you think you might have coronavirus
  • you have been in close contact with someone with coronavirus.

Please call 111 if you have the following symptoms, do not go to your GP:

  • a cough
  • a high temperature
  • shortness of breath

Current information on UK Government advice is available here.

The Health and Safety of all participants of Glasgow Coffee Festival is our priority.  We will continue to monitor the COVID19 situation ahead of the new festival date and keep all ticket holders informed.

We very much look forward to celebrating coffee with you at GCF20 and GCF21!

Thank you for supporting us!

Can I buy tickets at the participating businesses?

No. Tickets for both 2020 and 2021 festival dates can be purchased via Eventbrite. We’d recommend purchasing tickets in advance as all previous festivals have sold out!  This year we are also taking Glasgow Coffee Festival to the streets, offering discounts and deals at 50 independent businesses over 10 days! ! Tickets for our 2020 format are available here!

What deals does my ticket include?

GCF20 ticket price includes exclusive discounts, deals and products at participating independent businesses in and around Glasgow. 10 days of caffeination, supporting the best local baristas, cafes and roasters! Go on a coffee tour and rediscover the local cafe culture which inspired the launch of Glasgow Coffee Festival way back in 2014!

Each participating of the 50 participating business is offering a deal during the 10 day event! This could be any of the following and more!

  • Free coffee with every food purchase!
  • 2 for 1 coffees!
  • 20% off your coffee bill!
  • Free coffee with every purchase of beans!
  • Exclusive products and giveaways for GCF ticket holders only!

We’re hoping we can host GCF21 back at the beautiful Briggait. If you already have a ticket it is valid for both events!

Is this a child friendly event?

Absolutely! Bring your kids, dogs, family and friends! As long as you’re adhering to current government guidelines anything goes!

Can I bring my own cup?

For sure! We haven’t forgotten about climate change!

Join the #contactlesscoffee conversation on instagram!  The #reuserevolution is still alive and well! Check out what our friends at KeepCup have to say about it!

More on the subject here.

Please respect the wishes of each coffee shop visited. Different policies may be in place regarding the use of reusable cups.

Where do the profits go?

Glasgow Coffee Festival has always been in support of independent businesses and the growth of our local coffee industry. Any profits have always been donated to charity. Our 2020 event is a low budget not for profit event supported by our sponsors Dear Green, La Marzocco, Safe2Go and Indy Coffee Guide.

How do I get around all 50 places?

The venue this year is the cafes of the city of Glasgow! Take a trip around the coffee shops of the city centre, Glasgow’s east end, west end, south side and beyond! We’re teaming up with friends around the city to recommend suggested walking and cycling routes where you can also take in the sights of Glasgow!

We’re hoping to be back at the beautiful Briggait for our rescheduled GCF in May 2021. All tickets for the May 2020 festival are valid for our new 2020 format as well as the newly postponed May 2021 dates!

What else is happening?

Our sponsors are offering prizes and giveaways as well as loads of online coffee content! Be sure to follow us on instagram at @glasgowcoffeefestival so that you don’t miss out!

Save the date!

50 INDY BUSINESSES

Dear Green Coffee Roasters
Us Vs Them - Engineering Coffee
Black Pine
KAF
Cafe Strange Brew
Riverhill Coffee Bar
Sprigg
Primal Roast
Spitfire
Some Great Reward
Thomsons
Willowgrove
Sweet Jane Bakehouse
Social Bite
Two Birds
Mesa
The Glad Cafe
The Good Coffee Cartel
Laboratorio Espresso
Short Long Black
Tin Donkey Coffee
Clever Kombucha
CoLab
The Gatehouse Coffee Roasters
Big Bear Bakery
Gie It Laldy
Gordon Street Coffee
Mossgiel Farm
Mayze
Indy Coffee Guide
Space Coffee House
Grain and Grind
Kitchenetta
Andina
Salmagundi
Dandelion Cafe
Perch & Rest
Honey & Salt
Bam
Zilch Deli
Alchemy Experiment
Faoldail
Canary Girl Coffee
It All Started Here
Broken Clock Cafe
Rapscallion
Soul Food Sisters
Sunshine No 1

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