UK Coffee Week 2020

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UK COFFEE WEEK 19 – 25 October 2020


Now in its 10th year, UK Coffee Week 2020 is a charitable initiative. Bringing together the coffee industry, coffee lovers, and a host of brands to have fun and raise funds for our charity Project Waterfall. Bringing clean water, sanitation, and education to coffee-growing communities.

Bean to Cup Series on every evening at 6.30pm. Find out more here

The Beverage Standards Association is pleased to be an Industry Partner for 2020. We are encouraging independent coffee shops, roasters and hospitality outlets around the UK to participate in UK Coffee Week. This will raise as much money as possible for Project Waterfall.

As well, a number of BSA Members’ are involved too. These include BRITA Professional who are the Headline Sponsor. Alongside them is Kimbo UK and Fracino as Industry Supporters. Also, the Independent Coffee Guide & Independent Coffee Box are Industry Partners. Give your support to all the sponsors in 2020.

Read about the BSA Member Sponsors

Who can participate

UK Coffee Week is a week-long campaign where coffee shops, retailers, and brands fundraise for our charity Project Waterfall. Bringing clean water, education and sanitation to coffee-growing communities across this world.

During the week (19 – 25 Oct ‘20) make a donation from for every coffee served, every bag of coffee sold, or by running competitions. Give your customers the chance to support these communities simply by enjoying their daily cup of coffee.

Want your coffee shop, roastery… to get involved? Find out how HERE.

Visit Your Local Coffee Shop

Find your nearest UK Coffee Week participating coffee shop, restaurant, roastery HERE and help them make a difference.

Donate the price of a coffee

You can donate the price of a cup of coffee (£3), which will go directly to Project Waterfall, supporting our coffee growers across the world with clean water and sanitation. Text ‘COFFEE’ to 70331 or donate online HERE.

Win…..  Learn   …..  Give Back

Leading up to UK Coffee Week (19 – 25 Oct) and during the actual week, we will be running fun competitions, raffles and coffee masterclasses. Follow us on social media for a chance to win some great prizes and learn how to brew the perfect coffee at home.


Win a breakfast for two or a month’s supply of tasty treats with our weekly social competitions from the likes of Square Mile, Caravan and many more!

All you have to do is follow us and our partner of the week to be in with the chance of winning! That simple!

Head over to our Instagram page for our latest competition!



Win awesome prizes from a year’s supply of coffee to a hamper full of goodies from KIND Snacks to CRU Kafe!

Every day of UK Coffee Week (19-25 Oct) there will be an amazing prize to be won, with your entry fee supporting Project Waterfall!

Win something amazing and do good at the same time – what’s not to love!

Coffee Masterclasses

Learn how to make the best coffee at home, or see behind the scenes at a roastery!

Every day of UK Coffee Week there will be nationwide coffee masterclasses to join while you have your morning coffees! (because it’s never just the one!)

These free 3-minute coffee-making sessions will delivered by coffee experts and companies you know and love like Maxwell ColonnaDashwood, three-time UK Barista Champion & three-time world finalist!

Source – Salvage Series

An industry-focused series delivered by coffee experts, concluding on a two-part series: How our industry can sustain itself – The impact of COVID and how to survive.

Hear from the likes of Jeffrey Young, CEO The Allegra Group and Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood Maxwell, three-time UK Barista Champion & three-time world finalist on:

  • Where coffee beans are sourced from and how they are roasted
  • The role of a barista in getting the most from coffee
  • How water quality affects coffee
  • How milk changes coffee types
  • The Future of plant-based drinks & food

updated the COVID-19