What's brewing at the festival today

Whether you are a coffee connoisseur or casual coffee drinker, the inaugural Singapore Coffee Festival has a bonanza of activities, workshops, talks and retail options to pique your interest in the vibrant coffee culture here.


Jive to tunes by a stellar line-up of home-grown music acts curated by Singapore Coffee Festival creative director Daniel Boey. These performances are held at the F1 Pit Building, which is accessible only to ticket holders. Where: Coffee Stage and Intimate Stage, Level 3, Food & Drinks Zone


• Intimate Stage

4.45pm - Charlie Lim

7.15pm - Enec.e

• Coffee Stage

6pm - Pleasantry

ST Reading Room sessions

Get your burning questions on anything from property to politics answered by journalists from The Straits Times at these interactive sessions.

They will be taking questions from the audience, and readers can send their questions to askst@sph.com.sg Where: ST Reading Room, Level 3, Food & Drinks Zone


Noon - Deputy managing editor Fiona Chan and reporters Rachael Boon, Lester Hio, Olivia Ho, Yeo Sam Jo and Charissa Yong talk about their new book, Cafe Sg: A Cafe Lover's Guide To Singapore

1pm - Film correspondent John Lui on Getting Serious About Funny Writing

2pm - Senior education correspondent Sandra Davie on College Or Uncollege: Is A Degree Still Worth It?

3pm - Digital reporter Lisabel Ting on The Hottest Gadgets To Own This Year

4pm - Business editor Lee Su Shyan on Taking The Plunge Into Property 5pm - Cartoonists Lee Chee Chew and Miel Prudencio Jr give live demonstrations

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 10, 2016, with the headline 'What's brewing at the festival today'. Subscribe