Espresso Martini Fest
DrinkUp.London have teamed up with Mr Black, to launch London’s first festival expressly dedicated to the espresso martini. Mr Black’s Espresso Martini Fest will run until Saturday 12th August celebrating the capital’s most famous cocktail export and including some of the most prestigious cocktail bars. Running just like London Cocktail Week the festival will see 50 top cocktail bars across the city pouring £5 variations of the libation. Alongside the eponymous serve, each bar will also be rustling up a unique coffee-based cocktail that makes use of Mr Black coffee liqueur – ensuring that visitors will be spoilt for choice wherever they choose to go.    
Safari Festival
Safari Festival is a celebration of the new wave of alternative and art comics from the UK and beyond. Taking place on Saturday 12th August, the festival is an opportunity for a curated group of cartoonists and publishers to exhibit and sell their artwork, prints and, primarily, comics, and for attendees to experience the best of UK comics’ avant-garde. The artists exhibiting have been selected for their innovative, fearless, diverse approaches to making comics; approaches to cartooning that Safari exists to champion .The festival is free to attend, and will take place at Studio 2, the Shoreditch gallery space of London-based creative agency, Protein.