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  • VegfestUK Brighton 2015 tickets now on sale - with BOGOFs and BOGOHPs available for limited period

    Advance tickets to VegfestUK Brighton 2015 are now on sale at:

     

    www.brighton.vegfest.co.uk/admission

     

    These tickets are priced at £5 per day / £8 for the whole weekend.

     

    Invite a friend to sample the wonders of the vegan lifestlye at VegfestUK Brighton 2015 - advance tickets are available on:

     

    BUY ONE GET ONE FREE until February 28th 2015

    BUY ONE GET ONE HALF PRICE until March 21st 2015

     

    Tickets are also available on the gate at £8 (adults) / £4 (concessions); kids under 16 free.

  • North East Vegan Festival is back at Stadium of Light Sunderland

    The North East Vegan Festival (or NEVFEST for short) is an annual Festival organised by Farplace Animal Rescue, a North East based animal rescue centre and the first vegan festival in the region.

     

    It showcases vegan food, campaign organisations, shoes, crafts, toiletries, etc... in short, a great range of ethical products on display, some with free samples, for you to visit.  The Festival welcomes vegans, vegetarians and omnivores to come and see the amazing choices vegans have to both help reduce the impact on animals AND have a healthier life. A mix of local and national suppliers will be present, often with special offers for the Festival.

     

    The Stadium of Light in Sunderland is the venue again in 2014.  The date this year is Sunday 2nd November 2014 for stalls, speakers and cookery demos.  10am to 6pm. 

     

    This year there will be LIVE MUSIC ALL DAY in our new entertainment zone.

     

    For more info visit the show website http://www.northeastveganfestival.co.uk/

  • Over 2,000 people change their diets after visiting VegfestUK London 2014

    With over 10,000 people visiting the UK’s flagship vegan event held every autumn at Olympia in London, it was no surprise to the organisers to expect some people might go vegan or veggie as a result of visiting the show, but even the organisers couldn’t have predicted the scale of change unfolding before their eyes.

     

    We estimate that 900 people have made the decision to go vegan at London this year, with a further 100 going veggie and a massive 1150 people now choosing to reduce their meat and dairy consumption.

     

    Full survey results from the event are at www.london.vegfest.co.uk/2014-visitors-feedback

     

    Full in-depth analysis of the statistics behind our visitors' dietary preferences is at http://veganexpress.vegfest.co.uk/tabs/blog/2014/10/influence-of-vegfestuk-london-on-many-peoples-dietary-choices

     

    Dates and venue for VegfestUK London 2015 will be announced soon, with website live in January 2015.

  • Viva! Incredible Vegan Christmas Show coming to Bristol

    Viva!'s Incredible Vegan Christmas Show will be held in Viva!'s home city, Bristol!

     

    A celebration of all things vegan; campaigns, merchandise and resources from Viva! with free food tastings, cookery demonstrations and talks. Over thirty cruelty-free stalls from animal charities and vegan companies. Free entry.

     

    More details at http://www.viva.org.uk/veganchristmasshow

  • Animal Aid Christmas Fayre is back at Kensington Town Hall

    Animal Aid's annual cruelty-free Christmas Fayre is back at Kensington Town Hall on Sunday December 7th.

     

    The fayre will feature more than 95 stands promoting ethical living and cruelty-free products – representing campaigning groups, animal sanctuaries, ethical companies and food outlets. Everything on sale will, of course, be vegan and non-animal tested, so it’s the ideal venue to stock up on all your Christmas gifts and have an informative and fun day out at the same time.

     

    Catch up with friends in one of their vegan cafés, listen to inspiring talks by their guest speakers, take part in their ever popular Press ups competition, or just shop 'tll you drop!

     

    Check out all the latest animal-friendly products and don’t forget to stock up on your supply of Christmas chocolates! Then for children there will be a special workshop and face painting for them to enjoy and a crèche to leave you free for an hour or so. Whatever, you do, you can be sure of meeting like-minded people in a congenial atmosphere. This is the event of the year, so don’t miss it!

     

    Further info to follow at www.animalaid.org.uk

  • West Midlands Vegan Festival is back at Wolves Civic

    Whether you're vegan, an aspiring vegan or just vegan curious, there's only one place to be on Saturday 25th October 2014, 10am - 6pm @ The Wolves Civic

     

    The West Midlands Vegan Festival will offer all you need for healthy, cruelty-free, eco-friendly living. You don't have to be veggie or vegan to attend - everyone is welcome! Come and see why people are increasingly adopting a vegan lifestyle.

     

    The 2013 festival was bigger & busier than ever before, with over 100 stalls and 2,000 visitors, half of them non-vegans! The organisers intend to make the 2014 festival their busiest yet, with even more variety of stalls & attractions!!

     

    For more info visit http://www.veganmidlands.org.uk/festival/

  • Go Vegan with Viva! at Vegfest

    Do you wish to eat healthily and start loving your greens and pulses, but stuck on exciting culinary ideas or lasting ways to sustain a lifestyle change? The brand new Viva! 30 Day Vegan Pledge is perfect for you!

     

    Viva! 30 Day Pledge gives you all the tools and information that you need to successfully transition to a wondrously healthy 100% plant-based diet and stay on it for 30 days.

     

    Better still, once you sign up to this scheme, you get free tickets to a VegfestUK event of your choice, where you can sample a full range of delicious global vegan cuisines and absorb potentially life-changing information from many active vegan role models.

     

    To sign up to Viva! 30 Day Vegan Pledge, visit www.viva.org.uk/30dayvegan

  • 10,000 visitors at VegfestUK London 2014

    10,000 visitors came to VegfestUK London at Olympia West on September 27th 28th.

     

    Highlights include 200 stalls, 100 speakers and performers, plus entertainment from comedy, music, kids area, speed dating, stars quizzes and more!

     

    Pictures from the event are available here

     

    Check out our Facebook and Twitter pages for more interactions.

     

    Please complete the surveys below to let us know what you think:

    Stallholders survey - surveymonkey.com/s/VegfestUKLondon2014StallholdersSurvey

    Visitors survey - surveymonkey.com/s/VegfestUKLondon2014VisitorsSurvey

     

    Dates and venue for VegfestUK London 2015 will be announced soon - stay tuned at www.london.vegfest.co.uk

  • VegfestUK 2014 Award Winners unveiled at ceremony

    Winners for this year's awards were revealed at the VegfestUK awards ceremony presented by comedian Andrew O'Neill.

     

    You can view all the results at www.vegfest.co.uk/2014-awards-results

     

    Congratulations to all the winners, and thanks too to the over 10,000 people who've voted to support their favourite vegan brands and celebrities.

  • VEGFESTUK ORGANISER TIM BARFORD WINS BEST VEGAN ADVOCATE AWARD IN VIVA! 20TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS

    Tim Barford, organiser and founder of the UK's biggest vegan events VegfestUK, has been presented with the Best Vegan Advocate award by Europe's leading pressure group Viva! at their recent glitzy awards ceremony in London. 

     

    VegfestUK organises 3 large events every year in Brighton, Bristol and London, attracting between 30,000 – 40,000 people every year to sample the best of a vegan lifestyle. With their warm, friendly and open approach, VegfestUK has succeeded in appealing not only to committed veggies and vegans, but all importantly to large amounts of people who eat meat and dairy. 

     

    “I'm completely thrilled to receive this award,“ says Tim. “It came out of the blue and my jaw hit the floor when my name was read out as the winner of the best vegan advocate in the UK right now. I can't tell you how much this means to me and my team. But to be honoured in such esteemed company as the likes of Michael Mansfield, Wendy Turner-Webster and Jenny Seagrove, not to mention the whole Viva team and numerous dedicated supporters for their outstanding work in helping protect animals, and to be recognised for our own individual efforts, is an incredible testiment to the amount of hard work that the whole Vegfest team undertakes. We're truly grateful for this award.”

     

    Viva! – Europe's biggest vegan pressure group – are currently celebrating their 20th anniversary, and have enjoyed a number of high-profile successful campaigns, including a recent Guardian report into chicken farming in the UK along with successful campaigns to get Gordon Ramsey to remove foie-gras from his Christmas menus. Viva! have achieved quite a remarkable result over the last 20 years and have led the field in helping people go vegan, veggie and reduce their meat and dairy in the UK right now. To find out more about their outstanding work, please visit www.viva.org.uk 

     

    For more info about VegfestUK, please visit www.vegfest.co.uk 

     

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