vegfestuk brighton Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th March 2012
11 am - 6pm at The Hove Centre, Norton Road, Hove, BN3 4AH
VegfestUK Brighton 16th & 17th March 2013
Dates for the 2013 show have been confirmed, with VegfestUK Brighton opening to the public at 11am on Saturday March 16th, continuing Sunday March 17th 2013. Details from this website on October 1st 2012 . Please email email@example.com if you are interested in becoming involved with the show
£925 raised for Vegfam at BrightonBig thanks to all our wonderful visitors at Brighton in 20212 who donated to the collection for Vegfam - a massive £925 was raised which is all going to famine relief. Thanks also to our donors for the tombola, raffle and goodybags - your generosity has helped us raise this figure. For more details about Vegfam click here www.vegfamcharity,org,uk
Over 5,000 at Vegfest Brighton 2012
Over 5,000 people attended the two day show in 2012 and the feedback has been superb.- see our facebook page www.facebook.com/vegfestuk for pictures! Big thanks to all our Stallholders, sponsors and visitors for making this happen, and also to our wonderful venue staff at The Hove Centre
Roll on 2013
Finley Quaye, Neville Staple & Johhny Clarke play Bristol
The headliners for VegfestUK Bristol have been announced - and include Finley Quaye on Saturday May 26th at 7.30pm, Neville Staple of The Specials on Friday May 25th at 7.30pm, and Johhny Clarke meets Soothsayers on Sunday May 27th at 7.30pm, supported by Bristol reggae band Talisman. Baraka are playing on Saturday May 26th at 5pm, with more acts TBC.
Admission to see the headline acts is COMPLETELY FREE!!
See here for more details http://bristol.vegfest.co.uk/performance-stage
Nominations for 2012 VegfestUK Awards announced
The nominations for the 2012 VegfestUK Awards have been announced. There are 12 categories for 2012 with 10 nominees in each. You can vote (only once this year online between March 12th and May 25th
To view the nominations click here http://brighton.vegfest.co.uk/nominations
To Vote, click here http://bristol.vegfest.co.uk/vote
Programme now available
Download the event programme here!
Please forward this link to firends and colleagues!
Frys burgers available to caterers accross the UKFry's entire range of vegan products will be available from 3663 - the biggest food service supplier in the UK - from January 2012, via our good friends at Beanies Health Foods. The Fry's range includes 14 fantastic products including Chicken Style Strips & Vegetarian Polony. If you have contact with any schools, hotels, colleges, universities, hospitals, cafés, leisure centres, etc, please ask the catering manager if they are supplied by 3663 and, if so, request that they order Fry's products to add to their range. www.beanieshealthfoods.co.uk
VegfestUK Awards 2012 - Nominate your faves
Voting in the 2012 awards starts in March 2012 - but you can nominate your favourite people, products, projects and publications for the awards between now and March 1st 2012. Just email your choice(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org before then. We are particularly keen to hear about small businesses, charities, products and unsung heroes that we might not have heard about before, or who are very new.
VegfestUK Organiser wins Vegan Society awardThe organiser of VegfestUK Brighton & Bristol has been honoured by The Vegan Society in their 2011 awards, winning the 'Best Vegan Achievement' award for an 'outstanding contribution to veganism'. Congratulations & celebrations to all who have helped with the shows over the years, it's been a big team effort and we are now the World's biggest veggie events too. See here for more details (scroll down) http://brighton.vegfest.co.uk/organisers
Living Miracle Pat Reeves presents keynote speech
Pat Reeves 'Recovery from Cancer & Surgery with Living Foods'
Pat Reeves is a champion powerlifter and a cancer survivor too - and diet plays a massive part in her succes with both challenges - she has also made the most excellent recovery from major surgery too, using Living Foods. Pat is a truly remarkable and inspirational individual and rightly named a 'Living Miracle', and here she shares some of the secrets to her success in overcoming major illness and setbacks to become a UK champion powerlifter with the aid of raw and living foods. Her speech is at 2pm on Saturday March 17th http://brighton.vegfest.co.uk/talks-and-demos
For more information about Pat see her website www.foodalive.org