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VegFest UK

vegfestuk brighton Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th March 2012

11 am - 6pm at The Hove Centre, Norton Road, Hove, BN3 4AH

Admission FREE



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 info@vegfest.co.uk if you are interested in becoming involved with the show

925 raised for Vegfam at Brighton

Big 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 UK

Fry'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 info@vegfest.co.uk 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.

For previous awards results see here for 2011 http://bristol.vegfest.co.uk/current-results  and here for results from 2007 - 2010 http://bristol.vegfest.co.uk/past-results

VegfestUK Organiser wins Vegan Society award

The 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

Welcome to our first Sponsors...

A big warm welcome to our first sponsors including Show Sponsors NAKD snackbars (www.eatnakd.com) and Beanies Healthfoods (www.beanieshealthfoods.co.uk ) Silver Sponsors Goodlife (www.createagoodlife.co.uk ) & Redwood Wholefoods (www.redwoodfoods.co.uk ). Welcome also to silver sponsors Yaoh hemp products (www.yaoh.co.uk ) and Out of Hand print and design (www.outofhand.co.uk). Thanks due to all our other sponsors, media partners  and supporters - see here for details http://brighton.vegfest.co.uk/supporters

Early bird special - discounts on stalls and marketing

Stallholders and advertisers - save 20% off all prices if you book and pay before November 7th 2011! And get first choice on stall postions too. Contact the office for more details

Battle of the Bangers announced

The best veggie sausages and burgers are going head to head at VegfestUK Brighotn 2012 in a taste - off in front of a live audience, where blind tastings will select the tastiest meat free bangers and burgers in existence. See here for more details. The competition is hosted by veggie pirate Captain James Tea Cook.

VegfestUK Brighton 2012 - Dates Announced

The dates have been announced for VegfestUK Brighton 2012 - and the show is running for two days in Spring 2012 at The Hove Centre - with entrance FREE to the public both days. Large crowds are expected on both Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th March 2012. See brighton.vegfest.co.uk for details (new website live September 12 2011) and contact the office on 0117 3079872 info@vegfest.co.uk for more details