Please share widely, thanks! Printed programmes available at £1 each at the event.
Nearly half our visitors were new to Vegfest, and 90% of our visitors are coming back next year!
Collections to be made on exit - please give generously, thanks!
Selected by celebrity judges John Robb and Fat Gay Vegan
The VegfestUK journey continues in Bristol, London and Scotland this year...
- @VegfestExpress @SayakaConti great shots of @WillsVeganShoes @thehappymaki @TheK9Angels @seashepherd_uk @Beelzebab666 @TeenVGN in this video
- RT @VegfestExpress: Excellent video review of @VegfestUK Brighton 2015 by vegan vlogger @SayakaConti - enjoy! t.co/WXUIoge4Sh
- @SayakaConti thx 4 these fab interviews with @JasmijndeBoo @KerryMP @AnnekaSvenska @johnrobb77 @TheVeganSociety @vegusto_uk @DeesWholefoods
Films and Schedule
Some excellent short films will be shown in the Cinema on the Ground Floor all weekend. No extra charge for admission.
Cinema opening times: 11:30am-6pm both days
Sponsored by Suma Wholefoods
Schedule (for both Saturday and Sunday)
11:30 - 3:30 - Animal Aid short films:
3:45 - 4:15 - The Dutch Weed Burger
4:30 - The Real Love: The Musical - Inspired by a true story (Saturday only) /
Loving the Silent Tears: The Musical (Sunday only)
Broiler Bird Investigation – six rescued
Animal Aid’s undercover investigation follows the lives of a shed full of chickens being reared for meat over 39 days, when investigators are moved to intervene and spare the lives of six birds in urgent need of help. Be advised that this film contains images of sick and dead animals. 8 minutes.
Whips Hurt – Ban Them
This humorous viral short turns the tables on jockeys who use whips, showing them just how much they hurt and why horses shouldn’t be beaten. Suitable for all ages. 1 minute.
From Farm to Fork
This short documentary looks at the lives of animals on modern farms to see where meat, milk and eggs really come from, and compares this to the lives of animals at a vegan sanctuary. For children aged 11 and above. 15 minutes.
Their Future in Your Hands
A film with a message of hope, Their Future In Your Hands examines the rich emotional lives of animals and the ways in which they are used in modern society, whilst demonstrating how young people can help to create a better world for people, animals and the environment. For children aged 11 and above. 11 minutes.
Investigating Animal Research
Investigating Animal Research follows two teenagers as they look into the world of animal experimentation. In the search for answers to their questions, they speak to a hospital doctor, the head vet at the RSPCA, an undercover investigator, a geneticist, and a team of university toxicology research scientists. For children aged 11 and above. 12 minutes.
The acclaimed musical inspired by the extraordinary, true love story of a Vietnamese woman and a German doctor. Music by Oscar, Grammy, Tony winners. Lyrics based on heartfelt poems by Supreme Master Ching Hai, world renowned humanitarian and vegan advocate. Starring Broadway, West End and Hollywood stars: Joanna Ampil, Adam Pascal (Rent), Betty Buckley (Cats), Shirley Jones, etc.! www.thereallovemusic.com
An uplifting musical extravaganza - journey to 16 countries across 6 continents to find one’s inner peace! Directed by Vincent Paterson (Michael Jackson and Madonna’s world tours) and choreographed by Bonnie Story (High School Musical). Hollywood composers set Supreme Master Ching Hai's poetry to songs, which are performed by an impressive cast of Broadway stars and pop stars, including vegans and vegetarians! Check out Jon Secada's salsa number promoting compassion for all creatures. www.silenttearsmusical.com