International Vegetarian and Vegan Festivals Calendar 2014Printer-friendly pdf version of this calendar (130KB)
There are vegetarian and vegan festivals in many countries. Now you can visit a new town or country, enjoy every meal, make new friends, and have a fantastic time! (last updated 29 April 2014)
Great Yorkshire Vegan Festival, Leeds, England, 10 May 2014
Saturday 10.00-18.00 at Queens Hotel, City Square, Leeds LS1 1PJ. Over 100 stalls, free vegan food, cookery demonstrations, talks. www.yorkshireveganfestival.com and www.facebook.com/YorkshireVeganFestival
Veggie Pride Paris, France, 10-11 May 2014
The best weekend of the year to visit a new country. Vegetarians and vegans
march through the centre of a city, followed by activities including information
and food stands, talks, music, etc. March starts Saturday 2pm at Metro Chatelet les Halles, exit St Eustache.
6.30pm-midnight After Pride Concert.Sunday 10.00-17.00 Conferences on animal ethics.
Manchester Vegan Fair, England, 17 May 2014
Saturday 11.00-17.00 at Chorlton Irish Club, 17 High Lane, Chorlton, Manchester M21 9DJ. 50 stalls. Free vegan food. Films. Vegan speed dating. Vegan speed meeting. Children's activities. On Saturdays, trams run every 12 minutes from Manchester city centre to Chorlton, and take 15 minutes to get there. The venue is also 2 minutes walk from Chorlton bus station. For more information, please contact dan.graham47 (at) yahoo.com. veganorganic.net/events-2/manchester-vegan-fair
VegFest Bristol, England, 23-25 May 2014
Huge city centre vegan festival outside and in tents.
14th International Vegan Festival, Varna, Bulgaria, 1-8 June 2014
North-west Vegan Festival, Lancaster, England, 7 June 2014Saturday 11.00-19.00 at Lancaster Town Hall. Over 100 stalls, vegan cafe, free vegan food. Also 11.00-24.00 at the Gregson Community and Arts Centre, 33, Moorgate, Moor Lane, Lancaster LA1 3PY, where there will be 10 stalls, vegan beer and wine festival, films, talks, cookery demos, vegan speed meeting and dating, activities for children, and aftershow event.
Newcastle upon Tyne Vegan Festival, England, 26 July 201410.00-18.00 at the CastleGate NE1 2JQ. 150 stalls including food, cakes, hocolate, hot food, makeup, clothing, vegan cheese, pet treats, health food shops, local producers, information, animal sanctuaries, campaigns. Speakers including ex Everton footballer Neil Robinson. Films. Free samples. Admission £2, £1 kids, under-5 free. Free parking and easy access. veganfestival.co.uk
14th London Vegan Festival, England, 17 August 2014
Sunday 11am to 8pm. Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street, London W8 7NX.
Festival of vegan food and products, a great day out. 70 stalls include
all kinds of vegantastic hot and cold food, juice bar, The Vegan Society, Vegetarian Guides,
vegan clothing and shoes, plus speakers and music. Entrance £2, under-12 free.
Northern Vegan Festival, Blackpool, Lancashire, England, 13 September 2014
Saturday 10.00-18.00 with 150+ stalls in the Winter Gardens, 97 Church Street FY1 1HU.
There will also be free vegan food, vegan cafe with many caterers, films, cookery demos,
talks, and activities for children.
Blackpool. Admission £1, under-12 free.
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VegFest London, England, 27-28 September 2014
Saturday and Sunday at Olympia, Hammersmith Road W14 8UX. The biggest vegan festival in Europe, 190 stands, celebrity speakers. Vegetarian Guides will have a stall. Admission £12 adult, £8 concessions; under-16 free; tickets on the door subject to availability. Advance tickets are £2 less and buy one get one free; available from May 7th. www.london.vegfest.co.uk
LABL Fair, Edinburgh, Scotland, 4 October 2014
.Edinburgh Corn Exchange, EH14 1RJ. Massive new vegan event with 150 stalls including vegan food and drink, natural beauty and Fairtrade clothing. Cookery demonstrations, films, talks, a prize draw and free goody bags for the first 200 people. Admission £1, under-5 free. edinburgh.labl.org.uk and www.facebook.com/events/251935598289378
West Midlands Vegan Festival, Birmingham, England, 25 October 2014
Saturday 11.00-18.00 at The Wolves Civic, North Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1RQ. Gigantic vegan festival on the edge of Birmingham, home of the Vegan Society, in the centre of England. www.veganmidlands.org.uk/festival
Calendar of vegan outreach events in the UKcompiled by Veggies Catering Campaign www.veggies.org.uk/arc.php?output=vegan
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