Entry to Europe’s biggest veggie event for 2011 is completely FREE during the day from 11am – 5.30pm Saturday and Sunday May 28th/29th, meaning you can sample over 100 stalls, 15 vegan caterers, 50 talks and demos, 12 films, and untold entertainment on three stages, all from vegan performers. All the food and drink at the event is 100% vegan. The show shuts at 5.30 both days and then becomes a pay event at 6pm – 11pm for the headline acts. See for details.

VegfestUK Bristol - Ms Dynamite, The Selecter and Aswad Headline

All the acts for the event have been announced, including Ms Dynamite and Goldie Lookin Chain on Friday May 27th, The Selecter and The Detroyers on Saturday May 28th, and Aswad and Black Roots on Sunday May 29th. Tickets are priced £10 each evening in advance, or £12 on the gate. Weekend tickets for all three evenings are available priced £25 each. For tickets, go to For the complete lineups please visit the website

VegfestUK Bristol – Talks and Demos Finalized

The Talks and Cookery Demos schedules have been finalized, and you can choose from over 50 covering many aspects of the vegan lifestyle, including Health and Nutrition, Campaigns and a Detox Clinic as well as 10 vegan cookery demos, plus there’s a cinema with a selection of hard hitting films, a kids area with kids cookery classes, and a wealth of information about the benefits of the vegan lifestyle. And all for FREE! Find out more at

VegfestUK Bristol Fringe

Fringe week starts on May 21st with a Club Yeyo reunion club nite with Smith & Mighty and goes on all week with free talks, films and cookery demos at different locations in Bristol during the day, and themed fundraisers every evening. Plus there’s stalls outside Wild Oats every day with free tasters, samples and info, and lots of special offers from various Bristol businesses during the week. You can find out the full details from the event website – look for Fringe Week on the right hand side menu

VegfestUK Bristol Awards

The Awards have seen a huge number of votes online since they started in March, with 11 categories each with 10 nominees, making a total of 110 of the best vegan people, projects, products and publications. You can vote once in April and again in May until the lines close on May 28th, and the winners announced at 4.00pm on Sunday May 29th. To view the categories and nominations and to vote and to view the current results

VegfestUK Brighton

VegfestUK Brighton was a massive success for everyone, with over 3,000 people at the show on a lovely sunny day in March. With over 100 stalls and a full lineup of talks, demos, films and entertainment the show saw a steady stream of people visit from 11am Big thanks to all our stallholders and sponsors, and to our lovely hosts at The Hove Centre, and to all our visitors too – and thanks for all the donations received, we are making a £300 donation to our chosen charity Vegfam as a result.

Amy’s Kitchen

Amy’s Kitchen the US’s most successful frozen, vegetarian food brand is set to take the UK by storm. With a real emphasis on wholesome, home cooked food this delicious range of products will soon be a firm favourite with the British consumer. Founded by Andy and Rachel Berliner in 1987 to provide families with high quality, great tasting vegetarian meals, they are still taste tested by Andy and Rachel to ensure that every product has that home cooked taste that makes Amy’s Kitchen so unique.


Goodlife make naturally delicious dishes from mother nature’s vegetables which are meat free, dairy free and free from anything nasty! Our food loves you from the inside out and sets you up for the day to go about your business and do good things! Try our delicious meat free and dairy free range including fair-trade nut cutlets, spicy bean quarter-pounders, fruity falafel burgers, Glamorgan sausages, Lentil Spinach & quinoa grills and the garden vegetable quarterpounder

bizzybee gloves and cloths

Eric the bizzybee buzzed into life in 2009 when the brand was launched as an ethical alternative to other household cleaning products. The bizzybee range, which includes seven gloves and seven cloths, is designed for every usage, and caters for those with sensitive skin. bizzybee’s latex-free gloves are made from soft vinyl which does not contain rubber latex or chemical accelerators – ideal for the 6% of the UK population who have sensitivity to natural rubber latex allergy.


Vitamix blenders and juicers are rapidly becoming the must have 21st century kitchen appliance and you can see exactly why for yourself at VegfestUK Bristol this summer when Vitamix, with their extended display area and a display team personnel who are on hand to demonstrate the many wonders of this most excellent juicer/blender. Vitamix are sponsoring Bristol for the third year running, and you will find them in full effect, right at the heart of the show and open until 11pm Saturday and Sunday!


Beanies distribute the FRY’s range of veggie burgers, sausages and other ‘meat substitutes’ and you can try the complete range for free when you visit either VegfestUK Brighton or Bristol. This family team are always a real presence at the shows and even the most hardened carnivore will find something to enjoy on their stall, such is the depth of variety in textures and tastes in the FRYs range. A particular favourite is the FRYS chicken burger, which has a sublime smooth light texture covered in breadcrumbs – simply divine

Moo Free

Moo Free Chocolates are 100% vegan but taste of dairy chocolate, making them a superb option for those trying to give up dairy as well as those already weaned from the white stuff. Their advent calendars were a huge success before xmas and their Easter eggs have been massive this spring, meanwhile the pralines look set to enjoy year round success, as do the chocolate bars and chocolate drops. Excellent packaging makes this range a great choice for kids too.