9 Must-Visit Vegan Festivals In The UK For Spring 2018

Vegan festivals

What are vegan festivals about?

Are you thinking to switch to a diet with less meat and dairy? Perhaps you even participated in Veganuary and thinking to keep up eating less meat or none at all? If you don’t know where to start or you just want to meet with some local vegan peeps and small businesses, vegan festivals are a great place to start. Much like any other festivals, there are a lots of great food to try, learn more about local businesses, meet like-minded people and of course have a good time. At these vegan festivals during the spring of 2018 you’ll find some great live music, inspirational talks, live cookery demonstrations, workshops and children’s activities, so they make a perfect family day out too.

Vegan food stall at festival

Vegan food stall at a festival

Vegan skin care product stall

There will be a great selection of non food stalls at the event selling a wide variety of items including fashion, footwear, jewellery, beauty and skincare products, candles, crafts, clothing, footwear, homeware, gifts and charity merchandise.

9 Must-Visit Vegan Festivals In The UK For Spring 2018

Essex Vegan Festival on Saturday 3rd March
10:30am – 4:30pm, Colchester Charter Hall, Cowdray Avenue
Portsmouth Vegan Festival on Sunday 4th March
10.30am – 4.30pm, Portsmouth Guildhall, Portsmouth City centre
Shoreditch Viva! Vegan Festival on Saturday 17th March and Sunday 18th March
11:00am – 6:00pm, Shoredith Town Hall, 380 Old Street, London
Northern Vegan Festival (Manchester) on Saturday 7th April
10.30am – 5.00pm, Manchester Central, Manchester
Glasgow Vegan Festival on Saturday 14th April and Sunday 15th April
10.30am – 4.30pm, Glasgow Trades Hall, 85 Glassford Street

Vegan and pretty. Cupcakes!

Cruelty free make up stall

Leicester Vegan Festival on Saturday 21st April
10.30am – 4.30pm, Athena, Queen Street, Leicester
Liverpool Vegan Festival on Saturday 5th May
10:30am – 4:30pm, Mountford Hall, Liverpool
Nottingham Viva! Vegan Festival on Saturday 12th May
10.30am – 5.00pm, Nottingham Conference Centre, Burton St
Dorset Vegan Festival on Sunday 20th May
10.30am – 4.30pm, The Lighthouse, 21 Kingland Road, Poole

How to buy tickets:

Entry into each festival ranges from £3-£5 (under 16’s free) and this includes entry to all areas and activities. Standard tickets can be purchased at the door on the day. VIP tickets, £15, include fast track entry and a goody bag full of vegan products, samples!

For more information please visit www.veganeventsuk.co.uk or www.facebook.com/VeganEventsUK

If you’d like to try vegan and vegetarian recipes, you will find some on the blog. Why not try this Vegan paneer and butternut squash curry ?

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fridgesays February 13, 2018 - 9:20 pm

#thesatesh Im currently ignoring my morals to move towards this lifestyle and was thinking how a festival may help me to see how non-dramatic it needs to be. I like the idea of seeing whats on offer and hearing other peoples stories. I need to work on ‘commitment’ more in 2018.

Hayley @ Mission: Mindfulness February 14, 2018 - 7:52 pm

Oooh I may try and go to the one in Shoreditch as it’s nearest to us. Lovely to read about these festivals as I knew nothing about them! #thesatsesh xx

Chloe February 26, 2018 - 5:38 pm

Hi, i do like a vegan festival to stock up on treats. The Free from Festival is also a great place to find lots of vegan treats #mondaystumble


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