vegfestuk bristol 27th - 29th may 2011
The Amphitheatre and Waterfront Square Bristol
Friday May 27th 6pm - 11pm (pay)
Saturday May 28th 11am - 6pm (Free) 6pm -11pm (pay)
Sunday May 29th 11am - 6pm (free) 6pm - 11pm (pay)
VegfestUK Bristol Fringe week starts Saturday May 21st and runs all week
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VegfestUK Bristol 2012 - Dates AnnouncedDates have been announced for the tenth annual event in the heart fo Bristol in 2012. The show opens on Friday May 25th at 2pm through till 8pm, and again saturday and sunday from 11am - 8pm. Admission is FREE to the public. For more info see www.bristol.vegfest.co.uk
VegfestUK Brighton 2012 - Dates AnnouncedThe 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 www.brighton.vegfest.co.uk for details (new website live September 12 2011) and contact the office on 0117 3079872 email@example.com for more details
over 13,000 people attend VegfestUK Bristol 2011
Thousands of people came to visit VegfestUK over the the three days - a total of over 13,000 of you, making it easiliy our biggest event. And over 10,000 of our visitors were here during the day for all the vegan produce and information - a record for an event of this nature. Thanks for coming!
The approximate breakdown for attendance was
Friday evening 800
Saturday daytime 4,500
Saturday evening 500
Sunday daytime 6,000
Sunday evening 1250
News about dates for 2012 will be announced shortly on this website
Awards Winners Announced
The results of the 2011 awards have been announced and you can see them here
Thanks to all those who voted (thousands fo you) and congratulations to all the 110 nominees for their achievements - and a big shout out to all those who were not nominated who are flying the vegan flag loud and proud
the 2012 awards will begin in March 2012 - you are welcome to email suggestions for nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org
Fringe Week May 21st - 27th
VegfestUK Fringe Week starts 21st May, with a Club Yeyo night at Canvas Nightclub, and runs all week up until May 27th with cookery deoms, films and talks during the day and themed events each evening. For details see the right hand menu Fringe Week
Programme now availableOur full colour 64 page programme is now available to download, with all the fringe activities included as well as the weekend festivties. To acces the programme click here http://bristol.vegfest.co.uk/programe-of-events
Tickets on Sale Now! Shop open until 5pm wednesday may 25th
Bristol tickets are now on sale, click here to purchase.
Advance tickets are also on sale from Bristol Ticket Shop 0117 9299008
The VegfestUK online ticket shop shuts at 5pm Wednesday May 25th - all tickets bought up until then will be despatched first class post to arrive next day.
You can buy tickets from Bristol Ticket Shop up unil the day of the performance
Limited advance tickets at £10 for saturday and sunday will be on sale at the event Friday, and Saturday up until 5pm. Sunday tickets will be available until sunday 5pm subject to availablity
Kids under 12 go 1/2 price (must be accompanied by an adult)
Admission on the gate after 5pm each day is £12, gates open at 6pm
Ms Dynamite, Aswad, The Selecter headline VegfestUK BristolThe headliners for Europe's biggest veggie event of 2011, VegfestUK Bristol, have been announced and include the likes of Ms Dynamite, Goldie Lookin Chain and DJ Swift on Friday May 27th, original 2-Tone band The Selecter on Saturday May 28th, and Aswad and Black Roots on Sunday May 29th. Advance tickets priced £10 for each night (or £25 for all three) are on sale from www.bristol.vegfest.co.uk
VegfestUK Awards - Voting starts March 14thThe VegfestUK Awards are now up and running, and you can vote once a month during March, April and May for youur fave vegan people, products, publications and projects, before the lines close on Saturday May 28th, and the winners are announced on Sunday May 29th at 3pm at VegfestUK Bristol. To view the nominations, click here http://bristol.vegfest.co.uk/nominations and to vote, go here http://bristol.vegfest.co.uk/vote
Welcome to our first Sponsors...
Big shout out to our first sponsors for VegfestUK Bristol 2011. Beanies Health Foods (www.beanieshealthfoods.co.uk) distribute the FRY's range of veggie burgers and are staunch supporters from time, Natural Balance (www.naturalbalancefoods.co.uk ) produce the immaculate NAKD range of snack bars, The Vegan Society (www.vegansociety.com ) are huge supporters of all things vegan and are very welcome, Yaoh (www.yaoh.co.uk ) make the best hemp products in the UK and are entirely vegan, and Out of Hand (www.outofhand.co.uk ) take care of all things print and design and come highly recommended. Thanks peeps!
And a big warm fluffy welcome to our latest sponsors Bute Island (makers of the famed Sheese range of dairy free cheese www.buteisland), and to Ecotricity, the UK's leading providers of green electricity (www.ecotricity.co.uk) and to Vegan Emporium, the latest one stop outlet for vegan goodies (www.veganemporium.co.uk)
The VegfestUK Bulletins are hosted on this webiste - see the right hand meu 'news'
To subscribe to a monthly bulletin, plese use the form on the right.
VegfestUK dates announced for Brighton and Bristol 2011
The dates for what could well be the biggest vegetarian events in Europe in 2011 have been announced - with VegfestUK dates for Brighton on March 19th 2011 and Bristol on May 27th, 28th and 29th 2011 VegfestUK events are free to the public and large numbers are expected to attend both shows and sample the delights from over 100 stallholders rammed full of food, bodycare, fashion, accessories, merchandise and information - all of it vegan. And with a full line up of talks, demos and entertainment, both VegfestUK Brighton and VegfestUK Bristol look certain to be runaway successes. See www.vegfest.co.uk for details.