vegfestuk bristol 25th - 27th May 2012
welcome to the world's biggest vegan event
admission free to the public
Friday 25th 2pm - 9pm
saturday 26th 11am - 9pm
sunday 27th 11am - 9pm
The Amphitheatre and Waterfront Square Bristol.
Dates for 2013 confirmed
Dates have been confirmed for the 2013 VegfestUK Bristol event - our tenth birthday party
Make sure you keep May 24th - 26th 2013 free in your diary for the worlds biggest veggie event
more news from this website in October 2012
£1000 rasied for Vegfam at Bristol 2012Big thanks to everyone who donated to our fave charity Vegfam. Your generosity has ensured a wopping one thousand pound has been handed over to Vegfam to help feed the hungry without exploiting animals. Coupled with the collection at Brighton (£925) plus donations from VegfestUK staff (£600), we have managed to donate a total of £2,525 in 2012. See www.vegfamcharity.org.uk for details
2012 Awards - Winners announced
The results of the 2012 VegfestUK Awards are now availble. Thousands of votes have been cast over the last two months and you can view the results here
Big thanks to everyone who voted and congratulations to all our nominees, wherever they finished, as they are all making a significant contribution to the growth of the vegan lifestyle
25,000 people visit VegfestUK Bristol 2012
Huge crowds turned out for the tenth annual veggie fest in Bristol - helped by the awseome weather, free entry, some top headline acts and some brilliant stalls, talks and demos. Big thanks to everyone who helped make this possible.
Attendance breakdown - Friday saw 4,000 visitors, on Saturday there were 12,000 visitors and Sunday another 8,000. Roll on 2013! Details for the 2013 events will be live on this website early september 2012.
Event Programme now available
The Event programme is now available and can be downloaded from this page
Big thamks to all our sponsors and advertisers! Also to Our of Hand for print and design
Free printed copies are available in adavance of the show from whoelfood shops and other outlets in Bristol (and other areas) including Wild Oats on Lower Redland Rd from May 15th
Comedy Hour - lineups announced
3 Comedy Hours have been announced, one on each day of VegfestUK Bristol, starting on Friday 25th May with Andrew O'Neill. Sarah Pascoe headlines on Saturday at 4pm and Chris Stokes does the honours Sunday at 4pm. Hosted and organised by Rob Jackson, full details including support acts here. Please note material may be of an adult nature and not suitable for kids. Admission is free.
Finley Quaye, Neville Staple, & Johhny Clarke headline
The headliners for VegfestUK Bristol have been announced - and include Finley Quaye on Saturday May 26th at 7.30pm, Neville Staple of The Specials on Friday May 25th at 7.30pm, and Johhny Clarke meets Soothsayers on Sunday May 27th at 7.30pm, supported by Bristol reggae band Talisman. Baraka are playing on Saturday May 26th at 5pm, with more acts TBC.
Admission to see the headline acts is COMPLETELY FREE!!
see here for more details http://bristol.vegfest.co.uk/performance-stage
Nominations for 2012 VegfestUK Awards announced
The nominations for the 2012 VegfestUK Awards have been announced. There are 12 categories for 2012 with 10 nominees in each. You can vote (only once this year online between March 12th and May 25th
To view the nominations click here http://brighton.vegfest.co.uk/nominations
To Vote, click here http://bristol.vegfest.co.uk/vote
Brighton VegfestUK Programme out now
Download the event programme for Brighton on March 17th and 18th here!
Please forward this link to firends and colleagues!
Admission to this event is FREE to the public
Welcome to our Show Sponsors Redwood WholefoodsBig shout out to Redwood Wholefoods, our first ever Show Sponsors - massive thanks to this uber ethical outfit that supplies vegan meats and cheeses to the UK and beyond. And with their recently introduced vegan desserts, alongside specialist oils, chocolates and confectionary, expect to see Redwoods continue to grow as we enter 2012. See www.redwoodfoods.co.uk for more information about this exquisite firm
Warm Welcome to Gold Sponsors NAKD WholefoodsCongratulations and thanks to NAKD WHOLEFOODS who are our first sponsors for 2012. Nakd snack bars are the best in the business and so is the firm behind them. See www.eatnakd.com for details. Nakd are joined by The Vegan Society (www.vegansociety.com) as Gold sponsors, along with Bronze sponsors Excellart (www.excellart.co.uk) and Ecotricity (www.ecotricity.co.uk ) along with Show Supporters Kara Dairy Free and Amy's Kitchen.
VegfestUK Bristol 2012 opens 3 days
The 10th annual veggie/vegan event in the heart of Bristol has expanded into 3 days. The world's biggest vegan event opens its doors to the public at 2pm on Friday May 25th, with admission free to the public. Opening hours are
Friday May 25th 2pm - 9pm
Saturday May 26th 11am - 9pm
Sunday May 27th 11am - 9pm