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All our press releases / blogs are now published on the Vegfest Express global vegan news website

Below's a selection of our previous press releases and blogs

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JULY 2015

Advance tickets for VegfestUK London now on sale! 

VegfestUK Awards: Categories, Nominees, Voting

Website for VegfestUK Brighton 2016 now live for bookings!

The Species Barrier radio host Marcus Dredge joins People's Vegan Activists Summit at London

Polish Animal Rights Activist Dobrusia Gogloza joins VegfestUK London People's Vegan Activists Summit

Vegan Business Media founder Katrina Fox to speak & launch new book at VegfestUK London

Shambhu's founder & head chef Nishma Shah to demonstrate vegan culinary treats at Vegfest London & Scotland

Animal Liberation Front founder Ronnie Lee joins VegfestUK London People's Vegan Activists Summit

Main Street Vegan author Victoria Moran joins VegfestUK London for the 2nd year running

Duet of New Vegan Events in Scotland fuelling growth of vegan market further

Pig Floyd performs outside Grillstock Festival in Bristol in a peaceful vegan rock n roll protest

VegfestUK - price rises for Brighton and Bristol 2016

20-20 - a Normal Vegan Vision

Tim Barford - some changes at VegfestUK


JUNE 2015

Say hi to gifted cartoonist Vegan Sidekick at VegfestUK London

Kiss Farewell to Dairy with Koko Dairy Free at Vegfest London & Scotland

Tim Barford, manager of VegfestUK, elected as trustee of the Vegan Society

The Abolitionists Approach 16 page flyer is out now!

The Big Debate on "Single Issue Campaigns – Taking the Animal Rights Movement Forwards – or Backwards?"

Vegfest Vegan Activists Summits welcome Dr. Melanie Joy, author of "Why we Love Dogs, Eat Pigs and Wear Cows"

VEGFEST STALLS UPDATE: Over 140 stalls booked at London, half the floor plan sold at Scotland

VegfesUK welcomes Tobias Leenaert to our first People’s Vegan Activists Summit in London October 11th 2015

Europe's prime vegan festival VegfestUK back at Brighton Centre on February 27th 28th 2016

Mature Zones for Seniors at Vegfest London & Scotland

VegfestUK welcomes Professor Gary L Francione to London in October for the inaugural Peoples Vegan Activist Summit

Vegan Cartoon Superhero Wonderpig to promote vegan education outside Grillstock

Over 700 people going vegan with another 2,400 moving towards veganism after VegfestUK Bristol 2015

Tim Barford: Why the "Close Down the Slaughterhouses" demos are a good thing

Smile and Say Sheese with Bute Island at Vegfest Scotland

VegfestUK founder Tim Barford to speak at the Close Down The Slaughterhouses Demo Piccadilly Circus London June 13th

Glasgow-based GreenCity Wholefoods sponsors Vegfest Scotland

Vegfest Scotland welcomes applications for stalls and speaking/performing slots


MAY 2015

Summary of Vegan Activists Workshops at VegfestUK Bristol 2015 - setting the tone for VegfestUK vegan education

Wonderpig took centre stage at VegfestUK Bristol 2015

Glorious conclusion for VegfestUK Bristol with 14,000 visitors over Bank Holiday Weekend May 23rd 24th

Bargain of the century at VegfestUK Bristol this Bank Holiday Weekend

VegfestUK gives you the ABC's of Fun and Easy Vegan Lifestyles for Families ahead of huge Bristol event

The Little Green Angel at Brighton VegFestUK 2015

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED at VegfestUK Bristol May 23rd 24th @ Amphitheatre

Premier League Footballer Sergio Aguero joins the veggie athlete club

Vegan Culinary Delights galore at Cookery Demonstrations at VegfestUK Bristol

Welcome to the world of Tim Barford – organiser of Europe's largest vegan events and one of the UK's prime movers in the vegan circles

Vegfest Scotland 2015 now open for stall bookings!

Learn about Effective Vegan Activism at VegfestUK Bristol

Groundbreaking DJ’s to headline VegfestUK Bristol this year - Alfredo and LTJ Bukem in The Amphitheatre May 23rd 24th

VegfestUK founder Tim Barford in today's Herald Scotland, speaking up for the rights of animals


APRIL 2015

Australian Snooker player Neil Robertson is the latest to go vegan

VegfestUK 2015 Summer Tour of Vegan Festivals

VeggieVision Speed Dating at VegfestUK Brighton - Review

VegfestUK Bristol 2015 - Event Programme now available to view online

A Well-Fed World Global Food Sustainability Conference review

Party Political Conference review

Media frenzy for Vegfest Scotland since announcement of dates

Charity collections for A Well-Fed World Ethiopian School Lunch Programme at VegfestUK Bristol

FULL VegfestUK Brighton 2015 Visitors Survey Breakdown

Tim Barford from VegfestUK to stand for election as trustee of the Vegan Society

Winners of the New Product Showcase unveiled at VegfestUK Brighton

VegfestUK Bristol & London covered in OMG! Magazine

Vegfest Scotland welcomes small businesses

Shouldn't Livestock Farming be firmly on Bristol Green Capital 2015 agenda?

Go Vegan for the Environment during Bristol Green Capital 2015, say VegfestUK Organisers


Enjoy optimal nutrition with delectable Lifefood organic raw supersnacks

Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas to open Europe's prime vegan lifestyle festival at Brighton Centre 



UK's biggest animal rights campaign group Animal Aid are guests of honour at Europe's top vegan festival at Brighton

Dates announced for prime European vegan superfest at Olympia

Founder of Vegan Angels appointed VegfestUK official celebrity bloggers

Celebrate a Healthy New Year at VegfestUK Brighton 2015

December 2014

Christmas Treat for Doctors and Chefs as VegfestUK Vegan Campaigners Offer Free Tickets

Top 10 gifts for vegans this Christmas

USA-based Hunger Relief Organisation A Well-Fed World heads up Global Food Sustainability Conference at Brighton, United Kingdom

Discover natural healing and holistic approaches to health and happiness at LifeWell Hub presentations


Over 2,000 people change their diets after visiting huge VegfestUK vegan festival in London Olympia

VegfestUK Brighton Food Village celebrates amazing diversity of plant-based options

Stellar 2014 for organisers of the UK's biggest vegan events

Visit the Vegfest Express for latest vegan/veggie news around the globe

September 2014

10,000 visitors at massive vegan event at Olympia

VegfestUK 2014 award winners unveiled at massive vegan event at Olympia

VegfestUK organiser Tim Barford wins Best Vegan Advocate Award in Viva! 20th anniversary celebrations

Brand new global vegan & veggie news websites now live!

Vegan events across the U.K. throw open the doors to welcome meat & dairy reducers to the benefits of the vegan lifestyle

Huge annual vegan festival returns to Bristol Harbourside in May 2015

August 2014

Bridging the Gap Between Aspiration and Reality – Free From Stress Family Vegan Festival for Every Body at London, Olympia

Meat and Dairy Reducers welcome at VegfestUK London this September

Equinox Kombucha - proud show sponsors of VegfestUK London 2014 

VegfestUK London 2014 event programme now available for download online

July 2014

All together now - UK’s leading vegan campaign groups join forces to push through the vegan agenda

VegfestUK Brighton moves to Brighton Centre on March 28th 29th 2015

Go Vegan with Viva! at Vegfest - Sign up to Viva! 30 Day Pledge Now!

Nominees for VegfestUK awards unveiled – vote now!


June 2014

Vegan food giant teams with Ocado

Ex-Everton football player claims England need smoothie boost to qualify for knockout stages at World Cup

“World Cup Team could be Excelling on Vegan Diet”, Claims Ex-Everton Player

VegfestUK Brighton moves to Brighton Centre on March 28th 29th 2015

Bring a Friend to one of Europe's prime veggie food events - Get your BOGOF advance tickets now!

May 2014

13,000 visitors converged on Bristol Harbourside for VegfestUK veggie food and music extravaganza

Special treat for Bristol nurses at VegfestUK food & music fiesta

VegfestUK T-shirts now on sale

Free-from Cakery Heaven at annual veggie food fayre in Bristol

Bristol's annual veggie food extravaganza laden with marvellous sweet treats

Plenty of inspiration on plant-based cuisines at Bristol's annual veggie food fayre

Advance tickets for VegfestUK London now on sale with many BOGOFs

April 2014

Ex-Everton vegan footballer among distinguished speakers at VegfestUK Bristol

Come down to Bristol Amphitheatre and Eat all Day at VegfestUK May 23rd 24th 25th

Family activities aplenty at massive veggie festival on Bristol Harbourside

Haven for carnivores at Europe's biggest veggie festival on Bristol Harbourside

Sara Pascoe, Joey Brannigan, Chris Stokes and Jim Daly at VegfestUK Bristol comedy hours

Chocoholics behold – free-from chocolates galore at VegfestUK Bristol

Host of self-healing experts to share insights at VegfestUK Bristol

Plant-powered athletes to share fitness tips at Bristol's annual veggie festival

Raw Food Preparation made easy and sexy at Bristol's veggie food extravaganza

rawLicious - proud show sponsors of huge London veggie show

March 2014

Over 5,000 visitors attended huge Brighton annual veggie festival

Demuth cookery School chefs to perform cookery demo at VegfestUK Bristol

February 2014

Former Professional Ironman triathlete Brendan Brazier amongst star names at VegfestUK London

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