VegfestUK Bristol 2013 (May 24th - 26th @ the Amphitheatre)

by Alan Lee
on Wednesday 22 May 2013

type: Feature
topic: Community
region: Bristol
event time: Friday 24 May 2013 16:00
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VegfestUK Bristol takes place on May 24th 25th 26th 2013. It is officially Europe's biggest veggie festival, with last year's show attracting over 25,000 visitors over 3 days. During the daytime, visitors can expect a feast of cuisines from across the globe, with a wealth of stallholders and caterers displaying the very best plant-based foods. These come on top of other entertainments such as cinema, talks, cookery demos, kids' area, crazy golf, live comedy hours, workshops and more.  Special guests during the day include presenter Janey Lee Grace, athlete Fiona OakesMs Cupcake and powerlifter/cancer survivor Pat Reeves. Over 100 of our stalls have already gone, since the announcements on February 1st of our headliners - Happy Mondays, 808State, Peter Hook (New Order/Joy Division), the Farm. They'll be joined by Caravan Palace, Kitten and the Hips, the Boxettes, Macka B, the Abyssinians and other guests, ensuring that the 10th birthday of our Bristol show will be celebrated in style!  And a wealth of sponsors have jumped on board too - they include Redwood Foods, Fry’s Distribution, Goodlife, Nakd, Bute Island, Yaoh, Eco Vegan Shoes, Sunseed Organics, Ethical Investors, The Vegan Society and Kara Dairy Free, along with media partners Excellart, Veggie Vision, Foods for Life, Resurgence Magazine and Vegetarian Living.

Ticket sales for the evening gigs are at

More info on the show available at



Also, we're delighted to let you know that the dates have just been confirmed for our huge new show VegfestUK London 2013 - October 5th 6th - at the world-famous Kensington Olympia (West Halls). The website has just gone live on February 14th at, with stall bookings also live from Feb 21st.

Featured guests include chefs Chad Sarno, Karen Knowler Fran Costigan, comedians Dave Spikey & Andrew O'Neill, vegan bodybuilder Patrik Baboumian, nutritionists Christine Bailey & Julie Silver, presenters Janey Lee Grace & Dale Pinnock, actress Roxy Shahidi, musician Macka B, athlete Fiona Oakes and more - more special guests TBA soon, so visit our website for all the latest updates.


Meanwhile, the programme for our Brighton show on March 16th 17th (11am-6pm both days) at the Hove Centre is now available for download here - All 130 stalls are now sold out, a month before the event.


 Entry completely free!