The UK’s biggest vegan festival VegfestUK makes its return to the iconic Olympia London for the 7th consecutive year on October 26th 27th 2019.
Since 2003, VegfestUK has led the way in creating dynamic uplifting vegan festivals, inspiring countless other vegan events across the globe, and playing a central part in the current rise of all things vegan.
Amongst the new features is the Natural Therapy Zone with a theme of natural health and wellbeing. Situated on Level 2 of Olympia Central, this new area carries a focus on health and wellbeing, and includes new bodycare ranges and eco-friendly products, as well as therapists, nutritionists and other services, on top of Yoga classes, Kids Yoga, Chillout Music, Lifestyle presentations from wellbeing experts and a Free Gifts Stall. The Natural Therapy Zone sits alongside other features such as Veganic Growing, Holistic Health Hub and Plant Based Health.
Other areas include a variety of keynote speeches in the 450-seater Auditorium, the Vegan Food Village, talks on Fitness, the Foodies Stage, alongside Cookery Demos, Kids Storytelling, Kids Cookery Classes, the Mature Zone, the Art of Compassion Project Exhibition and the New Vegans Support, on top of the VGN Climate Change Summit, Radical Veganism, the Animal Rebellion summit, talks on Animal Rights & Activism, the Wildlife Summit and the Vegan Activists Support.
With the sharp rise of interest in vegan lifestyles in recent years, expect another blockbuster show at this year’s event, which will play host to an anticipated 320 exhibitors and 25 global caterers including many new vegan brands with a multitude of new products and special offers, on top of 25 featured areas and around 200 speakers all under one roof, alongside an anticipated attendance of 15,000 visitors over 2 days. The 2018 event attracted 280 exhibitors, around 150 speakers and around 14,000 attendees over 2 days.
Advance tickets are available at www.london.vegfest.co.uk/tickets, with BUY ONE GET ONE HALF PRICE offer running until the end of September. Day tickets are priced at £13.20 for adults and £9.00 for concessions, whilst weekend tickets cost £22.00 for adults and £16.50 for concessions (prices for advance tickets include booking fees). A limited amount of tickets are also available on the gate at £15.00 for adults and £10.00 for concessions. Kids under 16 get free entry as long as they are accompanied by adults.
Big thanks to all sponsors: Encona Sauces, Bute Island Foods, PVLSE, Biocanna, Vivo Life and Yaoh.
The organisers of VegfestUK are also running the brand-new Plant Powered Expo next February in the National Hall of Olympia London. This new event celebrates the best of a plant-based way of life with 235 stalls, 12 features and 100 speakers. For more information, visit www.plantpoweredexpo.co.uk Follow the event on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @PlantPoweredXpo.