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Category Archives: Vegan News

In the eighth part of the blog series “And If You Know Your History...”, Dr. Roger Yates of the Vegan Information Project talks about the work of animal rights activist Ronnie Lee, known primarily for being the Press Officer for the UK Animal Liberation Front (ALF) in...
In the seventh of the blog series “And If You Know Your History...”, Dr. Roger Yates of the Vegan Information Project talks about the work of the late Prof. Tom Regan, philosopher and pioneer of rights-based animal rights.   This is a celebration of the life and work of Tom Regan, ...
In the sixth of the blog series “And If You Know Your History...”, Dr. Roger Yates of the Vegan Information Project talks about Arthur Ling, one of the original vegan pioneers, most well-known for his work at Plamil Foods Ltd.   To Arthur Ling “The Plamil King” And...
In the fifth of this series, Dr. Roger Yates of the Vegan Information Project, continues with his account of some of the vegan social movement pioneers. Here is an account of the contribution of Kathleen Jannaway towards the vegan cause. The present over-industrialised system degrades people to machine...
In the fourth of the “And If You Know Your History...” blog series, Dr. Roger Yates of the Vegan Information Project, takes a look at some of the women pioneers of the vegan movement: Elsie (Sally) Shrigley, Dorothy Watson, Fay Henderson, and Eva Batt.   In the patriarchal...
The Animal Rebellion planned blockade of Smithfield ‘Meat’ Market in October is already creating media attention, with stories in The Guardian & The Independent (and it’s only August), as well as this short discussion on LBC radio on Sunday Aug 18th,...
Part 3 of ‘And if you know your history...’ In the third of this series, Dr. Roger Yates of the Vegan Information Project, turns his attention to Leslie Cross, who would have a profound effect on the vegan movement and, with Arthur Ling, the development of plant milks. He was certainly...
Animal Rebellion – a loose alliance of some 20 or so animal rights campaigns groups & a number of grassroots activists, in partnership with Extinction Rebellion, the Climate Change Protest group – are planning to take to the streets of London in early October 2019 for 2 weeks of protests...
Part 2 of ‘And if you know your history...’ In the second of a series of essays, vegan since 1979 and former animal rights prisoner, Dr. Roger Yates, looks at how veganism as a social movement emerged and developed with the focus on accounts of the individual pioneers of the vegan...
Part 1 of ‘And if you know your history...’ In this series of essays, Dr. Roger Yates of the Dublin-based Vegan Information Project looks at how veganism as a social movement emerged and developed with the focus on accounts of the individual pioneers of the vegan movement. In an interview in...
  Introduction by VegfestUK manager Tim Barford “It’s a grand old team to play for It’s a grand old team to support and if you know your history it’s enough to make your heart go Wooooooaaaaaarrrrrr” - well known UK football chant   The vegan movement is...
Brighton March for the Animals 2019 will unite animal lovers from across the South East and beyond, on Saturday June 29th 2019 at 12pm in Preston Park, Brighton.   Organised by Brighton Vegan Activists (BVA), this family-friendly day of action is a first ‘March for the Animals’...

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27/10/2019

7th annual vegan festival VegfestUK London attracted 13,500 attendees at Olympia London

The 7th annual vegan festival VegfestUK London drew to a glorious
26/10/2019

VegfestUK Awards 2019 – Full Results

VegfestUK hosted its own vegan Awards Ceremony on Saturday October
15/10/2019

pH Power of Health at VegfestUK London 2019

In this guest blog, the team from PH Power of Health talks about
01/10/2019

#ZeroWasteWeek: Biodegradable Vs Compostable

In this guest blog, sustainability specialist Madeleine Loveday at
27/09/2019

Vivo Life ambassadors to host panel discussions on optimising fitness on plant-based diets at VegfestUK London 2019

Exciting news for both fitness fanatics and those looking to get
25/09/2019

Geekstraveganza Board Games area at VegfestUK London 2019

This year’s VegfestUK London not only features a huge range of
25/09/2019

Premium organic vegan supplement producers Vivo Life sponsoring VegfestUK London 2019

Meet the Vivo Life team at this year’s London Vegfest! Our
23/09/2019

VegfestUK Awards return with 19 categories celebrating the best vegan products and projects in the UK

The VegfestUK Awards return for the 13th year running, with the aim
15/09/2019

Feel the PVLSE of your city

The VegfestUK organisers are delighted to announce that PVLSE, the
14/09/2019

BIOCANNA: Growing in an honest and sustainable way

In this guest blog, BIOCANNA, who is kindly sponsoring this year’s
13/09/2019

VGN hosts Climate Summit at VegfestUK London 2019

The imminence of climate change and global warming
10/09/2019

Feel the PVLSE of your city

The VegfestUK organisers are delighted to announce that PVLSE, the
09/09/2019

Huge array of globally inspired vegan cuisine awaits at VegfestUK London

VegfestUK events traditionally pride themselves on the calibre and
05/09/2019

Vegan Lifestyle and Wellbeing to be discussed at VegfestUK London 2019

How to ensure that our beauty products and clothes are ethically
03/09/2019

Premium organic vegan supplement producers Vivo Life sponsoring VegfestUK London 2019

Meet the Vivo Life team at this year’s London Vegfest! Our
23/08/2019

BUY ONE GET ONE FREE offer for tickets to VegfestUK London ending Aug 31st

Not long left before the BUY ONE GET ONE FREE ticket offer ends for
16/08/2019

Animal Rebellion summit planned for VegfestUK London Oct 26th 27th 2019

Animal Rebellion – a loose alliance of some 20 or so animal rights
14/08/2019

Dolma – Vegan and Cruelty Free Fragrances

In this guest blog, the team from Dolma Vegan Fragrances talk about
12/08/2019

The Art of Compassion Exhibition makes its return to VegfestUK London in support of Hunt Saboteurs Association

The VegfestUK team are delighted to welcome back The Art of
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BIOCANNA: Growing in an honest and sustainable way

In this guest blog, BIOCANNA, who is kindly sponsoring this year’s

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