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Compassionate Derby

Now in its ninth great year, Compassionate Derby is an ethical living event that is free to attend and where everyone is welcome!

There will be a range of cruelty-free food and lifestyle products, lots of free samples, charity and campaigning stalls, children’s activities, a diverse program of talks throughout the day, a generous raffle and much more. So head to St Peter’s Church, Derby for a bit of Christmas shopping and find out more about living a compassionate lifestyle.

Beyond ‘doing the least harm’ compassion means ‘doing the most good‘. Going vegan is a good start; by helping other go vegan you can make the world a better place for humans, other animals and the environment. Compassionate Derby is an excellent opportunity to join Veggies – the volunteer-led Vegan Catering Campaign.

All Welcome!

Facebook Community page: www.facebook.com/CompassionateDerby

Veggies Food is HereCatering by Veggies.

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To get to this event, 16 miles from our Sumac Centre base, Veggies may emit approx 20kg CO2.

However by helping 250 people Eat Vegan we could “offset” 500 kg CO2.

If ONE customer goes Vegan For Life they will save 1.5 tonnes CO2 every year, as well as saving 4022 animals lives, and enabling all the world’s peoples to receive a Fair Share of the world’s resources. [carbon calculation references]


Matlock Vegan Fair

Come and find out more about living a vegan lifestyle or, if you’re already vegan, shop for vegan food, clothing, homewares and more whilst raising money for animal welfare at the same time.

Stalls with lots of inspiration for becoming or staying vegan. Foods (lots of samples), gifts, candles, spiritual items, essential oils, household products, t-shirts, mugs and much more.

Vegan pop up cafe serving lunches, snacks, drinks and sweet treats.

Derbyshire Woodland Festival


An annual celebration of traditional and contemporary woodland crafts, it promises to be a brilliant day out for all the family.

Watch expert woodcraft professionals at work, learn how to survive in the woods and to cook wild food or simply take a walk through the magnificent Elvaston Castle grounds.

Veggies Food is HereThe event will be held at Elvaston Castle Country Park  with Food by Veggies Catering Campaign.

 

Other attractions are likely to include:

Pole lathe turning
Fire lighting
Campfire cooking
Green Man songs and stories
Forest school activities
Sawmilling and chipping
Hurdle making
Survival skills
Rustic furniture
Longbow maker
Didgeridoo maker
Woodturning with a horse driven gin wheel
Clay workshops for children
Chair making and spoon making

Admission is free, but parking charges apply. See Derbyshire Woodland Festival website for details.

Northern Green Gathering 2019

Northern Green Gathering will again be held at Bradley Nook Farm, the beautiful organic farm near Ashbourne in the Derbyshire Dales.

In 2017 Bradley Nook Farm donated its cows to Hillside Animal Rescue to live out their lives in sanctuary, and adopted a vegan organic future. We hope that this will inspire other Northern Green Gathering participants!

Northern Green Gathering is a small volunteer-run environmental/educational gathering focused around sustainable living and green campaigns.

A 4-day camping event with environmental workshops & campaigns, permaculture, organic veggie cafes, stalls, healers & alternative therapies, kids space, theatre & circus workshops, and a showcase of environment living in action, including solar power and wind power.

Veggies Food is HereVeggies hope to be catering. If you can help, contact us!


vegan climate logo To get to this event, 30 miles from our Sumac Centre base, Veggies may emit approx 40kg CO2.

However by helping an estimated 500 people Eat Vegan we will “offset” 1000 kg CO2.

If ONE customer goes Vegan For Life, they will save 1.5 tonnes CO2 every year, as well as saving 4022 animals lives, and enabling all the world’s peoples to receive a Fair Share of the world’s resources. [refs].

Radical Routes Summer Gathering

The Summer Gathering includes a full day on Friday 9th August at a (camping) venue in Derbyshire.

Radical Routes is a network of radical housing co-ops, workers co-ops and social centres, whose members are committed to working for positive social change.

Nottingham members include Sumac Centre, Neds Housing Co-op and (associate members) Veggies Catering Campaign & Morrigan Housing Cooperative.

Four times a year, the member co-ops get together at weekend events which have a social function, but which are also the places at which all important decisions are taken. They are open meetings and anyone is welcome to attend.


Radical Routes

The Radical Routes quarterly gatherings:

Winter in February -:- Spring in May; -:- Summer in August -:- Autumn in November.

More on Radical Routes on Veggies Website,
including publications for sale.

Vegan Camp 2019

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Vegan Camp UK The original vegan camp established 1981, a friendly and enjoyable annual social gathering for singles, couples and families, not to be confused with any other similar named group.

In 2019 the 39th consecutive annual event will be held at Bank Farm Campsite, Birchover, near Matlock, Derbyshire for the second time, following last year’s very enjoyable time there. The dates for this year’s 14 night stay at Vegan Camp begin from arrival day Saturday the 27th July to departure day Sunday 11th August.

Barn Farm is close to the  small village of Birchover just 5 mins walk from the campsite which is on the south east corner of The Peak District.  You may stay all of, or any period of time between Saturday July 27  to Sunday 11 August) also if you wish, you are welcome as a day visitor too. (No minimum period of stay. Singles, couples and families are all welcome.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/314916876055005/

Wild Peak Fundraiser

Wild Peak are having a Fundraiser on Saturday July 6th to raise money to support two local projects.

This year money raised will go to support the work of Derbyshire Refugee Solidarity Campaign, and Derbyshire Against the Badger Cull.

For more info, to offer entertainments or other help, or to let us know you are coming (would help us in guessing numbers for food) contact  friendsofwildpeak@gmail.com

Derby Animal Rights

Derby Animal Rights addresses the issues of animal rights, protection and welfare. If you feel passionately about the rights of animals or would like to find out more about the group then come along to one of our meeting or contact us.

Meetings will take on alternate Wednesdays at The Alexandra Hotel at 8pm. The pub is very close to the train station and not far from the bus station, and there is parking for those driving on Siddals Road DE1 2QD. If anyone is stuck for a lift then shout up and we can always make a plan.

New faces are always welcome, we are a friendly group and all that is required to join our merry band is a love of animals and a passion for making a difference. Will you join us?

Belper Goes Green 2019

Belper Goes Green is Transition Belper’s ECO Festival that aims to share simpler, low carbon and environmentally friendly ways of doing things in a relaxed and uplifting way that puts a smile on the face of Belper.

When is the festival?
The dates for 2019 are Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June, plus a beer festival on Friday 31st May.

Where is the Festival?
Strutts Playing Field, Derby Road, Belper DE56 1UU – the home of Belper Rugby Club next to Babington Hospital and across the road from Strutts Community Centre.

Food By Veggies

We’ll be open on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd from 11.00am – 5.00pm.

Veggies Food is Here

Matlock Vegan Fair

FREE ENTRY Vegan Fair. Voluntary contribution of £1 per visitor which will be donated to Brinsley Animal Rescue to help continue their fabulous work rescuing and helping animals.

Two rooms of stalls with lots of inspiration for becoming or staying vegan. Foods (lots of samples), gifts, candles, spiritual items, essential oils, household products, t-shirts, mugs and much more. Come and visit, sample vegan foods, buy vegan products and see how you can enjoy being vegan and live a cruelty free life.

Vegan pop up cafe serving lunches, snacks, drinks and sweet treats.

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