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For Fox Sake

LAST YEAR’S DETAILS (1st Sept 2019)

FOR FOX SAKE… a benefit gig to raise awareness and funding for Nottingham Hunt Saboteurs and Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, hosted at Rough Trade Nottingham.

With live sets from JOHN PAUL + RAT, YOU WANT FOX, and GEORGIE alongside DJ sets from RUSSEL FENBY, HEMULEN SOUNDZ, and KAT AMONG THE PIGEONS.

There will be stalls selling a wide variety of fox related gifts with money raised going to the cause, including the wonderful Mandy’s Knits. Also they’ll be an information and merchandise stall from Notts Hunt Sabs, to find out what it’s all about!

We’ll be holding a raffle for a wonderful and wide variety of prizes kindly donated by local businesses. Face-painting and fox-mask making for children of all ages!

Suggested donation of £5 on the door, with ALL money going to the Nottingham Hunt Sabs and Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust.

Thank you in advance for your support and a massive thank you to Rough Trade for hosting. ❤️🦊❤️

https://www.facebook.com/youwantfox/

twitter.com/youwantfox

Nottingham Green Festival 2020 – Postponed

‘Warning: time is running out limit climate chaos – share skills to save the planet’

Nottingham Green Festival is organised by grass routes community based volunteers, with no statutory funding. The ethical standards and environmental / human / animal rights ethos of the event are long established, having evolved from the pre-history of the Nottingham Peace Festival from which it has grown.

Nottingham’s own Green Festival provides the place for the whole family to learn, explore and try the latest in everything environmentally friendly and ethical, whilst also having lots of fun in the beautiful setting of the Arboretum Park in .

Veggies has catered and campaigned at the Green Festival, and the Peace Festival before it, for our entire 35 year history. We were pleased now to be joined by 10 other vegan caterers and other artisan food producers, supporting the events’ new vegan ethos and building on a thirty+ year meat-free policy.

Before the covid-19 crisis the Green Festival continued to break all records in terms of visitors & stalls.

With your support the 28th Nottingham Green Festival will return bigger & better on Sunday 12th September 2021.

You are therefore encouraged to support the regular fundraising events and join in with the planning group meetings.

Find full details at www.nottmgreenfest.org.uk/, find us on facebook and follow us on twitter.

Brinsley Animal Rescue (cancelled)

Our Summer open day in 2020will be held on Sunday 6th September.

Brinsley Animal Rescue is dedicated to caring for animals. Our primary mission is to relieve the suffering of animals and birds. We take in sick and injured wildlife and birds, pets and farm animals to rescue them from injury, cruelty, hardship, and neglect.

We ensure they live out the remainder of their natural lives in the optimum physical and psychological comfort. Releasing wild animals and rehoming pets when possible, but always overseeing their care. We have a non destruct policy except when it is in the animals best interest.

We also have a charity ebay store at https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/brinsley_animal_rescue

Shambala Festival – Rebel Soul 2020 Cancelled

Shambala is a creative, non-commercial, ethical and family-friendly festival with a wild side and completely independent from advertising and sponsorship!

In 2016 Shambala went Meat and fish free, to continue their mission to keep Shambala at the cutting edge of sustainable event organising.

“… we’re setting ourselves a challenge: to provide the most eye-popping, mouthwatering, colourful, hearty array of cuisine at Shambala 2016 without a single bit of meat or fish on sale. Not a sausage. Instead, keep your eyes peeled for … a range of delicious food from around the world, debates, talks and creative exploration of the wonderful world of food.

Shambala HQ is a mixed bag, with vegans, veggies and meat eaters co-existing harmoniously together, but the whole team agrees that it is important to be bold with our environmental stance, and encourage this debate.”

Rebel Soul

Whilst not catering at the event, Veggies will assist again with facilities for the Rebel Soul space, where there will be a programme of intellectual stimulation, music and performance that will challenge, inspire and fire you up. Whet your appetite: fresh-baked cake, pasties & samosas, teas & coffees (for donation), and fairtrade tuck shop.

Rebel Soul will be a whole area combining beautiful tents and beautiful people within to celebrate rebellion, resistance and exploring positive futures. Stimulation for your mind with workshop, displays, info and bookstall and, for your aural delectation, a fine line-up of music and poetry.

“Rebel Soul is politics thinly veiled as entertainment. In the day we host workshops and debates on hot topics run by people who know their fields inside out. We host the country’s frontline campaigners – from the people who ran the No More Page 3 campaign to the people spearheading the anti-fracking movement. We bring you the people who will ask the big questions, and then help you answer them, like why is Shambala vegetarian? what is sex? and what is race?”

By night we celebrate with bangin’ bands and DJs from punk to soca to techno, and from all over the world. We have a store full of books and zines and a tuck shop with hot drinks and delicious cakes. All our proceeds go to support grassroots campaigns – last year we funded groups supporting asylum seekers.

Rebel Soul at Shambala 2014 Rebel Soul Shambala 2014 Calais Migrant Solidarity at Shambala

Read more at rebelsoulspace.weebly.com

To get to Shambala follow this cycle route from Nottingham or via the train to Market Harborough.

 

Wild Peak / Derbyshire Refugee Solidarity Fundraiser

Wild Peak were to have a Fundraiser to raise money to support the work of Derbyshire Refugee Solidarity (DRS).

They say:

As you’ve probably guessed we have decided to cancel the Wild Peak fundraiser which was meant to be happening on 11th-12th July and was going to be raising money for Derbyshire Refugee Solidarity.

We’ve been in touch with DRS and they are all surviving, but there are definitely worries about things like how there will be enough tents in Calais this year for refugees to sleep in. Most of the tents that get donated usually come from festival leftovers that groups like DRS usually collect, and with no festivals happening there could well be a shortage of sleeping spaces for those on the streets of France this Autumn and Winter.

So if you were intending to come to the fundraiser for DRS, and would have bought some cake, samosas, pimms and beer, then check out another way to donate to help show solidarity to some of those who will be struggling in the wake of all this, please instead donate to DRS.

Cheers folks – missing you all and hoping it won’t be too long before we can meet in the field again, love the Wild Peak Crew x

Derbyshire Refugee Solidarity: http://derbyshirerefugeesolidarity.org/
DRS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/derbysolidarity
DRS on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/derbyshirerefugeesolidarity/

To donate to Derbyshire Refugee Solidarity please click the “Donate” button below and enter the amount you wish to contribute.



10% of sales from Veggies online shop on11th July will be donated to the fundraiser:

www.veggies.org.uk/shop/

Brinsley Animal Rescue Online Fair

Our Spring Open Day will now be an online event. We will be showcasing films throughout the day which will involve stories and educational information on the animals as well as fundraising links to help support the charity.

 


We hope you will stay with us online through the day!

cancelled: Brinsley Animal Rescue Christmas Open Day

Due to ongoing building works on new stable block Brinsley Animal Rescue’s Christmas Open Day is cancelled this year.

The sanctuary is run by volunteers and on vegan values, rescuing unwanted pets, injured wildlife and farm animal victims of the meat and dairy industry.

 [This year we will be having a Christmas open day at the rescue centre, where you can meet the animals and visit our cafe and stalls.

Veggies and others will be providing vegan catering and literature to help compassionate people make the connection between the animals they’re visiting at the rescue and those that end up on their plate.

Come and see the animals, meet Santa, see the many stalls. Admission is £1 for adults and free to children when accompanied by an adult. Dogs on leads welcome.]

Read the 2014 review at the Eastwood Advertiser: Crowds Flock to Support Rescued Animals

 

Extinction Rebellion 1st Birthday Bash!

Celebrate a year of Extinction Rebellion!
With Salmagundi, Uke Box, DJ Mista Shotta
 
Veggies Food, Homemade Cake
 
Tales from the Rebellion

Tickets £10/£7 unwaged

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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.

Nottingham Green Festival 2019

‘Warning: time is running out limit climate chaos – share skills to save the planet’

Nottingham Green Festival is organised by grass routes community based volunteers, with no statutory funding. The ethical standards and environmental / human / animal rights ethos of the event are long established, having evolved from the pre-history of the Nottingham Peace Festival from which it has grown.

Nottingham’s own Green Festival provides the place for the whole family to learn, explore and try the latest in everything environmentally friendly and ethical, whilst also having lots of fun in the beautiful setting of the Arboretum Park.

Veggies has catered and campaigned at the Green Festival, and the Peace Festival before it, for our entire 35 year history. We were pleased now to be joined by 10 other vegan caterers and other artisan food producers, supporting the events’ new vegan ethos and building on a thirty+ year meat-free policy.

The Green Festival continues to break all records in terms of visitors & stalls.

This will be the 27th Nottingham Green Festival and with your support it will be even bigger & better in 2019.

You are therefore encouraged to support the regular fundraising events and join in with the planning group meetings.

Find full details at www.nottmgreenfest.org.uk/, find us on facebook and follow us on twitter.

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