Note: this article by Veggies refers to the 2015 Nottingham Green Festival..
The 2016 Green Festival will be at The Arboretum on Sunday 11th September 2016. Details at www.NottmGreenFest.org.uk
On 21 January 2015 we received this from Neil Robinson:
My name is Neil Robinson and I’m a vegan former professional footballer. Myself and another vegan former professional footballer, Dean Howell, are undertaking a charity cycle challenge, starting on May 22 2015, cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats and to be completed in 9 days.
See our website for further information: http://veganathletesforpeace.com
We’re doing the cycle challenge to raise awareness of the benefits of a vegan lifestyle for the health of humans, animals, and the planet. Also, to raise funds for a variety of charities who are doing great work to bring about the healing of the planet and all who live on it.
You’ll see from our website that we’ve chosen your charity as one of our 13 supported charities, and our grand plan is to raise £2,000 for each charity. If you agree to being one of our supported charities, we would be very grateful if you could help to promote our website and our cycle ride through your website and social media pages.
I’ve attached a short ‘media pack’ for your info too.
Vegan Athletes for Peace
The Peaceful Planet
Thank you so very very much for including Veggies amongst the great charities that you are supporting on your vegan charity cycle challenge from Land’s End to John O’Groats in May.
We have worked with almost all of those charities & campaigns over our 30 years of “networking for humans, animals & the environment”, so i find it hard to convey how honoured we are to be included alongside them.
I have also started a conversation on @VeggiesNottm Twitter feed, which I hope will be picked up by our 1600 followers. Once we get it out to the 122,000 AnimalRightsUK facebook followers, combined with the efforts of all the other charities, the effect should be a huge vegan outreach opportunity!
Please pass on our enthusiastic gratitude to Dean too.
Pat and the Veggies Crew
Here at Veggies we all get on so well we even have Christmas Day dinner together Thanks to Chrissy for the amazing event – the food (obviously all vegan!) was amazing and the table was beautiful! to all you guys and see you on Veggies 2015 tour soon! …more…
What a truly heartening afternoon to see so many caring and compassionate people out in force to make #OpSafeWinter Nottingham a success today.
It was beautiful to see the massive pile of donated warm clothing, sleeping bags, food and other items that people had given. We were so pleased to have been able to contribute to the day with free food and hot drinks for those in need. …more…
What a fantastic couple weeks of vegan outreach we’ve done! Last weekend we were at Brinsley Animal Rescue Christmas Open Day, and this weekend just passed we catered at the annual Compassionate Derby vegan festival on Saturday and yesterday at Animal Aid’s ‘Christmas Without Cruelty’ Fair.
All three events were busy for us so we’re lucky to have such a dedicated volunteer crew. Twenty different crew members helped out over these three events! …more…
— Veggies Catering (@veggiesnottm) January 4, 2015
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Twitter co-founder, Biz Stone, went vegan in 2001 after visiting Farm Sanctuary.
Biz Stone is also lobbying for vegetarian meals in school lunches. He sent a letter to Rep. George Miller, chair of the House Education and Labor Committee, writing: “Hundreds of thousands of students across the country don’t eat meat, according to a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study. However, these young vegetarians often can’t find healthy, meatless meals in the school cafeteria.”
Biz Stone obviously believes in the power of lunch, because Twitter’s San Francisco headquarters provides free vegan lunches to its employees.
See also Interview at Farm Sanctuary on YouTube.
Between now and the end of August, Veggies has eight weekend camping events, as well as several single day events.
Even better, if you are attending any of these events you might like to help with Veggies Campaign Catering.
Please contact us if you might help in any way.
Warmest wishes and motivational ‘Go Team Veggies!’
A Buddhist event at the Global Retreat Centre with a mix of music, talks and meditation pavilions. Events and activities will include ‘Mindset Talks’, new ‘One Question’ events, woodland activities for children and adults, story-telling from ancient lands, an open air chill-out meditation lounge, sacred music in the grounds, and the hugely popular ‘Meditation & Music for the World’ event.
Women, men and children are welcome for a weekend of celebration, ritual and workshops at the Goddess Camp at Bestwood Country Park.
A small volunteer-run environmental/educational gathering, a 4 day event on a beautiful new site, focussed around sustainable living and green campaigns. There will be 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.
At the Green Gathering you can rediscover ancient skills and explore
pathways to future sustainability; talk with key speakers from the Green movement and engage in lively debate at the Green Forum venue and inform yourselves about current issues and causes with groups in the Campaigns area, which will include a Co-ops Camp, co-ordinated by Radical Routes.
Event to help build a radical movement for the future by building a living community today, with local activists – top trainers – revolution – non-violence – learning from other movements – community – glorious countryside.
The Animal Rights Summer Gathering exists to promote cooperation and to spread information between the various groups and individuals working throughout the UK to stop animal abuse.
August will see thousands ‘Reclaim the Power’ and stand in solidarity with communities opposing fracking. Camp will be a hub for skillshares, workshops, entertainment and direct action. There will be a probable Veggies Cafe space & action catering.
The Earth First! Summer Gathering is the place where people involved in radical ecological direct action – or those who want to be involved – get together for five days of time and space to talk, walk, share skills, learn, play, rant, find out what’s going on, find out what’s next, live outside, strategise, hang out, incite, laugh and conspire. The workshops, networking and planning of actions at this low impact eco-living camp is organised non-hierarchically.
During this period we also have these one day events:
Tuesday 22nd July &
Tuesday 19th August
Details from http://www.veggies.org.uk/event.php?ref=555
Friday 8th August
Details from http://www.veggies.org.uk/event.php?ref=994
Sunday 10th August
Details from http://www.veggies.org.uk/event.php?ref=423
Sunday 17th August
Details from http://www.veggies.org.uk/event.php?ref=269
Much more on Veggies Events Diary
More on Veggies Catering for Gatherings
Veggies Catering Campaign is in its 30th year of supporting grassroots campaigns and activists.
Entirely not-for-profit and led by volunteers, ‘Veggies’ uses great quality vegan fast-food as a catalyst for discussing a broad spectrum of issues with patrons. The range of campaigns supported by ‘Veggies’ includes (but is not exclusive to) Vegan Outreach, Animal Rights, Human Rights, Anti-Vivisection and Environmental.
— Veggies Catering (@veggiesnottm) June 27, 2014
Commotion for the Ocean would like to introduce to you the following amazing organisations:
The Black Fish is an international marine conservation movement on a mission to end the industrial overfishing of our oceans. Using drones, citizen inspectors, boats and social media, their investigation and action expose and challenge illegal and destructive fishing practices. Their grassroots campaigns and educational projects are aimed at empowering individuals to get actively involved in conservation work and help build citizen-led conservation communities. Illegal overfishing is a global problem, threatening fish populations, coastal communities and causing major destruction to the marine biodiversity. Fishing crime needs to become a political priority.
— Charlee Bennett (@bennett_charlee) June 26, 2014
— Veggies Catering (@veggiesnottm) June 28, 2014
More at theblackfish.org/uk
Sea Shepherd’s mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife around the UK’s coastline and across the world’s oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species. Innovative direct-action tactics help Sea Shepherd to investigate, document and take action when necessary to expose and confront illegal activities committed against marine wildlife and habitats. By safeguarding the biodiversity of our delicately balanced oceanic ecosystems, Sea Shepherd UK works to ensure their survival for future generations. It is also the charity’s goal to outreach to the UK public via talks, presentations and events to educate people about the importance of marine conservation.
More at www.seashepherd.org.uk
The Captive Animals Protection Society uses a variety of methods aimed at creating a world without cages. Undercover investigations, research, campaigns, political lobbying and education are the bread-and-spread of this fantastic organisation. CAPS’ ‘Sea Lies’ campaign focuses on the UK’s largest chain of aquariums, Sea-Life. Their most recent investigations found that animals are still being taken from the wild to stock aquariums, animal welfare provision was lacking and that a generally poor standard of educational information was provided to visitors, further to this claims about conservation were questionable.
More at captiveanimals.org
Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) is an environmental charity protecting the UK’s oceans, waves and beaches for all to enjoy safely and sustainably, via community action, campaigning, volunteering, conservation, education and scientific research. SAS create volunteering opportunities for individuals and communities to be involved with activities that safeguard our seas, coastlines and beaches. Regularly engaging with school children and universities, SAS’s educational sessions provide real-life actions for the public to utilise in their day-to-day lives that help tackle marine pollution.
More at sas.org.uk/
Blue Ocean Planet’s primary aim is to educate, raise awareness and ultimately help protect marine environments and its wildlife. Workshops focus on the major ecological issues we are now facing, for example: plastic pollution and its widespread impacts upon marine species. Eco-clubs, self sustaining community groups and public events are just some of the forums where Blue Ocean Planet are able to encourage members of the public to take action. Their ‘Coral Triangle Project’ is all about reef conservation and awareness programmes. The project supports coral reef communities to provide holistic management of the wonderful ecosystems, resident and migratory mega fauna.
More at www.blueoceanplanet.org
Animal Aid is the UK’s largest animal rights group and one of the longest established in the world, having been founded in 1977. Animal Aid has been instrumental in some of the biggest positive changes to treatment of animals in the UK. They continually conduct undercover investigations and produce detailed reports of their findings. Their ‘Dark Waters’ report details the impact of eating fish on Animal Welfare, Human Health and the Environment. Leaflets produced by Animal Aid allow grass-roots groups around the country to inform the public that ‘Fish can feel pain’.
More at www.animalaid.org.uk
Fin Fighters UK started life as a small grassroots group known as Fin free Cambridge with the intention of making Cambridge the UK’s first officially fin free city. In 2013 they successfully petitioned the city council to pass a motion that strongly condemned the sale and distribution of shark fin within its city limits, thereby creating the first legislature in the UK to protect sharks, and setting a milestone for marine and shark conservation in England. They are now gathering support for a nationwide campaign, and are putting all their efforts into this mission – ending the distribution and sale of shark fin the UK totally by the year 2020.
More info: Finfightersuk on Facebook
Viva! Campaigns for a vegan world free of the suffering endured by farmed animals across the world. One of the ways they do this is by producing literature on the many aspects of animal agriculture. The resources that Viva! provide for campaign groups are an invaluable tool for raising the awareness of the public. Viva!’s leaflets help to remind the public of the sentience of marine animals.
More at viva.org.uk
— Veggies Catering (@veggiesnottm) June 20, 2014
— Veggies Catering (@veggiesnottm) June 26, 2014
Veggies Catering Campaign catered at Glastonbury Festival from 9am Wednesday to 6pm Monday, in the Green Futures Field, at the opposite end of the site from the Pyramid Stage, towards the ‘Stone Circle’.
Veggies has been at Glastonbury since (about) 1987!
Every year we give over a share of our space, and some of our crew, to running an information/workshop space with displays and activities in support of active groups working for positive social change.
Our core times are likely to be 10am to 4am, with the interactive space running from 10am to 6pm.
To be kept updated look out for this QR Code
For more campaign presentations check out the Speakers Forum, including:
And no doubt we’ll gatecrash Seize The Day’s gigs for a campaign shout out!
Amazing musicians, vegans and animal rights supporters Rodrigo y Gabriela are playing the Pyramid Stage Friday 1.45pm
More coming soon – bookmark this page!
— Veggies Catering (@veggiesnottm) June 4, 2014
— Veggies Catering (@veggiesnottm) June 13, 2014
See also Green Glastonbury info.
— Veggies Catering (@veggiesnottm) June 20, 2014
The Green Fields are at the opposite end of the site from the Pyramid Stage, towards the ‘Stone Circle’; cross the ‘Old Railway Track’ – Green Futures is on the right.
Those in the know, know that the field is packed full of venues, spaces and healthy food. There is Groovy Movie, The Mandala, Small World, Permaculture, Henry’s Beard, A pedal powered Laundrette, Rinky Dink, The Tin Village, Lunched Out Lizard, Speakers Forum, Astrologers amongst many.
“Not to mention the World’s finest Vegan Burgers from the Veggies Catering Campaign”.
Veggies has catered in the Green Fields at Glastonbury Festival since 1987.
We will be presenting the work of the following at the Speakers Forum on Saturday at 3.15pm:
Refs4Pets is a pet fostering (refuge) project at Nottingham Women’s Aid
Animals can often be used to make people stay in abusive relationships. Threats, actual abuse or neglect towards pets can force survivors to remain in dangerous situations or put themselves in danger by returning to feed or care for their animals. Most refuges and hostels are unable to house animals.
The Pets Project helps women and their children, reluctant to leave abusive relationships because of their pets, by providing a fostering home for their animals. Pets are cared for by volunteers who have been checked for their suitability whilst the women continue to pay for their animals feed. Every attempt is made to find appropriate foster homes for each animal and we are always looking for fosterers for all types of animals.
The impending badger extermination is harrowingly cruel, farcically unscientific and frighteningly undemocratic. It must be fought on all fronts, but this cannot be done effectively without funding.
Activists will travel to the cull zones to engage in legal, non-violent, direct action to protect the badgers, whilst street campaigners keep the public fully informed of exactly what the government is unleashing in the countryside against totally unambiguous public opinion.
For the tens of thousands of badgers in the final countdown to a brutal massacre, it is now or never!
Find out about these great groups at Speakers Forum Saturday at 3.15pm too:
— Veggies Catering (@veggiesnottm) June 21, 2014
Pyramid Stage Friday 1.45
See also our 2013 Glastonbury Festival Report
— Veggies Catering (@veggiesnottm) May 27, 2014
Ethically sourced vegan foods, including our own hand made Veggies burgers, cakes baked on site from organic ingredients, pasties & samosas, pedal powered smoothies, fair trade organic teas & coffee.
Have you traded at Glastonbury before?
In 2013 we were at pitch Q1/32 [Green Futures Field at junction of Old Railway Track with pathway to the stone circle]
We cater over 70 other events each year: green events (eg Nottingham Green Festival), action camps (eg Peace News Camp / Climate Camps), indoor fairs (eg Animal Aid Fair / London Radical Bookfair), local community events (eg stuff of Life) and on-the-streets campaign catering (eg No Dash for Gas / Uncut).
And loads more on Veggies Events Archive
Our work supports Nottingham’s independent campaign social centre, the Sumac Centre, as well as many groups working for human, environmental & animal rights, for peace & social justice worldwide.
Since 1984 we have never sold other than fair trade teas & coffees.
We use minimal packaging and reusable mugs. All the compostable packaging generated by Veggies would fit into one bin bag!
We are three times winner of the Best Vegan Catering Award. We received the Glastonbury Green Trader Award in 2011.
— Veggies Catering (@veggiesnottm) May 28, 2014
Veggies 2016 Summer Tour T-shirts have arrived from Sunrise Screenprint
Buy your own Veggies T-Shirt and get 10% discount on all purchases at all events on our tour at which you are wearing the shirt! See details here.
Here are some we made earlier…
Published: April 29, 2014 19:29 by Tally
The wonderful Veggies volunteer crew are still all hands to the pump as they continue their packed 2014 tour, catering at events around the country promoting social change, community spirit, care for animals and the planet. Veggies is an all-vegan, volunteer-led, social enterprise based in the Sumac Centre in Forest Fields, Nottingham. This month they have been catering at some very diverse events indeed! Starting the month was Awaken Inn, a spiritually-minded event, followed by the British Juggling Convention, the Liverpool ‘Live a Better Life’ fair, Nottingham food event ‘Melting Pot’, and then rounded off with this year’s ‘World Day for Animals in Laboratories’ march and rally, organised by the local grassroots group Nottingham Animal Rights.
Awaken Inn – Saturday 5th April in Wolverhampton
As Veggies were the sole caterer at the event, this meant that all the food that people were eating on the day was vegan – some great outreach! It was heartening to see that the organiser was so keen to promote the vegan message, as there was not only Veggies there raising awareness, but also the Vegan Society, Lakeside Ethical Treats and Tony Tofu with his range of vegan cookbooks. This was a small event so it meant that the vegan message was a very prominent one! A Veggies volunteer also wrote a new flyer ‘Animal Rights, Veganism and Spirituality’ to encourage people to make connections between issues.
Much respect to the Awaken Inn organiser who sent a lovely email to the team afterwards saying that she knew of at least one person who had gone vegan straight away as a result of the event, and we hope more since.
British Juggling Convention – Friday 11th-Thursday 17th April in Barnsley
One of the organisers attributes his vegan conversion to the bakewell tart that he had from Veggies when they catered the event at Harvey Hadden Stadium in Nottingham in 2007!
Veggies did displays about the Radical Routes network of housing & workers co-ops & social centres at this (and many other events). As a result of discussions at the 2013 event in Pickering a new women’s housing coop is intending to join the network.
The 6-day duration of the event also enabled the team to try out new ideas for meals that could be cooked with the Veggies Trailer facilities. Look out for chilli or curry & rice, fresh soup and even pan fried chips at appropriate future events.
Liverpool ‘Live a Better Life’ Fair – Saturday 12th AprilIt was the second year running for Liverpool’s all-vegan event, with a range of stalls selling cruelty-free food and lifestyle products and campaigning groups. The team had an adventure as they got to stay overnight beforehand in Liverpool’s volunteer-led radical social centre ‘Next to Nowhere’. It’s great to be able to link up with other activists around the country working for social change.
Melting Pot Festival – Saturday 19th-Sunday 20th April
Melting Pot was a celebration of the diverse and vibrant cultures and flavours in New Art Exchange’s locality of Hyson Green in Nottingham. In this cultural bank holiday weekend, NAE invited everyone to explore their local identity through an assortment of food stalls, live music, dance performances, artist’s events and family activities.
Veggies was there alongside up-and-coming Nottingham based tempeh business ‘Offshoot Foods’ to provide the vegan options and hopefully encourage more people to make the switch to a delicious plant-based diet!
World Day for Animals in Laboratories – Saturday 26th April
This annual event was hosted this year in Veggies home city of Nottingham, and organised by the local grassroots group Nottingham Animal Rights. Several hundred campaigners took to the streets of Nottingham exposing the horrific conditions laboratory animals have to suffer and calling for the scientific alternatives to be used.
Despite a torrential downpour as the trailer was setting up, the skies brightened in time for the arrival of activists from all over the UK and further afield. Campaigners maintained a visual presence in the busy public square all day and huge numbers of the public took leaflets to find out about what was happening. There was a range of excellent speakers and several campaigning groups with stalls in Market Square, helping to raise vital awareness about the horrors of vivisection and the scientific alternatives to animal testing. The day’s proceedings were covered by a local newspaper and were also the leading story on ITV Central, and the coverage was very positive.
Veggies was hugely popular with the crowd, selling out of burgers after shifting the 360 bread rolls that they’d brought with them. As ever, animal rights campaigners were delighted to see them and there was a wonderful sense of community.
Other links of interest:
World Day for Animals in Laboratories – www.wdail.org
WDAIL 2014 campaigning groups Save the Harlan Beagles – http://savetheharlanbeagles.com and AVC – http://www.stopvivisection.org.uk/
Liverpool LABL – http://www.labl.org.uk/
British Juggling Convention – http://www.bjc2014.co.uk/
Awaken Inn – https://www.facebook.com/AwakenInnUK
Radical Routes Network – http://www.radicalroutes.org.uk/
You can find out about adopting a plant-based diet for animals, health, other humans and the environment over on the Vegan Society website – www.vegansociety.com
Thanks to all that came to Party at Sumac on Satuday 18th October 2014.
See more Pics and all the news that’ fit to print on our Party Diary Listing!
— Veggies Catering (@veggiesnottm) October 14, 2014
By the date of our 30th Anniversary in 2014 Veggies catered 70 events to mark 70 years of the Vegan Society!
The Vegan Society was founded in November 1944 and we’ve made tremendous of progress since.
When Veggies first hit the streets of Nottingham in 1984, vegetarian were still seen as cranks and vegans were from another planet! Partly due to our work, and that of the Vegetarian and Vegan Societies, vegetarian food is mainstream and Vegan widely understood. Indeed it is reported that there are more google searches for “Vegan” than vegetarian, and more books published with Vegan in the title!
Veggies continues to support this major social change by taking accessible and popular catering to some 70 events each year – from campaign rallies to community festivals, from family celebrations to green gatherings. We offer tasty, wholesome snacks, as well as information exploring the links between diet, animal suffering and the environment.
Read about the history of veganism – far more than just 70 years – at the new Vegan Society website.
Pedals has helped to get Nottingham one of the country’s largest network of urban cycle routes, making it possible for Veggies to cater smaller local campaign events by bike & trailer.
What better way to celebrate 35 year on the streets, than with Veggies Cake!
For more information on Pedals achievements since 1979 visit the History of Pedals pages.
— West Mids Vegan Fest (@WMVeganFestival) October 14, 2014
— Manchester Vegan (@ManchesterVegan) July 27, 2014
Ever since 1984 Veggies has aimed to be the most ethical company that we could be. This aim suddenly became a real possibility when the Ethical Consumer Research Association was launched 25 years ago.
— Veggies Catering (@veggiesnottm) June 21, 2014
Veggies strives to be an ethical, wholefood supplier and stock only vegan food, with a preference for fair trade and/or organic where appropriate. Many of our customers share our concern to help animals, people and the planet.
We therefore have rigorous guidelines to help us avoid paying for goods and services which are known to cause harm, suffering and destruction.
This has been guided by Ethical Consumer since the publication of issue #1 of the magazine in March 1989.
See also 25 years of championing consumer ethics, Co-operative News 10 October 2014
When Juliet Gellately founded Viva! back in 1994, she promised that they would campaign non-stop to save animals’ lives, in whatever way was most effective, to the very best of their ability. We have shared that work and with your support, Viva! (and Veggies) have helped many people go vegetarian and vegan, thus saving thousands upon thousands of animals’ lives.
To mark their 20th Anniversary Viva! are holding an Anniversary Dinner on Saturday, 20 September 2014
15 years ago the first products bearing the FAIRTRADE Mark hit the shelves. In 1994 Green & Black’s Maya Gold chocolate, Cafédirect medium roast coffee and three varieties of Clipper tea (all stocked by Veggies) were the first goods sold in the UK to carry the FAIRTRADE Mark.
By that time Veggies Catering Campaign had already spent 15 years using nothing but Fair Trade teas & coffees, ever since day one, sourcing (and distributing) it from pre-existing projects such as Tradecraft.
Thanks to its supporters, the Fairtrade movement has gone from strength to strength and today shoppers can choose from more than 4,500 Fairtrade certified products including cotton clothing, bananas, wines, ice-cream and cosmetics.
Follow the 15th Anniversary news on the Fairtrade Foundation website.
Hunt sabs from across the South celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Hunt Saboteurs Association (HSA) (on Saturday 18 January 2014) by converging on the South Devon Foxhounds at Dartmoor.
The hunt saboteurs can claim to be the longest running direct action organisation in the UK and have given many an activist their first taste of direct intervention.
The South Devon was the very first hunt the HSA disrupted, all the way back in 1963, using horn calls, sprays and even discarded meat to distract the hounds!
On April 20th 2014: It is nineteen years since live animal exports resumed from Dover, with the exporters using their own ships after the ferry companies had banned them in 1994.
They had been running out of Shoreham since the end of 1994, but that was unsustainable as the geography of the place made it that there had to be 1,000 police officers every day to get the transporters to the port.
The Kent Against All Live Exports (KAALE) website has a report and several photos from those days. Kaale says: “We can win totally as long as we never forget just how it was and vow never to let it get back to those days.”
Since those heady days when Veggies were regulars at Shoreham, Dover and Coventry Airport, we continue to support the campaign, listing the regular First Saturday Monthly protests on our Animal Rights Calendar, as well as the KAALE vigils, which are held whenever there is a sailing of live animals from Dover.
Donations may be sent to support the work of KAALE via either of these pages.
Tuesday 1st 2005 was the 10th anniversary of the tragic death of the dedicated animal rights activist, Jill Phipps. As most people will be aware Jill campaigned tirelessly for animals in Coventry (her home town) and across the country. It was was whilst protesting against live exports at Coventry Airport that she died under the wheels of an export lorry.
Jill is remembered in several posting on Veggies Website
— Veggies Catering (@veggiesnottm) May 30, 2014
Is this where it all began?
Between then and now Nottingham Vegetarian & Vegan Society merged with Veggies, becoming the centre of Vegetarian & Vegan activities in Nottingham. Veggies is now the formal Local Group of the Vegetarian Society of the UK as well as an accredited member of the ‘VegSoc Approved’ Food & Drink Guild.
We particularly remember David Lane, a stalwart support from the start, who we sadly lost this year.
happy birthday @veggiesnottm enjoy your cake it looks amazing 🙂
— Vegetarian Society (@vegsoc) October 18, 2014
15/01’14 : Community Circle
05/04’14 : Awaken Inn
12/04’14 : LABL Liverpool Vegan Festival
13/04’14 : Lace Market Theatre
16/04’14 : Community Circle
17/04’14 : British Juggling Convention
19/04’14 : Melting Pot Cultural Food Fest
19/04’14 : Nottingham Hunt Sabs Jumble Sale
26/04’14 : World Day Rally, Nottingham
03/05’14 : Ashleyhay Festival
03/05’14 : Breaking the Frames Gathering
10/05’14 : London Radical Bookfair
10/05’14 : Great Yorkshire Vegan Festival 2014
11/05’14 : Veggies/Vegan Outreach Social
17/05’14 : Manchester Vegan Fair
18/05’14 : Nottingham Green Picnic
21/05’14 : Community Circle
24/05’14 : March Against Monsanto
25/05’14 : Ditch Diary Milk Race demo
31/05’14 : Belper Goes Green
07/06’14 : No Tomorrow Festival
14/06’14 : Picnic in the Park
15/06’14 : Spirit and Wellbeing Show
15/06’14 : Vegan Outreach Social / McLibel Screening
17/16’14 : Community Circle
25/06’14 : Glastonbury Festival
05/07’14 : Seeds for Change / Frack Free Notts
05/07’14 : Tour de Broxtowe
06/07’14 : Sumac Craft Fair
10/07’14 : Public Sector Strike Rally
12/07’14 : Bakewell Green Festival
13/07’14 : Bark in the Park
17/07’14 : Co-operatives East Midlands AGM
18/07’14 : Peace in the Park
18/07’14 : Goddess Camp
22/07’14 : Community Circle
24/07’14 : Northern Green Gathering
26/07’14 : Goddess Camp #2
31/7’14: Green Gathering
31/7’14: Peace News Camp
7/8’14: Animal Rights Gathering
8/8’14: Cycle Mania
10/8’14: Brinsley Animal Rescue
14/8’14: Reclaim the Power Sorry, we couldn’t make it.
17/8’14: London Vegan Festival
19/8’14 : Community Circle
28/8’14: Earth First Summer Gathering
3/9’14: Anarchist Studies Network
6/9’14: Grown Your Own
7/9’14: Wirksworth Festival
17/9’14 : Community Circle
21/9’14: Cromford Road Festival
21/9’14: People’s Climate March, Nottingham
27/9’14: Keki Sidhwa’s 88th Birthday
27/9’14: Nottingham Peace Fair
4/10’14: Alternative Eid Al-Adha
4/10’14: Feeding the 5000
18/10’14: Anarchist Bookfair
18/10’14: Emma & Remi’s Wedding
18/10’14: Veggies 30th Anniversary
25/10’14: West Midlands Vegan Festival
30/10’14 : Community Circle
31/10’14: Students for Cooperation Gathering
— Veggies Catering (@veggiesnottm) October 10, 2014
— Veganniversary (@Veganniversary) May 21, 2014
— Veggies Catering (@veggiesnottm) May 29, 2014