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Scotland is to host its first ever outdoor vegan festival this Summer – V in the Park.

The festival, which will take place on the weekend of July 6-9, will be held at Balloch O’Dee, on the edge of Galloway forest.

Attendees will be able to camp at the location.

‘Inspiring’

Organizers say: “With delicious food and drink from wonderful vendors like Hygge foods, talks from inspiring animal rights activists including Vegan Geezer and Hench herbivore, stalls, workshops on a variety of topics from activism to running a vegan business, children’s entertainment, live music from amazing local bands and artists and DJ sets until 1am, we invite you to bring friends and family to a guilt-free weekend.

“The event is completely crowd funded and any small profit will go back into making next year’s event a possibility, we want to give back to the vegan community and also hope that V in the Park will invite others that are not yet vegan to see a side of us that they sometimes don’t get to. 

“We want to provide a safe, inclusive environment for everyone to come together and show how much fun it is to be cruelty-free.”

Those interested in attending canbuy tickets here

Maria Chiorando

Maria is the editor of Plant Based News. As a former magazine editor, newspaper reporter, and features writer, her work has been published by The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and various regional newspapers, as well as Vegan Life magazine and Vegan Trade Journal. She has interviewed a huge range of people, from Prime Ministers to authors, activists, pop stars and actors, and enjoys the varied range of topics writing for PBN allows her to tackle.