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Birmingham will host its biggest ever vegan festival in September – hosted by animal protection charity Viva!.

Entrance for the event at New Bingley Hall – which will feature more than 150 stalls – is £3 for adults, and free for children (under 16).

More than 2,000 people are expected to attend the festival on September 8. According to Viva!, attendees will be able to taste vegan food, explore vegan clothing and cosmetics, and learn more about health and nutrition.

Soaring interest

In addition, there will be a line up of talks, cookery demonstrations, and vegan food – including LUSH, Got No Beef, and Birmingham’s Awoken Clothing. 

Viva! founder and director Juliet Gellatley said: “Interest in veganism has continued to soar globally and shows no signs of slowing down. Viva!’s vegan festivals are a fantastic way of bringing people together and showcasing the benefits of a vegan lifestyle. Regardless of dietary choices, we want everyone to come along and see just how wonderful vegan food can be.”

The Birmingham Viva! Vegan Festival will take place on September 8 at New Bingley Hall. You can find out more information includinghow to buy 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.