On Saturday 5th November, 500 people gathered in London for Vevolution in Hackney, London for what is thought to be the biggest ever vegan conference in Europe.
Both of us are overwhelmed by the fantastic support we have received in creating this festival. Your belief in us has been truly humbling and we are so grateful.
The day consisted of multiple talks, panels and workshops across 3 spaces and they tackled a diverse range of topics including food, activism, mental health, fitness and making veganism more inclusive.
We also had a display of amazing artwork from a wide range of talented vegan artists. }
The goodie bags were packed with delicious vegan treats from our partners and sponsors. We have received amazing feedback from attendees about all the products.
All the main talks on the Oval Space stage were professionally recorded and will be made available for free in the coming weeks. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to make sure you see these talks as they are released.
The official Vevolution 2016 photo album is now available on Facebook. We had wonderful photos taken at the event by Sarah Koury from Entirety Labs. Simon Way Photography and Maria de la Iglesia.
View the festival photos
Raising money for Barefoot Vegan Farm & Animal Sanctuary
At the festival we held a raffle raising money for Barefoot Vegan Farm & Animal Sanctuary. We received great support from the audience who came away with a variety of great prizes donated by LYI LYO, Votch, Anticarnist, Living Naturally Soapnuts, Ethics and Antics, KASIA ethical ware, Vintage Fever and Tally Walker Warne.
We’re already having exciting meetings about Vevolution in 2017 and we have already had talks about bringing a version of the festival to different parts of the UK and Europe as well.
If you are interested in getting involved in future Vevolution festivals please email us firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
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Damien and Judy xx