Thursday 21 November 2019

Christmas Food Wonderland at the Great Yorkshire Vegan WinterFest | Guest Post

AD | Hello my lovelies! Enjoy the ethical festival feel-good factor at The Great Yorkshire Vegan WinterFest this December. Leeds Town Hall will be playing host to an exciting Christmas food and shopping experience. Whether you fancy trying some festive vegan food, have some vegan friends to buy presents for, or are fed up with buying the usual gifts and are looking for something that’s plastic-free, this event will have everything you need to create the perfect cruelty-free Christmas...

The 2019 Great Yorkshire Vegan WinterFest will take place in Leeds Town Hall right in the heart of Leeds City Centre on Sunday 8th December 2019 from 10.30am - 4.30pm. The Town Hall is just a handy 5-minute walk from Leeds train station.

| About Festival Organiser, Victoria Bryceson | Victoria Bryceson founder of Vegan Events UK and animal welfare and education charity Miracle's Mission is passionate about advocating a cruelty-free lifestyle and helping animals in need around the world. This unique WinterFest features over 100 fantastic stalls offering a wide variety of festive vegan produce, including Christmas cakes, mince pies and chocolate. There’s also make-up, shampoo bars and bath bombs from iUVO Skincare, clothing from Viva la Vegan and Wear Your Voice, Ethical gift ideas from stalls like Harper’s Candles, Eden Perfumes (with Viva La Vegan) and Jade-Lotus jewellery.

Hot takeaway food includes delicious dishes from Got No Beef, Herbivorous, Michaels Caribbean storehouse, Rockin Buddha, The Green Room, and VDogs. There will also be free Bute Island Sheese samples to enjoy, plus food stalls including Clemie’s Vegan Cakes and Liberty Vegan Sweets and Gifts. There will also be all day informative talks and exciting cookery demos to inspire. And in the true Christmas spirit, Vegan Events UK festivals also help local homeless people, whilst also helping to reduce food waste. Stallholders are asked to donate any surplus food at the end of the festival, and a group of volunteers distributes it to homeless people after the event, providing a hot meal as well as cold dishes.

The Great Yorkshire Vegan WinterFest takes place on Sunday, 8 December 2019 from 10:30am -4:30pm at Leeds Town Hall, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 3AD. Entry is from just £3 (under 16’s free) and this includes entry to all areas and activities. Standard tickets are purchased at the door on the day. VIP tickets, £15, include fast track entry and a goody bag full of vegan products, samples, discounts and offers can be purchased in advance but sell out quickly. For more information please visit their website.

With love, Alisha Valerie. x