UK’S VEGAN FESTIVAL SELLS 5K PASSES & WHOPPING 500 KIDS ALSO IN ATTENDANCE

by | August 16, 2018

The United Kingdom’s largest vegan festival is happening next week, and Raise Vegan will be there, with the biggest vegan kids area a festival has seen!
Some of the vegan speakers that will be there

Vegan Campout, the long-anticipated three day vegan festival in Nottingham, UK is happening this weekend (August 17th – 19th) where people will spend their long weekend, eating delicious plant-based food, hearing motivational speakers, and hitting up the epic Raise Vegan & Grow Up Vegan Kids play area.

 

More than 5,000 people from around the world will be at the festival this weekend, and a surprising number of families, for the three day and two-night event.  Raise Vegan in collaboration with Grow up Vegan, will host an array of events for kids, with bounce houses, face painting, carnival game, life-size lawn games and obstacle courses. There is also a free vegan breakfast for all children who are there. Sponsored by a number of leading vegan companies.   

Headline speakers at the vegan festival include grime star JME, vegan physician Dr. Neal Barnard, academic Dr. Melanie Joy, and Sea Shephard Captain Peter Hammarstedt. They will be joined by vegan MP Kerry McCarthy, fitness YouTuber Hench Herbivore, PETA President Ingrid Newkirk, and Reggae star Macka B among others.

Festival Goers Preparing for the Vegan Weekend. CREDIT: Graham Shinton, West Bromwich 

Event Founder, Jordan Martin, told Plant Based News: “We’re officially sold out! The whole team has worked so hard on this all year, so it’s so rewarding for it all to of paid of.

“We have more than 5,000 people coming from 30 countries around the world for this historic event, which is going to be remembered for a long time. 

“A big thank you to everyone who has supported the Camp-Out from day one. And we will see you all there!”

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Circled area in bottom right is the family camping area and kids activity area. 

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