Northern Vegan Festival 2016
In collaboration with Viva!
Saturday 15th October 2016
10am – 6pm
Admission £3 (under 16 free)
After a successful event in April 2016, which over 4000 people came to, the Festival returns on October 15th 2016 with more space
The Festival will run from 10am until 6pm at each venue with the exception of the Thirsty Scholar where it will run from noon until 3am and the Wonder Inn where it will run from Noon to midnight.
The festival is fully volunteer run and all proceeds will go to animal welfare charities, as will the proceeds from our partner festival, The Great Yorkshire Vegan Festival held on 17th June 2017 at Leeds First Direct Arena, Leeds City centre.
Please note that all main venues and rooms are fully accessible to people in wheelchairs via lifts.
Once again we will be using Sachas Hotel, Tib Street, Manchester, M4 1SH, where there will be 95 stalls, including a cafe area in the USA Suite on the ground floor and 20 more stalls upstairs in the Roosevelt and Jefferson Rooms. There will be a 13 stall free food fair run by local vegan and animal rights groups in the Cromptons Bar downstairs.
Venue 2 is the Methodist Church Central Hall, Oldham Street, Manchester, M1 1JQ which is across the road from the back of the USA Suite in Sachas. At this venue there will be 68 stalls in the various rooms on the 1st floor, cookery demos in the Lounge on the 1st floor, talks and yoga in Lincoln 2 on the first floor and talks in Room 22 on the 2nd floor and all day children's activities in Room 21 on the third floor.
Venue 3 is 15 minutes walk away, the Thirsty Scholar vegetarian/vegan pub at 50, New Wakefield Street, Manchester, M1 5NP where there will be a vegan beer, wine and cider festival.
Venue 4 is a 2 minute walk away, the Three Minute Theatre, 35-39 Oldham Street, Manchester, M1 1JG where all Viva! and Animal Aid talks will be held.
Venue 5 is Black Milk Cereal Kult, 2nd floor, Afflecks Palace, 35-39 Oldham St., Manchester M1 1JG where there will be 10% off all of the vegan milk bowls of breakfast cereal. Enter through the Oldham St. entrance next to Sachas Hotel, and the Blackmilk cafe is on the 2nd floor.
Venue 6 is The Wonder Inn vegan organic cafe, music venue, arts centre, and creative wellness centre, 29, Shudehiil, Manchester, M4 2AF where there will be a vegan party with vegan food, alcohol, including Manchester's Vegan Society trademark Marble Brewery's beers, and live music. The Wonder Inn is just a 5 minute walk from Sachas Hotel, almost next door to Shudehiil bus station and tram stop.
Venue 7 - is Friends of the Earth, Green Fish Resource Centre, 46-50, Oldham Street, M4 1LE where we will have green vegan films.
Please contact us if you would like to exhibit at or sponsor the Northern Vegan Festival 2016, if you are interested in presenting a workshop, volunteering on the day or would like more information.