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VBites Cafe

I’m not sure if vegan food in the UK really is as lacklustre as I think it is or if the problem is I have eaten in incredible restaurants that have made me hyper-critical, but I am getting grumpy about

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Sunday shoe shopping

Until last week, I had never stepped foot inside the Vegetarian Shoes store located in Brighton. The only time I would venture to Brighton was a Sunday. I don’t know why, but my daytime trips have always been on Sundays

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North West Vegan Festival

I honestly struggle to keep track of all the new vegan events and festivals popping up around the UK. It is wonderful to see the explosion of plant based activities taking place all over the country. Grab your calendar and

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The Vegan Grindhouse

I am excited. I mean, really excited. Check out the brand new (and amazing) travelling food vendor called The Vegan Grindhouse.

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Win tickets for VegFest

I love a good giveaway. Don’t you? Of course, some giveaways are superior to others and the prize up for grabs in this competition is definitely at the higher end of the scale. You know all about VegFestUK. You are aware the

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Newcastle goes vegan

It seems you can’t go anywhere in the UK without tripping over a vegan festival. Plant-based get togethers are multiplying at a rapid pace and a northern city has joined the trend. Get ready for the Newcastle Upon Tyne Vegan Festival this

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Vegans in the valley

I am a big believer in communities self-directing and supporting each other in order to enact change. That is why I am thrilled to hear about this community-driven support group in the Calder Valley that is creating a support network

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High on a hill

I’m not a physically-adventurous vegan, but I can’t assume the same of all my readers. In that vein, I am pleased to bring you the following information about the Snowdon Vegan Weekender. Between Friday 25th and Sunday 27th July, 2014  you can

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Buy cake without leaving the house

I make no secret for the respect I have for Ms Cupcake and the hard work Mellissa Morgan has put in to make her brand one of the most respected independent businesses in London. Notice I didn’t say ‘vegan’ before businesses? That’s

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And no-one spoke and no-one smiled

“Here we go again. FGV is complaining about a vegetarian restaurant. Why can’t vegans just take what they get?” Indian Melody was the scene of one of the most disappointing dining experiences I have ever had in the UK. I thought

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