LONDON EVENTS – Have Your Cake & Eat it at VegfestUK London, Olympia

Whether you like to indulge in gourmet chocolate, sushi, pancakes, chocolate éclairs or maybe some premium matured cheeses, you really can have your cake and eat it at this year’s new-and-improved VegfestUK London…

You might think that all these indulgent foods are made with dairy but believe it or not, if you’re giving animal products a swerve, or you’re just veggie-curious, you can enjoy all of this and more at VegfestUK London. This prestigious annual event has now moved to Olympia Central (Levels 1 and 3) on October 10th 11th, and also boasts 15 specialist caterers with exceptional global cuisines.

Gillie Food will be providing their unique range of Oriental dishes including ‘Duck’, ‘Pork’, and sweet and sour. And BangWok will be offering a delicious Thai Street Food, including the perfect pad thai. In addition, Dosa Deli will be serving up South Indian dosas incorporating seasonal flavours from many countries. Global Fusion is a Creole Vegan Bakery that will be serving up an appetising range of bread, tarts and cakes. And Happy Maki will be providing sushi street food with a difference; seasoned rice combined with traditional flavours of ginger, wasabi and seaweed, that is also sustainable.

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There are lots of free gourmet food samples to try including fully matured gourmet cheeses from Tyne Chease, strong melting cheeses from Vegusto, Gourmet raw chocolate from Ombar, irrestible puddings from Pudology, and many more.

The show also features entertaining Cookery Demos including from top nutritionist, chef, presenter and author, Christine Bailey and Vegan Society chef from Shambhu’s Catering, Nishma Shah. Plus there’s a Living Raw Prep Zone featuring raw food guru, Kate Magic and Rocking Raw Chef, Barbara Fernandez amongst others.

The event also includes 200+ stalls full of top-notch food, bodycare, cosmetics and fashion, special discounts and celebrities and special guests, high-profile speakers from all over the world, a Health Summit,

LifeWell SuperHub, performance area with comedy and live music, talks on nutrition, health, campaigns and lifestyle, a Cinema, TeenVGN Zone, kids entertainment and kids cookery classes with Captain James Tea Cook.

VegfestUK London opening hours are 11am-7pm on Saturday and 10am-5pm on Sunday. Admission is by both advance tickets and payment on the gate. Advance tickets are £10 (standard), £6 (concessions). Tickets on the gate are £12 (standard), £8 (concessions). Entry to the event is FREE for kids under 16’s. Advance tickets to the show with many Buy One Get One Free offers for a limited period are available from http://london.vegfest.co.uk/

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