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Updates on the vegan festival, details of great stalls and sponsors, special offers, programme, etc.

Talks for October 2019 confirmed so far!

The talks schedule for  6th Oct 2019 so far…

11am   Richard Deboo:  Because the wind, it blows white feathers – a poetry and prose evocation of vegan love.

Richard will perform a brand-new vegan poem and then talk about what it means for all of us (i.e., everyone must go vegan now!)

12noon Sean Allen Why Vegan?

Sean Allen is an animal rights activist, and in this 30 min presentation, Sean provides you with the reasons and the how to as to why you should adopt a Vegan lifestyle regardless if you care for the animals, the environment and your health.


12.30 Cliff Grant

Let’s talk ‘vegan’. He’ll share some thoughts, ideas and experiences from his time doing street outreach on how to avoid arguments and instead have productive, effective and meaningful conversations on veganism.

1.45pm Dr Lorraine Hanna will do a brief talk, then play “How not to die”

A screening of Dr Michael Greger’s presentation ‘How Not to Die: The Role of Diet in Preventing, Arresting and Reversing Our Top 15 Killers’. This presentation discusses the compelling evidence for the prevention and treatment of disease such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease through a plant-based diet


3;15pm sea shepherd

Sea Shepherd UK is a registered marine conservation charity whose mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife around the UK’s coastline and across the world’s oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species





Demo cooks needed !

Do you have a easy vegan receipt  you would like to share with our audience?

We are looking for Demo cooks at the IRISH VEGAN FESTIVAL on 6th October to show people how easy it is to live a vegan lifestyle.

If you can help , please email Kerri at or Bethany at

Thanks so much

Irish Vegan Festival 6th October 2019

We are pleased to be returning with IRISH VEGAN FESTIVAL on the 6th October 2019 At the Europa Hotel, Belfast 10am-5pm

We will be on 3 floors of the Europa Hotel, join us for a fantastic day with lots of hot food, cakes, cosmetics and more!
We’ll have some amazing speakers holding talks throughout the day which are free to attend for ticket holders.

Ticket sales on sale now or pay on the door, all money raised goes direct to helping the animals in our care…..


Book a stall

We are taking stall bookings for the festival on the 6th October 2019 at the Europa Hotel , Belfast. If you are would like to see a stall prospectus, just email Kerri at or Bethany at

Kerri Head of Events and Bethany Events manager

Vegan Events Team at Farplace

Vegan Events Team at Farplace Animal Rescue

This is the vegan events team at Farplace Animal Rescue. Kerri , Bethany and Gareth who are here to help you have an amazing experience at all our festivals and can be contacted at any time at , or tel 0191 263 4736