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January 2009 BULLETIN

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Brighton Vegan Fayre

Macka B Plays Brighton

Fresh from his headline appearance at the Internationally renowned St Paul's Carnival in Bristol last summer, Macka B showcases his new vegan friendly single 'Wha Me Eat' during two performances at Brighton, including a short appearance in the Campaigns Room as well as a full acoustic set on the Main Stage. Truly a vegan champion as well as a master songwriter, Macka B and his band will bring a touch of magic and sunshine vibes to the whole occasion and we are truly blessed by his appearance! Greetings, Macka B, true reggae legend in da house!

The Clive Palmer Band plays Brighton!!

The Clive Palmer Band including legendary co - founder member of The Incredible String Band Mr Clive Palmer is set to play the Brighton Vegan Fayre!

The Incredible String Band were one of the most creative and influential original 60's bands, and even played Woodstock! And now Clive Palmer, the Co founder of this cult status outfit, is back on the road with his own band, and ready to play at the Brighton Vegan Fayre this year.


Tickets on Sale Feb 1st 09

Tickets for the Brighton Vegan Fayre will go on sale to the public February 1st 09 from www.veganfayre.co.uk

Stalls still Available!

2) Stalls Still Available over 80 stalls have now been taken for the Brighton Vegan Fayre but there are still some available contact the Yaoh office for availability! info@yaoh.co.uk 0117 9239053

Off The Hoof New Vegan/Veggie Lifestyle Magazine

Issue 1 of this most excellent vegan veggie lifestyle magazine is out now, with 100 pages and loads of features + an awesome competitions page with lots of free giveaways. Read about harry Hills fair-trade nuts, plus articles on Rubber Ritchie, David Straitjacket and loads of vegan movers and shakers excellent products reviews, + news and views and goss form the vegan world Issue 2 is out feb 1st and promises to be even better available form the yaoh webshop priced 3.95 inc free shipping!




4) The Vegan Environmental Awards 2009 Nominees announced

The Vegan Environmental Awards 2009 - voting lines open 21st January 09 and you can vote once a month every month until May 30th 09. There are 9 categories and 9 nominees in each a total of 81 of the best vegan people, projects, publications, products, organisations, campaigns and charities out there trying g to make a difference by encouraging the growth of the vegan lifestyle in some form or other. The 81 nominees have been announced and they are as follows:

The Vegan Environmental Awards 009

Inspired by PeaPR
Sponsored by VeggieVision + Off The Hoof
Hosted by Yaoh
Presented at The Bristol Vegan Fayre May 31st 09

Best Vegan Chocolate

  • Montezumas
  • Plamil
  • Shazzie’s
  • MoodFoods
  • Raw Living
  • Booja Booja
  • Total Raw Food
  • Conscious Chocolate
  • The Raw Chocolate Company

Best Vegan Meat

  • Yagga
  • Veggies Burger
  • Primal Snacks
  • Fry’s
  • Cauldron
  • Linda McCartney’s
  • Redwood
  • Love Foods
  • Marigold Braised Tofu

Best Vegan Restaurant/cafe

  • Mono, Glasgow
  • Café Maitreya, Bristol
  • Terre a Terre, Brighton
  • Dandelion & Burdock, Sowerby Bridge
  • 222 London
  • The George, Brighton
  • Demuths, Bath
  • Café Kino, Bristol
  • Saf, London

Best Vegan Bodycare

  • Raw Gaia
  • Jason
  • Honesty Cosmetics
  • Yaoh
  • Green People
  • Lavera
  • Faith in Nature
  • Lush
  • A’kin 

Best Vegan Media

  • Excellart
  • Vegan Village
  • Lifescape
  • Secret Society of Vegans
  • VeggieVision
  • Black Velvet
  • Off The Hoof
  • Vegan World Wide News
  • Activeg

Best Vegan Friendly Shop

  • Rainbow Wholefoods, Norwich
  • Unicorn, Manchester
  • Vegonia, Wales
  • Veggiestuff.com
  • Soundbites, Derby
  • Bourgeois Boheme, London
  • Infinity, Brighton
  • Harvest, Bristol + Bath
  • Alternative Stores, Newcastle

Best Vegan Manufacturer

  • Provamel
  • Vegetarian Shoes
  • Natural Balance
  • Bute Island
  • Global Hemp Solutions
  • Freerangers
  • Veganicity
  • High Barn Oils
  • Organica

Best Vegan Small Campaign Group

  • Vegfam
  • SHAC
  • Midlands Vegan Group
  • Greyhound Action
  • Hunt Sabs
  • Sea Shepherd
  • Animals Count
  • SAAC

Best Vegan Celebrity

  • Macka B
  • John Feldman
  • Moby
  • Chris Martin
  • Chrissy Hynde
  • Martina Navratilova
  • Pat Reeves
  • Keith Mann
  • Anthony Aurelius

Bristol Vegan Fayre website live 21st Jan 09

The website for the 7th annual Bristol Vegan Fayre will go live on the 21st Jan 09 with an outline of the most excellent 2 days festival planned for Saturday May 30th and Sunday May 31st 2009. With loads of exciting news in the pipeline for this tip top two day vegan fest that in 2008 attracted over 11,000 people, the website becomes an essential tool to help keep everybody up to date with what's booked. With 2 big stages, and stacks of talks and demos, plus a full on kids area, and a circus performance stage too, there's a lot going on to add to the 140 odd stalls. See www.veganfayre.co.uk for more information, and visit www.bristolveganfayre.co.uk for last years show

Welcome to our Brighton Vegan Fayre sponsors

Big welcome especially to our latest Brighton sponsors Arbonne International and a personal thanks to Manda Lakharni for her help with this.

Huge thanks to all our sponsors for their support for the Brighton Vegan Fayre – they play a massive role in helping ensure that a show like this can deliver the icing on the cake as well as the nut and bolts!!! Please do show your support for any or all of these delightful firms, they are a big part of what goes on and their efforts to ensure the success of our shows is so appreciated!!! If you get the chance when visiting, why not go up to one of our sponsors and tell how wonderful they are!!! Welcome aboard to our Supersize Sponsors BUTE ISLAND, also our Large sponsors PLAMIL, THE VEGAN SOCIETY, INFINITY WHOLEFOODS & OFF THE HOOF, and our Regular sponsors EXCELLART, SHAKEAWAY, VEGGIEVISION, FOODS FOR LIFE   VEGECO and  WWW.MANDALAKHANI.MYARBONNE.CO.UK   MAD PROMOTIONS


Healthy Living Show March 09

A brand new healthy living consumer lifestyle show with plenty of veggie vegan options takes place in Bournemouth Feb 28th/March 1st 09 – see www.healthylivingshows.co.uk

Brighton Vegan Fayre March 09

Oh yes, looking sweet as….big venue, loads going on, proper day out for the whole family – Saturday March 21st 09, see www.veganfayre.co.uk

Brighton Vegan Fayre

Incredible Veggie Show April 09

Large veggie show in London with celebrity cookery demos and lots of shopping and information – http://www.viva.org.uk/roadshows09/veggieshow.html

Bristol Vegan Fayre May 09

Confirmed for May 30th and 31st 09, this huge 2 day outdoor extravaganza remains the biggest event on the vegan calendar – see www.bristolveganfayre.co.uk for the 2008 show – website for 09 show going live in the New Year.

    Vegan Society   Foods for Life
Shakeaway   Infinity Wholefoods   Vegeco   Off the Hoof
Excellart   Veggie Vision   Mad Promotions   Arbonne



The Bristol Vegan Fayre sponsored by Yaoh