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September 2009 BULLETIN

Off the Hoof on Sale in Borders

Grab a copy - and keep us in there!

the Hoof is enjoying a trial run during September and October in selected Borders - including London (Charing Cross and Islington), Brighton, Oxford, Bristol, Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds and Manchester amongst others. Please support us!
For a full list of outlets click here



Off The Hoof On Tour - Croydon Eco Veggie Fayre

November 1st 2009
11am - 6pm

Over 50% of the floorspace for the first ever Eco Veggie Fayre in Croydon has been snapped up within the first few weeks of taking bookings - stalls are still available!! Book here

Visit the website for all the info about this great show - only 3 for adults and 1 for kids

Meanwhile both the Reading event (December 19th) and the Brighton Eco Veggie Fayre (March 20th 2010) are filling out fast - see here for more info

Competition - Win a Kilo of Dehulled Hemp Seed

Yaoh are giving away a whole Kilo of dehulled hemp seed to 5 lucky winners in our easy to enter September competition worth 22 each! To enter, just email your name and address to, and the winners will be drawn 1st October and notified immediately. Entries must be received by midnite September 30th to be entered in this free draw. Email


New Blogs from our team

Catch up with the most hysterical blogs from the Off the Hoof stable of writers, including Uber Bitch H (very funny), Large Tone (very gay), Posh Eddy (very pensive) and Slick T (slightly less interesting) - plus some excellent material from SuperKazza and Jenny Jenius. Click here.

And catch up with guest writer James Ramsden's raw vegan blog here.


Off The Hoof is running a Poetry Competition

Entry is free and all you have to do is submit your poem to for inclusion. The deadline for entries is October 25th and a shortlist of 3 will be selected and published in Issue 6 of Off the Hoof. The winner will be announced on November 1st and will be decided by our celebrity judge - none other that fabled Rastafarian poet and performer Yasus Afari who is appearing live at The Croydon Eco Veggie Fayre on November 1st.

Entries should have a theme that is either eco friendly, veggie friendly or Fair Trade friendly.


Download Issue 4 for Free

The whole of Issue 4 is available free to download, and you can see all 100 pages including articles about Swine Flu, Circuses, Punks, CenterParcs, Freeganism, Foraging and loads more right here! Please forward this to friends and family!

Click here to view

Off The Hoof Meat Free Mondays and Fruity Fundays

Off the Hoof is supporting both Paul McCartney's Meat Free Mondays initiative ( and also the Fruity Fundays Campaign, spearheaded by Heather Mills ( Both are aimed at increasing the amount of veggie meals consumed in the UK and indeed the whole world, and reducing animal intake. We salute you both. Meanwhile OTH's Large Tone is spearheading a Veggie Day campaign in Croydon - check out his blog here


Our new veggie friendly directory is now live Click her to have a look - and check out our advertisers at the same time!

Click here to view

Subscription Offer

Subscribe to Off The Hoof and get 3 FREE Moisturisers from Yaoh!

Yaoh's award winning moisturisers are suitable for all skin types and come in 3 flavours - original, coco bean and papaya.

There are 20 Moisturiser set kits with one of each flavour moisturisers for the first 20 annual subscriptions to Off The Hoof!

By subscribing to Off The Hoof, you will receive the next 4 issues delivered to your door for 15 including shipping if within the UK.

To subscribe, click here.


Festival of Life on the 26th of September 2009

The Festival of Life returns to the Conway Hall Holborn London for 2009, and the organising team including members of the Synergy luminopolis and Inspiral have planned an exciting line up of daytime activities, stalls, talks healing and films with an exciting evening party with live bands performers DJs and Inspiral chill space.

Operation Liberation - Saturday 26th September 2009

Demo to close down Highgate Rabbit Farm
Part of a Global Week of Action against Vivisection Breeders
Monday 21st to Sunday 27th September 2009:
Highgate Farm, Highgate Lane, Normanby-by-Spital, Market Rasen,
Lincolnshire, LN8 2HQ.

Leicester Vegan Fair Saturday 10th Oct

A well organised event that is now established on the veggie calendar, with stalls, demos and talks
See for details.

West Midlands Vegan Festival - Saturday 24th October 2009

On Saturday 24th October - here in the West Midlands, celebrate in style at the West Midlands Vegan Festival in Wolverhampton! There will be 40-50 stalls offering food, clothing, toiletries, cosmetics, campaign info etc, and also speakers, films, a cookery demo and lots more... Stock up on cruelty-free goodies!

From 11am - 5pm at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall in the city centre. Admission 1
For further details, contact Midlands Vegan Campaigns on, Tel: 01527 458395 or see

Christmas Without Cruelty Sunday 6th Dec, 10am-5pm

Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street, London W8 7NX Annual Christmas fayre organised by Animal Aid. Featuring 90 stalls, it's the perfect place to do all your Christmas shopping and support your favourite groups and ethical businesses. For details see

Reading Eco Veggie Fayre

Saturday 19th December 2009

Click here

Brighton Eco Veggie Fayre

Saturday 10th March 2010

Click here

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