From 10.30am - 3pm at All Sants Church Hall, Kings Heath, Birmingham
Photo of our 2007 vegan food fair in Kings Heath
CRUELTY-FREE CHRISTMAS FAIR
in Kings Heath, Birmingham
Sat 12th Dec ~ 10.30am - 3pm
All Saints Church Hall, Kings Heath, Birmingham B14 7RA
Stock up on lots of cruelty-free goodies for Xmas! Items for sale on stalls will include chocolates, cosmetics, cakes, Xmas cards, soaps, campaign merchandise, health food, recipe books, gifts & lots more...! Also free vegan food samples, cookery demos/talks, a vegan cafe & everything you need to enjoy a compassionate Christmas! All this and FREE entry...you can`t go wrong!!
What you can expect to find at our Xmas Fair:
Upto 20 Stalls (see below)
Free Recipes, Health Factsheets & Magazines
Cookery Demos (see below)
Vegan Cafe offering hot food throughout the day
`How I Went Vegan` Talks
Info re Local Vegan Shops, Restaurants & Cafes
Kids fun activity workshop/craft hour
And Lots of Free Vegan Food!!
Pledge to attend, discuss & promote the event on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=193790367880
The scrumptious vegan food & refreshments will be provided by V*EDGE, a brand new small vegan catering business based in Kings Heath. Their website will be online soon.
COOKERY DEMOS & TALKS
10:30 - Cookery demo
11:30 - `How I Went Vegan` Talk/Cookery demo
12:15 - Kids Fun Activity Workshop/Craft Hour
13:15 - `How I Went Vegan` Talk/Cookery demo
14:00 - Cookery demo
More details online soon...!
The following companies, campaign groups, sanctuaries and organisations will have stalls at the event. If you would like a stall, please contact us.
Viva! (Vegetarians International Voice for Animals) - They have a vast range of merchandise including clothes, books, chocolates, stationery, vitamin wallcharts & lots more, see www.viva.org.uk
The Chocolate Wendy House - Small Birmingham based company selling gorgeous cream eggs, truffles, orange segments & lots more, see http://www.chocolatewendyhouse.co.uk
Birmingham Vegetarians & Vegans (BVV) - Local information, newsletters, advice etc from this social & support group, see www.bvv.org.uk
Brackencraft - Natural handmade soaps, bath bombs, moisturiser, lip balm & lots more, see www.lucyrose.biz
Hillfields Animal Sanctuary - Cake stall in aid of the sanctuary, home to nearly 300 animals, based in Blackwell near Bromsgrove, see www.hillfields-animal-sanctuary.com
Lucy Rose - Organic skin care & natural cosmetics, see www.lucyrose.biz
Birmingham Hunt Sabs - Local group who take direct action in the countryside to save hunted wildlife, see http://www.huntsabs.org.uk
Green Garden Cafe - Not-for-profit vegan catering business based in Coventry, see http://www.greengardencafe.co.uk
Denise`s Charity Bags - Hand made paper crafts etc with part of the profits donated to Midlands Animal Rescue
Thyme Out - Local health food shop in Kings Heath, see their Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Birmingham/Thyme-Out/74314665065
Animals Asia - Will offer a wide range of gifts in aid of the foundation`s work protecting & rescuing animals across Asia, see www.animalsasiamidlands.co.uk
Dolly Dearest - Vegan inspired 2010 journal/diary & handmade niceties/paperdoll pretties
Greyhound Action - Campaign merchandise, Xmas cards etc sold in aid of the campaign to end the suffering of racing greyhounds, see www.greyhoundaction.org.uk
Animal Aid - Will sell a vast range of cruelty-free products in aid of their peaceful campaigns against all animal abuse, see www.animalaid.org.uk
We would be delighted to hear from anyone that would like to help make this food fair a success. If you would like to help before the day with publicity such as leafletting round the local area or displaying posters on noticeboards, please contact us. Likewise, if you could help on the day itself with lifting & carrying, setting up tables etc; in the kitchen washing up and serving refreshments; in the hall clearing tables and serving food; or out in the street leafletting passers-by to entice them in, please contact us. Even just an hour or two of your time will help us to help people change their diets for the better!!
LOCATION & CAR PARKING
The church is located in the centre of Kings Heath, at the Junction of the A435, Alcester Road and the B4122, Vicarage Road. Buses: 11, 35, 50 and 69 pass the church.
For a map with car park details, see http://www.veganmidlands.org.uk/events/kingsheath09.html#directions
For further details and updates, see our website http://www.veganmidlands.org.uk/events/kingsheath09.html
and our Facebook event page http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=193790367880