Veggie Pride UK will be a fantastic fun-filled festival and carnival procession, celebrating and promoting compassionate, healthy, eco-friendly vegetarian and vegan lifestyles. Taking place in Birmingham City Centre on Saturday 16 May 2009. It`s the first event of it`s kind in the UK!
Transport is being arranged from the Leeds/Bradford area as well as from other locations from around the country.There`s only 5 weeks to go, so get your coach seats booked soon! See also their Urgent Appeal for Funds.
Mimicking the hugely successful Veggie Pride events in New York, Paris and Rome, the Vegan Midlands Campaigns group has organised a large gathering in Birmingham to celebrate all that is good about a meat free lifestyle.
Attracting sponsorship from a variety of ethical organisations such as the Vegan Society and Animal Aid, it`s an opportunity for everyone following compassionate, eco-friendly, healthy lifestyles to come together for a fun, carnival style event whilst also raising awareneness of the many benefits - for human health, animals, environment etc.
The group hosting the event has previously held a variety of Vegan Food Fairs and the West Midlands Vegan Festival and are all active campaigners for a meat-free lifestyle.
Transport has been organised from the following areas. If you can arrange coach or minibus transport from your area, please contact the organisers as soon as possible so they can display details on their website.
Picking up Leeds at 9am, Wakefield at 9.20 and Sheffield at 9.40am. £10 a seat.
email animalrightswestyorks (at) yahoo.com or ring 01924 374295 for more details.
- more details coming soon...
- May also pick up in Cheltenham, Gloucester or Worcester depending on interest.
Contact 07595 745441 or barc (at) hotmail.co.uk for details.
- Leaving Central London at 8.30am.
For further details, contact info (at) londonanimalrights.org.uk or 07899 775493.
- For details, contact nar (at) veggies.org.uk or 0845 458 9596 or 07870 861837.
See you all in Birmingham!! :)