Tickets are available now for the fifth year of UK vegan festival, Vegan Camp-Out.
UPDATE: On Friday 29th November, festival organisers announced that due to the controversy surrounding her, Rachel Riley is no longer on the lineup of Vegan Camp Out.
The event, which promotes itself as the world’s largest vegan camping festival, features music, talks, workshops, activities such as yoga, and dozens of food options. Previous speakers include vegan comedian Simon Amstell, vegan body-builder Patrick Baboumian, and vegan activist and businesswoman Heather Mills.
The festival, which is held in Nottinghamshire, boasts a range of food vendors offering pizza, kebab, smoothies, juices, Indian, ice cream, cakes, Chinese, burgers, hot-dogs, with gluten-free and raw options also available. It is suitable for all ages and boasts a family area run by Grow Up Vegan offering activities, games, arts and crafts, and bouncy castles.
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HERE IT IS 💥 The first lot of names for 2020! 🎉 . BOSH, Joey Carbstrong, Fiona Oakes, Rachel Riley, Mobius Loop, P Money, Genesis Butler, Simnett Nutrition (Derek Simnett), Peter Egan, Derek Sarno, Lex Rigby (Campaigns & Investigations, Viva!), Dr Alice Brough (Veterinary Consultant, Viva!) and many more to be confirmed! – Music, activism and mind & body stage line-ups will be revealed later in the new year! ⛺️ . Who are you most excited about? ⬇️ . 🎫 Click ‘Get Tickets’ on our page! Tickets selling fast 💨 . 🐷 Vegan Camp Out is partnered with @vivacharity. Viva! conducts undercover investigations and creates dynamic campaigns which expose factory farming. They provide everything you need to launch your vegan journey – viva.org.uk
The event’s organisers announced the 2019 guest lineup on 27th November, which includes vegan cooking channel BOSH!, activist Joey Carbstrong, distance runner Fiona Oake, and band Mobius Loop.
Also included on the roster is Rachel Riley, the television presenter known from Channel 4’s Countdown, who has been the source of some controversy recently after posting a selfie wearing a t-shirt bearing a photoshopped image of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn emblazoned with the words “JEREMY CORBYN IS A RACIST ENDEAVOUR”. Many have criticised Riley for co-opting the original image, which in fact showed Corbyn being arrested for protesting apartheid in 1984, claiming that using an image of Corbym protesting racism in order to accuse him of racism is offensive.
Vegan Camp-Out takes place on 21-24 August, 2020, at the Newark Showground in Nottinghamshire. Tickets are available now.
Will you be attending Vegan Camp-Out in 2020? Let us know in the comments below!
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