The nominees for the 2014 VegfestUK Awards have just been announced, with voting now live at www.vegfest.co.uk/vote
Beginning life in 2007, the VegfestUK Awards celebrate the very best of a plant-based lifestyle by promoting the top vegan products in the market, as well as the individuals who have made the lifestyle more accessible to the public over the years. This year the VegfestUK Awards consist of the following 14 categories:
• Best Veggie Accommodation
• Best Coconut Product
• Best Publication
• Best Vegan Meat Product
• Best Vegan Cakes, Sweets and Desserts
• Best Snack Bar and Chocolate
• Best Drinks
• Best Caterers
• Best Veggie Restaurant
• Best Vegan Shop
• Best Fashion / Footwear
• Best Bodycare / Cosmetics
• Best Celebrity
• Best Blogger
The full list of nominees is on the voting form www.vegfest.co.uk/vote. Voting runs from now until midnight on September 15th. The 14 awards will be presented by comedian Andrew O’Neill at VegfestUK London on the Saturday September 27th at 5pm on the first floor of Olympia West Halls.
VegfestUK London is one of Europe’s biggest and most popular veggie food and lifestyle shows, with an expected attendance of 10,000 visitors over the weekend of September 27th and 28th at Olympia West. Besides the awards ceremony, special treats include 200 stalls packed with amazing food and drinks, free samples and special discounts, over 100 speakers sharing their insights on plant-based lifestyles, a number of performers hosting live comedy and music, speed-dating sessions, a vegan bodybuilding competition, kids activities, short films, plus the chance to meet your favourite experts 1-to-1 and get your books signed by them!
There is captivating live entertainment from comedians such as Andrew O’Neill (Never Mind the Buzzcocks), musicians and kids activities with Sarah-Jane Honeywell (CBeebies), on top of health and lifestyle information from nearly 100 talks and cookery demos, including ITV Daybreak’s Amanda Hamilton.
Tickets for VegfestUK London are £10 for adults, £6 for claimants/OAP’s in advance; these are available on BUY ONE GET ONE FREE until August 23rd, and then BUY ONE GET ONE HALF PRICE until September 15th, at www.london.vegfest.co.uk/