We're excited to announce our fourth Stroud Vegan Fair happening this summer on Sunday 21 July!
It will be the perfect opportunity for you to stock up on all your favourite vegan goodies from local vendors, as well as the chance to meet up with like minded individuals over a glass of vegan wine (or something non-alcoholic)!
As well as boasting an impressive line up of traders showcasing everything from vegan food to ethical clothing, as well as cruelty-free cosmetics and household brands, the event will also feature an exciting programme of thought-provoking talks and demos throughout the day.
We'll be open from 10am till 3pm
Entry £2 (includes all talks & demos)
Accompanied children under 14 – FREE
10:30 - 11:10
Running and Vegetables
with Caspar Chamberlain from Trained Personally
If you’re looking for nutrition advice, or even a personal trainer to take your health to the next level, then Trained Personally are the experts! In this talk Caspar will tell you how to fuel the body to run/cycle long distance on a plant based diet.
11:20 - 12:00
12:10 - 12:50
Living in a Vegan Eco Community
with Luke Marsh from Sadhana Forest
Imagine there is a place that serves our planet, where people plant trees to bring back an indigenous forest, where people live together in harmony with nature, where people study compassion and children are free, where animals find sanctuary and people grow with the forest. There is a place like this. It’s called Sadhana Forest!
13:10 - 13:50
with chef Erin Baker
Join local chef Erin Baker from the Natural Cookery School for a demo on fermentation. Fermentation is a great way to improve your gut health, preserve food and enjoy a range of amazing flavours achieved in the process. Erin is a career long plant based chef and offers vegan cookery classes and catering in her state of the art kitchen in Nailsworth.
14:00 - 14:40
Why You Don’t Need Dairy
with Juliet Gellatley founder and director of Viva!
Juliet’s compelling talk, Why You Don’t Need Dairy, asks: is it natural to consume milk after weaning? Indeed is it natural to consume cow’s (or goat’s) milk at all? What is the life of a dairy cow and how does this link to our health?
Tom Clissold is a solo guitarist/mandolinist and singer, drawing influences from bluegrass, country and rock.
Molly-Anne is a young and upcoming ‘Conscious Country’ musician, multi-instrumentalist and award-winning songwriter from local Gloucestershire, UK, bringing a quaint British charm to the Americana genre.
Local Stroudie Luke will be bringing the sound of summer to the Subscription Rooms with a special busking set on his classical Spanish guitar.