Hampden Park will host a vegan festival with over 100 stalls.
Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, or looking to go vegan, this event has everything you could possibly need, all in one place.
Who will be there?
There are several merchants based in Glasgow as well as many more from across Scotland.
Food and drink stalls include three Glasgow-based bakeries. Mama’s Wee Bakery offers a range of delicious vegan cupcakes and treats. There will also be a selection of delicious treats from Mayze, and Sweet Wednesday Cakes will feature a wide range of vegan cakes, cookies and fudge.
Glasgow’s Ellis Scottish Gin will offer its range of locally made gins in small batches.
Edinburgh’s Considerate will be selling a delicious range of artisan chocolates, donuts and artisan ice creams. Edinburgh bakers KaMa Vegan Bakes will sell a selection of sweet and savory vegan pastries and Mimi’s Bakehouse, also from Edinburgh, will offer a range of specialty drinks and cakes.
Spice Harmony, based in Angus, will offer a selection of homemade chutneys and local specialties. Green Grow Food, based in the North of Scotland, is an independent health food store that offers premium quality gourmet and medicinal functional food products made from mushrooms. There will also be free food samples to try.
Also present is Glasgow-based Salon Zero, a cruelty-free, vegan and sustainable hair salon. Hamilton-based Hope CBD will carry lab-tested organic cannabidiol (CBD) products, while Aberdeen’s Veelow Sustainable Store will carry its range of health and wellness products, clothing and merchandise. household. Clothing stalls include clothing from Glasgow-based Humane Human, as well as vegan slogans and Viva La Vegan incorporating Eden fragrances.
Other Glasgow-based merchants include zero-waste skincare from Soapetc and Temple De Luna, who will be selling their products, which are handmade with healing natural ingredients, combined with the healing energy of Reiki, infused into each pack. .
Dunfermline-based Estia Soaps will offer vegan shampoo bars, all-natural soap bars, aromatherapy products and natural bath salts. Och Vegan will offer a range of handmade soaps, bathroom accessories and body care. You’ll also find natural skin and hair care from Aberdeen-based Surya Luna Naturals. IUVO Skincare will sell its line of high quality natural, organic and vegan skin care products for sensitive and vulnerable skin.
Caterers include The Sly Fox, based in Edinburgh, who will offer vegan versions of your favorite dishes from around the world. Other caterers include Brownins Food offering Caribbean dishes including their famous Jerk Soya, Greek Vegan Deli, House of Habesha serving authentic Eritrean and Ethiopian cuisine, and There’s no Catch offering their delicious range of Vfish and chips. Plus, VDogs will be selling its irresistible line of vegan hot dogs.
There will also be a booth selling Bo’s Book, a new vegan cookbook that features simple, easy-to-follow recipes (for dogs and humans!) with all proceeds going to help dogs in need at Miracle’s Mission. And if you’re looking for a vegan place to stay in Glasgow, Curated Cottages will be there to help.
Organizations present include Friends of the Earth Scotland, League Against Cruel Sports Scotland, OneKind and Scotland for Animals.
Miracle’s Mission, a non-profit animal welfare organization that works with sick, injured and disabled animals around the world, is also present. Its mission is to provide a place of safety for animals in danger, to educate about the neutering needs of pets and strays, and to neuter stray dogs and cats to prevent more animals from being born on the streets. It also rehabilitates and rehoms needy, often disabled dogs from its rescue base in the UK.
When is it and how can I get tickets?
The Glasgow Vegan Festival takes place on Saturday 12 March from 10.30am-4.30pm at Hampden Park, entry £5 (free for under-16s) or £15 for VIP advance tickets from Eventbrite, which includes fast-track entry and a goody bag full of vegan products, samples, discounts and offers.
Please note that this event will take place subject to the restrictions in force at the time of the event and that the organizers will follow social distancing measures in accordance with the laws established at the time of the event.