7th Jul, 2022

PICTURE SPECIAL - Crowds flock to Vegan Festival at Coventry's FarGo Village

THERE were more than 25 independent traders’ stalls at Coventry’s FarGo Village last weekend when the latest Vegan Festival was held at the venue.

Picture by Marcus Mingins 1522001MMR3 copyright Bullivant Media

On Saturday and Sunday the businesses were selling everything from street food, drinks, sweet treats and cakes to artwork, homeware, soaps, clothing and more.

Bethan Parker serves up meals for Vegheadsfood. Picture by Marcus Mingins 1522001MMR10 copyright Bullivant Media

There was a really good turn-out on both days.

Jane Jobson and Beryl from The Wildlife Trust. Picture by Marcus Mingins 1522001MMR1 copyright Bullivant Media

Monta Norkuse, FarGo Village’s assistant events co-ordinator, said: “We received some really good feedback – it was an excellent event for vegans, as you’d expect, but it was also good for those not into a vegan lifestyle but thinking of trying it.”

Anna Close and Tony Tooze enjoy vegan meals. Picture by Marcus Mingins 1522001MMR5 copyright Bullivant Media

There was live music in the Factory on the Saturday and the Market Hall on the Sunday.

Picture by Marcus Mingins 1522001MMR2 copyright Bullivant Media

This Easter weekend there will be games, including indoor basketball and table football, in the factory on Friday and Saturday and there will be live soul music on bank holiday Monday.


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