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VegfestUK is set to return to Bristol for its ninth year running, taking place from May 21st to May 29th. Once again, the festival will welcome vegan and vegetarian food producers from around the world to offer their veggie and vegan delights to the public. The festival has also introduced a new ‘Fringe Week’ to start off the festivities, which will include cookery demos, film talks and evening events. These events are entirely free and will be taking place in various Bristol locations. Cafe Kino will play host to cookery classes all week from 2pm – 5pm and the Polish Club are offering free films and talks from 1pm – 5pm on Monday 23rd May until Friday 25th. The festival will be free up until 5:30pm, after which there will be a £10 advanced ticket charge for the festival’s headliners. Ms Dynamite, Goldie Lookin’ Chain, The Selector, Aswad and Black Roots will be playing at the Amphitheatre from May 27th to May 29th, starting at 6pm. Food is the main focus of the event, with specialist veggie caterers offering their own specialist ranges including Carribbean, Indian, Middle Eastern, Chinese, Mexican and Moroccan. There will even be Vegan fish and chips on sale, as well as a doner kebabs and ice cream stalls. There will be free sampling sessions during the days of the festival. Organiser Tim Barford hopes that the festival will raise awareness of just how tasty veggie and vegan food can be. All of the food is 100% plant based and people of all ages are very welcome to attend. Evening ticket prices start from £10 advanced, £12 on the gate. More info at www.bristol.vegfest.co.uk