Croydon Vegan and Vegetarian Society

Vegan food takes Croydon by the taste buds

Posted on June 13th, by Tony Bishop-Weston in Culture. No Comments

These days, it’s easy for vegans to eat well in our town

The figures speak for themselves. Statistics from Google Trends show that the number of people in the UK following a vegan lifestyle has grown by 350% in a decade, with vegan food sales rocketing by 1,500% in 2016. And it seems that this is happening right here in Croydon, too.

First – those astonishing … Read More »

My family and other vegans

Posted on November 4th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Culture. 3 comments

Liz Sheppard-Jones finds out how to survive World Vegan Day without setting foot outside Croydon

It was World Vegan Day on Saturday 1st November – Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday. My household joined in. Why?

Well, I’m fascinated by diet and well-being, I hold qualifications in nutrition, and I worked in the field for several years. As a teenager I was briefly vegetarian (more to annoy … Read More »

One day for a better world: Croydon marks World Vegan Day

Posted on October 28th, by Tracey Hague in Politics & Society. 1 Comment

Vegans? In Croydon? As World Vegan Day approaches, local vegan Tracey Hague sheds some light

During half term week anyone passing Croydon Visitor Centre will get a treat – a window display with a difference. Instead of promoting local hotels, Christmas shopping offers and the town centre regeneration, the window will sport a display to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Vegan Society, on Saturday 1st November.

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