National Vegetarian Week 18th – 24th May

NVW 2015Hornett Wholefoods and Northants Veggies have lots of events planned for the week:

All week – information stands in Wellingborough and Northampton Libraries. Information about going, and staying, vegetarian and how it helps your health, animals’ health and the environment.

NVW craft day selection

Tuesday 19th May – Kids’ craft day at Hornett Wholefoods, £1 each

  • 9.30 – 1.00pm – under 5s
  • 1.00 – 5.00pm – 5-10s

This will be for the little ones to play and learn about fruit and vegetables. There will be painting, colouring in and junk modelling, all under parental supervision please. The £1 fee will be to cover some costs and to donate money to The Vegetarian Society.

Nothing ButThere will also be a visit from Nothing But between 10.30 and 2.30, who are the main sponsor of National Vegetarian Week. They will be giving out free samples of their delicious freeze dried fruit and vegetable snacks and their mascot Straw Barry will be making an appearance for the kids!

booksWednesday 20th May – Book sharing launch

Hornett Wholefoods is launching a book sharing area in the second room at the shop. Please bring along books along these lines:

  • Meat free cookery
  • Eco and green living and politics
  • Gardening
  • Quality fiction and biographies

You can then swap them for titles on the shelves – you might just find that long lost gem!

Saturday 23rd May – BBQ, information stand and Eurovision Party

Northants Veggies is hosting an information stand in Wellingborough Town centre, with a couple of people there to talk to if you’re thinking of giving up eating meat. They will be there from 11 – 3 and directing you to…

veggie burgerHornett Wholefoods’ free meat-free BBQ, supported by VBites. This is running from 12-3 and we will welcome donations to the Vegetarian Society.

NorthaEurovision logonts Veggies will then be hosting a Eurovision Pizza Party! Please email  or call 01933 741798 for venue details. It starts at 7.30pm and there will be vegan pizza (from The Piazza in Cambridge Street, Wellingborough) and whatever people bring to share! Everyone’s welcome!

Sunday 24th May – Sharing BBQ picnic at Irchester Country Park

Please join Northants Veggies and Hornett Wholefoods from midday for a BBQ picnic (weather permitting!). Bring along food to share and a blanket to sit on and come and meet some new friends. There will also be a smoothie bike, making bike-powered smoothies! If it’s raining, please call 07419 373596 for venue details.veggie bbq

Looking forward to seeing you at one or more of these! Call Hornett Wholefoods on 01933 741798 for more information.


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