One of London’s leading vegan festivals has sold out of tickets - a whole month before the event is set to take place.
Vevolution - which has been described as 'vegan TED talks' was created by entrepreneurs Damien Clarkson and Judy Nadel in 2016. They wanted to inspire people to make the world a better place.
The pair have hosted a series of events showcasing the movement’s most inspiring thought-leaders and influencers.
Damien Clarkson, co-founder of Vevolution, says: "Vevolution is a celebration of the rapidly growing plant-based culture and a place this conscious community comes together to discuss how create positive change in the world."
The event is a significant part of the vegan movement, which is rapidly gaining pace - an increasing number of celebrities and sports people are adopting the vegan diet, with actor Laverne Cox and F1 driver Lewis Hamilton recently sharing their vegan stories.
And this influence has spread into the mainstream, with a massive 28 percent of people reducing their meat intake, and 20 percent of people planning to transition to a veggie or vegan diet.
PBN's Klaus speaks at Vevolution 2016
According to Vevolution co-founder Judy Nadel: “We are grateful for all the support people have shown us in our first year.
"We’ve seen so much good coming out of our events with people making friends, starting businesses and creating content to inspire positive change in the world we live in.
"We did an analysis of Vevolution Festival 2017 ticket holders and found that 30 per cent of attendees don’t currently define themselves as vegan.
"We believe Vevolution is becoming an intersection point for all types of people who want to be part of constructing a better future."
The festival has a star studded speaker line-up including the likes of TV personalities, Lucy and Tiffany Watson, Sarah Jane Crawford, Heather Mills, BOSH!, John Lewis (Bad Ass Vegan), and The Happy Pear.
Damien Clarkson said: "We've already had a lot of media interest in November’s event from national news publications.
"We’d love for Vevolution to make it onto TV and the radio as we want this idea of plant-based eating and making positive change in the world to spread far and wide."
Tickets for Vevolution Festival are now sold out. You can join the waiting list here
You can watch Vevolution video clips here
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