Past Events

We are now in our 21st online market - World Vegan Spring Market - currently running on Facebook until 31st May, 2024

It can be found on our Facebook Group: www.facebook.com/groups/worldveganmarket

The following World Vegan Market events, activities, festivities, demos and shows have been held since the creation of the World Vegan Market Facebook group:

  • November 2020: World Vegan Month Virtual Market

Special Gala Weekend as part of World Vegan Month - live interviews with high profile vegans, live cookery demos, a live panel discussion on Plant-Powered Health Benefits, and live fun entertainment.
Live cookery demo by Nishma Shah of Shambu's - sweet treats:
Live interview with Tim Barford, Manager of Vegfest:
Live cookery demo by Karen Cornell of Amudaa - homemade falafels with a vegan yogurt dip & salad:
Live interview with Alex Bourke, author of Vegan London Complete and The Vegan Guide:
Live interview with Dina Aherne, animal rights advocate and educator:
Top of the Crops - a countdown of the 10 most popular vegetables:
Live interview with Jill Swyers, Living Foods for Health:
Presentation by Brian Jacobs, 30 Years Vegan: 
Live cookery demo by Edward Daniel of EthiVegan - cauliflower and potato curry: 
Live presentation by Varsha Soneji of Vanaspati Herbal Medicine - Herbal ImmuniTea and Tinctures: 
Live panel discussion on Plant Powered Health Benefits:
Live presentation by Shabari Monica Das - How to Avoid Chemicals in Your Everyday Products: 
World Vegan Day Quiz: 
My Big Fat Vegan Quiz - a test of your knowledge on veganism:
  • December 2020: World Vegan Virtual Christmas Market

Health and Wellbeing Weekend - live cookery demos, live presentations, and a live panel discussion.
Live cookery demo by Rena Shah - tofu tikka bake:
Live cookery demo by Dominica Collis - vegan kutya:
Live cookery demo by Janice Weir-Germia - vegan sorrel cake:
Live cookery demo by Radhika Patel - mini stuffing & chutney veggie rolls:
Live rundown of the top vegan-related films and documentaries:
Live presentation by Cheryl Edwards, health and wellbeing coach - How to Enhance Your Health and Wellbeing:
Live panel discussion on What Every Vegan Should Know About When it Comes to Health.
Countdown of favourite vegan musicians - live countdown of top 10 favourite vegan musicians:
  • January 2021: World Vegan January Market

Live interview with Sofia Balderson from Veganuary, a not-for-profit organisation that campaigns and educates people to go vegan for the month of January:
Go Vegan Live Cookery Demo Day 
Live cookery demo by Jill Swyers - healthy green vegetable protein juices:
Live cookery demo by Rena Shah - cashew bechamel sauce and seitan from scratch:
Live cookery demo by Dominica Collis - the Art of Buddha Bowls:
Live cookery demo with Jyoti Bhanderi - tofu cress sandwich filler, Korean mushroom gems and 5 quick vegan kitchen cooking tips:
Live cookery demo by Dinesh and Kalpna Kotecha - spicy bean burgers and homemade coleslaw:
Live cookery demo by Murali Nair - semolina upma and carrot thoran:
Trivia night - History of Vegetables:
Top of the Shops - live countdown of the top ten supermarkets that cater for vegans:
  • February 2021: World Vegan Valentine Market

Trivia night - top 10 vegan celebrity couples:
Valentine's Quiz Show:
https://fb.watch/pJoOT8eBfC/ (answers and winner revealed)
Valentine's Special Live Game Show with two vegan couples - one gay couple and one straight couple:
Guided meditation and performance by Magdalena Reising, world-renowned harpist and singer: 
Storytelling by Roxanne Barker, vegan author - a reading of a chapter from their new book:
  • March - May 2021: World Vegan Spring Market

March 2021
World Vegan Spring Market International Women's Day event - live interviews with inspiring women who have powerful stories to tell, live spoken word performance, live intuitive card readings, and live Bollywood dancing.
Watch on replay under the topics section called #IWD2021
Mothers' Day trivia and fun facts countdown
Mothers' Day Special Game Show - participants were three vegan mothers and their children
Watch on replay under the topics section called #entertainment
Spoken word performance by a vegan poet - a powerful, and thought-provoking set of poems about animals. 
Watch on replay under the topics section called #entertainment
St Patrick's Day countdown of 12 best vegan Irish dishes - vegan versions of popular Irish dishes.
Watch on replay under the topics section called #entertainment
April 2021
Easter Special Live Cookery Demo Day as part of the World Vegan Spring Market.
Watch on replay under the topics section called #livecookerydemo
  • June - August 2021: World Vegan SummerFest Market

June 2021
World Environment Day top tips as part of the World Vegan Summerfest Market.
Watch on replay under the topics section called #entertainment
Fathers' Day fun facts and trivia countdown
Special Fathers' Day Chat Show with vegan father and daughter from America.
Watch on replay under the topics section called #entertainment.
July 2021
Wimbledon Special Quiz Night. The winner received a series of books donated by a vegan author.
Watch on replay under the topics section called #entertainment.
August 2021
Healing meditation and spoken word performance by a healer, poet and artist.
Watch on replay under the topics section called #meditation
  • September - November 2021: World Vegan Autumn Festival & Market

September 2021
The Big Green Week - there were a number of activities happening, including posts about how people can become greener by implementing small, easy steps into their lifestyle. It ended with The Big Green Quiz to test people's knowledge of green issues.
Watch on replay under the topics section called #entertainment
October 2021
During the first weekend of October, there was an exquisite live performance and interview with a top-drawer pianist known professionally as The Maestro.
Watch on replay under the topics section called #entertainment.
November 2021
World Vegan Month Online Festival. Live cookery demos with plant-based chefs from different parts of the World, including Singapore, Spain and the UK. Live performance and interview with a vegan reggae duo.
Watch on replay under the topics section called #livecookerydemo and #entertainment
  • December 2021: World Vegan Christmas Market

Christmas Special Show on Christmas Eve. Live cookery demos for Christmas by plant-based chefs. Live performances and interviews with vegan musicians.
Watch on replay under #livecookerydemo and #entertainment.
  • January 2022: World Vegan New Year Market

Veganuary Special Event. Talks by plant-based nutritionists. Panel discussion about "Busting the Myths About a Vegan Diet" with plant-based health professionals. Live performances and interviews with vegan musicians.
Watch on replay under #veganuaryspecialevent and #entertainment.
  • February 2022: World Vegan Valentine Market

Replay of last year's countdown of the top 10 vegan celebrity couples.
Watch on replay under the topics section called #entertainment
Replay of last year's Valentine's Special Live Game Show with two vegan couples.
Watch on replay under the topics section called #entertainment
Valentine Special Event. Interview with a special guest known as The Love Educator.
Watch on replay under the topics section called #liveinterviewwithspecialguest

Other events and activities

Throughout the months there have also been other events and activities, including guided meditations, laughter yoga, live entertainment and music performances, quizzes, trivia and fun facts, storytelling, spoken word performances, and so on. Watch these on replay under the topics section called #meditation, #laughteryoga #entertainment #storytelling and #liveperformance