Events to mark World Vegetarian Day

Believe it or not, 1 October is World Vegetarian Day, and we have details of a couple of events taking place locally to mark the occasion.

  • There will be a Veggie Takeover at The Eight Bells , Long Crendon, Bucks, HP 18 9AL, on 1 and 2 October.  Caterer Ashley Jones writes: “Alongside our normal classic menu, we will run our set lunch menu from 12noon till 6pm as a solely vegetarian or vegan menu, including a vegan dessert! This is to promote World Vegetarian Day and build awareness within the food and service industry.”
  • On the Saturday 29 September at 7 pm, Maymessy cookery school ( hosts a vegan pop up dinner party in collaboration with Yafo Kitchen at Garlands Farm, West Challow, Wantage, OX12 9PB. Diners will enjoy a Mediterranean vegan feast for £30 each. Further details, including how to book, can be found at and on the Yafo Kitchen website at

Paul Appleby



Oxfordshire's local veggie group

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