The fourth annual Lincoln Veggie Fayre will take place on Saturday, November 12th, promoting vegatarianism and raise issues such as animal rights and ethical purchasing.

Linda Wardale, event organiser and owner of YellowBellys of Bailgate, is hopeful that this year’s event will have a successful turnout.

She said: “We had nearly 700 people through the door last year so we hope there will be nearly 1000 this time round.”

Vegetarian companies and groups from across the country have sponsored the event which is now into its 4th year. The fayre will give visitors the opportunity to sample alternative ways of creating a healthy and sustainable lifestyle aswell as gaining expert advice from vegetarian and vegan experts.

“It’s getting the word out that we’re here, there’s so many people out there that we hope we can help them all with their decisions,” Wardale explained.

Representatives from national vegetarian action group “Viva!” will be on hand to offer cookery demonstrations and nutritional advice throughout the day. Members of The Vegan Organic Network will be showcasing some of their latest projects as they continue to research and promote possible methods of vegan and organic agriculture.

Local vegetarian businesses such as YellowBellys of Bailgate and Lush Cosmetics will be amongst a variety of stalls promoting their products and offering free advice to anyone considering becoming a vegetarian or vegan. Visitors can enjoy a wide range of free food and to develop their understanding of the vegetarian and vegan diet.

The event will be held between 10am and 4pm at Trinity United Reformed Church. The first 25 visitors through the door will receive a free goody bag. Entry to the event is free.

For more information about the event contact Vegan Lincs via their website.