Brighton-based Member of Parliament Caroline Lucas will open one of Europe’s top vegan festivals VegfestUK Brighton on Sat 28th March at 11am at the Brighton Centre.

Caroline served as leader of the Green Party from 2008 to 2012 having been elected as a Member of Parliament for Brighton Pavilion in 2010. VegfestUK Brighton organisers have said that having “a stellar candidate in the political as well as green and environmental scenes” such as Caroline is marvellous;

“Caroline has done a huge amount of good work over a number of years in helping green up our country as well as promoting green living and animal welfare. We’re really grateful to Caroline for taking the time to join us and help us open our show.”

VegfestUK Brighton takes place over the weekend of March 28th & 29th and will feature a variety of activities including a Party Political Conference on the Saturday, the UK’s first Vegan Comedy Festival and dozens of talks and cookery demos.

Tickets to the event are available in advance at £5 per day and £8 for the whole weekend at www.brighton.vegfest.co.uk/admission.

Don’t miss the BUY ONE GET ONE FREE offers running until Feb 28th or the BUY ONE GET ONE HALF PRICE offers running until March 21st.

Kids under 16 enter for free

Tickets on the gate £8 for adults and £4 for concessions