PHOTOS: Tasty treats at Portishead Vegan Fair

PUBLISHED: 12:00 25 February 2019

Portishead Vegan Fair. The Happy Daisy Vegan Barkery Chris Beever and Paul Cruise.   


Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Portishead Vegan Fair. The Happy Daisy Vegan Barkery Chris Beever and Paul Cruise. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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A tantalising selection of tasty treats were served up at the weekend as Portishead hosted its first vegan fair.

Portishead Vegan Fair. Clare Coleman from Cleanosapiens with her vegan dog treats.    


Picture: MARK ATHERTONPortishead Vegan Fair. Clare Coleman from Cleanosapiens with her vegan dog treats. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A wide range of traders showcased their culinary creations at Somerset Hall on Saturday.

Hundreds of people turned out for the inaugural event, which featured dozens of stalls offering delicious dishes.

Veganism has boomed in popularity in recent years, and many attended the fair after tackling the Veganuary challenge – where people ditched meat and dairy products for a month to kickstart a healthy lifestyle.

Vegan pizzas, pies and burgers were among the creations served up.

Portishead Vegan Fair. Vegan Pizza Guy, Kevin Lewis.   


Picture: MARK ATHERTONPortishead Vegan Fair. Vegan Pizza Guy, Kevin Lewis. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

A range of workshops and classes were also held, meaning people new to the lifestyle could pick up tips and tricks to help make the habit stick.

Portishead Vegan Fair.  Mr Nice Pie, Tom Morgan.   


Picture: MARK ATHERTONPortishead Vegan Fair. Mr Nice Pie, Tom Morgan. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Portishead Vegan Fair. Josh Price and Roseanna Morrell, Belle Isle Botanicals.   


Picture: MARK ATHERTONPortishead Vegan Fair. Josh Price and Roseanna Morrell, Belle Isle Botanicals. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Portishead Vegan Fair. Lauren Taylor from the Happy Bunny Bakery selling cake mixes in a jar.   


Picture: MARK ATHERTONPortishead Vegan Fair. Lauren Taylor from the Happy Bunny Bakery selling cake mixes in a jar. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Portishead Vegan Fair. Tickety-Boo cakes from Kate Coburn.    


Picture: MARK ATHERTONPortishead Vegan Fair. Tickety-Boo cakes from Kate Coburn. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Portishead Vegan Fair. Lee Langridge from Pill-based company The Wicked Chilli.    


Picture: MARK ATHERTONPortishead Vegan Fair. Lee Langridge from Pill-based company The Wicked Chilli. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Portishead Vegan Fair. Sharaf Natural Foods.    


Picture: MARK ATHERTONPortishead Vegan Fair. Sharaf Natural Foods. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Portishead Vegan Fair. Beverley Rees with Tropic Cosmetics.    


Picture: MARK ATHERTONPortishead Vegan Fair. Beverley Rees with Tropic Cosmetics. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Portishead Vegan Fair. Giancarlo Roncaro and Bartek Furman from the Vegan Sweet Tooth Italian Bakery.   


Picture: MARK ATHERTONPortishead Vegan Fair. Giancarlo Roncaro and Bartek Furman from the Vegan Sweet Tooth Italian Bakery. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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