Vegan Life Live

If you’d like to discover more vegan food this weekend, Vegan Life Live at Alexandra Palace is the perfect two-day festival to attend. Food vendors will be selling anything from vegan burgers, hot dogs, ice cream, salads, pizza, and more.

There will be tips from exhibitors on how to make small changes to become vegan, and a number of presenters, speakers, activists, and chefs will be sharing their stories and expertise on all things vegan.

Visit the festival on Saturday, 14th March, if you’d like to see Jon Dale cooking with freshly foraged Cornish wild garlic to create wild garlic pesto. Or learn about Ayurvedic cuisine and the effect it has on your digestion and health. Juliette Bryant will teach you about how to thrive on a plant-based diet while Tomi Makanjuola will demonstrate plantain recipes that are quick to make.

On Sunday, 15th March, there will be a vegan pizza making masterclass, a demonstration of cooking king oyster mushroom carbonara with smoked almond cream, and a showcasing of how to make spicy jackfruit curry. Stay until the early afternoon to catch Danielle Maupertuis making a pomegranate cheesecake with agar agar and vegan dairy substitutes.

Where? Alexandra Palace, Palm Court Entrance, London, N22 7AY

When? 14th Mar 10am – 6pm, 15th Mar 10am – 5pm

How much? From £10 concession online to £15 adult on the door


St Patrick’s Day

Of course, the other London festival and parade you won’t want to miss is St Patrick’s Day. Everyone’s invited to the big Irish party that will center around Trafalgar Square on Sunday, 15th March. There will be plenty of Irish food, dancing and a ginormous parade featuring floats and music from KILA and Imelda May.

Where? Trafalgar Square

When? 15th Mar 12pm – 6pm

How much? Free