International Voice for Animals
Auction at Europe’s Largest Ever Veggie Event
largest ever vegetarian lifestyle event, Viva!’s
The Incredible Veggie Show,
comes to Wembley Conference Centre on Saturday,
November 12 from 10.00am
to 5.30pm. Viva!,
the animal campaign group and organisers, will be holding a
celebrity auction to raise funds for its work against farmed
animal cruelty, at the Show. Unique items from stars
such as Paul McCartney,
The Rolling Stones,
Joanna Lumley, Twiggy,
Hayley Mills and
many more, will be up for grabs on the day.
the auction will be TV presenter Wendy
Turner Webster. She says, “Congratulations Viva!
for bringing your fun, upbeat The
Incredible Veggie Show
to the capital. It’s the perfect introduction to the
wonderful world of healthier, cruelty-free,
environment-saving, people-protecting vegetarian living!”.
The auction takes place in Severn
Suite, Area 2,
Items for auction are as follows:
Stage, Off Stage and Backstage, signed book.
Mills McCartney: Viva!Life,
signed (featuring an interview with Heather).
Rolling Stones: Sucking
in the Seventies, framed album, signed by Mick
Jagger, Ron Wood,
Bill Wyman, Keith
Richards and Charlie
Kingsley: Gandhi framed
DVD, signed by
Silverstone: 1997 MTV
Movie Awards bomber jacket,
Zephaniah: Refugee Boy,
signed novel; Talking
Turkeys, signed collection of poems; Face,
signed novel; Photo,
signed and Viva!LIFE,
signed (auction together).
Loose in LA, DVD and Photo,
Mills: Tiger Bay,
2 signed DVDs;
Whistle Down the Wind, 2 signed DVDs;
Viva!LIFE Winter 2000 issue, with interview,
signed on cover.
Shaw and Jenny
Seagrove: Set of 4 DVD episodes of
Judge John Deed (Episode 2 signed by actors Martin
Shaw and Jenny
Seagrove and Episode 4 signed by writer producer, Gordon
Newman; the other two are without signatures).
Plus, signed Veggie
Health by Jenny
Cunningham (the bass player for The
War Against Terror, original cartoon (set of
4), signed; Levellers
t-shirt, signed; Viva!LIFE
Spring 2001, signed.
Lumley: No Room for
autobiography (3 available);
Spring 2001, signed (featuring an interview with Joanna).
Twiggy in Black and White,
signed autobiography; Midnight
Blue, signed CD; Photo,
Judi Dench: All’s
Well That Ends Well, signed programme.
Bardot: signed poster.
can only be made on the day.
A full listing will be available from the welcome desk
or from The Severn Suite at the start of the auction.
to The Incredible Veggie
Show will be just £2 (under 16s free) which will
include a whole range of delicious free
food tastings from leading veggie food manufacturers and all
the advice you could ever want on changing your diet or
improving your health. Advance bookers will be entered into a
free prize draw to win a vegan hamper worth £150.
A brilliant family day out, there will be 90
exhibitors showing everything from food and drink to clothing
and footwear, cosmetics and toiletries to baby products.
Rose Elliot MBE, the queen of
vegetarian cookery, will give free demonstrations; Professor
Jane Plant CBE, who has beaten cancer five times,
will talk about her diet for health; nutritionist Gareth
Zeal will outline the basics of healthy living.
is an international animal campaign group with its HQ in
Bristol and offices in the USA and Poland. It carries out
undercover investigations to expose animal abuse and its
successes include the dumping of all ‘exotic’ meats such
as kangaroo and crocodile by UK supermarkets, ending the
debeaking of UK ducks, slashing the export of Polish
‘meat’ horses to the EU and persuading a US supermarket
chain to entirely rewrite its animal welfare codes. Viva!’s
most recent success was to expose the cruelty at a Marks &
Spencer duck supplier. The store dropped all
factory-farmed whole ducks as a result and the supplier went
Incredible Veggie Show
is sponsored by Beanie’s Health Foods (Wholesale) Ltd,
Plamil Foods Ltd, The Redwood Wholefood Company Ltd, Fresh
& Wild, Viva!
and the Vegetarian & Vegan Foundation.
further information on the auction, and the show, log on at http://www.viva.org.uk/roadshows/london_auction
or contact Angie Greenaway
at Viva! on 0117 944 1000. For celebrity quotes,
interviews or editorial opportunities, contact: Justin
Kerswell, Tony Wardle or Juliet Gellatley also on 0117 944
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