social, educational and campaigning group formed in 2002
Page includes details of Swansea Vegfest, eating out in
local vegan businesses, getting vegan food in local hospitals, plus
organisations, books, etc.
below for upcoming events, plus local vegan cafes and Brontosaurus
Page explains how Swansea Vegans (and later Swansea Vegfest)
also on Facebook,
with over 2,500 members and much lively discussion.
vegetarians, or anyone interested in the vegan way of life, are all
at any meetings
or events, or in our Facebook
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Ezy Vegan (Swansea's second vegan cafe) is open again! See Cafes/Shops section down below.
Yogaya (previously Govinda's, at 8 Cradock Street, Swansea SA1 3EN) re-opened on September 18th
as a "not-for-profit ahimsa vegan cafe and yoga studio", and will be open Tues-Sat 12-6pm. See their Facebook page or ring 01792-468489.
Kind Earth (new vegan supermarket in Llanelli) opened their doors in July 2019 - see Cafes/Shops section below.
Swansea's first Animal Rights
March on June 1st was attended by between 50 and
100 people, have a look at this 7-minute video.
Swansea University Research Study
volunteers needed for a study hoping to show that vegans have better
microbes than the average omnivore. £50 paid to successful donors who
help to build a 'stool bank'. Full details here.
Vegans have a new website with details of their
many upcoming events - see further below.
(serving vegan food in Neath's indoor market) have closed but may
return in some form later on. See their Facebook page.
Swansea Vegan Mini Market
2nd November 2019, 10am-3pm (and then The
Little Vegan Christmas Market on 7th December). Hosted by Brontosaurus
Store in Swansea's Indoor
Market. Details here (includng other smaller events)..
Welsh Vegan Winterfest Sunday 8th December 2019, 10:30am-4:30pm, at Cardiff City Hall, Cathays Park CF10 3ND. A celebration of all things vegan! Details here.
Vegan Social Club Check out their Facebook group for assorted small
events and get togethers.
regular meetings, and we have close and friendly links with them. They
have lunchtime meals/meetings at the Waverley
restaurant in Carmarthen on the first Saturday of every month (from
11:30am onwards) - plus many other social events. Full
on their new website, and they also have a Facebook group.
have a very active Facebook group, with well over
3,000 members. There's also a Cardiff Vegan Meet-up Facebook
group (holding monthly meetings).
Cafes, shops, etc
Vegan Lifestyle Store (Swansea's first 100% vegan store)
January 2017 in Swansea's indoor market (stall 23B). Selling food,
nutritional supplements, vegan sports nutrition, cosmetics, toiletries,
household products and more. Photo above right shows Charlie at the
shop. See their Facebook page.
(Swansea's newest vegan cafe, which opened in April 2019) had to close
for a while but reopened in September. Still at 15 Picton Arcade SA1
3BH, and open Tuesday-Saturday from 11am to 5:30pm. See their Facebook page and there's a photo on the
Canteen 18 is
a plant-based (vegan) cafe at 18
Brynymor Road, Swansea SA1 4JH, see photo on right.
Home-cooked food to eat in or take away.
Breakfast, lunch, drinks and coffee. Open 10am-4pm Wed to Sun but
closed Mon/Tues. See their Facebook
page or ring 01792 555518. And you can see a short Wales Online video about the cafe,
made just after it opened in July 2017.
in Mumbles (junction of Woodville Rd with Queen's Rd) opened in May
2018. Plant-based vegetarian cafe with many vegan options. Open seven
days a week, 9-5. See their Facebook
page or ring 01792 366776.
Earth opened a 'vegan supermarket'
in Llanelli on Friday 12th July 2019. At Unit 3. Maes Y Coed, Stradey
District Centre, SA15 4EB. Open Mon/Wed/Thurs/Fri 8-8, Sat 9-6, Sun
10-4, closed Tuesdays. More details on their Facebook page and see also the Vegan Food & Living website for an article about them with photos.
vegan supermarket in Llanelli - see left
vegan mini market is Sat 2nd November
Vegan cafe - OPEN AGAIN
18 - Swansea's first vegan cafe
Boo's Kitchen, Mumbles
is a philosophy and way of living which seeks to exclude - as far as
is possible and practical - all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty
to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose; and by
extension, promotes the development and use of animal-free
alternatives for the benefit of humans, animals and the environment.
In dietary terms it
denotes the practice of dispensing with all
products derived wholly or partly from animals.