The Northern Vegan Festival 2016 is taking place across 5 close together venues with 2 main stall venues:
The first 4 venues are in the heart of Manchester city centre and are all within a few minutes walk of each other.
Venue 1 - Sachas Hotel, Tib Street, Manchester, M4 1SH where there will be 95 stalls and a cafe in the ground floor USA Suite as well as a small free food fair in the Kennedy Room on the ground floor, 20 more stalls in the Roosevelt and Jefferson Rooms on the 1st floor, and a social event with vegan musicians for the North of England's vegan groups and a 5 stall vegan organic farmers market in the Cromptons Bar in the basement.
Venue 2 - Methodist Church Central Hall, Oldham Street, Manchester, M1 1JQ which is across the road from the back of the USA Suite. At this venue there will be 81 stalls in the various rooms on the first floor.
Directions to the Methodist Church
Venue 3 - The back room of the Castle Hotel at 66, Oldham Street, M4 1LE, where there will be vegan dog food tasting with Europe's largest seller of vegan pet food Veggie Pets (http://www.veggiepets.com/) and in the evening live music from vegan musicians Meredith Baker (8pm-9pm), Sarah de Warren (9pm-10pm), and Gareth Evans (10pm-11pm).
Venue 4 - The upstairs room of Gullivers at 109, Oldham Street, M4 1LW, where there will be vegan cat food tasting with Veggie Pets (please note that the samples are to take away only, cats will not be allowed inside the venue due to the trauma of travel).
Venue 5 - Thirsty Scholar vegetarian/vegan pub (15 minutes walk away) at 50, New Wakefield Street, Manchester, M1 5NP where there will be a vegan beer, wine and cider festival.
Directions to the Thirsty Scholar
Travelling by train
Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria stations are both 10 minutes walk from the 1st 4 venues.
Manchester Oxford Road station which is 1 stop away from Piccadilly, is behind the Thirsty Scholar which is 10 minutes walk from Piccadilly and 25 minutes walk from Victoria.
Travelling by coach
Manchester Chorlton Street National Express coach station is 10 minutes walk away from the 1st 4 venues and also from the Thirsty Scholar.
Travelling by car and parking
The nearest car park which is in the next parallel street to Oldham St is:
NCP in Tib St, M4 1SH
There is also a multistorey car park close to the 1st 4 venues at 30, Tariff Street, M1 2FJ which offers a discount to Sachas customers if you validate your ticket with hotel reception before you exit the car park:
Other nearby car parks are on the Manchester Northern Quarter parking map:
The nearest car parks to the Thirsty Scholar are: Link Here