What’s On

Edinburgh has a vibrant vegan scene, with lots of events happening in Scotland’s capital every month. Whether you’re into activism, supper clubs or just fancy a browse around a vegan-friendly market, there is pretty much something for everyone.

If you want your vegan event listed on this page, drop us a line and we’ll see what we can do. Bear in mind, we normally need at least 10 days notice to promote an event in any meaningful way.

Here’s what’s going on over the next couple of weeks…

Viva Las Vegans

Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this August, 10.30am
Hendersons of Edinburgh, 94 Hanover Street, Edinburgh EH2 1DR

Viva Las Vegans Comedy Club is back in Hendersons for their Fringe residency, at 10.30am-11.30am on every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of this August. At each gig they will have legendary roster of vegan comedians and the best stand-up comedy available in a lovely, intimate, engaging and hilarious environment. Everyone is welcome. Come early for the vegan food and stay for the high quality comedy.

You’ll “leaf” with a smile on your face, and want to go back for herbi-MORE!

Find out more on Facebook.

Ryan Dalton: When Nature Calls

31 July – 26 August (not 13th), 1.30pm
Gilded Balloon Teviot, Teviot Row House, 13 Bristo Pl, Edinburgh EH8 9AJ

For even more vegan comedy during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, check out Ryan Dalton’s When Nature Calls at the Gilded Balloon this August. Hear about Ryan’s journey into veganism with hilarious anecdotes about his love of animals and wildlife.

Book your tickets now on the Gilded Balloon website.

Living with treen: Garment Care Workshop

Tuesday 20th August 2019, 6pm
treen, 17 St Stephen Street, Edinburgh EH3 5AN

Living ethically can be complicated, and knowing how to make a difference can sometimes feel like a challenge especially when it comes to how we dress. If you’re looking to create a more sustainable wardrobe, want to take care of your clothing in a more environmentally friendly way, or are just interested to learn about alternative fabrics, then this is the evening for you.

Cat will be discussing the fabrics used by the brands that she stocks, as well as some tips and tricks on how to keep your clothes looking their best. There will also be Gin and Tonics flowing courtesy of sponsor Graveney Gin. Book your free place now.

Living with treen: Sustainable Living Panel

Thursday 22nd August 2019, 6pm
treen, 17 St Stephen Street, Edinburgh EH3 5AN

treen are hosting panel discussion on sustainable living; with speakers from Do Lil Things, 5thSeasonClothing, and Edinburgh Remakery.

This fun and informative session will provide some simple steps to take when it comes to living more sustainably and finding the right fit for you. Plus, a glass or two of vegan and organic prosecco will be served at this event thanks to Thomson & Scott. Book your free place.

Celebrate with treen: Vegan Cheese & Wine Evening

Wednesday 28th August 2019, 6pm
treen, 17 St Stephen Street, Edinburgh EH3 5AN

Join treen for a special night of wine, cheese (plant based, of course), and conscious shopping. Cat and her team look forward to giving you a 1-2-1 personal shopping experience at their very first Vegan Cheese & Wine evening. treen invites you to browse their new pieces from the hand picked selection of positive fashion, with a glass of some seriously delicious vegan and organic wine. Register your place now on Eventbrite.

Thrive Thursday: International Starters

Thursday 29th August 2019, from 5pm onwards
Thrive, 171 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4DG

With the Edinburgh International and Fringe Festivals in full swing, Thrive are celebrating the joy of starters! Eat what makes you happy with their special International Starters menu.

From Scotland to Vietnam, and a few more in between, you’re sure to find a new favourite starter. Find out what’s on offer on their website.

Celebrate with treen: St Stephen Street Wrap-Up

Saturday 31st August 2019, 10am – 6pm
treen, 17 St Stephen Street, Edinburgh EH3 5AN

You’re invited to celebrate with the treen team as they say goodbye to our current pop-up shop in Space at Seventeen on St Stephen Street. This full day event will be full of fashion, sweet treats, styling, bubbles by Thomson & Scott, a raffle – and of course, lots of cuddles with Nessie! Don’t miss out, register your place now.

Wine Tasting with Vegan Tipples

Vegan Tipples Wine Tasting

Friday 6 September 2019, 7pm 
9 – 11 Maritime Street, Leith EH6 6SB

Join Susan from Vegan Tipples as she guides you through a selection of vegan wines from the New World. Tickets are £10 and include a good selection of wines to taste, plus a generous helping of snacks to nibble throughout the evening. Book your place now on the Vegan Tipples website.

Leith Vegan Quarter

Cake at Leith Market Vegan Quarter

Saturday 7 September 2019 (and the first Saturday of every month), 10am – 4pm
Leith Market, Dock Place, EH6 6LU

Grab a treat for yourself at this month’s Leith Market Vegan Quarter. Previous stallholders include Faceplant Foods, Herbivore Kitchen, Rawsmary, Planet Kuku, Vegan Tipples, Sgaia Vegan Mheats and many many more. Follow Leith Market’s Facebook page for this month’s lineup.

Book Launch: The Scottish Vegan Cookbook

Thursday 19th September 2019, 7pm
The Edinburgh Book Shop, 219 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh EH10 4DH

Join author Jackie Jones and celebrate the launch of The Scottish Vegan Cookbook at The Edinburgh Bookshop this September. Come along and meet Jackie, find out more about the book and enjoy delicious nibbles provided by Seeds for the Soul.