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Vegans flock to Laxey today

First ever Laxey Vegan Festival

There's a celebration of all things cruelty-free in the east of the Island this afternoon (Sat).

The first ever Laxey Vegan Festival is taking place in the village between 2 and 11pm.

Live music and ethically-sourced food and drink will be available all day at the village's Working Men's Institute.

Admission is free.

One of the organisers, self-styled 'reformed carnivore' Grant Fisher, says it's a far cry from the militancy all too often associated with veganism:

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