THE first charity vegan fair in the borough is coming to Blackrod next month.

Resident Marie Hurst and three others are hosting Blackrod’s first ever vegan fair, with more than 19 stalls full of meat and diary free goodies.

The stalls will include all things vegan including charity stalls, Tyne cheese, jewellery stalls, cosmetic and soap stalls, candle stalls, cushions which are made vegan friendly, body shop and food stalls.

The Blackrod Vegan festival will take place on Sunday November 21 at St Andrew's Place and the entrance fee is £1 per adult and free for children.

The idea of the festival is to raise money for Chorley Hedgehog Rescue, who look after 100 to 120 hedgehogs at any one time.

The festival has been a long time coming after the original date was cancelled due to Covid-19 and Marie says she is excited to welcome people.

She said: “We haven’t done anything like this before and we are so excited. ’We are hoping it will be a success.

“The stalls were filled within days and we are hoping it will be a great event.”

For more information about the fair, contact Marie on 07749525865.