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The Cruelty Free Festival is THE event of the year for animal lovers.

We showcase the groups giving a voice to animals, alongside inspiring advocates and innovative businesses creating inspiration and options for vegan and cruelty-free living!


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Arbonne consultant Sue Bishop – 2016 Bronze Sponsor

Sue Bishop is a skin and health educator and lifestyle and business coach. She is an Arbonne Independent Consultant that will be having a stall in the Cruelty Free Festival 2016. Sue has been our Bronze Sponsor for two consecutive years and this year she’s got many surprises to offer at her stall. Check out her interview! Who are […]

James Mathison – MC – Prioritising our Planet

James Mathison has had a varied career in the media, co-hosting shows like the 7pm Project and Australian Idol, the Aria Awards and also as a radio presenter on Nova 96.9. A genuinely intelligent, nice guy with specific core ethics and values and a man not afraid to share his opinion, James has become very […]

Would you like fries with that? – Lord of the Fries – CFF Gold Sponsors

If you’ve ever considering going to the Cruelty Free Festival this is the year to do it! There’s never been a better year to visit the festival and explore all the cruelty free options out there catered for a fast growing number of vegetarians and vegans. Especially the food (insert Homer Simpson drool here). And if you […]

Unsung Artist – Sarah Jane Nolan – Animal Art Show

Sarah-Jane Nolan has painted “Manta Ray” and is one of the animal artists we have at CFF this year. Sarah has a very deep connection to the Earth and the creatures which inhabit it and was encouraged by her much loved children to start exhibitng her work. We spoke to Sarah about her life experiences […]

Mambo Italiano with GoGo Vego! – CFF Silver Sponsors

Craving pasta? I got you covered. If you’re a new vegan, considering going vegan, or would just like to spice up your culinary repertoire, we had a chat with Alessio Angione, creative chef of GoGo Vego, creators of high quality, home-made style, completely vegan pasta. Also silver sponsors of CFF on all his master chef tips […]

Cats and Dingo Tales – Carol Ann Edelkoort – Animal Art Show

Carol is an artist/print maker who uses her drawings to instigate a change in the way people look at animals. To her there’s no difference between beloved pets and the poor slaughtered animals that end up on some dinner tables. Carol has 4 works in this years show and we asked her what inspires her […]

Colours of life – Adriana Wall – Animal Art Show

Adriana is an artist who draws out the beauty and emotion of life using water colours. I asked Adrian what inspires her to create her watercolour landscapes:  What makes watercolours your preferred choice in creating artwork and what inspires you to paint? Is it an image? A thought? I fell into watercolours as a medium […]

Kairos – A dreamy wake up lullaby- Main stage Act

Kairos is a singer songwriter with a harmonic, gentle sound inspired by nature and influenced by growing up in a musical family and the world around her. Kairos is performing for the first time this year at CFF with her friend Avin and took some time to tell us what motivates her music, how she […]

Win a luxurious king-sized stay-cation at Urban Hotel Newtown

The Urban Newtown is a boutique hotel with a unique industrial style and amazing location, right in the heart of Newtown  To find out more about the hotel and its involvement with the CFF, we spoke to Carolin Reimnitz, Business Development Manager. Every vegan in Sydney knows that Newtown is filled with amazing vegan stores […]

What Gold sponsor Suzy Spoon’s Vegetarian Butcher will be selling on the day!

Suzy Spoon’s Vegetarian Butcher is a Gold Sponsor of CFF 2016 and we chat to Suzy about the vegan delights they’ll be offering from their stall this year…   What will we find at your stall in the Cruelty Free Festival this year? We will be doing 3 beautiful sausage dogs and a sausage pop […]

Our 2016 Sponsors!

A huge thanks to our sponsors! Please support them where you can :)

Endangered Gold Sponsors
Lord of the Fries Suzy Spoon’s THE-V-SPOT
Rare Silver Sponsors
Scarce Bronze Sponsors & Supporters
November Media Cruelty Free Super Arbonne Independent Consultant Sue Bishop The Atticism PR The Urban Hotel