The Newark and Nottinghamshire Agricultural Society defends decision to host the Vegan Camp-Out at the Newark Showground after being dubbed 'sinister'
An agricultural society has defended a decision to allow Newark Showground to be used for a vegan camp-out.
The Newark and Nottinghamshire Agricultural Society was criticised by the Countryside Alliance who claim the event was an opportunity for animal rights extremists.
Vegans from around the world pitched tents and took part in workshops at the meat-free three-day Vegan Camp-Out in what organisers describe as a family-friendly event supportive of farming.
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