Soho pub, The Coach and Horses lends its support to the Animal Welfare Party’s EU election bid with a statement banner and staff decked out in AWP t-shirts

Soho pub, The Coach and Horses lends its support to the Animal Welfare Party’s EU election bid with a statement banner and staff decked out in AWP t-shirts

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Release Date: 15.05.14

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Soho pub, The Coach and Horses lends its support to the Animal Welfare Party’s EU election bid with a statement banner and staff decked out in AWP t-shirts.

Animal Welfare Party will kick off the final week of campaigning for the EU elections tomorrow at the Coach and Horses pub in Soho, London’s only vegetarian pub, which has lent its full support to the party’s EU election bid.

A banner will hang outside the pub urging passers-by to vote for AWP in the …

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AWP announces its Party List for London

AWP announces its Party List for London

Ahead of the EU Elections on May 22nd, AWP has announced a full party list of eight candidates for the London Region.

 

Alongside lead candidate and Party Leader, Vanessa Hudson, are designer and animal welfare campaigner Meg Mathews; Dr. Andrew Knight, a Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics and a European Veterinary Specialist in Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law; and Alex Bourke, author of the ‘Vegetarian Guides’ series.

 

Of her decision to stand as a candidate Meg Matthews says: “I’d like to see the …

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Tweet Storm! Get involved to raise awareness and funds for AWP

Tweet Storm! Get involved to raise awareness and funds for AWP

It’s two months until the European Elections, and AWP is asking for your support.

PLEASE JOIN IN THE ANIMAL WELFARE PARTY TWEET STORM TO RAISE VITAL ELECTION FUNDS

Between 11am and 12 midday UK time on Sunday 23rd March, we urge you to set aside an hour to take part in our Tweet Storm. You can copy and paste, as many times as you can, a selection of tweets that we have pre-prepared, all using the same hashtag. You can also write your own tweets using the …

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Happy animal-friendly Pancake Day

Happy animal-friendly Pancake Day

Tonight across the country there will be pancake parties, pancake races, pancake disasters…! (Or if you’re like me, you got your flabby pancake failures out of the way last night, perfected for today!)

The history of Shrove Tuesday is the ‘feast before the fast’, coming the day before Lent begins, in the Christian Calendar. The expression “Shrove Tuesday” comes from the word shrive, meaning “confess“. Shrove Tuesday is observed by many Christians, including Anglicans, Lutherans, Methodists and Roman Catholics.

The earliest records of pancakes appears in the …

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How EU taxpayers are funding the torture of bulls

How EU taxpayers are funding the torture of bulls

A few weeks ago our Spanish counterparts, PACMA, informed us of the sad news that ‘Torture del Toro de la Vega’ will remain a “Tourist Festival”. This is the decision made by the Tourism Council of the Junta de Castilla y León in answer to the demands of PACMA to withdraw the festival’s documentation. The council claims ‘the originality of the celebration, the popular tradition and cultural value’ are reasons for the festival to continue. PACMA says this is “another reflection of the level of …

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‘Don’t tell me that! I’ll never go to Nando’s again’

‘Don’t tell me that! I’ll never go to Nando’s again’

Animal Welfare Party Member and site content editor Alex Lockwood challenges the Radio 5 Live DJ and journalist Nicky Campbell on his response to hearing this morning that chickens are sociable, intelligent creatures. Members views are their own, and do not necessarily represent the views of the Animal Welfare Party.

Why did the chicken cross the road?

‘Don’t tell me that! I’ll never go to Nando’s again,’ said Nicky Campbell, Radio 5 Live DJ and animal lover this morning at around 7.56am. It was in response to …

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London: UK’s Animal Welfare Party perform celebratory conga dance outside Parliament to kick off 2014

London: UK’s Animal Welfare Party perform celebratory conga dance outside Parliament to kick off 2014

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Release Date: 01.01.14

London: UK’s Animal Welfare Party perform celebratory conga dance outside Parliament to kick off 2014, the year the party predicts history will be made for animals

Today, New Year’s Day, the Animal Welfare Party performed a celebratory conga dance outside Parliament to usher in 2014, the year the party predicts history will be made for animals when dedicated representatives are returned to the EU Parliament for the first time ever.

Despite heavy rain and winds and much to the amusement of New Year’s Day …

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Inspired by Animals in 2013: Day 12 – Badgers and Cows

Inspired by Animals in 2013: Day 12 – Badgers and Cows

Who are the animals that have most inspired people in 2013 to add their voices to the growing movement for animals? Today is the last in the series as AWP celebrates the causes, campaigns and characters that have been at the forefront of helping make history. Happy 2014 everyone, and let’s hope it is a year for animals. Please share far and wide.

Day 12: ‘Badger Jean’ & the Cow

No animal has inspired more people into action this year than the badger. The Queen guitarist Brian …

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Inspired by Animals in 2013: Day 11 – Esther the Wonder Pig

Inspired by Animals in 2013: Day 11 – Esther the Wonder Pig

Who are the animals that have most inspired people in 2013 to add their voices to the growing movement for animals? Leading up to the end of the year, AWP is celebrating the causes, campaigns and characters that have been at the forefront of helping make history for animals. Each day until the end of the year we’ll be focusing on another story. Please share far and wide.

Day 11: Esther the Wonder Pig

“Pigs are the most incredible, sensitive, and loving animals you’ll ever meet …

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Inspired by Animals in 2013: Day 10 – The Cirl Bunting

Inspired by Animals in 2013: Day 10 – The Cirl Bunting

Who are the animals that have most inspired people in 2013 to add their voices to the growing movement for animals? Leading up to the end of the year, AWP is celebrating the causes, campaigns and characters that have been at the forefront of helping make history for animals. Each day until the end of the year we’ll be focusing on another story. Please share far and wide.

Day 10: The Cirl Bunting

Not many of us outside the birdwatching community will know the cirl bunting. …

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