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4th International Vegetarian Congress
London, England, 1897

Pre-Congress notes from the Vegetarian Messenger (Manchester):

April 1897, p.142:

International Vegetarian Congress. - In honour of the Jubilee of the Vegetarian Society, a grand International Vegetarian Congress will be held in London, from August 2nd to 7th. The programme will include public meetings in London, a concert and conversazione, dinner to delegates, visits to places of interest, a reception and garden party by the president (Mr. A. F. Hills) at his country seat, a conference, with vegetarian exhibits, and a grand dinner at Crystal Palace. All who can help by contributing papers to the Congress, by exhibiting vegetarian foods or manufactures or in any other way, are requested to communicate with Mr. Josiah Oldfield, Memorial Hall, 16, Farringdon Street, London, E.C.