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We're being inspired by Catfest London in #CraftInTheCity and making some Cat-cus plant pots inspired by the festival!


Address: 29–32 The Oval, London E2 9DT
Phone: 020 7183 4422
Website: http://www.catfestlondon.com/

When we heard that Catfest, a festival about cats and pop culture was coming to London, we knew we had to check it out.

The sold out festival took place at the very cool Oval Space near Cambridge Heath and Bethnal Green.

The main hall featured stalls selling everything a cat lady could need from toys, feeders and pet food to art, books and human accessories.

With our cat, Bobbin's birthday just around the corner, we couldn't resist stopping off at Cheshire & Wain to get her a gorgeous new collar embossed with her name.

The finished collar looked gorgeous and came in a caviar tin.

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There was a gallery of cat art with feline takes on classic works such as melting Dali cats and a vase of Vincent van Gogh flowers being munched by a kitty.

On the main stage, guests could watch talks from cat experts including Dr Jeremy Campbell from the London Cat Clinic and author, Britt Collins discussing her new book Strays.

There was a vegan street food market for the humans with cat themed-cocktails, sweet treats and meat-free dishes.


We tucked into some vegan bao buns from Eat Chay which were delicious.

The Adoption Centre was the biggest attraction featuring real life cats to adopt alongside some famous names.

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The biggest feline celebrity was Street Cat Bob, made famous by his books and movie.

Do you know somewhere awesome, quirky or inspiring we should visit? Send us a message!




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