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Where to buy the best vegan brownies? Right here…

Where to buy the best vegan brownies? Right here...

Upcoming Events & Markets

We do love a good market – it’s where Dark Matters began. Face-to-face, chatting chocolate on the stall with all of you gorgeous customers, traders and event organisers. So we’re happy to say our diary is crammed full with the best markets and events over the next few months. If you’d like to come and say hey, grab a gift or treat yourself to a fudgy vegan brownie or three, here’s where you can find us over the next few weeks…

Dark Matters - Vegan Brownies - Events & Markets

Saturday 25th September – eat:Weston-super-Mare
The Italian Gardens, Weston-super-Mare
10am-4pm

Sunday 26th September – eat:Tiverton
Tiverton town centre
10am-4pm

Saturday 2nd October – Watford Vegan Festival
The Grange Academy, Watford
10.30am-4.30pm

Sunday 3rd October – The Frome Independent
Frome town centre
10am-3pm

Saturday 9th October – Bournemouth Vegan Festival
Citygate Events Ltd, Bournemouth
10.30am-4.30pm

Saturday 16th October – eat:Teignmouth
The Triangles, Teignmouth
10am-4pm

Saturday 23rd October – eat:Burnham-on-Sea
Burnham-on-Sea town centre
10am-4pm

Saturday 6th November – Bath Vegan Festival
Bath Pavilion, Bath
10.30am-4.30pm

Sunday 7th November – The Frome Independent
Frome town centre
10am-3pm

Sunday 14th November – Great Yorkshire Vegan Market
Leeds Kirkgate Market, Leeds
10am-4pm

Sunday 21st November – Newbury Vegan Market
Market Place, Newbury
10am-3pm

Saturday 27th November – eat:Taunton
Hammet Street & East Street, Taunton
10am-4pm

Saturday 4th December – eat:Nailsea
Nailsea town centre
10am-4pm

Sunday 5th December – Gloucester Vegan Christmas Market
Gloucester Blackfriars, Gloucester
10am-3pm

Sunday 5th December – The Frome Independent
Frome town centre
10am-3pm

Saturday 11th December – eat:Yeovil
Yeovil town centre
10am-4pm

Sunday 12th December – eat:Weston-super-Mare
Winter Gardens, Weston-super-Mare
10am-4pm

We’re adding events all the time, so keep an eye on our Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for market announcements – plus the odd special offer, and plenty of drool-worthy brownie pics that your timeline is definitely craving.

Order Online

And, of course, we can always deliver your vegan brownie fix if you place an order for brownies by post in our online shop!

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Vegan Markets Double Whammy: Plymouth & Tewkesbury

Dark Matters Vegan Brownies - Plymouth Vegan Festival & Tewkesbury Vegan Fair

Plymouth Vegan Festival & Tewkesbury Vegan Fair

We love taking part in vegan events – it’s the main thing that runs right through our business. All of our products are 100% vegan friendly, 100% zero palm on and 100% delicious. At vegan events we get to schmooze with lots of like minded people, and we absolutely love bringing them a hefty chunk of fudgy brownie to their day!

So it’s no surprise that we’re super hyped for a weekend FULL of vegan events, starting off in Devon.

Dark Matters @ Plymouth Vegan Festival

We’re heading even more south and even more west for Plymouth Vegan Festival, and we can’t ruddy wait.

Taking place at Plymouth Guildhall on Saturday 11th September, the venue will be stuffed chockablock with vegan traders. More than 40 stalls will line the hall, with doors opening at 10.30am until shut down at 4.30pm.

Standard tickets are just £4, and once you’re in you’ll be surrounded by a butt load of vegan companies flogging their wares. Come on down and get your vegan jewellery, clothes, cheese, skincare – and, of course, BROWNIES.

Dark Matters @ Tewkesbury Vegan Fair

Then on Sunday 12th September, we’re whizzing back up the M5 all the way to Tewkesbury for Tewkesbury Vegan Fair!  

Tickets are just £2 – bargain! We’ll be flogging our wares (mainly brownies tbh) in Watson Hall from 11am to 4pm. 

There’ll be vegan jewellery, clothes, cheese, skincare – and, of course, BROWNIES.

As always, bring along a container for your brownies to any of our markets and we’ll knock 50p off your total. All of our packaging is sustainable, but you know what’s more sustainable? BYOB (bring your own box/bag).

If you can’t wait that long, don’t worry – we got you. Check out our online shop where you can order brownies 24/7 and we’ll get them shipped right to your door.

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Best gifts for vegans? Brownies, hot chocolate & balls – oh my!

Best gifts for vegans - brownies, truffles & hot chocolate

Best gifts for vegans

If you’re wondering what gift to buy for your vegan foodie friend, don’t worry – we’ve got you covered with our decadent, chocolatey presents – made fresh to deliver all over the UK. It’s not just brownies on offer, oh no! Here are a few of our best gifts for vegans – and non-vegans too.

We may be biased, but who (vegan or not) wouldn’t love to get stuck into a rich, fudgy treat that’s been made with the best ingredients and absolutely zero palm oil?

Maybe you’re making a gift basket, or looking for the perfect treat for a friend. Maybe you want to treat yourself – we’re totally here for it.

Vegan S’Mores Brookie

Vegan S'Mores Brookie
Vegan S’Mores Brookie

We perfected our vegan brownie/cookie hybrid just a few years ago, but they have been a best-seller ever since. 

We make a layer of vegan cookie base, with the perfect amount of chew. Then a thick, chunky layer of double chocolate chip brownie. All topped off with a generous sprinkling of Dandies plant based marshmallows.

Luxury Vegan Hot Chocolate & Marshmallows

Luxury Vegan Hot Chocolate & Marshmallows
Luxury Vegan Hot Chocolate & Marshmallows

A decadent addition to any vegan gift basket, or a delicious treat on its own. There’s a chill in the air, and we all know the best way to combat it: a steaming cup of luxury hot chocolate topped with Dandies plant based marshmallows.

We’ve perfected our own secret Dark Matters blend of hot chocolate, ready for you to mix with a milk of your choice. The result is a thick, chocolatey mug of cockle-warming goodness.

Vegan Salted Caramel Truffle Balls

Vegan Salted Caramel Truffle Balls
Vegan Salted Caramel Truffle Balls

Now these are just *chef’s kiss* perfection. The perfect chocolatey gift – but let’s be real, also a great gift from you to you. Bigger and chunkier than a little, single chocolate. Slightly less hefty than a whole brownie – unless you eat the whole bag, and why not?

We take our OG Salted Caramel Brownie, add an extra generous helping of settled caramel and ganache (all vegan, obvs). Then dip that in a vat of tempered chocolate. The result is… I mean just try for yourself, you will not regret it.

Dark Matters Vegan Brownies – Online Store

Have a nose round our online shop! We bake all our brownies (and other chocolatey treats) in small batches, made to order. So you’ll get the freshest, fudgiest brownies around. We offer delivery throughout the UK.

We are a 100% vegan company established in 2013 and are proudly palm oil free. We use ethically sourced ingredients and use beautiful yet sustainable packaging.

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Vegan Brownies incoming at eat:Wellington and Frome Independent Market

Dark Matters - Vegan Brownies - Eat Wellington - Frome Independent Market

We are hitting the South West big time next weekend, baking a big ol’ batch of vegan brownies for a double whammy of events. Find us at eat:Wellington on Saturday 4th September, and Frome Independent Market on Sunday 5th. If you can’t make it to the markets – fear not! Place your order in our online shop for delivery all over the UK.

We’ll have Brookies, vegan marshmallows, salted caramel, peanuts, coffee, pecans and so much more, all baked into decadent vegan brownies using 70% Fairtrade dark chocolate and absolutely zero palm oil.

BYOB – bring your own box/bag! As always, we’ll give you 50p off your total if you bring your own container for your brownies. If you don’t have a bag or box, it’s all good – we’re proud to say that all of our packaging is plastic free.

We’re setting up shop from 10am on Saturday 4th for eat:Wellington. If you’ve been before, you’ll see that there’s a slightly different layout this time, making adjustments for social distancing. But we shouldn’t be too hard to find – hopefully your brownie senses will be tingling.

Wellington Fun Fact: The Iron Duke pub in Wellington is home to Gemma’s favourite pub toilet. “It’s the best toilet that I’ve ever been in in my life”, said the brownie queen – and you could tell she really meant it.

Although we don’t condone spending money in a Weatherspoons, we do suggest popping in to spend a penny. Every time Gemma’s in town she makes a special trip to the toilet that won Loo of the Year!

Then we’re off to FROME.

It’s finally happening – Frome Independent Market is back for its first big event since March 2020.

There’s been a big Frome shaped hole in our diary for the past year and a half. We did manage to get a little Frome fix when we traded at the night market not so long ago, but now it’s time for the main event!

We’ve been trading at Frome since the very early days of Dark Matters, and we’ve loved each and every market – only ever missing out on one event since we started. We love supporting other local, independent businesses, and this really is the best place to do just that.

There are way too many amazing little businesses trading in Frome to be able to mention them all, but we’re really looking forward to seeing Wolfe Academy sustainable clothing, Dakota Rae Dust jewellery, and as always lunch will be provided by Jacob’s Finest Vegan Falafel.