Event moved to Central Hall Level 1 & 3 at Olympia, website live in February
Big thanks to the Lifefood team for their generous support of VegfestUK 2015 :)
BOGOF until Feb 28th 2015, BOGOHP until Mar 21st 2015; pay-on-gate options also available
Massive interest in vegan lifestyle as we approach 70th year of veganism
2015 dates and venue TBC
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Marathon Runner and Animal Carer
Vegan all her adult life, Fiona is passionate about animals and works incredibly hard to care for all the rescues in her care on her own with her partner Martin’s help at the weekends. Whilst her Sanctuary (Tower Hill Stables Animal Sanctuary) deals with the symptoms of abuse and exploitation, Fiona has created The Fiona Oakes Foundation to strike at the root cause of what she believes is the biggest single issue facing the world in which we live – sustainability.
At the heart of this issue lays the human diet – the ramifications of which are far reaching and have a huge negative impact on the environment and human health.
Fiona is positioning herself as a role model for the mainstream – the world is littered with fad and celebrity role models with whom the public have no ability to connect as their wealth and in many cases birth right facilitate what is an unachievable lifestyle for the vast majority. Fiona has no privilege; the daughter of a striking minor and whose mother was a nurse, she has had to make her own way in this world. With a debilitating illness at 17 resulting in the loss of a knee cap and a knee replacement it is perhaps with some irony that we now find that 30 years later she holds no less than THREE Marathon World Records. This coupled with her effective live long vegan diet is absolute proof positive that the body can get all it needs from a plant based lifestyle which will need to become mainstream if we are to salvage the environment as well as bring to an end the suffering, misery and slaughter faced by billions of animals every year.