Auditorium

A selection of keynote speeches alongside interesting panels, the VegfestUK Awards Ceremony and a Vegan Bodybuilding competition; BSL interpretation available

Timetable

Saturday

12:00pm - 12:45pm

From Apathy To Activism

James Aspey

James will take you on his inspiring and entertaining journey going from someone who didn’t like animals at all to[…]

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James Aspey

1:00pm - 1:45pm

Easy Veganism panel - Vegan Athletes

Patrik Baboumian, Kate Strong, Christine Vardaros, Dave Sheahan

An interesting and dynamic panel of highly achieving vegan athletes will share their own experiences of staying on top of[…]

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Patrik Baboumian

Kate Strong

Christine Vardaros

Dave Sheahan

2:00pm - 2:45pm

VegfestUK Awards Ceremony

Entering its 10th year in 2017, the VegfestUK Awards celebrate the best that a vegan way of life offers in[…]

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3:00pm - 3:45pm

The Good Karma Diet: Dine Gently, Feel Amazing, Age in Slow Motion

Victoria Moran

Choosing vegan means doing the right thing for animals and the planet. Tweaking those choices to include the healthiest foods[…]

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Victoria Moran

4:00pm - 4:45pm

Fat Gay Vegan: Eat, Drink and Live Like You Give a Sh!t

Fat Gay Vegan

Sean O’Callaghan (Fat Gay Vegan) previews his book ‘Fat Gay Vegan: Eat, Drink and Live Like You Give a Sh!t’,[…]

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Fat Gay Vegan

5:00pm - 5:45pm

Vegan Bodybuilding competition

The event will be a single dumbbell shoulder press (15Kg males, 7Kg females). The event will be how many continuous[…]

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Sunday

11:00am - 11:45am

Are Humans Designed to Eat Meat?

Dr. Milton Mills

The major causes of death in Western countries are cardiovascular diseases and cancers. Abundant medical research linking these diseases to[…]

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Dr. Milton Mills

12:00pm - 12:45pm

Celebrity Vegan Quiz

Victoria Moran, Vegan Geezer, Tim Shieff

Be prepared for a fun-packed hour with some original, witty and unexpected answers to a series of everyday vegan questions[…]

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Victoria Moran

Vegan Geezer

Tim Shieff

1:00pm - 1:45pm

My strength is my compassion

Patrik Baboumian

The world’s strongest vegan on his journey to dispel the world’s most dangerous myth. Patrik Baboumian has written two books[…]

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Patrik Baboumian

2:00pm - 2:45pm

Easy Veganism panel - Health Professionals

Dr. Milton Mills, Yvonne Bishop-Weston, Dr. Tushar Mehta, Gareth Zeal

A panel of health experts will discuss some of the health benefits of a vegan lifestyle in this informal session.

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Dr. Milton Mills

Yvonne Bishop-Weston

Dr. Tushar Mehta

Gareth Zeal

3:00pm - 3:45pm

Managing Self Care While in Service to Others

Brenda Sanders

This keynote speech will address the needs of self-care, checking in, activist burnout, depression, and trauma management for activists who[…]

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Brenda Sanders

4:00pm - 4:45pm

Easy Veganism panel - Vegan Activists

James Aspey, Will Tuttle, Robert Grillo, Fat Gay Vegan, Fiona Oakes

A number of engaging and inspiring vegan activists will share with visitors their personal stories from their own chosen forms[…]

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James Aspey

Will Tuttle

Robert Grillo

Fat Gay Vegan

Fiona Oakes