VegfestUK London 2022: Show Guide

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November 12th & 13th | Olympia GRAND

100+ Talks 200+ exhibitors 12 vegan caterers

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November 11th & 12th | Olympia GRAND

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ello, and a warm welcome to VegfestUK London at Olympia Grand this autumn – the UK’s biggest indoor vegan exhibition of the year opens its doors to the public on November 12th at 10am again after an enforced 3 year absence, and we can’t wait to welcome you to the show.

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The event is packed with the best in plant based living including over 200 exhibitors, over 100 talks and demos and some fabulous entertainment and artistic accomplishment to enhance what is already a most fabulous day out for the whole family. Whether you’re new to plant based living, curious about the many benefits of the lifestyle, newly vegan or already a seasoned vegan, you’ll find plenty on offer at VegfestUK and the many features at the show. 2022 hasn’t been an easy year for any of us, but we’re thrilled to be bringing you not only a fantastic event for 2022 but proud to announce two events for 2023 – Vegan Life Live returns to Alexandra Palace on June 24th & 25th under our management in conjunction with Prime Impact, and VegfestUK London returns to Olympia Grand on November 11th & 12th 2023. Happy days ! - The VegfestUK Team

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COP27 CONFERENCE: Collaborating on Positions

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elcome to our COP 27 Conference focusing on solutions to climate change that specifically address the impact of animal agriculture. For too long this aspect has been ignored, and is unlikely to be on the agenda for the COP27 Conference taking place in Egypt. Step forward a number of fantastic organisations and individuals to present a series of solutions to climate change impact caused by animal agriculture.

SATURDAY 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00

“Climate Change: The Livestock Connection” by Dr Andrew Knight

15:00

“Transforming our food system: A framework of ‘inclusive responsibility’” by Laila Kassam

16:00

“Plant-based Solutions for the Planet” by Marisa Heath

“Advocate for a Plant Based Treaty” by Lea Goodett “The Missing Link To Hit Net Zero” by Klaus Mitchell “The Home Grown Vegan Revolution” by Tim Newthorpe

SUNDAY 11:00 12:00 13:00

“The final death project and what to do about it” by Roger Hallam

14:00

“Viva! Farming: Vegan farming for a healthy planet and turning farmers into allies for animal justice” by Kerri Waters

15:00

“Plant-Based Universities: End The Climate Crisis!” by Nathan McGovern

“Plant Based Future” by Rose Patterson & Ben Newman “Farming for the Planet” by Dan Graham & Ian Tolhurst

For speakers biographies & all talk and panel descriptions, scan this QR code.



INTRODUCTION TO PLANT-BASED LIFESTYLES SATURDAY 11:00

“The Plant-Based Nutrition: How it’s going to change your life” by Olivier Mankondo

12:00

“An introduction to easy and enjoyable plant-based eating” by Vanessa Sturman

13:00

“6 Steps to Going Vegan” by Rob Masterson

14:00

“Plant Power Workshop” by Heather Drummond

15:00

“An Introduction to Plant-Based Diets” with Rohini Bajekal, Pia Werzinger, Tod Bradbury & Hannah Coyne. Hosted by Vanessa Sturman

16:00

“Should Cats and Dogs go Vegan?” by Andrew Knight

SUNDAY 11:00

“Change the world with your wardrobe” by Sascha Camilli

12:00

“Inspiring Chefs” by Rupert Worden & Lisa Hinze

13:00

“An introduction to easy and enjoyable plant-based eating” by Vanessa Sturman

14:00

“Parallels in vegan dog nutrition compared to human health on a vegan diet” by Dr. Arielle Griffiths

15:00

“‘I Could Never Go Vegan’ - a discussion with the filmmakers and stars of the documentary” by Tom Pickering

For speakers biographies & all talk and panel descriptions, scan this QR code.



Campaigning for animals SATURDAY 11:00

“The Activist’s Journey: How To Find Your Place In The Animal Freedom Movement” by Dilan Fernando

12:00

“How to build a mass movement for Animal Freedom” by Laila Kassam

13:00

“Be AnimalKind” by Hannah Coyne

14:00

“Our choices and their impact on free-living animals” by Jamshed

15:00

“New approach methodologies – the future of science” by Jessamy Korotoga

16:00

“Love, Resistance and a Plant Based Future” by Orla Coghlan & Rosa Sharkey

SUNDAY 12:00

“The best animal welfare in the world” by Annie Hagglund

13:00

“How to justify not eating animals: a masterclass” by Rory Cockshaw

14:00

“Back to basics. And other useful ideas” by Berty Justice

For speakers biographies & all talk and panel descriptions, scan this QR code.


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WRITER’S CORNER SATURDAY 11:00

“Taking Note - The Undocumented History Of Animal Rights & Music” by Chris Hines

12:00 13:00

“Stop fitting in when you were born to stand out” by Mitali Deypurkaystha

14:00

“A “bible for the animal advocacy movement” – the Routledge Handbook of Animal Welfare” by Andrew Knight

14:30

“Living PCOS Free – Healing Symptoms of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) with a Healthy Plant-Based Lifestyle” by Rohini Bajekal

15:00

“The Future of Veganism” with Todd Sinclair

16:00

“How to Argue with Vegans – an analytical framework of anti-vegan arguments” by Benny Malone

Workshop: “Real-life Scenarios” by Emilia A. Leese

SUNDAY 11:00 11:30

“Re-wilding forests; re-wilding ourselves” by Emilia A. Leese

12:00

“Hunting – a guide for anti-hunt and animal rights activists” by Lynn Sawyer

12:30

“Waste-free vegan compleating” by Ellen Tout

13:00

“Ethical Vegan: A Personal and Political Journey to Change the World” by Jordi Casamitjana

14:00

“Plant Power Workshop” by Heather Drummond

15:00

“Vegans Deserve Better Than A Fruit Salad” by Danielle Maupertuis

“Trying to Make Vegan Gardening Popular” by Matthew Appleby

For speakers biographies & all talk and panel descriptions, scan this QR code.



COMEDY

SATURDAY 16:30

Stand-up Comedy with Andrew O’Neill & Ishi Khan

SUNDAY 15:30

Stand-up Comedy with Carl Donnelly & Dave Chawner

Hosted by Mike Kelson in the Writer’s Corner each afternoon!

Andrew O’Neill

ISHI KHAN

DAVE CHAWNER

CARL DONNELLY



Vegan Business Tribe Live SATURDAY 11:00

“Workshop: How to start a vegan business” by David Pannell

12:00

“Finding investment & scaling up your vegan business” with Mike Hill, Esther Pearson & Steve Swindon

13:00

“The next big trends in vegan and plant-based” by Louisianna Waring

14:00

“How to get your vegan business in the news” by Caroline Burgess-Pike

15:00

“Green finance: putting your money where your heart is, hosted by Vegan Accountants” with Keith Lesser, Jai Street, Claire Smith & Dan Sherrard-Smith

16:00

“How to get people to buy from vegan & ethical companies” with Claire Michalski, Vic Wood, Kelly Vowels, Dean Graver & Louise Simpson

SUNDAY 11:00

“How to find more customers for your vegan business” by David Pannell

12:00

“How to write & publish your vegan book” with Mitali Deypurkaystha, Todd Sinclair & Ray Star

13:00

“How to have a successful vegan podcast” with Jim Moore, Jake Yapp, Molly Pickering & Holly Johnson

14:00

“So you want to run an animal sanctuary?” with Susan Joyce, Wenda Shehata & Lisa Sherwani

15:00

“Making your vegan business more financially efficient” by Keith Lesser

16:00

“Drop-in vegan business clinic” with David Pannell, Keith Lesser & Lisa Fox

For speakers biographies & all talk and panel descriptions, scan this QR code.


NUTRITION SATURDAY 11:00

“Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic” by Dr Shireen Kassam MBBS, PhD, FRCPath, dipIBLM

12:00

“Vegan diets, Lifestyle and Cardiovascular Disease” by Dr Sundhya Raman

13:00

“Micronutrients in Health and Disease” by Adigo Atabo

14:00

“Eating your Way to Happiness” by Dr Maria Aguirregomozcorta

15:00

“From Fussy Eater to Food Explorer - Usualising and celebrating a plant-based diet with young people” by Joseph Lindo-Davies

16:00

“Key Dietary Concerns for Vegans” with Elena Holmes, Soraya Pineda, Julie Stewart & Dr Sue Kenneally

SUNDAY 11:00

“Who is Health & Holistics?” by Rome Haghighat

12:00

“The Body’s Ability to Function” by Charles Roswess

13:00

“Natural Ways To Boost Your Energy With Plants And Mushrooms” by Juliette Bryant

14:00

“Plant-Based Foods of the Future” by Jill Swyers

15:00

“Vegan nutrition mythbusting” by Chantal Tomlinson

For speakers biographies & all talk and panel descriptions, scan this QR code.




FITNESS SATURDAY 11:00 12:00 13:00

“Using Sport as a Platform for Positive Change” by Kate Strong

14:00

“Plant Powered Progress – Achieving Success on a Plant Based Diet” with Kate Strong, Etienne Stott MBE, Dan Tipney & Laura Baldwin

“Being a Plant Based Athlete for Beginners” by Gareth Langford “Lift your game with top health tips from a Pro Cyclist” by Christine Vardaros

SUNDAY 11:00

“Normalising Veganism through Rugby” by Brendon Bale of Green Gazelles Rugby Club

12:00

“Powered by Plants - practical advice for vegan athletes” by Leila Dehghan

13:00

“Plant Based Nutrition and Optimum Performance for Champions” by Gareth Langford, Harlem Eubank, Sean Carroll & Lauryn Davey

14:00

“Optimising Plant-based/ Vegan diets for Athletes and Muscle Building” by Minil Patel

For speakers biographies & talk descriptions, scan this QR code.


fLOOR PLAN - BALCONY Check out the Balcony floor plan below, and the Ground Floor floor plan on the next pages to find where the talks areas and stalls are! With stalls upstairs as well as the COP27 Conference, along with the related areas ‘Writers Corner’, ‘Introduction to Plant Based Lifestyles’, ‘Campaigning for Animals’ and the ‘Vegan Kids Zone’, there’s plenty to see and do!

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fLOOR PLAN - Ground Floor

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VEGAN KIDS ZONE SATURDAY 11:00

“Protest signs supported by VIVA!” A chance to design and make your own protest sign.

12:00

“Vegan Kids Tasting Table” Come and enjoy a sample from your favourite vegan brands.

14:00

“Why am I vegan? Workshop” Join us for an interactive open floor session all about why you’re vegan, you can share your story or read a poem, or sing a song about why you’re a vegan. You don’t have to take part, you can also come along and listen.

15:00

“Giant Artwork Workshop” Join in our giant artwork, add your mark, with a message, picture or drawing.

16:00

“Story Corner” Come and read a book in our story corner. Drop in all weekend to share a story or play a game in our cosy corner.

SUNDAY 11:00

“Protest signs supported by VIVA!” A chance to design and make your own protest sign.

12:00

“Fun with Fruits” Come and make a fruit animal, the only way to eat an animal!

14:00

“Talent Show” Come along to our talent show, whatever your talent we’d love to see it!

15:00

Storytelling with Emma from Catch Creative

For speakers biographies & all talk and panel descriptions, scan this QR code.



COOKERY CLASSES SATURDAY 11:00

“Fermentation” by Edward Daniel

12:00

“High protein plant-based meals” by Vivo Life’s Jamie Beaton

13:00

“No Fish’ Two Ways!” by Rupert Worden & Lisa Hinze

14:00

“Low-Impact Cooking and Eating with The Sustainable Chef” by Andy Oakey, the Sustainable Chef

15:00

“Vegan buffet food ideas” by Oliver Bragg

SUNDAY 11:00

“Taste + Create – Artistic Tea Blending” by George Dunkerton

12:00

“Nut Milks and Energy Balls” by Edward Daniel

13:00

“Gut Healthy in Seconds” by Dr Sunni Patel

14:00

“Granddad’s New Year Watch” by Danielle Maupertuis

15:00

“‘From Russia to Yemen” by Karyn Aviani

For speakers biographies & all talk and panel descriptions, scan this QR code.


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V for LIFE SATURDAY 11:00

“VfL film shorts: Meat-free 101 ‘taster’” by Amanda Woodvine

12:00

“High calorie, high protein options” by Oliver Bragg

13:00

“Younger vegan, older vegan – a conversation” with Tony Wardle, John ‘Maz’ Marriott & Nathan McGovern

14:00

“We need to talk about Len Till: Developing a movement that is inclusive to older vegans” by Amanda Woodvine

15:00

“The over-50s guide to starting and thriving on a plant-based diet” by Rita Castanhito

16:00

“Fancy a brew? Meet like-minded souls for a natter” by Amanda Woodvine

SUNDAY 11:00 12:00

“VfL film shorts: Meat-free 101 ‘taster’” by Amanda Woodvine

13:00

“Getting healthier, fitter, stronger, happier – whatever your age” by Jane Thurnell-Read

14:00

“Staying veg*n for life” by Moussa Haddad

15:00

“Vitality boosting simple salads” by Oliver Bragg

16:00

“Fancy a brew? Meet like-minded souls for a natter” by Amanda Woodvine

“Super sushi” by Oliver Bragg

For speakers biographies & all talk and panel descriptions, scan this QR code.



Plant powered Planet SATURDAY 11:00

“An interview with Paul Kerton aka Hench Herbivore & Gemma Nichols” with Karin Ridgers

12:00

“An interview with Bake-Off legend Freya Cox” with Karin Ridgers

13:00

“Food For Thought” by Dan Richardson

14:00

“Here’s Johnny! Meet Johnny Meatless: Content Creator, plantboii and Chef” by Johnny Meatless

15:00

“Karin Ridgers interviews Mitali, The Vegan Publisher” with Karin Ridgers & Mitali Deypurkaystha

16:00 17:00 17:30

“Being a vegan” by Tom Ward “An interview with Victoria Featherstone Pearce” with Karin Ridgers “VegfestUK Awards 2022” with Tim Barford & Karin Ridgers

SUNDAY 11:00

“A chat with The Vegan Wedding Show founders” with Cyntha & Tanya Marie & Karin Ridgers

12:00

“Producing a vegan TV series” with Kirly-Sue & Karin Ridgers

13:00

“A day in the life of the world’s only charity that supports the older vegans” with Amanda Woodvine, Ollie Bragg & Karin Ridgers

14:00

“Activism comes in many shapes and forms” by Lorri Delahunty

15:00

“‘An interview with Wendy Turner-Webster” with Karin Ridgers

For speakers biographies & all talk and panel descriptions, scan this QR code.


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