The Vegan Academy

A diverse number of topics surrounding the whole vegan ethos will be explored in this section. Located in the Lansdown Suites - running till 6pm on both days

Timetable

Saturday

12:00pm

Self Defence

Omowale Adewale, Nadia Muyeeb

Nadia will be doing mitt-work with Omowale holding and hitting, and will also be illustrating self defence techniques. Nadia will[…]

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Omowale Adewale

Nadia Muyeeb

1:00pm

Is Veganism A White Thing?

Christopher-Sebastian McJetters

Examining how the mainstream framing of veganism and animal rights makes people continually ask this question, why veganism and animal[…]

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Christopher-Sebastian McJetters

2:00pm

The Vegan Approach

Rob Masterson

Are you thinking about going vegan? Have you tried being vegan before but come across some challenges? Are you a[…]

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Rob Masterson

3:00pm

How you can use your position to become a positive role model for veganism

Anneka Svenska, Annie Connolly, Heidi Mumford-Yeo, Dan Richardson

Media savvy vegans ‘Angels for the Innocent Foundation’ are bringing a supersonic, celebrity panel to VegfestUK to talk about how[…]

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Anneka Svenska

Annie Connolly

Heidi Mumford-Yeo

Dan Richardson

4:00pm

Question Time with Kerry McCarthy & Thangam Debbonaire

Kerry McCarthy MP, Thangam Debbonaire, Tim Barford

Question Time with Kerry McCarthy & Thangam Debbonaire, hosted by VegfestUK’s Tim Barford.

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Kerry McCarthy MP

Thangam Debbonaire

Tim Barford

5:00pm

Veganism On The Map - How Do We Best Represent It?

Vegan Geezer

Exploring how veganism has become established within the mainstream, how it is viewed by others, and the different forms of[…]

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Vegan Geezer

Sunday

12:00pm

Question Time with Darren Jones MP & Dale Vince

Darren Jones MP, Dale Vince, Tim Barford

Question Time with Darren Jones MP & Dale Vince from Ecotricity, hosted by VegfestUK’s Tim Barford.

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Darren Jones MP

Dale Vince

Tim Barford

1:00pm

Media Literacy for Animal Rights

Christopher-Sebastian McJetters

Participants will observe examples of veganism and anti-speciesism in classic and modern literature, television, and film; learn how to interpret[…]

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Christopher-Sebastian McJetters

2:00pm

Life Of Being Vegan

Daniel Edozie

The moment I decided to become vegan, I had no clue what I was getting ready to put myself through.[…]

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Daniel Edozie

3:00pm

How I Healed My Eating Disorder Using My Vegan Mindset

Vegan Chef Day

After years of struggling with emotional battles around food Chef Day went on a three year journey to discover how[…]

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Vegan Chef Day

4:00pm

Vegan Dilemmas - a discussion on dilemmas and tricky issues for new and longer term vegans

Martin Fodor

When we become vegan, and as we continue with a vegan lifestyle we encounter a series of challenges and dilemmas. […]

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Martin Fodor

5:00pm

Veganism is WIN, WIN, WIN – Win for the Animals, Win for the Planet, Win for our Health

Mick Walker

The cruel exploitation of animals is entirely unacceptable. Animal agriculture is the No 1 cause of environmental degradation and the[…]

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Mick Walker