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London Vegan Festival 2014 Speakers/ Workshops/ Performers and Activities Timetable


12 – 12.45

1   -   1. 50 

    2  -   2.50

3   -   3.50

  4   -    4.50

5   -    5.50

6   -    6.50

Room A
Downstairs in main building

Healthy chocolate that’s good for you!
Theresa Webb


Superfoods for super kids!
Theresa Webb

Veganism and anarchismGerard Bane

Learn about the threats facing the world’s oceans from the  fishing industry
Charlee Bennett
The Black Fish

My Book – Growl:
life lessons, hard truths and bold strategies from an animal advocate

Kim Stallwood

Animals Asia –special focus on bear bile farming and the current huge project, conversion of a bear bile farm into a sanctuary
Maren Dallmann

Raw Foodism 16 years on – what I have learnt about raw foodism in the UK
Gina Shaw 

Room B
Downstairs in main building

 12 – 12.50
Vegan Body Builders – diet and training to improve health , physique and physical performance
Alex Mitchell and Pete Ryan


1 – 1.30
Vegan performance poet and trumpet player
Philip Elston


Children’s art workshop – Create your own sea creature using a variety of items and recycled things
Claire Gilbert

Vegan Children/parentsmeet up/ support/

sharing ideas
Andy Barnes

How to ensure that your living space fully supports a sustainable vegan lifestyle

Sophie Christopher - Bowles. See Sophie on the Eco Architecture stall.

Afrikan Yoga Hudu (African Tai Chi) with Pablo Imani and Lenea Herew. Mats not needed.

Vegan Societies
Raising awareness and promtoting veganism in London

Committee room 1
Upstairs in opposite


Sea Shepherd -

Direct action
campaigns in the UK
Brendan Kelly


Try the vegan approach –

interested in becoming vegan? this workshop is for you

Chrissy Leyland

“How Special Branch spied on the animal rights movement”

AR spycatcher


Not only beagles: A talk on the Italian anti-vivisection movement veganism
Tino Verducci

Anti – Vivisection Coalition  -

Topical talk on animal research 
Andre  Menache
Sophie Kennerley

Vegan for the children – a practical talk on veganism for children and adults

Ethics, truth and Occam’s razor..

The New swiss Army Knife

Committee room 2
Upstairs in opposite building

Veganism in India – History, Opportunities and Challenges
Krishna Shastry



Ananda Marga - Short Meditation and talk on community projects in London and overseas by
Dada Jyotirupananda

Kiirtan - spiritual chanting that  purifies the mind and prepares it for meditation
Bratiisha Norman
and Meeta Lovage

Exhale Massage workshop

working in pairs  
wear loose clothing, bring water.

Genene Edwards

Plant based living foods for health and wellbeing

How to add to one’s present food lifestyle without making dramatic changes
Jill Swyers.

SPEAK – ten years of campaigning against horrific animal abuse at Oxford University
SPEAK Campaigns

Yehoeshahfaht Ben Israel

A return of the vegan culture and awareness set the tone for the consciousness and desire for health and life

Open Space



LUSH – bath bomb making workshop
Make a bath bomb to take home with LUSH

Children’s art workshop – with Alison
Make amazing patterns on paper using
dip dyed paper technique


12.00 – 12.30


Flashmob meditation  - Organised by Wake Up London

Room /

11.45 – 12.10

12.20 -12.45

12.55 – 1.25  

1.35 – 2.00

2.10  – 2.35  

  2.45 – 3.10

3.20 – 3.45

4.05  – 5.35

Small hall
Upstairs in main building

Unique style of contemporary folk

Lenea Herew-
Pablo Imani Multidisciplinary artist, Soul toning and African Hudo demonstration (African Tai Chi)

Martin Livewire and Ideal artist
Vegan hip hop

Love Revolution
Innovative mix of rock, 60’s pyschedelia and contemporary influences  

Andy Prince
Chapman stick player and versatile instrumentalist

Gareth Evans
Your taste in music will find something special in his music

 Helen Sewell
Weaves blues and Jazz chords into a folky mix of finger picking styles

Vegan Body Builders – Body weight push ups contest.
Visit Vegan Body Builders stall for info.

Small hall
Upstairs in main building

  5.50 – 6.30

6.50   – 8.20

Milda Bandzaite will  be signing her new book “ A RAT’S TALE” throughout the day in the main hall

Centre for Conscious Awareness – Music and short meditation.

Speed meeting
Facilitated  by Ian
Max 45 people
Over 16’sonly, Teens welcome ( to mingle with other teens) . Visit teen vegan stall for info.  


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