Variety of thought-provoking panels on a diverse range of topics, on top of the VegfestUK Awards Ceremony; located on Level 3 of Olympia Central



11:00 - 11:45

Panel: Why Rebel?

Roger Hallam, Daniel Kidby, Esther Solomon, Kim Stallwood

In October Animal Rebellion takes to the streets in partnership with Extinction Rebellion as part of a growing Movement of[…]

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Roger Hallam

Daniel Kidby

Esther Solomon

Kim Stallwood

12:00 - 12:45

Panel - First Time Rebels

Marina Patterson, Elizabeth Flynn

Animal Rebellion believes in the power of mass movements to protest against government and end all farming and fishing. In[…]

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Marina Patterson

Elizabeth Flynn

1:00 - 1:45

Film Screening - "Fiona Oakes for the Animals" + Q&A

Fiona Oakes, Karin Ridgers

Fiona Oakes for the Animals gives an insight into the inspirational story of Fiona Oakes: the fastest woman to run[…]

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Fiona Oakes

Karin Ridgers

2:00 - 2:45

VegfestUK Awards Ceremony

VegfestUK Awards

The VegfestUK Awards return for the 13th year running, with the aim of celebrating the best vegan products and projects[…]

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VegfestUK Awards

3:00 - 3:45

Karin's Celebrity Panel

Ksenia Lavrentieva, Lisa Gawthorne, Victoria Featherstone Pearce, Peter Egan, Adamski, Karin Ridgers

An informal and insightful chat about how and why vegan and much more. Find out about how our wonderful guests[…]

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Ksenia Lavrentieva

Lisa Gawthorne

Victoria Featherstone Pearce

Peter Egan


Karin Ridgers

4:00 - 4:45 Panel - Becoming a GameChanger

Nimai Delgado, Bianca Taylor, Stephen Coote

Nimai Delgado (prominently featured in The Game Changers movie), Bianca and Stephen will discuss a variety of topics including: The[…]

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Nimai Delgado

Bianca Taylor

Stephen Coote

Sunday - VGN Climate Summit

11:00am (BSL interpretation available)

The Earth is Burning - The Global Environmental Impact of Animal Agriculture

Dr. Tushar Mehta

We are exposed to increasing information about the environmental benefits of plant based foods, as well as contradictory messages. In[…]

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Dr. Tushar Mehta


Your Food, Your Clothes, Your Future

Joshua Katcher, Joseph Poore, Dr Bronner's

The IPCC report that was leaked in August indicates that transitioning to a plant based diet is integral to saving[…]

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Joshua Katcher

Joseph Poore

Dr Bronner's


Climate Anxiety and Climate Despair

Polly Teale, Emma Lawrence, Robert Tollemache

Climate anxiety is spreading and beginning to permeate therapists’ consulting rooms. Many of climate change’s earliest alarm-ringers, those such as[…]

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Polly Teale

Emma Lawrence

Robert Tollemache


Moving to a plant-based food system: What do the experts say?

Dr Helen Harwatt, Joseph Poore

A number of influential studies suggest we need to move to a plant-based food system to tackle climate change. We[…]

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Dr Helen Harwatt

Joseph Poore


Animal Rebellion

Daniel Kidby, Mark Westcombe, Esther Solomon

Can Animal Rebellion be the link that bridges the gap between the animal rights movement and the movement for climate[…]

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Daniel Kidby

Mark Westcombe

Esther Solomon


Planet Vegan

Planet Vegan is a 5-part documentary series taking a deep dive into the fastest growing social justice movement of the[…]

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