Foodies Stage

A string of soft acoustic instrumentals intertwined with standup comedy, food demos and theatrical plays; located next to the Vegan Food Village on Level 1 of Olympia West

hosted by vegan comic and presenter Mike Kelson

sponsored by Encona Sauces

Timetable

Saturday

12:00pm - 12:40pm

De Fuego

De Fuego is a award-winning Spanish guitar duo playing energetic instrumental flamenco and rumba-based music. With their fiery upbeat passionate sound and percussive guitar techniques[…]

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De Fuego

12:45pm - 1:00pm

Three short monologues looking at pets from an animal’s perspective

Mike Kelson, Anca Nana Vaida, Natasha Zierhofer

A pet parakeet contemplates the world outside his cage, the tale of an outspoken rabbit, and the musings of a[…]

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Mike Kelson

Anca Nana Vaida

Natasha Zierhofer

1:00pm - 1:15pm

Alasdair Beckett-King

Alasdair is a legendary comedian, in that there is little historical evidence that he exists. But he does exist. Leicester[…]

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Alasdair Beckett-King

1:15 - 1:45

Hey Sweetie!

Mellissa Morgan

The queen of cakes Ms. Cupcake, talks about all things sweet! Learn how you can use alternatives to refined sugars[…]

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Mellissa Morgan

2:00pm - 2:40pm

Andy Prince

Vegan for over 27 years, Andy Prince performs melodic neo-classical compositions on the Chapman Stick which is tuned to the[…]

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Andy Prince

2:45pm - 3:00pm

Short play about the reality of dairy farming from the cow’s perspective

Mike Kelson, Anca Nana Vaida, Natasha Zierhofer

Two cows have a field of succulent grass and humans to relieve them of their milk; what more could they[…]

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Mike Kelson

Anca Nana Vaida

Natasha Zierhofer

3:00pm - 3:15pm

Alasdair Beckett-King

Alasdair is a legendary comedian, in that there is little historical evidence that he exists. But he does exist. Leicester[…]

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Alasdair Beckett-King

3:15pm - 3:45pm

One Planet Pizza Master Class

Mike & Joe Hill

Mike and Joe Hill, father and son founders of the UKs leading vegan pizza company, show you how to make your own[…]

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Mike & Joe Hill

4:00pm - 4:45pm

David Camilli

Instrumental rock guitar duo from Italy. David Camilli is a classically trained guitarist from Milan who has performed as a[…]

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David Camilli

5:00 - 5:30

Peace on your Plate

Gavin Chappell-Bates & Giles Bryant, songwriters of 'Peace On Your Plate' are joined by a vegan backing band on their[…]

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Peace on your Plate

Sunday

12:00pm - 12:40pm

David Camilli

Instrumental rock guitar duo from Italy. David Camilli is a classically trained guitarist from Milan who has performed as a[…]

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David Camilli

12:45pm - 1:00pm

Three short monologues looking at pets from an animal’s perspective

Mike Kelson, Anca Nana Vaida, Natasha Zierhofer

A pet parakeet contemplates the world outside his cage, the tale of an outspoken rabbit, and the musings of a[…]

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Mike Kelson

Anca Nana Vaida

Natasha Zierhofer

1:00pm - 1:15pm

Dave Chawner

Dave's a number 1 best selling author, award-winning stand up, presenter and mental health campaigner. His recent book Weight Expectations became a[…]

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Dave Chawner

1:15pm - 1:45pm

Sunday brunch, french toast served with peanut butter, bananas .yoghurt and maple cream (100% vegan)

Paul Knapp

Paul Knapp is “The Firefighting Chef” and has been a firefighter for over 28 years in London and the west[…]

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Paul Knapp

2:00pm - 2:40pm

Mitchell & Vincent

Mitchell and Vincent are a duo from the West Country who play traditional tunes and songs from around the British[…]

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Mitchell & Vincent

2:45pm - 3:00pm

Short play about the reality of dairy farming from the cow’s perspective

Mike Kelson, Anca Nana Vaida, Natasha Zierhofer

Two cows have a field of succulent grass and humans to relieve them of their milk; what more could they[…]

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Mike Kelson

Anca Nana Vaida

Natasha Zierhofer

3:00pm - 3:15pm

Dave Chawner

Dave's a number 1 best selling author, award-winning stand up, presenter and mental health campaigner. His recent book Weight Expectations became a[…]

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Dave Chawner

3:15pm - 3:45pm

It's Just Food

Paul Knapp

‘The Firefighting Chef’ whizzes up accessible, quick and tasty dishes and is a regular contributor on Irish TV on Virgin[…]

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Paul Knapp