EVENT PROGRAMME FOR THE IRISH VEGAN FESTIVAL

VIP and Disabled Entry from 10am.
Standard entry from 10.30am
Prepaid ticket queue and turn-up-on-the-door queue

The HARE KRISHNAs of Belfast who will be delivering uplifting chants. We encourage you to join in!

Cooking demos throughout the day

11:00am – 11:50am How to Reduce Your Stress Naturally and Vegan Energy boosters by Dominica Roszko A talk about ways that people can stay energised, happy and healthy throughout the day with natural foods.

12.00pm – 13:00pm Alex Lockwood – Author, Marathon Runner and Animal Activist – How to Turn a Man Vegan in 45 Mins
Less than a third of vegans are men, while many of the biggest health problems and social factors affecting men’s lives can be significantly improved by moving to a plant-based diet. Join Dr Alex Lockwood (vegan studies scholar and author of The Pig in Thin Air) for a lively, non-judgemental presentation and interactive debate drawing on his recent research interviews with actors, sports stars and normal blokes, that explores the links between masculinity and health, men’s lives and the future of our planet, all in 45 minutes.

13:00pm – 14:00pm Sea Shepherd – Sea Shepherd UK is a registered marine conservation charity whose mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter of wildlife around the UK’s coastline.ne and across the world’s oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species.

14:00pm – 15:00pm ‘Why vegan’ Ethical, Environmental and Health – Cliff Grant Focusing on ethics, nutrition and health and the harm caused by the meat and dairy industry and common misconceptions with regards to a healthy diet and nutritional requirements.

15:00pm – 16:00pm DxE – DxE Northern Ireland Direct Action Everywhere community and I will be presenting the evidence that supports why non-violent direct action is effective as well as discussing DxE’s 3-pronged approach; protest, open rescue and community building.

16:00pm – 17:00pm The tale of the Little Red Spot – Richard Deboo Veganism on the scale of universes