Programme for the day on Saturday 5th May 2018
GREAT CAMPAIGN TALKS AT THE NORTH EAST VEGAN FESTIVAL
GATESHEAD INTERNATIONAL STADIUM SAT 5TH MAY 2018 10.30-5
TICKETS IN ADVANCE OR ON THE DOOR £3
Hospitality Room 1:
11.:00am TO THE MOON AND BACK: A brilliant insight into Animals Asia work at the sanctuaries
12:00noon VEGAN GEEZER VEGANISM ON THE MAP, HOW DO WE BEST REPRESENT IT?
Exploring how veganism has become established within the mainstream, how it is viewed by others, and the different forms of advocacy/activism we are choosing to use and what can be strategically more effective
London Dad and Vegan YouTube advocate Bob Love AKA Vegan Geezer has been speaking around the UK and Europe for the past 2 years at schools and festivals, where he has been educating people about veganism and positively promoting vegan advocacy/activism respectively. He also uses his time to create educational, informative and inspirational videos via his YouTube channel, which include family vlogs, street interviews, speeches, spoken word poetry, lifestyle videos, food, vegan tips and more.
1:30pm Pacari Chocolate Demo AN AWESOME CHOCOLATE WORKSHOP!!
“Dark chocolate tasting workshop with Pacari Chocolates”
Participate in an interactive workshop about the truth behind chocolate and learn new facts about the origin and history of cacao while getting the chance to taste 4 different award winning Pacari organic dark chocolate bars (60% and above), For more information visit www.pacarichocolates.uk
Workshop Presenter: Juan Andres Santelices (Director) Pacari Chocolates
Pacari Chocolate is a fair trade, sustainable, socially responsible, certified organic dark chocolate brand which has won over 200 International Chocolate Awards since 2012.
2:30PM Speciesism the movie
The documentary takes viewers on a sometimes funny,
sometimes frightening adventure, crawling through the
bushes that hide these factories, ﬂying in airplanes above
their toxic “manure lagoons,” and coming face-to-face
with their owners. After watching Speciesism: The Movie,
you’ll never look at animals the same way again.
Upstairs room / view to sports hall
11am 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 and across the world’s oceans in order to conserve and protect ecosystems and species
12noon: DEMO! Learn to make healthy no oil wholegrain
wraps at home – these are quick and tasty, and you can experiment with assorted colours too!
12:30pm: North East Hunt Saboteurs North East Hunt Sabs – We are a local group who voluntarily go out during hunting season and put ourselves on the front line to protect our wildlife. What we do plays a huge part in the fight against hunting in the UK and until a total Ban is in place we will not stop. To continue do this we need you. Come along to the talk and we will give an insight into the world of fox hunting, the laws, the methods we use to prevent kills, the challenges we as Sabs face and the ways you can get involved and do your part.
1pm: Dr Alex Lockwood has been interviewing and working with vegan men to discover what matters to them. Because many of the biggest health problems and social factors affecting men’s lives can be significantly improved by moving to a plant-based diet. It’s lucky that many more men are now seeing the benefits of a vegan lifestyle.
2pm: SAVE MOVEMENT “Bearing Witness for Animals” – Find out about The Save Movement, discover their incredible growth around the world and more about their ambitions to normalise veganism and achieve animal liberation.”
3pm: Anonymous for the voiceless Established April 2016 with over 2,476 demonstrations in 441 cities/56 countries, we’ve convinced at least 84,036 bystanders to take the needless violence in their diets and lifestyles seriously.
Come and find out how to join the rapidly growing animal rights organisation- using direct action with an abolitionist stance on animal exploitation.
Main reception area
11:30am & 12:30pm: PUPPET SHOW
The Lucky Little Fox Puppet Theatre will perform Lucky Little Fox and the Reluctant Hound. Performances are at 11.30am & 12:30pm, in the kid zone!
Children please bring your well-behaved parents along