EVENT PROGRAMME FOR THE SOUTH EAST VEGAN FESTIVAL

Pyramids Centre, Portsmouth
Saturday 24th June 2017

10am – Doors open for VIP ticket holders

10am – Doors also open for anyone with a visible or invisible disability who would find crowds more difficult

5pm – Door close

TALKS AND FILMS PROGRAMME

10:00am – 11:30am Live and Let Live FILM Documentary examining our relationship with animals, the history of veganism and the ethical, environmental ns health reasons people go vegan.

11:30am – 12:30pm Scatter Network, Libby Rodwell TALK How to turn a man vegan in 45 minutes Scatter is a networking platform, connecting customers and businesses to sustainable, ethical and lifestyle options. www.facebook.com/ScatterNetwork

12:30pm – 13:30pm An insight into the amazing world of hemp, Gail Dunsbess TALK Hemp the worlds most versatile plant provides a cornucopia of valuable uses, including textiles, construction materials, composite materials, Agriculture, bio plastics, food, body care and more. Hemp is so complete and nutritious and has the highest profile of Minerals, vitamins and Trace elements of any seed. There will be sampling of Hemp Milk, Hemp seeds shelled and de shelled, hemp flour, Hxdemp protein powder and Hemp tea

13:30pm – 14:30pm Squirrels Conservation and Six-Day Creation, Natalie Doran TALK Myth of the Evil Grey Squirrel can be formulated as follows: they are an invasive alien species, they replace the native red squirrel, destroy trees and reduce the bird population. Natalie supports grey squirrels and wants to share with you her experience with these charming and intelligent animals. The talk will shine a spotlight on the irrational anthropocentric paradigm in conservation that justifies the killing of some animals to help others.

14.30pm – 15:30pm Vegan Approach, Rob Masterson TALK Are you thinking about going vegan? Have you tried being vegan before but come across some challenges? Are you a new vegan? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, then please join us at one of our Vegan Approach workshops. During the workshop we outline our 10 simple steps to start you on your vegan journey including what to buy, where to eat, and how to deal with family and friends. We will also answer any questions you have about going vegan.

15.30pm Film: Cowspiracy, The Sustainability Secret A ground-breaking feature-length environmental documentary following intrepid filmmaker Kip Andersen as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the planet today – and investigates why the world’s leading environmental organisations are too afraid to talk about it. Animal agriculture is the leading cause of deforestation, water consumption and pollution, is responsible for more greenhouse gases than the transportation industry, and is a primary