2018 will be the 10th year running for VegfestUK Brighton, and 4th
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In this series of blogs, we will be interviewing all our speakers at the upcoming Pro-Intersectional Vegan Conference at VegfestUK London, asking each of them a number of questions surrounding their work and other related topics. Today we have Joe Brydon, activist with the Animal Alliance, which...
Jun, 23, 2016
Resistance to the Francione Countermovement #2. Campaigning in Glass Houses: How the Francione Camp Responds to Criticism.
Social movement theory suggests that modern social movements are messy entities, and the closer one looks, the messier they seem to be. Early social movement theorists looked at campaigning mobilisations from afar, and in the abstract. However, in the late 1960s, sociologists and other social scientists...
What follows is a report from one individual involved in a campaign of sorts against the bullying of Gary Francione. It is an individual account, not a group report. Law professor Gary Francione has, for many years, applied a harsh and totally unrealistic standard to groups and individuals in the...
In this talk, delivered at VegfestUK Brighton 2016, Tim Barford examines the Abolitionist Approach to Animal Rights, and concludes that the ideology is of much value - but the approach is both immoral in principle and unworkable in practice. Tim has a high regard for Gary L. Francione, and...
As some of you may have heard, Prof. Gary won’t be attending future events at VegfestUK. Many of you will be heartily sick of this ‘discussion’. We are too. So this is our final statement regarding these matters. The reason he isn’t coming is simple. On his Facebook...
Feb, 03, 2016
Gary Francione will no longer be appearing at VegfestUK events. Whilst we value his ideology, we cannot support his treatment of vegan activists in public any longer, especially in the UK right now. We have a big respect and admiration for what is essentially a movement based on...
Jan, 31, 2016
In case you’ve missed these videos recorded from VegfestUK London 2015, here’s a compilation for you to enjoy: Dr. Nina Bailey – Essential Fats and Vegan Diets Dr. Tushar Mehta – Vegan is the Answer. What’s the Question? Sandra...
Having taken up reading again after a 15 year gap, here is the 2nd in a series of book reviews around the issues of veganism. As mentioned in my first review, these reflections are an attempt to help stimulate interest in these issues, and especially to encourage people to take an interest in and get...
Jan, 23, 2016
Looking for inspirations to go vegan? Seeking some potentially life-altering documentaries to get you on your way to veganism? Come down to the Cinema at VegfestUK Brighton on both February 27th 28th 2016 at the Brighton Centre, and you’ll be spoilt for choice! The Cinema...
In case you’ve missed the following key speeches and performances from our first ever show in Scotland, here’s a compilation: Dr. Douglas Graham – Many conditions with one common consideration Matt Ruscigno RD – How Vegan Athletes are Defying...
‘It’s a lifeline to the survival of the whole planet, and a must read book for every vegan activist across the globe’ Tim Barford, founder of the VegfestUK events, reviews the new book by Professors Gary L Francione & Anna E. Charlton ‘Having been away for a...
Jan, 17, 2016
Big thanks to Prof. Gary L. Francione for speaking to our audience at Vegfest Scotland via Skype on Sunday December 6th 2015. Pioneer of the Abolitionist Approach to Animal Rights, and prime mover in the abolitionist vegan movement, Prof. Francione spoke on the subject...
VegfestUK - 10 Contributions to the UK vegan movement in 2015 - 9) Giving the Abolitionist Approach a platform
VegfestUK London 2015 on Sunday October 11th has already entered the history books as the first time that the Abolitionist Approach enjoys a proper platform at a national UK vegan event. VegfestUK has taken this brave, controversial and in some opinion fool-hardy move as we believe that the...
Dec, 15, 2015
Prof. Gary L. Francione: the Problems with Welfare Reforms & Single-Issue Campaigns, & Why VEGANISM is a moral imperative
This is Prof. Gary L. Francione's 2nd talk at VegfestUK London 2015, as a sequel to his first talk "Introduction to the Abolitionist Approach to Animal Rights”: This presentation will focus more in depth on why WELFARE-REFORM CAMPAIGNS and SINGLE-ISSUE...
Finally, the wait is over!!! The FULL VIDEO filmed from the first talk by Prof. Gary L. Francione at VegfestUK London on the Introduction to the ABOLITIONIST APPROACH to Animal Rights is now available to view right here! Enjoy! (Gary’s talk begins from 5:00 in) Gary made his...
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VegfestUK Brighton returns on March 24th 25th 2018 at the same
The programme consists of full list of stalls, caterers, speakers,
Robin S, Danny Rampling, Rozalla and Dub Pistols headline 15th annual vegan festival on Bristol Harbourside
Extra dollops of (vegan) formaggio as VegfestUK hosts "Show Me
This guide consists of comprehensive information on all UK vegan
Tickets available on BOGOF and BOGOHP for limited period only
Programme contains all info on talks, cookery demos, performances,
Glorious weekend at Olympia London with VegfestUK showcasing the best of veganism to around 13,500 visitors
Just under 15,000 people (13,500 visitors and 1,400 people working
The AQUAPAX team are hydrating visitors at VegfestUK London again
80 page programme with floor plan, stalls list, caterers, info on
BOGOF and BOGOHP offers on advance tickets running for limited
Altogether 16 categories with 10 nominees vying for top gong -
BOGOF and BOGOHP offers running for LIMITED PERIODS ONLY
VeganBodybuilding.org is pumping iron naturally.
House, reggae and EDM mixes plus good food and company draw massive
Space available for 160 stalls & 13 caterers at 2nd year show at
Tickets on BUY ONE GET ONE HALF PRICE till the end of April - get
Event spread across 5 different venues in Manchester
4th year show at Olympia London on Oct 22nd 23rd; stalls, marketing
Website live for bookings later in 2016; 160 stalls available on