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Tim Barford, manager of VegfestUK, was invited onto the BBC for a radio chat with presenter Vanessa Feltz on World Vegan Day November 1st 2018, on the eve of the resignation of an editor for Waitrose Food magazine over a row for his ‘killing vegans’ joke. Tim shared his views on the...
A recent announcement from Countryfile presenter Tim Heap says that schools should organise trips to slaughterhouses so that children have a better understanding of where ‘food’ comes from. VegfestUK manager Tim Barford was invited onto the Danny Kelly show on BBC WM95.6 FM to discuss the...
I tend to say – and this is common of many long-time vegans such as Ronnie Lee, Kim Stallwood, Lynne Yates, Butterflies Katz, Bernie Wright, and Will Tuttle – that being vegan is considerably easier now than it was in the late 1970s and early 1980s when all these poor, sickly,...
Tim Barford, manager of VegfestUK, was interviewed on the Kaye Adams programme on BBC Radio Scotland on the morning of May 18th 2016, speaking about the vegan philosophy as well as his own vegan journey and his recommended vegan foods.   Tim was joined by Chantal Denny, managing...
Tim Barford, manager of VegfestUK, spoke with presenter Ngunan Adamu on BBC Radio Merseyside on the evening of Sunday May 15th, discussing the upcoming VegfestUK Bristol festival as well as the vegan philosophy and a number of other vegan festivals coming up.   Listen to the interview...
Tim Barford, manager of VegfestUK, was in good spirits as he spoke to Claire Cavanagh on BBC Radio Bristol about the upcoming VegfestUK event on May 21st 22nd on Bristol Harbourside.   Tim talked about  the headline acts involved this year, his enthusiasm for music, the...
Tim Barford, organiser of VegfestUK, was on the Marc Carter show on BBC Radio Sussex, talking about veganism as a “justice for all” philosophy as well as the upcoming VegfestUK Brighton on February 27th 28th at the Brighton Centre.   Listen to the full interview right...
‘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...
Tim Barford, manager of VegfestUK – organisers of Europe’s prime vegan festivals – was on BBC Radio Bristol today talking with Steve Yabsley about veganism as a philosophy of justice for animals, people and the planet.     Tim was in good form today as he combined the...
Vegfest Scotland manager Tim Barford spoke eloquently earlier on BBC Radio Scotland on Sunday Morning Nov 29th about some of the moral areas involving veganism, including a brief mention of some of the issues surrounding global food production and the ethics of this area in conjunction with dairy farming...
Nutritionists Sandra Hood RD and Yvonne Bishop-Weston BSc DipION mBANT spoke on "Safer Vegan Pregnancy for Women and Children's Health", at the first-ever Professionals Vegan Health Summit at VegfestUK London on Saturday October 10th 2015.     Sandra Hood is an acomplished...
  Tim Barford, manager of VegfestUK, was this morning interviewed for 20 minutes by Vanessa Feltz on BBC London, going out to millions of listeners.   Following on from Labour MP Kerry McCarthy’s views on eating meat, Tim was interviewed at length live on the Vanessa Feltz show,...
  The K-9 Angels team works so hard all year around rescuing and re-homing dogs in desperate situations and from a life of misery. The enormity of the task can be overwhelming as we see so much misery that literally breaks your heart. Puppies needlessly dying on the streets due to over-population...
Since the annoucement of Vegfest’s debut event in Scotland back in March, we have garnered huge support from Scottish mainstream media such as the BBC, STV, Herald Scotland amongst other outlets, in our bid to get veganism and healthy living into the mainstream in Scotland. (for...
  It’s officially #WorldMeatFreeDay and awareness is being raised of the health and environmental benefits of a meat-free diet by a new campaign www.worldmeatfreeday.com / @Meat_Free_Day   This is the sort of day for us to celebrate the wonders of recipes and cuisines...
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