10 Sessions to Watch Out for at VegfestUK Brighton 2023

4th April 2023

Vegfest returns to Brighton April 29th 30th with over 70 talks, performances and presentations over the weekend, with admission free to the public. Here’s 10 to keep an eye out for- and you can view all our speakers and entertainers right here!


Vanessa Sturman
Intro to Plant Based Lifestyles (both days)

If you are new to the whole concept of plant-based diets, or just getting started on your vegan journey, then Vanessa is your best pal – and best kept secret at Vegfest. Well, hardly a secret as she hosts a whole area dedicated to introducing people to the benefits of plant-based lifestyles. She delivers her intro talk both days in a supportive and informative but informal fashion.


Dr Chidi
‘How to Heal Diabetes’
Optimum Health, Saturday

The ‘wholistic’ approach to preventing and reversing diabetes. How our Meals, Movement, and Mindset are key to total healing, and freedom from the disease.” Dr Chidi is a most excellent speaker, and we are thrilled to see him at Vegfest – a respected Lifestyle coach and media personality as well as a qualified GP, Dr Chidi is an expert in multiple areas.


Adele Cliff
FeelGood Stage, Sunday

Comedy Hour each day with the multi-talented Adele headlining on Sunday, following performances at comedy festivals all over the globe whilst regularly hitting the Best Jokes lists.


Minil Patel
‘Plant-Based/Vegan Diets for Athletes and Muscle Building’
Fitness & Lifestyle, Saturday

Minil is a GP and a fitness expert as well as Body Builder and has been vegan for 6 years. This talk asks – and answers the questions Where do vegans get their protein? Can vegans build muscle the same as omnivores? What are the common myths? Where might vegans have to take extra care?”


Kate Strong
‘Climate Cycle: Using Sport as a Force for Good’
Fitness and Lifestyle, Sunday

Vegan for 9 years, Kate Strong is stepping away from world records & triathlon world championships and using her sport as a way to highlight the urgent need for the nation to transition to being plant-based and more sustainable. Kate is about to embark on a 3,000 mile cycle around mainland Britain to highlight the urgent need for change Kate is about to embark on a 3,000-mile cycle around mainland Britain to highlight the urgent need for change.


Adigo Atabo
‘Micronutrient strategies to maximise muscle performance’
Fitness & Lifestyle, Saturday

Dr Adigo Atabo is a plastic surgeon and software engineer turned nutrition medicine physician; a thought leader in nutrition medicine technology; on a mission to normalise ecosystem medicine by creating channels for navigating interconnectedness with ease; and Founder at Persomic, a data-driven nutrition therapy platform. Dr Atabo’s talk looks at food, energy production, exercise, and sleep as all important for building muscle strength.


Tom Ward
FeelGood Stage, Saturday

Comedian Tom Ward has appeared on Live at The Apollo, Roast Battle and The Stand Up Sketch Show as well as presenting the viral LAD Bible series In My Personal Space. He has supported Joe Lycett, Ricky Gervais and Jack Whitehall on tour and done four solo shows at the Edinburgh Fringe, and is on stage at 4pm Saturday to entertain the Vegfest crowds!


Barbara Helen
FeelGood Stage, Sunday

Barbara has performed her songs at festivals and events all over the country and released her CD, “Vegan Eyes” in 2020. She has received wonderful feedback, verbally and emotionally. Album “One Voice” is the latest release, EP, “All about The Animals” and Singles, including , “One Voice for Regan” are now available from Spotify, Bandcamp, reverb nation and Soundcloud.


Mitali Deypurkaystha
‘Fitting in’

FeelGood Stage, Saturday

Vegan since 2012, and founder of The Vegan Publisher, author Mitali helps vegan and ethical experts, influencers and entrepreneurs put their mission, movement and message on the map, so together they can change the world, one book at a time.

Jasmine Clark
British Dairy Uncovered
Action for Animals, Saturday
The Single Biggest Action for our Planet
Sustainable Futures, Sunday

A passionate vegan for the planet, animals and health, Jasmine joined Viva! in 2022 as their environment campaigner and is heading up their environment campaigns, raising awareness of the impacts eating meat and dairy are having on our planet.


Tickets for this event are FREE and required on entry!