Talks & Panels


The Talks and Panels take place in the talks room adjacent to the Main Hall and sees a schedule of 6 sessions featuring different aspects of the vegan and plant based movements.


Tickets are on sale priced £5 inc fees from the website


12pm - 1pm

Running Faster by Running On Plants

Tom Pickering

An overview of the Running On Plants campaign and our annual 5k challenge in June, plus evidence based research and[…]

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Tom Pickering

1pm - 2pm

Shifting to Plant Based Food Systems

Carla Denyer, Tim Barford, Plant Based Treaty

A look at local policies amongst politicians and councillors surrounding plant based food options and a shift to plant based[…]

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Carla Denyer

Tim Barford

Plant Based Treaty

2pm - 3pm

Comedy Hour

Tom Ward, Adele Cliff, Mike Kelson

With Tom Ward & Adele Cliff, hosted by Mike Kelson

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Tom Ward

Adele Cliff

Mike Kelson

3pm - 4pm

Introduction to Local Activism

Sossa Starshine, Mark Gold, Michaela Andrews, Ted Drake Heard, Josephine Robinson, Tim Barford

This panel looks at local activism with some introductions to what’s going on in the Bristol & West Country area[…]

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Sossa Starshine

Mark Gold

Michaela Andrews

Ted Drake Heard

Josephine Robinson

Tim Barford

4pm - 5pm

Your Neighbour Kills Puppies: inside the infamous SHAC campaign and where next for grassroots pressure campaigning?

Tom Harris

An insight into the world’s most dynamic grassroots animal liberation campaign which fought to close Europe’s largest animal research laboratory,[…]

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Tom Harris