Tim Barford

Tim Barford

VegfestUK, Yaoh

Tim has been pretty much plant based since 1980, and vegan since 1984. Tim runs VegfestUK events and Yaoh Hemp Products and has been a vegan activist spanning 5 decades. Tim was doing vegan outreach throughout the 80’s and 90’s and was part of the free festival and free rave scene throughout that time. Tim started Vegfest 21 years ago and has since hosted numerous conferences around veganism, animal activism and animal protection.


1pm - 2pm

Interview with Carla Denyer

Carla Denyer is Co Leader of the Green Party, long term vegan and standing for Parliament in Bristol Central at the next election. Carla is interviewed by the event host Tim Barford

 

 

Talks & Panels full timetable


3pm - 4pm

Introduction to Local Activism

This panel looks at local activism with some introductions to what’s going on in the Bristol & West Country area from a number of vegan and animal rights groups, to help encourage more participation and engagement with local activism.

Featuring

Bristol Animal Rights Day

Vegan Compassion Group

Plant Based Councils

We The Free

Plant Based Treaty

+ more TBC

Hosted by Tim Barford

Talks & Panels full timetable


5pm - 5.30pm

Veganism Explained - An Introduction to Veganism in the 21st Century

For people new to veganism and plant based diets, it can be a bit confusing trying to work out all the different aspects of this way of life. This short talk (25 mins) outlines the basics of veganism, the benefits of plant based diets and lifestyle choices, and the animal rights position alongside a short history of the movement. Clarity and consistency are key areas for communicating effectively and anyone attending will benefit from these aspects. Everyone welcome and especially people new to it all and wanting a quick, clear, straightforward, short and simple overview of all things vegan and plant based.

Talks & Panels full timetable

Saturday
5pm

Veganism Explained - An Introduction to Veganism in the 21st Century

Vegan for the Animals Talks Room

For people new to veganism and plant based diets, it can be a bit confusing trying to work out all the different aspects of this way of life. This short talk (30 mins) outlines the basics of veganism, the benefits of plant based diets and lifestyle choices, and the animal rights position alongside a short history of the movement. Clarity and consistency are key areas for communicating effectively and anyone attending will benefit from these aspects. Everyone welcome and especially people new to it all and wanting a quick, clear, straightforward, short and simple overview of all things vegan and plant based.

 

 

Introduction to Plant Based Lifestyles full timetable

Saturday
12pm

Plant Based Treaty - An Introduction

Lia and Tim introduce the work of the Plant Based Treaty with a couple of short 10 min presentations followed by an informal get together amongst local councilors and supporters of the Treaty to chat about the work of this global organisation and draw inspiration for collective action

Together As One Stage full timetable

Saturday
3pm

Unifying the Vegan Movement: Collaborative Strategies for Collective Impact

Join us for an engaging panel discussion on fostering unity within the vegan movement. Discover how diverse organizations can leverage their unique skills and strengths through partnerships, alliances, and collaborations to work together towards a shared vision of a more compassionate world.

 

Panel Includes

 

Issy Acosta – Viva!

Dan Kidby – Animal Rising

Tod Bradbury – Animal Aid

Sash Joliffe – We The Free

Ayrton Cooper – Animal Justice Project

 

Hosted by Tim Barford – VegfestUK

Together As One Stage full timetable

Saturday
5pm

Veganism Explained - An Introduction to Veganism in the 21st Century

For people new to veganism and plant based diets, it can be a bit confusing trying to work out all the different aspects of this way of life. This short talk (30 mins) outlines the basics of veganism, the benefits of plant based diets and lifestyle choices, and the animal rights position alongside a short history of the movement. Clarity and consistency are key areas for communicating effectively and anyone attending will benefit from these aspects. Everyone welcome and especially people new to it all and wanting a quick, clear, straightforward, short and simple overview of all things vegan and plant based.

Vegan For The Animals full timetable

Sunday
15:00

Movement Unity - National Groups Activists Panel 

Panel Host – Tim Barford

Dr.Alex Lockwood representing Animal Rising, Jasmine Clark representing Viva!, Peter Mason representing Plant Based Treaty, & Claire Louise Palmer representing Animal Justice Project.

How can we better communicate, collaborate and coordinate with each other?

Q1. How are we already collaborating?

Q2. How can we increase this and do more?

Q3. What concerns do we have that we should address as a Movement?

 

 

 

Comedy, Music, Talks & Panels full timetable

Sunday
2pm

Plant Based Treaty - An Introduction

Lia and Tim introduce the work of the Plant Based Treaty with a couple of short 10 min presentations followed by an informal get together amongst local councilors and supporters of the Treaty to chat about the work of this global organisation and draw inspiration for collective action

Together As One Stage full timetable

Sunday
3pm

Unifying the Vegan Movement: Collaborative Strategies for Collective Impact

Join us for an engaging panel discussion on fostering unity within the vegan movement. Discover how diverse organizations can leverage their unique skills and strengths through partnerships, alliances, and collaborations to work together towards a shared vision of a more compassionate world.

 

Panelists

Laila Kassam (Animal Think Tank)

Alistair Stewart (Plant Based Universities)

Lia Phillips (Plant Based Treaty)

A Sab (Hunt Sabs)

Claire Ogley (The Vegan Society)

Hosted by Tim Barford (VegfestUK)

 

 

Together As One Stage full timetable