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Vegan Vision returns to Vegfest Scotland after debut at Olympia London

Published: 30/10/2015 by Vegfest

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After a successful maiden appearance at VegfestUK London 2015, Vegan Vision returns to Vegfest Scotland on Sunday December 6th as a series of one-hour consecutive sessions in vegan advocacy and living with internationally-respected experts in food and nutrition, animal rights and cruelty-free living. 


Hosted by animal activist, scholar and author Kim Stallwood, Vegan Vision made a successful debut at Olympia London on October 11th 2015 – it was great to have a diversity of voices with different experiences and backgrounds and from different countries speak to the following issues of being vegan:


*What’s the most effective way to encourage and help people go — and stay — vegan?

*What’s the most effective way to campaign for living as a vegan and make vegan values mainstream?

*What do we imagine a vegan society to be like?


Although everyone was united in the interest of being vegan, no one single point of view dominated or claimed to have the monopoly on truth. There was a richness in the diversity of perspectives. 

 

Vegan Vision shows how to live as a vegan in a non-vegan world. Join Kim Stallwood for all sessions or select the ones you would like to attend.

 

Full schedule of Vegan Vision is below (Sunday only):

11:00 — 11:50: Dr Melanie Joy - "Speaking Truth to Power: Being an Empowered Vegan in an Animal­-Eating Culture"

12:00 — 12:50: Dr Richard Twine - 'Understanding vegan transition'

1:00 — 1:50: Professor Erica Fudge - ‘The History of the Vegetable Eaters’ 

2:00 — 2:50: Libby Anderson - ‘How You Can Make a Difference for Animals in Scotland and Beyond’ 

3:00 — 3:50: Dr Matthew Cole and Dr Kate Stewart - ‘Animals, Children, and Vegan Living’

4.00 - 'Vegan Any Questions' panel  


Vegan Vision is part of a huge Vegfest Scotland which takes place on Dec 5th 6th at the SECC (Hall 3).  Vegfest events tend to be very busy and tickets are getting snapped up quickly, so don’t forget to buy yours now at: www.vegfestscotland.com/admission

 

Advance tickets are priced at: £5 (one day) and £8 (whole weekend) plus small booking fees These are on BUY ONE GET ONE FREE till Sunday Nov 15th 2015 BUY ONE GET ONE HALF PRICE till Thursday Dec 3rd 2015.