Animal Aid was established in 1977 to campaign peacefully against all animal abuse. A large part of this involves undercover investigations into factory farms, slaughterhouses, captive reindeer centres and ‘game’ bird farms. Animal Aid’s investigations have resulted in widespread media coverage, revealing the shocking truth about how animals are treated on modern-day British farms and inside slaughterhouses. As a result, thousands upon thousands of people have realised the truth about the cruelty of UK animal farming.Read More
We’ve all been there. At some point in our vegan journey we will be angry, whether we like it or not.
Angry at others who aren’t vegan;
Angry at the meat and dairy industry for causing ongoing cruelty.
Angry at friends and family who don’t understand us and may even taunt us
And angry at ourselves for being angry. We’ve all been there. At some point in our vegan journey we will be angry, whether we like it or not.
Angry at others who aren’t vegan; Angry at the meat and dairy industry for causing ongoing cruelty; Angry at friends and family who don’t understand us and may even taunt us; And angry at ourselves for being angry
John Awen started life as a party animal. A charismatic and enigmatic being, he has faced many trials in his life, often in the face of adversity and against the odds. Yet he stands here today having overcome all these in his own inimitable wayRead More
Helping animals with The Humane League: hard-hitting effective activism
Emma Goddard, Volunteer Programs Lead at The Humane League UK Helping animals with The Humane League: hard-hitting effective activism
Emma Goddard, Volunteer Programs Lead at The Humane League UK
Animals Asia are working tirelessly to put an end to the barbaric bear bile trade which sees over 10,000 bears kept on bile farms in China, and, according to official figures, around 800 suffering the same fate in Vietnam.Read More
Dr Wrenn, tackles the problem of rape culture in vegan spaces. The presentation critiques the exploitation of rape culture to promote veganism and the heavy use of rape memes and narratives to shock audiences.Read More
Dr. Kristof Dhont is a psychological scientist and a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Kent. He investigates the psychological underpinnings of people's exploitative and compassionate attitudes towards animals and the implications for people's meat consumption behaviour. Dr. Kristof Dhont is a psychological scientist and a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Kent. He investigates the psychological underpinnings of people's exploitative and compassionate attitudes towards animals and the implications for people's meat consumption behaviour.Read More
Vic is a senior volunteer for Sea Shepherd UK and an animal rights activist in the UK. Vic has been involved with Sea Shepherd for well over 5 years and has crewed on the UK Seal Defence campaign, the Grindstop Faroes campaign and in Taiji a Cove Guardian.Read More
Tina Degner (Regional Coordinator - Sea Shepherd UK).
Sea Shepherd UK volunteer since January 2016, part of the Marine Debris Team and GhostNet campaign Rib boat crew as well as Bloody Fjords 2018 campaign veteranRead More
As a social enterprise, we believe in the restorative power of fitness and nature, as a tool to achieve more than just improvements in health and wellbeing.Read More
Dominica Roszko is a Vegan Nutritionist and Medicinal Chef, who dedicates her time to helping others understand the amazing impact that following a plant-based lifestyle can bring to their mind bodies and soul. With a varied publication background Dominica has featured on Female First, We Are The City, First Women, Virgin and more.Read More
Dr Tavakkoli has over 15 years’ expertise as a consultant in respiratory and general medicine, and is also a Functional Medicine doctor. She combines these skills with her knowledge of Integrative Medicine to offer a progressive approach to chronic disease and cancer.Read More
Richard is a veganelical who, it seems, is much better at converting people to a nonviolent lifestyle rather than any belief in God! He lives in an intentional community and belongs to the Catholic worker tradition (radical anarchist/pacifist Christian community emanating from the States in the 1930’s and Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin). He has been a vegan for too long to remember and sees this as a spiritual practice in addition to a commitment to the way of non-violence that Jesus preached.Read More
London Dad and Vegan YouTube advocate Bob Love AKA Vegan Geezer has been speaking around the UK and Europe for the past 2 years at schools and festivals, where he has been educating people about veganism and positively promoting vegan advocacy/activism respectively. He also uses his time to create educational, informative and inspirational videos via his YouTube channel – Family Freedom, which includes family vlogs, street interviews, speeches, spoken word poetry, lifestyle videos, food, vegan tips and more.Read More
Issie is Director of Animal Aid, based in Tonbridge, which is one of the UK’s largest and longest established animal rights organisations. Animal Aid campaigns against all animal abuse and promotes cruelty-free living. Before taking up her current role, Isobel worked on the organisation’s farming, slaughter and anti-vivisection campaigns. Isobel is an Oxford University graduate, who worked at Four Paws animal charity before joining Animal Aid in 2013.Read More
Tod Bradbury, Campaign Manager for Animal Aid, will talk about the basics of being vegan, the how’s and why’s, busting common myths. This will be perfect if you are a new vegan, curious about veganism, or just want to learn some more about it.Read More