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Programme 2017

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Programme for Dublin Vegfest 2017 is liable to change without notice.

Programme Dublin Vegfest 2017

Day 1
23 Sep 2017
Day 2
24 Sep 2017

23/09 Vegan Food Village in Griffith College Campus

Feast your way through the day with some of the best local vegan friendly food producers in Ireland and the UK. Our Vegan Food Village runs all day from 11...
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Vegan Food Village

23/09 Samba sessions

Masamba are one of the best samba groups in Ireland. They play a mixture of traditional and modern rhythms, including samba, samba-reggae, timbalada, funk, maracatu, ijexá, coco, hip-hop, samba-rock, and...
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Masamba

23/09 NEW TO VEGAN – Tips and strategies to help you transition to a vegan diet

Powered by Plants – the health benefits of a plant-based diet. Dr. Ailis Brosnan returns again this year to talk about the health benefits of eating a plant-strong diet. She shares latest research and information on how beneficial this type of diet can be and dispels common myths about vegetarian/vegan diets.
Dr. Ailis Brosnan

23/09 Ireland’s Fur Trade

Laura Broxson from NARA will be presenting the documentary ‘Ireland’s Fur Trade (2017)’. Together with the producer Dean Mullen they’ll be answering your questions about the barbarity of Irish fur...
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Laura Broxon

23/09 World Traveling As A Vegan – Tips and Facts

Ken Spector will be sharing some world travel tips, tricks, and share his view of what is going internationally from a vegan perspective.
Ken Spector

23/09 Raising vegan kids: We’re doing it right

Glauce has spoken at several international vegan gatherings on the subject of raising a vegan family, has been featured in the Irish Independent in 2016 in an article about raising...
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Glauce Lucas

23/09 Creole blues

We are thrilled to have Ines Khai join us to perform at Dublin Vegfest. Ines songs contain Nu Soul, Afro Caribbean, Gospel, R&B and Creole influences. All shared in an...
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Ines Khai

23/09 Sports Pole Performance

Terri Fierce and Michael Donohoe are the owners of Fierce Fitness Dance Studio in Maynooth (which also has a Dublin branch in Harold’s Cross). They love to train together and...
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Terri Fierce and Michael Donohoe

23/09 The Vegan Badass Strength Athlete

In his talk Patrik Baboumian who is also known as the “world’s strongest vegan” will give some insight into the experiences he has gathered in 23 years being an athlete...
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Patrik Baboumian

23/09 My Journey from Veganism to Activism – How Yulin came to my family

Nicole will share a story that travels across continents, through the challenges of rescues, campaigning in Ireland and worldwide to become someone who has gone from vegan to animal advocate...
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Nicole Matthews

23/09 No bake cakes (food demo)

Creator and recipe developer @addictedtodates Christina Leopold wants you to eat gorgeous vegan food and will show you how to make some No Bake Cakes. She will be focusing on...
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Christina Leopold

23/09 Music session

Siân Brown is a singer/songwriter based in Cork. She has been vegan for four years and vegetarian for ten years before that. Siân Brown will be joining us with a...
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Siân Brown

23/09 ANIMAL FREE RESEARCH: The Vision of One R

Alpesh Patel’s talk will introduce Animal Free Research UK (AFR UK) and its mission, ethos and values. Why AFR UK funds the development and application of human models for human...
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Alpesh Patel

23/09 A plant based diet: the optimal diet for health?

Conor Kerley, Clinical Dietitian, will answer some of the most popular questions at the time: healthful vs. non-healthful plant based diet; what a whole foods plant based diet is; what...
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Conor Kerley (PhD, BSc, H. Dip, MINDI)

23/09 How to harness your inner kimChi, a hands-on fermentation experience (food demo)

Come celebrate all things sauer in this fermentation demo. Learn how to make a simple sauerkraut at home, and get your hands into a vegan version of the Korean classic...
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Virginia O’Gara

23/09 Skinfull Affairs (demo)

We’re delighted to welcome Kathy Wilcox from Skinfull Affairs who will be doing a demo of some Vegan Express Botanical Facial & Gagandeep Kaur who will show you some Henna...
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Skinfull Affairs

23/09 Music by C.P.

C.P. is a musician, actor & film maker. He’s been performing, with other artists, for over 2 decades. In 2016 C.P. took the plunge into a solo music career. This...
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C.P.

23/09 Earthling Ed

Earthling Ed began his YouTube channel at the beginning of 2016 with the aim of producing educational vegan content that would inspire and equip vegans with the information needed to...
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Earthling Ed

23/09 Earthlings Experience

“Earthlings Experience Dublin was set up in November 2016. We hold weekly demonstrations in Dublin City Centre where we use laptops and other devices to show footage from farms and...
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Earthlings Experience

23/09 A vow of silence for the animals

Grabbing global attention in 2015 after breaking a 365 day vow of silence with a powerful vegan message in a TV interview seen by millions, James Aspey has continued devoting...
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James Aspey

24/09 Vegan Food Village in Griffith College Campus

Our September Show at Griffith College Campus will connect you with some of the best local vegan friendly food producers in Ireland and the UK. The show promises to be...
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Vegan Food Village

24/09 A plant based diet: the optimal diet for health?

Conor Kerley, Clinical Dietitian, will answer some of the most popular questions at the time: healthful vs. non-healthful plant based diet; what a whole foods plant based diet is; what...
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Conor Kerley (PhD, BSc, H. Dip, MINDI)

24/09 Raising vegan kids: We’re doing it right

Glauce has spoken at several international vegan gatherings on the subject of raising a vegan family, has been featured in the Irish Independent in 2016 in an article about raising...
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Glauce Lucas

24/09 The Tiny Vegan Kitchen (food demo)

Delighted to have Tanya O Halloran of The Tiny Vegan Kitchen giving a food demo at the fest on Sunday 24th. Tanya is a designer, vegan recipe developer and food...
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Tanya O’Halloran

24/09 Powered Pliés Ballet Fitness with Powered Pink

“I am honoured to be a part of Dublin Vegfest 2017. What a wonderful way for us all to come together and share our thoughts and energies. Join me for...
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Dearbhla Mitchell

24/09 The Vegan Badass Strength Athlete

In his talk Patrik Baboumian who is also known as the “world’s strongest vegan” will give some insight into the experiences he has gathered in 23 years being an athlete...
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Patrik Baboumian

24/09 My Journey from Veganism to Activism – How Yulin came to my family

Nicole will share a story that travels across continents, through the challenges of rescues, campaigning in Ireland and worldwide to become someone who has gone from vegan to animal advocate...
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Nicole Matthews

24/09 Feelgood Hula hoop dance workshop 1

A workshop for all levels, combining hula hoop skills with yoga and dance to take you from the basic first spin to tricks, games and moving fluidly with the hoop...
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Lauren Bamford

24/09 No Bake Cakes (food demo)

Creator and recipe developer @addictedtodates Christina Leopold wants you to eat gorgeous vegan food and will show you how to make some No Bake Cakes. She will be focusing on...
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Christina Leopold

24/09 ANIMAL FREE RESEARCH: The Vision of One R

Alpesh Patel’s talk will introduce Animal Free Research UK (AFR UK) and its mission, ethos and values. Why AFR UK funds the development and application of human models for human...
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Alpesh Patel

24/09 NEW TO VEGAN – Tips and strategies to help you transition to a vegan diet

Dr. Ailis Brosnan returns again this year to share the benefit of her 20 years experience as a vegan. If you are interested in becoming vegan or have recently become...
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Dr. Ailis Brosnan

24/09 Creole Blues

We are thrilled to have Ines Khai join us to perform at Dublin Vegfest. Ines songs contain Nu Soul, Afro Caribbean, Gospel, R&B and Creole influences. All shared in an...
Read More
Ines Khai

24/09 Vegan Poetry

Hazel Hogan is a poet from Dublin. Hazel tackles wide-ranging societal issues in her work – from the housing crisis through to mental health. Hazel is vegan and Animal Rights is...
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Hazel Hogan

24/09 Skinfull Affairs (demo)

We’re delighted to welcome Kathy Wilcox from Skinfull Affairs who will be doing a demo of some Vegan Express Botanical Facial & Gagandeep Kaur who will show you some Henna...
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Skinfull Affairs

24/09 Free runner athlete

Check out Jack English freerunner extraordinaire! On Sunday September 24th Jack will entertain, raise the energy & get you involved! Jack will be on hand after to chat about being...
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Jack English

24/09 Earthling Ed

Earthling Ed began his YouTube channel at the beginning of 2016 with the aim of producing educational vegan content that would inspire and equip vegans with the information needed to...
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Earthling Ed

24/09 Music by Calm State

Calm State will play a live set at Dublin Vegfest on Sunday 24th September. Seb Kerrbay has developed and shaped Calm State into a mellow and playfully rhythmical collection of...
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Seb Kerbay

24/09 Feelgood Hula hoop dance workshop 2

A workshop for all levels, combining hula hoop skills with yoga and dance to take you from the basic first spin to tricks, games and moving fluidly with the hoop...
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Lauren Bamford

24/09 Being vegan is only the beginning

Grabbing global attention in 2015 after breaking a 365 day vow of silence with a powerful vegan message in a TV interview seen by millions, James Aspey has continued devoting...
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James Aspey

24/09 Late Summer Supper (food Demo)

We’re delighted to welcome back Tony Keogh, Cornucopia’s vegan head chef, who will be featuring some of his delicious creations. Get prepared for this stunning menu: Jackfruit chowder served with...
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Tony Keogh

24/09 Ireland’s Fur Trade

Laura Broxson from NARA will be presenting the documentary ‘Ireland’s Fur Trade’ (2017). Together with the producer Dean Mullen they’ll be answering your questions about the barbarity of Irish fur...
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Laura Broxon

24/09 Music by C.P.

C.P. is a musician, actor & film maker. He’s been performing, with other artists, for over 2 decades. In 2016 C.P. took the plunge into a solo music career. This...
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C.P.

24/09 Music performance

Lambdancer are a spoof sci-fi electro punk duo comprised of Cork based singer/songwriter Siân Brown posing as her alter ego ‘Moonbird’ and Cork based electro producer Jimmy Wormall aka Darqhorse....
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Lambdancer

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