Mature Zone

Talks on veganism tailored to the mature, plus a range of vegan refreshments available; located on the Lower Floor in the Syndicate Wing

Timetable

Saturday

12:00pm

I've been vegan longer than you

Jasmine Owens

V for Life is the world’s only charity supporting older vegans and vegetarians. We interviewed a number of older people[…]

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Jasmine Owens

1:00pm

Do animals have souls?

David Pye

In the last of David Pye’s reincarnation talks he will again relate the amazing work of Dr. Helen Wambach who[…]

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David Pye

2:00pm

Mature veg*ns speed-dating

Find love in later life! We welcome all older veg*ns to come along and see if you can meet your[…]

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3:00pm

How to thrive on a vegan diet during later life

Heather Russell

Vegan nutrition can support excellent health. By the end of this session, you’ll know how to get key nutrients from[…]

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Heather Russell

4:00pm

Cooking for one: Healthy cheats to keep you motivated

Amanda Woodvine

Many people report to V for Life that they live alone and have lost interest in cooking. Some are not[…]

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Amanda Woodvine

5:00pm

Snack party sponsored by Eat Real and VBites Foods Ltd

Come and make friends over nibbles, sponsored by Eat Real and VBites Foods Ltd. What better way to meet new[…]

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Sunday

11:00am

Positively vegan for life: Empower yourself and support the wider vegan community

Amanda Woodvine

Veganism is part of a considered and compassionate lifestyle. This talk will empower you to speak about veganism positively to[…]

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Amanda Woodvine

12:00pm

Maintaining optimal health as our body and lifestyle changes past 50

Yvonne Bishop-Weston

Yvonne will talk about managing menopause and strategies to make the most of this turning point in life. Natural supportive[…]

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Yvonne Bishop-Weston

1:00pm

Sweet kombu and ginger tea, and seaweed & greens pesto

Oliver Bragg

In his first demo, chef Ollie will demonstrate sweet kombu and ginger tea – a revitalising infusion with healthful minerals,[…]

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Oliver Bragg

2:00pm

Older vegan discussion group (open to all ages)

What’s it like being an older veg*n in today’s society? What problems face the veg*n population as they age? Come[…]

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3:00pm

Open yoga taster session

Emma Knight

This gentle 45-minute yoga session will start with a breathing technique followed by simple stretches in a safe and comfortable[…]

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Emma Knight

4:00pm

Fancy a tipple? Meet like-minded souls over a free drink

Come along to our social event. Sit back, unwind and enjoy delicious vegan-friendly beverages – on a first-come, first-served basis!

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