Speakers 2018

Speakers at out festival will include :

Lama Lhakpa Yeshe

Lama Lhakpa Yeshe will be completing a talk around Buddhist teachings, encouraging people to really think about compassion and how it impacts everyone, especially the animals. He will explain how you can incorporate Buddhist practice into everyday life.

“The buddhist idea of compassion extends to all living beings. Sometimes this ecological compassion is overlooked. In order to practise threefold compassion we need compassion for ourselves, compassion for other people, and compassion for the natural world” – Satish Kumar

We are delighted that Lama Lhakpa Yeshe will be talking at our festival.

Jane Jones

Jane is a vegan animal rights activist, vegan author and advocate for the Save Movement.

Her controversial book ‘Barefoot Bitless and Whipless’ challenges the cruelty, dominance and slavery hidden within traditional horse-keeping, and has been inspirational leading people to veganism all over the world.

In her talk she explains how her rescue horses and one particular horse called Pendal Spring Song led her to become a vegan horse guardian empowering everyone to speak up for horses in areas such as the horse racing industry.The talk also covers animal rights and animal activism and her new book ‘Bearing Witness’ which is from the animals’ perspective within the dark world of the slaughter house and factory farming.

“The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd.  The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places nobody has been before.” – Albert Einstein

We are delighted that Jane Jones will be speaking at our festival.

Rehana Sara Jomeen

Rehana Sara Jomeen is a vegan activist. She will be doing a talk on being environmentally-friendly, promoting zero waste and a more ethical and conscious way of life.

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Andy Brine

Andy Brine is completing a talk on the benefits and uses of CBD oil (cannabidiol). He will be focusing on how to optimise health using CBD oil and how hemp seeds are a good source of protein and vitamins for vegans.