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The Viva! Podcast - The Voice of Europe's Largest Campaigning Vegan Charity

FOR EVERYONE WHO BELIEVES IN BEING KIND TO ALL KINDS.

Now in its 3rd successful year, this is a free audio show from Europe's largest campaigning vegan charity. Released on the 1st day every month (or the preceding Friday if the 1st falls on a weekend). The first full episode was published on World Vegan Day, November 1st 2016, is hosted by Kris Townsend and recorded at Viva! HQ in the city of Bristol, England.

You can find out more about us at viva.org.uk.

May 1, 2019

 

It's Moo Free May! Kris catches up with our campaigns manager, Lex Rigby, to discuss our spectacular month of dairy-free action. We're hitting the streets of four UK cities to hand-out free vegan cheese and chocolate, kindly supplied by VBites Foods and Moo Free Chocolates. We revisit our interview with Jerome Flynn,...


Apr 1, 2019

In this episode, Kris interviews the producer and director of the new vegan documentary, the End of Meat. We catch up with Juliet about the exciting new move for our rescued pig, Hope, and her babies. Relatedly, Veronika also interviews vegan marathon runner Fiona Oakes, who is the proud founder of Towerhill...


Mar 1, 2019

This month features an extended interview about cultured meat, which has the potential to save billions of animals from factory farming and slaughter each year. Our founder and director Juliet Gellatley was invited to see the labs at Mosa Meats, the first company to create a slaughter-free hamburger in 2013.  We also...


Feb 1, 2019

In this episode, Kris reflects on the last twelve months and celebrates our 2018 achievements. We also caught up with Lisa Gawthorne of Bravura Foods, and Juliet chats with one of the co-founders of the Policy for Animal Welfare Scheme (PAWS). We respond to Channel 4's Dispatches and highlight some of our recent...


Jan 1, 2019

Happy New Year! This Veganuary we’ve interviewed Ecotricity’s Paul Sands about vegan energy-supply and discussed the fantastic work taking place at Forest Green Rovers. We also caught up with world champion pole athlete Terri Fierce, Mercury Rising lead guitarist Rob Raymond, and Juliet talks animal welfare policy...