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The Viva! Vegan Podcast and News Minisode

Welcome to the Viva! Vegan Podcast.

Welcome to the Viva! Vegan Podcast. Our monthly podcast and minisode are about all things vegan! We feature fascinating interviews with vegan celebrities and thought leaders, give you all the latest news from Viva! and chat about anything making vegan headlines.

The show is hosted by Viva!'s Faye Lewis and Lex Rigby.

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 with animal welfare-focused MP Henry Smith.  What better way to kick off 2019 than with our jam-packed January Podcast?

 In this episode:

  • Latest vegan news to celebrate Veganuary, including an overview of our UK festivals line-up for the first half of 2019.
  • Viva! founder Juliet interviews Henry Smith, MP, at the launch of the Policy for Animal Welfare Scheme (PAWS)
  • Ireland's Terri Fierce is a multiple world champion pole athlete who personifies 'plant-based power'.
  • Cambridge-based folk-rock singer-songwriter Gavin Chappell-Bates hosts his second dedicated music feature and talks to Rob Raymond, lead guitarist and sole vegan member of US progressive metal band Mercury Rising.  
  • Paul Sands, Director of Growth and Customer Experience at Ecotricity discusses why gas and electricity isn’t always vegan
  • Tony Wardle, our Associate Director, is interviewed on BBC Three Counties Radio about veganism as a philosophical belief

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