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Viva! Podcast

The Voice of Europe's Largest Vegan Campaigning Charity

Viva! is positively vegan and since 1994, has been campaigning to end the suffering of farmed animals.  Viva! helps people reduce their meat, fish, dairy and egg intake and move towards a kind, compassionate, healthy diet.  We believe that every step towards being vegan is a positive one.

Latest Episode

August 2017 Viva! Podcast

Featuring Juliet Gellatley, Hogwood Farm, ex beef farmer Jay Wilde, the best bits from 'Vegan Camp Out', Viva!Health discussing 'Dairy Is Scary' action day

August 2017 Viva! Podcast

Podcast presenter Kris Townsend flings flings open the windows and fires up the microphone for another UK Summertime episode from the top floor of VIVA! HQ in Bristol.

In addition to listener-submitted poems and music, he brings you another exclusive selection of vegan news, views and interviews, including:

PIG FARM HORROR. VIVA founder Juliet Gellately goes undercover with her team to expose shocking conditions at an industrial-scale pig farm in Warwickshire . You'll hear audio excerpts from Viva!’s shocking video footage which reveal not only the widespread neglect and abuse of pigs but also the failings of a government and industry to effectively protect the welfare of factory farmed animals in Britain today. Housing 15,000 pigs, it's one of the largest pig farms Viva! has ever seen. Conditions there for pigs are so appalling that VIVA! has launched a campaign urging supporters to TAKE ACTION and help them close the farm down. You can see the footage and support the campaign at https://www.viva.org.uk/hogwood/investigation

WHITE LIES AND THE DARK SIDE OF DAIRY. Author and health campaigner Veronika Powell introduces the 'Dairy is Scary' campaign. Find out more at https://www.whitelies.org.uk/ SAVOUR THE SAVER. Vegetarian farmer Jay Wild talks about his decision to send his dairy herd to a sanctuary instead of the slaughterhouse Read his story on the BBC at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-40253429

RHYMES AND REASON. Hear stage-side excerpts from the recent VIVA!-sponsored Vegan Campout in Nottinghamshire. Read about the 2018 event at their official site at http://www.vegancampout.co.uk/ listener voices and more.

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July 2017 Viva Podcast

July 2017 Viva Podcast

Featuring Earthling Ed, Erin Janus, Anthony Mullally, vegan band Deliah and Viva! founder Juliet Gellatley

Ep. 9, July 2017

June 2017 Viva! Podcast!

June 2017 Viva! Podcast!

Featuring Grey, Simone Murphy, Anita Kranjc, Toronto Pig Save, Viva! founder Juliet Gellatley, vegan taxidermy debate

Ep. 8, June 2017

May 2017 Viva! Podcast

May 2017 Viva! Podcast

Featuring the Cracked campaign, pig rescue with Dean Farm Animal Sanctuary, Tally Spear, Great Northern Vegan Festival

Ep. 7, May 2017

April 2017 Viva! Podcast

April 2017 Viva! Podcast

Featuring Simon Amstell's 'Carnage', Moby, Sheep and Lambing Lies, Tony Wardle discusses Brexit

Episode 06, April 2017

March 2017 Viva! Podcast

March 2017 Viva! Podcast

Featuring Melanie Light, Director of 'The Herd', Dean Farm Animal Sanctuary, 30 Day Vegan

Ep. 05, March 2017

February 2017 Viva! Podcast

February 2017 Viva! Podcast

Featuring liberating Baloo, Polands only circus bear, vegan shoe designer Felesha Papa from Collection & Co, Pad Thai Recipe from Vegan Recipe Club, Vegan Geezer and Bristol Animal Save

EP. 04, February 2017

January 2017 Viva! Podcast

January 2017 Viva! Podcast

Featuring Viva! Director Tony Wardle, Juliet Gellatley 'Why You Don't need Dairy', Dr Michael Greger, Vegan Geezer, Viva! Health's Veronika Powell on Chia Seeds

Ep. 03, January 2017

December 2016 Viva! Podcast

December 2016 Viva! Podcast

Featuring Dale Vince from Ecotricity and Forest Green Rovers, Brenden Fitzgerald, founder of Planet Protein, the sad truth about the lives of Britain’s laying hens, Wildflowers and the 'Earthlings Experience'

Ep. 02, December 2016

November 2016 Viva! Podcast

November 2016 Viva! Podcast

Celebrate World Vegan Day 2016 with this debut episode featuring Jerome Flynn, Bettina Bordi from Bettinas Kitchen, 'The Incredible Vegan Health Report’ Viva!, founder Juliet Gellatley

Ep. 01, November 2016

October 2016 "Psst - The Viva! Podcast is coming soon"

October 2016 "Psst - The Viva! Podcast is coming soon"

Pilot Episode

Ep. 00, October 2016