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Social Media Coordinator

Social Media Coordinator

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February 2019: Viva! Vegan Podcast
In this episode, Kris reflects on the last twelve months and celebrates our 2018 achievements . We also caught up with Lisa Gawthorne , 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...
30 Day Vegan Challenge

Vegan Charity Launches App to Help People Try Vegan Throughout 2019

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Vegan campaigning charity Viva! has launched its new 30 Day Vegan app to encourage people to try veganism, providing everything you need to take those first crucial steps on your vegan journey.

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Stallholders Revealed for Cardiff Viva! Vegan Festival - Including Pizza, Crepes and Brownies!

Friday, January 25, 2019

Cardiff boasts an impressive array of delicious plant-based restaurants and an ever-growing vegan community. Now, animal welfare charity Viva! are returning to the city in celebration of all things vegan!

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On 2 January 2019, Channel 4 Dispatches aired a documentary called ‘The Truth About Vegans’. In this documentary, Dispatches focused on Viva!’s investigation of Hogwood Farm . Hogwood is just one example of how a mega pig farm - supplying Tesco and carrying the Red Tractor seal of...
January 2019: Viva! Vegan Podcast
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...
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2018: Viva! Review

2018: Viva! Review

Before we embark on our 25 th year of operations at Viva! let’s take a look at our achievements over...
Hogwood: Dispatches

The Truth About Dispatches

On 2 January 2019, Channel 4 Dispatches aired a documentary called The Truth About Vegans.
'5 Reasons' Viva! Christmas Outreach

Vegan Charity Urges Consumers to End Turkey Suffering This Christmas

Monday, December 10, 2018

This December, animal welfare charity Viva! is visiting three cities to raise awareness about the emotional intelligence and complex behaviour of turkeys and to hand out FREE vegan turkey samples.

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December 2018: Viva! Vegan Podcast
Join us for our extended Christmas Podcast! This month we have interviewed Shannon Martinez, Head Chef at Smith & Daughters vegan bar and restaurant. Viva! founder and director Juliet Gellatley sends some festive season’s greetings and our Food & Cookery Manager takes us through the...
Around 30 activists, including animal rights advocate and Big Brother star Kay Lovelle, gathered outside two Tesco superstores in London this past weekend to support Viva! Campaigns’ call for Tesco to drop Hogwood Horror Farm once and for all!...
Viva!Life Issue 69 | Winter 2018

Viva!Life Issue 69 | Winter 2018

Our winter issue is out now, featuring an interview with Quorn CEO Kevin Brennan and a feature on our two rescued dairy cows, Thelma and Louise. Receive your hard copy in the post ahead of everyone else by becoming a Viva! Supporter. Visit www.viva.org.uk/join...

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Give Turkeys a Break this Year!

Give Turkeys a Break this Year!

Despite a significant decline in recent years, 14 million turkeys were still slaughtered in the UK in 2017 and 2 million in December alone.
Video Van Broadcasts Tesco Pig Cruelty Outside Flagship Stores in London

Video Van Broadcasts Tesco Pig Cruelty Outside Flagship Stores in London

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

On Saturday 24 November animal welfare charity Viva! is holding a peaceful demonstration outside two Tesco superstores in London.

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Stallholders Revealed for Bristol Viva! Vegan Christmas Festival Including Festive Pies and Pastries

Stallholders Revealed for Bristol Viva! Vegan Christmas Festival Including Festive Pies and Pastries

Monday, November 12, 2018

‘Tis the season to be vegan! Local animal welfare charity Viva! are returning to their home city for an even bigger and better Vegan Christmas Festival.

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The guide also includes Roast Beetroot & Cashew Crostini, Mushroom Wellingtons, Salted Caramel Baked Cheesecake, and Vegan ‘Baileys’ Irish Cream Liqueur.

Charity Launches Deliciously Vegan Christmas Guide and It Features Yorkshire Puddings!

Friday, November 9, 2018

Vegan campaigning charity Viva! has published a brand new recipe guide just in time for the festive season. The Deliciously Vegan Christmas Guide features over 25 recipes – including a tried and tested recipe for the elusive vegan Yorkshire pudding.

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November 2018: Viva! Vegan Podcast
Tune in to our latest podcast for an exclusive interview with vegan feminist writer Carol J Adams during her UK tour. Kris sits down with the awesome reggae artist and activist Macka B and catches up on the latest vegan world news, views and interviews. Viva! founder and director Juliet Gellatley...
Massive Vegan Billboard Appears in London

Massive Vegan Billboard Appears in London to Raise Awareness of Dairy Industry’s TRASH

Earlier this month, Bristol-based animal welfare charity Viva! launched its new campaign, TRASH.

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In central London on Friday we organised two successful events to launch Scary Dairy’s new #TRASH campaign. As part of this campaign, we’re focusing on “the dairy industry’s trash”, the male calves, throughout October. We’re taking our Street Action events to...
All you need to know about dairy

Vegan Charity Launches New Website to Help People Go Dairy-Free

Vegan charity Viva! has launched its new Scary Dairy website to educate the public about the realities of the dairy industry and to help people transition to dairy-free diets.

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October 2018: Viva! Vegan Podcast
Kris sits down with Viva! founder Juliet to talk TRASH, hear about a new animal rescue initiative, and thank the amazing supporters that make Viva! the successful force for change as it is. We hear music artist Moby's TedX Talk on why he became a vegan, discover the vegan grime of JME and share...