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Join us for an intimate fundraising breakfast with some Vegan Inspirational People (V.I.P's) hosted by the charismatic David Quirk.
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- Strictly limited to 30 guests.
Lynda Stoner and James Aspery chat to David Quirk and Madalena offers a thoughtful musical set to accompany a delicious vegan breakfast supplied by Squatters Run (A collaboration between Mischief Brew and Juice Quest), Bob Bowls, Nagev, and Aqua Botanicals.
In addition: Each guest will receive a Gift Bag with items (valued at $75) donated by some of our fabulous vegan sponsors
Proceeds from this fundraiser go directly towards Vegan Festival Adelaide. Proceeds from Vegan Festival Adelaide go to a variety of charities.
- 7:30 am - Guests Arrive / Squatters Run Cold Press Juice and Coffee Bar / Nagev Sweet Treats / Guests take their seats
- 8:10 am - Breakfast
- 8:15 am - Welcome to the Country / David Quirk
- 8.20 am - Live Music
- 8.40 am - James Aspey
- 9:00 am - Lynda Stoner
- 9.25 am - Question and Answer session
- 9.40 am - Photo opportunity
- 10:00 am - Finish and head out to join the Festival!
Increase the peace, educate, and inspire; push your limits and live life to the fullest! James Aspey is 28 years old old and a vegan and animal rights activist from Sydney, Australia. At 17, after being diagnosed with Leukaemia, he was told he had 6 weeks to live unless he started immediate treatment. James won his battle with Leukaemia. However, as he fought, he started analysing his own life and finding areas where he was causing harm and suffering to the planet, to himself, and to others.
Catch James on the Main Stage as part of the main Festival programme.
Lynda worked as an actor throughout most of her life, including theatre, musicals, TV shows including Young Doctors, Cop Shop, Cleudo, The Flying Doctors, Shark’s Paradise and Prisoner, and movies including Echoes of Paradise and Crawl. She became an animal rights activist 46 years ago after reading Professor Peter Singer’s “Animal Liberation” and since then has been involved in countless sit-ins, rescues, and exposés into the cruelty of battery hen facilities, broiler sheds, and pig factories. She is currently the CEO of Animal Liberation and a Director of Animals Australia. Six years ago she wrote the cookbook “Now Vegan!” which was reprinted four times. Adelaide is her home town and she is thrilled to be here!
Catch Lynda on the Main Stage as part of the main Festival programme.
Stand-up comedian, actor, skateboarder, and vegan, David Quirk has cemented his place on TV screens and as an original voice on the international comedy circuit. David has enjoyed hit live shows in Australia and the UK and on screen he has played Damian in the acclaimed Tasmanian ABC series "Rosehaven" and been Josh Thomas’ love interest in "Please Like Me". He has also collaborated with with Sam Simmons in the ABC TV series "Problems" and Sammy J & Randy in ABC1’s "Ricketts Lane". Receiving multiple comedy awards, his 2016 show "Approaching Perfection" garnered unanimous four-star reviews and toured Australia and the UK
"His observations are revealing, his realisations endearing – Quirk is a comic not to be missed." - The Skinny (UK).
As MC, David will be present throughout the Festival.
LIVE MUSIC - Madelena
Take yourself on a majestic journey with indie-pop artist, Madelena. Be enlightened by the harmonious melodies and natural talent of this gem from Hobart, Tasmania. Madelena is a thought provoking and tuneful songwriter, her voice a fusion of innocence and strength sprinkled with an Australian lilt. Since launching her debut single "My Lightest Shade" in September last year, Madelena has toured a number of notable Tasmanian festivals including Falls Festival Marion Bay, Cygnet Folk Festival, Taste of Tasmania, and Dark Mofo. Her new EP will be launched ahead of a new tour of Tasmania in October. Madelena is a vegan and a supporter of Brightside Farm Sanctuary, Animals Tasmania, and Animal Liberation Tasmania. She has performed at a number of fundraising events for these organisations to help promote compassionate, mindful living.
Don't miss Madelena's performance at the Workshop Zone.