Following a huge success on Netflix, The Game Changers star Patrik Baboumian, one of the world’s strongest men, is amongst the keynote speakers at the debut outing of Plant Powered Expo, which will celebrate the best of plant-based living, just after the completion of the biggest Veganuary ever, which is seeing a record 400,000 participants this year.
Patrik will be joined by leading Rugby League star Anthony Mullally (Toronto Wolfpacks) and extreme marathon runner Fiona Oakes (star of the recent movie Running for Good), as around 12,000 visitors enjoy an anticipated 150 stalls filled with the latest vegan offerings on the market, and around 80 guest speakers including experts on Fitness, Cookery and sustainable living.
There are a number of other interesting plant powered athletes and fitness personalities involved at the show, including powerlifting champion Pat Reeves (also author of “A Living Miracle“), former professional footballer Andy Ramage (co-founder of the OneYearNoBeer behavioural change programme), triathlete and sustainable business coach Kate Strong, bodybuilder Carlos Barbón, plus the Vegan Bodybuilding group who’ll be hosting a special push-up competition where everyone is welcome to enter on Saturday.
Live music, art exhibitions and The Plant-Powered Excellence Awards will take place across the weekend at Plant Powered Expo, while The Global Food Court will boast a sumptuous varieties of international vegan delicacies. Highlights include sushi, gyoza and tempura from Wabi Sabi Garden, Mediterranean gorgeousness from Greek Vegan Deli, the fragrant flavours of Mumbai from Chaatit and colourful burgers from The Green Grill, as well as cakes and other treats from the UK’s only Italian vegan patisserie, Vegan Sweet Tooth.
Plant Powered Expo also sees altogether 11 other featured areas, including a wide variety of talks and panels on topics in relation to health, fitness, environment and lifestyle, alongside 3 cookery theatres with different focuses ranging from international dishes to artisan food and the quick-and-easy.
The festival will become a new highlight of London’s calendar and set a new bar for raising awareness of the importance of healthy living and the environment.