Free-entry talks: learn from those in the know about allergies, coeliac disease, skin, IBS and more. An opportunity to hear from and talk to the people who know the most about your condition.

Saturday

Stacey Forsey

10:30 - 10:45

Q&A with Stacey Forsey.
Stacey Forsey, Author, Scrumplicious Sweet Treats & TV Personality Real Housewives of Cheshire

Join a Q&A with Stacey Forsey to ask questions about her, her life and her recently released freefrom treats cookbook - she's passionate about her recipes, how she developed them and why they are so important to her, her family and anyone who lives freefrom.

Bay's Kitchen

11:00 - 11:45

Living with IBS & the Low FODMAP Diet.
Bay Burdett, Founder, Bay's Kitchen

What do I do when I get diagnosed? How to I work out my food triggers? What is the Low FODMAP Diet? Your questions answered by Bay!

Coeliac UK

12:00 - 12:45

The Gluten Free Diet in the Media.
Lorna Gardner, Dietician, Coeliac UK

Lorna will cover all the myths created by the media, how to determine what information is correct and what is being discussed in social media.

Dr Justine Hextall

13:00 - 13:45

Sensitive and Allergy-Prone Skin: a Dermatologist's Top Tips.
Dr Justine Hextall, Consultant Dermatologist, La Roche-Posay

Whether you have eczema, allergy-prone skin or simply sensitive skin, Dr Justine will be able to answer

Dan Kelly May Contain

14:00 - 14:45

Do Restaurants Take Allergies Seriously?  
Daniel Kelly, Founder, Blogger & Podcast Host, May Contain

Daniel shares his insight into whether restaurants are doing enough to help people with food allergies, giving practical advice on eating out with an allergy. He will also talk about his personal experiences about eating out at restaurants whilst living with a severe and life-threatening food allergy.

The Anaphylaxis Campaign

15:00 - 15:45

25 Years of the Anaphylaxis Campaign.
Joanna Evans, Fundraising Manager, The Anaphylaxis Campaign

An introduction to the Anaphylaxis Campaign, it’s key projects and the support network we provide across the UK. How our support is changing to meet the changes in allergy management and respond to changes in legislation and the food industry.

Sunday

Stacey Forsey

10:30 - 10:45

Q&A with Stacey Forsey.
Stacey Forsey, Author, Scrumplicious Sweet Treats & TV Personality Real Housewives of Cheshire

Join a Q&A with Stacey Forsey to ask questions about her, her life and her recently released freefrom treats cookbook - she's passionate about her recipes, how she developed them and why they are so important to her, her family and anyone who lives freefrom.

Coeilac UK

11:00 - 11:45

What to Consider When Gluten Free Over Winter?
Lorna Gardner, Dietician, Coeliac UK

Lorna will discuss topics that tend to come up over winter months, such as vaccinations, flu, making sure you're getting the right vitamins and more.

All About Fresh Food

12:00 - 12:45

Talking "Gluten Free" with a Chef.
Anthony Milward, Chef, Father & Blogger, AllAboutFreshFood

Anthony has been a chef for 15 years and is the doting father to two beautiful sons, Archie (6, Coeliac) and Rory (2). Anthony is passionate about food and empathetic to the freefrom community. He wants to help you understand things from the perspective of the chef behind the pass.

Emma Amascato

13:00 - 13:45

Panel Discussion: How to deal with allergy anxiety.
Emma Amascato, Blogger, Freefrom Farmhouse & Author, Living With Allergies

Nathalie Newman, Intolerant Gourmand Daniel Kelly, MayContain
Ruth Holroyd, WhatAllergy

Emma, Nathalie, Daniel and Ruth all have personal experience of living with allergies. They are going to discuss every day life, focusing on the part that people don't always see... anxiety brought on by allergies. 

 

Allergy Stars

14:00 - 14:45

Navigating the Stormy Sea: Our Journey of Living with Allergies.

Amiee Allen, Primary School Teacher, Baby Massage Instructor, Blogger, Allergy-friendly Events & Support Group Host, Allergy Stars

Aimee's daughter was 3 when she had her first allergic reaction. Life changed overnight for their family. From being laid back and care-free they had to navigate this new journey. She talks about anxiety and how she learned to cope with this, and how they dealt with things such a starting school, birthday parties and holidays.

Allergy Today Podcast

15:00 - 15:45

Anaphylaxis & Autoinjectors: 10 Things You Need to Know to Save Lives.
Ruth Holroyd, Blogger, What Allergy & Host, Allergy Today Podcast  
Quentin Howard, Host, Allergy Today Podcast

  • The only treatment is adrenaline auto injectors. What are they? how to use them, who should be trained?
  • What does it feel like to use one?
  • Are they reliable?
  • Is there a better design?
  • Live demonstration
  • How to teach your friends to rescue you
  • is there a better way? What are the alternatives?

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