Headliners

Virtual Wellbeing Festival 2022

The Northamptonshire Virtual Wellbeing Festival is for you: our colleagues in health and social care in Northamptonshire. It is your chance to spend some time focusing on you – whether that is listening to insightful headliner sessions, trying something new or connecting with people from across the county.

This year’s event takes place from Monday 4 July to Friday 8 July.

Our headline speakers for the week have now been announced below and the full Virtual Wellbeing Festival 2022 programme will be unveiled soon.

To sign up for any of our headliner sessions - and to be among the first to get the latest updates on the Virtual Wellbeing Festival 2022 - you can register your interest here (opens in the same window).

Excited to see all the other types of session we have in store for you? Click here to take a look back at Virtual Wellbeing Festival 2021 (opens in the same window).

 

Monday 4 July, 12pm - Nicola Adams

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Nicola Adams - Monday 4 July, 12pm

Nicola Adams OBE is a recently retired double Olympic gold medallist, WBO World Champion and Great Britain’s most successful boxer of all time. Nicola was named the most influential LGBT person in Britain by The Independent and continues to be driving voice in the sports and boxing community. Through several initiatives and organisations (Fight for Peace), Nicola has encouraged people of all ages and abilities to join their local sports clubs, enjoy the benefits this brings whilst promoting living a healthy and well-balanced lifestyle.

Want to join Nicola for her session at 12pm on Monday 4 July? Register your interest here (opens in the same window).

Tuesday 5 July, 12pm - Dr Amir Khan

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Dr Amir Khan - Tuesday 5 July, 12pm

Dr Amir Khan is a full time NHS GP working in inner city Bradford, and resident GP on ITV Good Morning Britain and Lorraine.

Amir’s passions outside of medicine include wildlife conservation and he is the first Ambassador for The National Wildlife Trusts and The Butterfly Conservation Society, working closely with them to ensure access to green spaces for inner city children and spreading the word on how being outside with nature is good for your health.

Looking forward to Dr Amir's session at 12pm on Tuesday 5 July? Register your interest here (opens in the same window). 

Wed 6 July, 12pm - Samantha Clarke

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Samantha Clarke - Wednesday 6 July, 12pm

Samantha Clarke's passions are a melting pot of psychology, philosophy, technology, happiness, wellbeing, cultures and people. 

Her happiness and change business, 'Samantha &', provides coaching and advisory services to start-up leaders, and all of those who oversee people, to manage the impact of technology and happiness at work, build company culture and work environments that make employees feel supported and constantly at their best.

Can't wait to hear Samantha at 12pm on Wednesday 6 July? Register your interest here (opens in the same window).

Thurs 7 July, 12pm - Dr Michael Mosley

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Dr Michael Mosley - Thursday 7 July, 12pm

Dr Michael Mosley is a trained doctor and popular TV broadcaster.

Michael’s programmes on exercise (The Truth About Exercise) and diet (Eat, Fast & Live Longer) have produced much popular and media discussion as he examined the benefits of short, high-intensity exercise and fasting for two days a week.

He has received a host of BAFTA and Emmy nominations and been named Medical Journalist of the Year by the British Medical Association.

Ready for a treat with Dr Michael at 12pm on Thursday 7 July?? Register your interest here (opens in the same window).

Friday 8 July, 12pm - Mr Motivator

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Mr Motivator - Friday 8 July, 12pm

Derrick Errol Evans (Mr Motivator) was born in Jamaica but has lived most of his life in the UK.

His big break came on the 23 August 1993. He was later credited with turning around the fortunes of the Breakfast Television Show GMTV.

Providing mass workouts for varying charities and schools – with his unique way of exercising – has meant that he is in great demand, which continues to lead to numerous television, film and radio appearances.  

Ready to work up a sweat at 12pm on Friday 8 July with the main man, Mr Motivator? Register your interest here (opens in the same window).

Festival Programme

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Festival Programme - Monday 4 July to Friday 8 July

As Northamptonshire's Virtual Wellbeing Festival 2022 approaches, keep checking back for more information about Festival Programme.

Marketplace

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Marketplace

As Northamptonshire's Virtual Wellbeing Festival 2022 approaches, keep checking back for more information about the Marketplace.