This program of panel discussions and interactive sessions will run throughout the festival. This will be a chance to listen, learn and exchange about topics like sustainable fashion, the food-mind connection and how art can change you.


The Schedule

Day Session

10.00 - 10.40

10.55 - 11.15

11.25 - 11.50

12.05 - 12.45

13.00 - 13.20

13.35 - 14.15

How Fashion Impacts Your Self-Esteem

This Is Mothership - Gemma Breger, Sam Silver, Lillie Bernie, moderated by Samantha Freedman

Challah Design Demonstration

Allegra Benitah aka the Challah Mummy

How to Motivate Your Children

Rachel Vecht

The Food-Mind Connection

Dani Tucker, Hanna Geller, Judith Fine, Dr Michelle Braude, moderated by Victoria Prever

In association with the Jewish Chronicle

How to Care for Your Skin

Tamara Corin

Cover girls: How Modest Became Mainstream

Emma Samuels, Adi Heyman and Jess Diner, moderated by Shira Druion

Evening Session

17.20 - 17.40

18.00 - 18.40

18.55 - 19.20

19.35 - 20.15

20.30 - 20.50

21.00 - 21.40

Teenage Beauty and Wellness 

Sarah Goldstone

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Social Media 

Esther Walker, Chana Kanzen, Dr Brooke Vandermolen, moderated by Rosa Doherty

In association with the Jewish Chronicle

Mindful Interior Design Masterclass

Charlotte Green and Ginny Handley

How Art Can Elevate Our Lives

Leni Dothan, Charlotte Leseberg Smith, Sara Berman, Susan Collins, moderated by Keren David

In association with Outset and the Jewish Chronicle

The Power of Meditation

Anoushka Florence

Feel Good Fashion- Help the Planet and Your Wallet

Kate McGuire, Lee Klabin, Marcelle Symons, Beverly Calvert, moderated by Naomi Greenaway

Dr Brooke Vandermolen

Dr Brooke Vandermolen is a practicing Obstetrics & Gynaecology registrar doctor and created her educational platform “The OBGYN mum” to share insights and tips. She is an experienced medical writer, and has written for The Telegraph and The Huffington Post.

Samantha Freedman

Samantha Freedman co-founded Curate Beauty two years ago, the UK’s first wholesale marketplace platform to enable retailers to buy indie beauty brands all in one place. Previously, Sam worked as a beauty journalist across titles such as Grazia, Tatler and LOOK magazine

Lillie Bernie

Lillie Bernie is both a model and a visual artist that’s shaking up the art world, demonstrating you don’t need a fine art degree to create work that connects people to you. Lillie has worked with brands such as Lisou, Adidas and Larson and Jennings where she has been able to combine both her careers.

Charlotte Green

Charlotte is Director at Mayfair based luxury interior Design studio Sixty3 London which she established with her business partner in 2016. Prior to this she worked at Condé Nast Publications as Head of Talent.

Anoushka Florence

Anoushka Florence founded The Goddess Space in 2015 with the intention of creating safe and sacred spaces for women to gather. She holds monthly Women's circles on every New Moon and Full Moon; supporting women in connecting back to their true nature.

Naomi Greenaway

Naomi Greenaway is the Deputy Editor of The Telegraphs’s Stella Magazine. She has previously worked at Glamour and Femail at the MailOnline and specialises in women’s interest and lifestyle.

Jess Diner

Jess Diner is Beauty & Lifestyle Director at British Vogue overseeing all beauty, health and wellness content for the publication both online and in print. An advocate of modest fashion, she has been at the vanguard of fashion and style at the title for the better part of 15 years.

Beverley Calvert

Beverley Calvert makes luxury sleepwear and loungewear using only sustainably sourced fibres, knitted from scratch into unbeatably soft clothing, that combine function, style and longevity. For the last twenty two years, long before eco friendly clothing became fashionable, her brand Homebody has been pushing the importance of making collections in short runs and producing them locally here in England.

Charlotte Leseberg Smith

Charlotte Leseberg Smith is the development assistant at Outset Contemporary Art Fund, an international, independent charitable organisation that pools donations from partners and patron circles to support contemporary art. She is passionate about engaging younger generations in art, supporting the future of our creative ecosystem.

Dr Michelle Braude

Dr Michelle Braude qualified as a medical doctor at UCL and also completed a degree in nutrition from King’s College London. She founded her own nutrition practice, and wrote the bestselling book, The Food Effect Diet, which was serialised by The Times UK and published worldwide. She has just written & launched her second book, The Food Effect Diet Vegan.

Sara Berman

Sara Berman is a visual artist whose work explores the physical and haptic orientation of women. Prior to completing her MFA in Fine Art Painting in 2016, Sara founded a fashion brand and design consultancy which she led for 15 years.

Hannah Geller

Hanna Geller founded Building Feasts which hosts, according to the Evening Standard, one of the best Supper Clubs in London. They’ve collaborated with brands like Honey & Co, Adeena Sussman and Goop and also run cooking classes and a fabulous blog.

Susan Collins

Susan Collins is an award-winning digital media artist whose installations have included a proposal for a new Tate for outer space. She is also a professor at the Slade School of Fine Art, and was formerly the Director there. Photo Jim Wileman © 2015 Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Exeter City Council

Marcelle Symons

Marcelle Symons established luxury brand One Vintage as a sustainable way of transforming antique textiles to create contemporary pieces. She previously set up the first Prada store in Bond Street and founded Paul & Joe.

Allegra Benitah

Allegra Benitah is a former Corporate Tax Lawyer turned TV Chef and Expert Challah Bread Baker known as the Challah Mummy. She has performed demonstrations on ITV’s This Morning, Good Morning Britain and other TV shows as well as teaching Confidence Through Cooking Classes.

Emma Samuels

Emma Samuels is a stylist and fashion columnist. She studied at the London College of Fashion and also chairs the UJIA annual women’s event which recently included arranging a private viewing of the Dior exhibition at the V&A.

Sarah Goldstone

Sarah Goldstone is a professional make-up artist, with an expansive portfolio covering fashion shoots, music videos, TV as well as private clients. Having run make-up masterclasses, Sarah spotted a gap in the market for blending teenage beauty and wellness, and launched Smudge in 2019.

Deborah Joseph

Deborah Joseph is the editor in chief of Glamour UK. Prior to that, she worked for fashion and celebrity tech start-ups and was a social media consultant for Jenny Packham. She was on the launch team of Glamour 18 years ago and has also edited The Daily Mail's women’s section and Conde Nast Brides.

Esther Walker

Esther Walker writes for The Times, The Daily Mail and The Evening Standard, and has a popular blog called On the Spike. She recently quit being a “pro-instagrammer”.

Judith Fine

Judith Fine is a culinary curator and bespoke event stylist. Formerly, she was the creative director of Tony Page and has worked alongside celebrity Israeli chefs, Gucci and the Hotel de Crillon in Paris.

Adi Heyman

Adi Heyman is a Creative Consultant and a pioneer in the modest fashion industry. She is a convert to Judaism, and founder of the Jewish Fashion Council. Her personal style has been featured in every major fashion outlet from Vogue to Net-A-Porter.

Keren David

Keren David is Associate Editor at the Jewish Chronicle and an award-winning author of Young Adult novels. She previously worked for The Independent and photo-journalism agency The Cover Story in Amsterdam, where she also studied art history.

Victoria Prever

Victoria Prever is a the food editor at the Jewish Chronicle, having left a legal career to train as a professional chef at Leith's School of Food and Wine. She is also a freelance food writer, cookery teacher and food consultant and has appeared on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch, on BBC 1’s Sunday Morning Live as well as BBC News digital

Shira Druion

Shira Druion works for Chazak and is the editor of the popular YALLA magazine. She also teaches English and drama and has her own company, Dramatix where she teaches a broad age range of students.

Lee Klabin

Lee Klabin has started a sustainable and ethically produced bridalwear label, for the modern & sustainability conscious women of today. Her designs have been previously worn by Sarah Jessica Parker, Lily Cole, and Dita Von Teese.

Gemma Berger

Gemma Breger is one of the most in-demand fashion and celebrity stylists with a client list that includes Britney Spears and Rihanna. She is also the co-founder of popular blog This Is Mothership.

Dani Tucker

Dani Tucker is a food stylist, caterer and event planner, and has worked with many companies such as Zara, Uber Eats, Conde Nast and Fendi. She also released a cookbook called The Social Kitchen in 2016.

Rosa Doherty

Rosa Doherty is the Social Affairs correspondent and monthly columnist for the Jewish Chronicle. She has also written for the New Statesman, GQ, Huffington Post and Glamour as well as producing an investigative documentary on prisoners' families for London Live.

Chana Kanzen

Chana Kanzen is the CEO of Jewish Interactive, which harnesses technology like visual effects and interactive graphics to make quality Jewish learning accessible around the world.

Rachel Vecht

Rachel Vecht is a former teacher who established “Educating Matters” to provide global support to working parents & carers on a wide range of topics. Her clients include Barclays, UBS and Axa.

Tamara Corin

Tamara Corin is an award-winning beauty editor and stylist as well as the Beauty and Features Director at SheerLuxe. She writes for magazines including Grazia, Instyle and Good Housekeeping and also consults for beauty brands like P&G, L’Oreal and Dove.

Kate Mcguire

Kate Mcguire is initiating a movement to convert unworn clothes into stylish and flattering outfits. The Converted Closet releases inspiring videos, working with designers like Azagury.

Samantha Silver

Sam Silver is the other co-founder of This Is Mothership and is the ex-beauty director of Stylist Magazine. She writes for the Sunday Times Style, Grazia and The Telegraph and also consults for global brands.

Leni Dothan

Leni Dothan is an Israeli-born artist, architect and researcher based in London. She holds a degree in architecture from the Bezalel Academy of Art & Design in Jerusalem and an MFA and PhD from the Slade School of Fine Arts at University College London.

The Speakers

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Anoushka Florence

Anoushka Florence founded The Goddess Space in 2015 with the intention of creating safe and sacred spaces for women to gather. She holds monthly Women's circles on every New Moon and Full Moon; supporting women in connecting back to their true nature.