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Saturday 13th October Lineup

Time Guest Speaker Talk Description
07:30 – 09:00 Dean Heitman
09:00 – 09:15 Martin Roberts
09:15 – 09:45 Lord-Lieutenant Mrs Peaches Golding OBE Once an Astronaut, Always an Astronaut.
10:00 – 11:00 Gregg Wallace Looking After Myself – How I try to be fitter, stronger, slimmer and worry less.
11:15 – 12:15 Calum Best & Mark Joseph Productivity and mindfulness – tools to live a best me life.
12:30 – 13:30 Dilys Price OBE I am not dead yet; it’s never too late.
13:40 – 13:55 Roger Frampton Move Like You Once Could.
14:00 – 15:00 Martin Roberts Making money from property
15:15 – 16:15 Lottie Moore Why Not You? Why Not Now?
16:30 – 17:30 Lucozade Sport with Our Parks

Naomi Grant, Research &
Development Director Lucozade Ribena Suntory with Born Barikor,
Founder of Our Parks

Moving on Health and Wellbeing
17:30 – 20:00 Dean Heitman

Dean Heitman

The master of the group exercise revolution! His passion for drum & bass & fitness paved the way for the ‘Totally Shredded workout’. One of the most highly sought after group exercise presenters in the UK who knows how to make exercise fun and really put you through your paces! Come in your gym kit and join in with the taster fitness classes he will be running over the weekend.

Martin Roberts

Property Guru, Achieve founder and host will be on stage each day with our guests and will also share his secrets and tips on how you too can ‘Make Money From Property’. Presenter of BBC TV’s Homes under the Hammer for 15 years, Martin also has a passion for child welfare and education. He will be talking about buying property at Auction, his children’s books and newly created charity including the ‘Sadsville’ project.

Lord-Lieutenant Mrs Peaches Golding OBE

Mrs Peaches Golding was appointed HM Lord-Lieutenant of the County and City of Bristol on 23rd April 2017 and was England’s first black High Sheriff, serving the County and City of Bristol. She will be opening the Achieve event together with Martin on Saturday 13th October and will be talking about her interest as a young girl in becoming an astronaut and as an adult watching the space shuttle lift off from the launch pad in Florida. It tracks the many twists and turns in her career that has led her to powering through challenges and finally to representing Her Majesty as HM Lord-Lieutenant.

Gregg Wallace

Be educated and entertained by the ‘masterchef’ himself, Gregg Wallace and find how you can become a fitter and healthier you! Gregg will be talking on the main stage and giving tips on how he lost weight and demonstrating simple tricks in the kitchen inspiring healthy and simple recipes that anyone can master!

Calum Best & Mark Joseph

Calum Best & Mark Joseph

There is so much more to Calum Best than just good looks, muscle and ‘Love Island’! Together with his business partner, Mark Joseph, the pair will talk about their newly created game-changing journals, built to help adults and children increase focus, improve motivation and achieve their goals quicker with the ‘Best Me Life’ system.

Dilys Price OBE

Dilys Price

With the motto, ‘I’m not dead yet; it’s never too late’, Dilys will not fail to inspire. At 81 years old she became the oldest woman skydiver in the world…a title she still holds! And recently she has become the face of fashion house ‘Helmut Lang’! Passionate about helping others, she started the charity ‘Touch Trust’ at the tender age of 70. A person that believes in living life to the full!

Roger Frampton

An excellent trainer and international model with a truly unique approach, Roger will show you how to ‘move like you once could’ and become flexible, stronger and pain-free in three simple steps…a combination of bodyweight exercises mixing aspects of gymnastics and yoga.

Lottie Moore

Master Firewalk Instructor, Lottie Moore, believes in walking the path less travelled, which has taken her from living in Burkina Faso to summiting some of the highest peaks in the world, alongside the adventure of supporting others to step out of their comfort zones through firewalking.

Lucozade Sport with Our Parks

Lucozade Sport with Our Parks
Dr Naomi Grant

Born Barikor
Born Barikor is on a mission! The former athlete who grew up on a council estate in Tower Hamlets founded Our Parks, free outdoor exercise classes for people from lower incomes who want to get fit. Now Lucozade Sport with Our Parks are working together to get 100,000+ ‘Parkers’ fit by 2019.

Dr Naomi Grant
Dr Naomi Grant is the Research & Development Director at Lucozade Ribena Suntory (LRS), where her team focuses on delivering great-tasting drinks to consumers and seeking out innovations in drinks development and packaging.

Sunday 14th October Lineup

Time Guest Speaker Talk Description
08:00 – 09:45 Dean Heitman
10:00 – 11:00 Eddie The Eagle Edwards The Eagle has Landed….a tale of perseverance and achievement.
11:15 – 12:15 Martin Roberts & Lee Johnson Taking Bristol City to the World
12:30 – 13:30 Helen Lederer Odd One In.
13:40 – 13:55 Roger Frampton Move Like You Once Could.
14:00 – 15:00 David Domoney The Power of Plants for Better Health.
15:15 – 16:15 Nigel Owens MBE The World renowned Rugby  Referee in conversation
16:30 – 17:30 Jaco Van Gass Jaco Van Gass – ‘My Story’
17:30 – 18:00 Dean Heitman

Dean Heitman

The master of the group exercise revolution! His passion for drum & bass & fitness paved the way for the ‘Totally Shredded workout’. One of the most highly sought after group exercise presenters in the UK who knows how to make exercise fun and really put you through your paces! Come in your gym kit and join in with the taster fitness classes he will be running over the weekend.

Eddie The Eagle Edwards

Eddie The Eagle

Local sporting legend, Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards will be entertaining the audience at Achieve again this year after being such a hit last year. Come along and hear his incredible story on Sunday 14th. How did the man from Cheltenham end up making history Ski Jumping in Calgary in 1988?!

Martin Roberts

Property Guru, Achieve founder and host will be on stage each day with our guests and will also share his secrets and tips on how you too can ‘Make Money From Property’. Presenter of BBC TV’s Homes under the Hammer for 15 years, Martin also has a passion for child welfare and education. He will be talking about buying property at Auction, his children’s books and newly created charity including the ‘Sadsville’ project.

Lee Johnson

Lee Johnson

Lee Johnson became the youngest Football League manager in 2013 when at the age of 31 he was appointed at Oldham Athletic. Since then he has managed Barnsley and currently Bristol City, for whom he made 199 appearances as a player. In the 2017/18 season he guided Bristol City to a memorable semi-final of the League Cup and 11th place in the Sky Bet Championship – the club’s highest finish for eight years. Off the field Johnson is a dedicated advocate for Above & Beyond which raises funds for Bristol’s city centre hospitals, including the Bristol Heart Institute Appeal.

Helen Lederer

Helen Lederer

This Summer Helen Lederer has wowed the crowds at the Edinburgh Fringe with her autobiographical stand-up, now she’s coming to Achieve. With her appearances on some of the top comedy shows in 1980s and more recently spending time in the Big Brother house we’re sure she has lots of hilarious stories to share.

Title of talk: ‘Odd One In’
For someone who fears failure and being humiliated in public – Helen Lederer has finally found her moment. Join her as she reflects on it all: the good, the bad, the greedy and the downright embarrassing’

Roger Frampton

An excellent trainer and international model with a truly unique approach, Roger will show you how to ‘move like you once could’ and become flexible, stronger and pain-free in three simple steps…a combination of bodyweight exercises mixing aspects of gymnastics and yoga.

David Domoney

ITV’s ‘Love Your Garden’ celebrity and presenter who is never lost for words. Winner of a Gold Medal at RHS Chelsea, he famously made HM The Queen smile for incorporating piranhas into his show garden! David will show you the tricks of the trade and how you can turn your garden into a relaxing and inspiring oasis of colour and happiness.

Nigel Owens MBE

Nigel Owens MBE

From growing up on a Welsh council estate to being regarded as one of the World’s top Rugby referees, Nigel Owens MBE’s life story is so inspirational. He’ll be talking at Achieve Bristol on Sunday – one not to miss.

Jaco Van Gass

Having sustained life-changing injuries while serving in Afghanistan, this incredible young man will talk about how he’s overcome mental and physical adversity. As part of the record-breaking team of wounded soldiers he trekked to the North Pole unsupported with HRH Price Harry (as part of BBC1’s Harry’s Arctic Heroes), climbed mountains, run marathons and is now a member of the GB Para-Cycling Team. Come and be inspired by his story and hear how Jaco is not letting anything stop him as he takes on the world!