Futures Forum: Fairtrade Fortnight in Sidmouth > Monday 25th February - Sunday 10th March
With a more detailed programme from the Fairtrade newsletter:
Exciting news - Fairtrade Fortnight begins on Monday!
We have our new Sidmouth Fair Trade Group banner at the Library.
A quick reminder of what is happening locally.
Monday 25th FEBRUARY - Sunday 10th March
Displays during all of Fairtrade Fortnight in SIDMOUTH LIBRARY - also raffle with Fairtrade gifts from local businesses.
FRIDAY 1st March 2:30 presentation and a chance to meet Veronica Browne a Fairtrade Banana Grower from St Vincent in the Windward Islands.
Fairtrade Refreshments, Stalls, (including craft, food, and Waitrose Foundation) information and Fairtrade tombola.
In the morning Veronica will visit Sidmouth College and be part of a workshop on Fairtrade and Bananas.
SATURDAY 2nd March 10:30 am Coffee Morning and storyteller Tony Sparkes at Sidmouth Library samples and information about Fairtrade and the raffle continues.
SUNDAY 3rd March 9:30 - 12 pm FAIRTRADE & LOCAL BREAKFAST and coffee at the Methodist Hall with Fairtrade craft and food stalls
There is a service in the church at 10:30 am - come if you wish - people will remain in the Hall for conversations , selling from the stalls and serving coffee.
SUNDAY 3rd March Fairtrade Refreshments cake & coffee at the parish church of St Giles & St Nicholas after 10am Eucharist..
SUNDAY 3rd March 3pm - 4:30 pm Community FAIR & LOCAL Cream tea at St Francis Church Hall Woolbrook with stalls, raffle and cake followed by Evening service at 5pm if you wish. There is a large free car park and it is near bus stops.
Fairtrade stalls and information available at all of the above events and at the Tourist information office and Sidmouth Herald and on our Facebook page via Sidmouth Council.
We do hope you will be able to come to at least one of these events.
Supporting Sidmouth - Proud to be a FAIRTRADE TOWN
There will be other activities throughout Devon and across the country - especially in Fairtrade Towns.
The message is ‘SHE DESERVES A LIVING INCOME’
Chocolate is a treat for us. A living income is a human right for farmers.
So choose to buy Fairtrade and Local.
Co-ordinator of Sidmouth Fair Trade Group
Supporting Sidmouth Proud to be a Fairtrade Town