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February 2018

Fairtrade Fortnight Display – Oxford Botanic Garden

February 26, 2018 @ 9:00 am - March 11, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

"Discover plants that produce Fairtrade products, such as cocoa, bananas and sugar. Free with entry to the Garden."

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Meet a Chilean Wine Producer

February 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Oxford Town Hall, St Aldate's
Oxford, OX1 1BX United Kingdom
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"Meet wine producer Maria Pacheco and the Lord Mayor. A bring-your-own lunch in Walton Street immediately after."

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Can a Career in Fair Trade Make a Difference?

February 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Hub, Upstairs at 16-17 Turl Street
Oxford, OX1 3DH United Kingdom
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Come and hear from two lifelong social entrepreneurs and campaigners, Jamie Hartzell, chair of Divine Chocolate, and ethical trade consultant Sabita Banerji, currently working at Oxfam, about how they have dedicated their careers to making the world a fairer place, and whether in all honesty they feel they have made a difference. A relaxed and informal event during Fairtrade Fortnight with plenty of chance for discussion and questions. Free. Register on Eventbrite A CCOW Featured Event

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March 2018

Positive Fashion

March 1, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Barns Cafe, Northcourt Road
Abingdon, OX14 1PL United Kingdom
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"Talk by Feng Ho, ethical fashion designer, with Fairtrade wine, LemonAid & ChariTea"

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Fairtrade Coffee and Cake

March 3, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Headington Fair Trade, 104 Windmill Road
Oxford, OX3 9AJ United Kingdom
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Headington Fair Trade will be serving Fairtrade coffee and cake on the two Saturdays of Fairtrade Fortnight. Drop in and enjoy!

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Fair Trade Sale … with Knitting and Embroidery Workshop

March 3, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Jericho Community Centre, 33a Canal Street
Oxford, OX2 6BQ United Kingdom
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Come to a Fair Trade sale ... and join in a workshop teaching how to decorate clothing with Kantha embroidery - a traditional South Asian stitch used by Fair Trade producers in India and Bangladesh. Entry to sale free. Workshop £6, tickets available on Eventbrite Hosted by Trading for Development, which works with producers in these countries and many others.

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Fairtrade Breakfast

March 4, 2018 @ 8:45 am - 10:00 am
Iffley Church Hall, 116-122 Church Way
Iffley, Oxford, OX4 4EG United Kingdom
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Lovely Fairtrade breakfast - all welcome. Free. A stall of Fair Trade products will be available during the breakfast and from 11:00 am after the 10:00 am service.

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Fair Trade Stall

March 4, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
St Mary-le-More Church, 22 Castle Street
Wallingford, OX10 8DW
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Following the 10:00 am service at St Mary le More in the marketplace. Fairtrade refreshments will also be served.

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Women’s Voices in Fair Trade

March 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Christ Church College, St Aldates
Oxford, OX1 1DP United Kingdom
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"An evening exploring gender, fair trade and the ‘tipping point’ - what influences women to take action and have a lasting impact in the fair trade movement. Gender and Fair Trade: The Story of Women Cocoa Farmers in Fair Trade Short Film (20mins) This short film produced by Dr Roy Maconachie from Bath University at the Centre for Development Studies (CDS) highlights the impacts of Fairtrade for female cocoa-producers in Ghana and illustrates the significant challenges which remain in promoting…

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Traidcraft Big Brew

March 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
St Peter’s Church Hall Chalfont St Peter, SL9 9RJ United Kingdom + Google Map

Lovely Fairtrade refreshments, soup at lunch time and a Traidcraft stall.

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Fairtrade Lunch and Learn

March 8, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
JHB 201, Oxford Brookes University (Headington) Oxford, United Kingdom + Google Map

"Come along to a free Fairtrade lunch and learn event on Thursday 8 March to look into the lives of Fairtrade workers!"  Participants will be joined by Ketra, a coffee farmer, and Andy, who founded Visible Clothing.       A CCOW featured event.

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Meet Ketra Kyosiimire, a Fairtrade coffee producer from Uganda

March 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Examination Schools, 75-81 High Street
Oxford, OX1 4BG United Kingdom
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"We are pleased to be welcoming Ketra Kyosiimire, a female coffee producer from Uganda, to deliver a talk as part of the Fairtrade Fortnight week of events. Ketra will share the history of how her group came to become Fairtrade certified, what life was like before becoming involved with the Fairtrade Foundation, and the differences it has made to the lives of the community. A member of the Fairtrade Foundation will also accompany Ketra and will be able to answer…

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Fairtrade Supper with Speaker Tany Alexander

March 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bicester Methodist Church Hall, Bell Lane
Bicester, OX26 6JQ United Kingdom
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Join the Bicester Fairtrade Group for a delicious Fairtrade supper and hear a talk by Climate Outreach's Tany Alexander, speaking about how Fairtrade producers are affected by climate change.

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Raising our Fairtrade Game

March 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Friends Meeting House (Oxford), 43 St Giles
Oxford, OX1 3LW United Kingdom
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Sabita Banerji - chair of the Oxford Fair Trade Coalition, ethical trade campaigner, and occasional Quaker attender - will talk at Friday with Friends.

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Fairtrade Coffee and Cake

March 10, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Headington Fair Trade, 104 Windmill Road
Oxford, OX3 9AJ United Kingdom
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Headington Fair Trade will be serving Fairtrade coffee and cake on the two Saturdays of Fairtrade Fortnight. Drop in and enjoy!

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Fairtrade Photo Booth and Refreshments

March 10, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Fair Trade at St Michael’s, Cornmarket
Oxford, OX1 3YE United Kingdom
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Fair Trade at St Michael's will be celebrating Fairtrade Fortnight in its shop with a Fairtrade photo booth and lovely hot drinks (welcome after all the cold!) They'll also have a stall on Cornmarket.

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October 2018

Nawal Slemiah, Founder and Director of Women in Hebron Fair Trade Cooperative

October 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lady Margaret Hall, Norham Gardens
Oxford, OX2 6QA United Kingdom
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The Oxford Fair Trade Coalition presents Nawal Slemiah, talking with Carol Wills and Elizabeth Laskar. Nawal will talk about the work the cooperative does to empower Palestinian women and keep Palestinian culture and traditional handicrafts alive. There will be an opportunity to buy and order goods from Women of Hebron before and after the talk.

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February 2019

Big Brew Birthday Party

February 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Bicester Methodist Church Hall, Bell Lane
Bicester, OX26 6JQ United Kingdom
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You are invited to a celebration of Fair Trade and of Traidcraft's 40 years! Scrumptious Fairtrade refreshments ... and a good cause.

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Trade, power & poverty after Brexit

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
RISC (Reading Int’l Solidarity Centre), 35-39 London Street
Reading, RG1 4PS United Kingdom
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"Trade Justice and Fairtrade activists campaign for a system that puts people and planet before big business profits. The inspiring Nick Dearden, Director of Global Justice Now UK, will consider what the UK’s trade deals with other countries look like after March. Will they reflect trade justice? What can we do? Refreshments provided. Event organised in conjunction with Global Justice Reading. www.globaljustice.org.uk/reading"     A CCOW Featured Event

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March 2019

Big Fairtrade Breakfast

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chesham Town Hall Chesham, Bucks HP5 1DS United Kingdom + Google Map

Chesham's Fairtrade group is holding its annual Big Fairtrade Breakfast at Chesham Town Hall  on Saturday 2nd March - 9am til noon. Everyone welcome; hot and cold breakfasts and a Traidcraft stall.

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