our away day

Some great ideas were generated when we all got together on our away day at Leeds University.
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A LOVELY DAY AT KIRKSTALL FESTIVAL

TWO YOUNG CUSTOMERS TRYING OUT THE SUPER SLIDY FAIRTRADE GAME
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We’re going to Kirkstall Festival

WE’RE GOING TO THE KIRKSTALL FESTIVAL NEXT SATURDAY 13TH JULY
COME AND MEET US AND PLAY THE BANANA SLIDING GAME.
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A plastic free shop in Leeds

Just found this lovely plastic free shop in Central Arcade Leeds – and they sell Divine Chocolate!
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Calverley Garage Sale

We are taking part in the garage sale to raise money to support Fairtrade, do come and support us. You’ll find us on Carr Hill Drive.

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Schools Fairtrade Celebration

Children from all over Leeds  came with their teachers on Friday 1st March, to Leeds Civic Hall. They came to celebrate Fairtrade. Fabian Hamilton M.P. opened the session. The children chose workshops to learn more about Fairtrade, three of the workshops were designed by the children themselves.  The Lord Mayor and his wife, Councillor and Mrs Latty came later to congratulate the children and they gave out  certificates for all the work the children had done, preparing for the day. Everyone really enjoyed the afternoon.

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Fairtrade Fortnight in Leeds

We are all looking forward to Fairtrade Fortnight 2019. Here are some events taking place in the City.

Friday 1st March is our Schools’ Fairtrade Celebration at Leeds Civic Hall. If you’d like your school to take part, please contact Hannah@leedsdec.org.uk

Saturday 2nd March is the Coffee Morning at the Methodist Hall, Chapel Allerton from 10.30am – 1.30pm. As well as coffee and cakes there will be lots of things to buy from Traidcraft.

Tuesday 5th March is the University of Leeds Fairtrade Fair in the Parkinson Court from 11am – 3.30pm. This is a very lively event, with lots of stalls selling Fairtrade produce and local crafts.

If you know of any other Fairtrade events taking place in Leeds, please let us know.

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Fairtrade and Veganuary

Hello, and a Happy New Year to all Fairtraders everywhere.

To begin Veganuary 2019 try Ben and Jerry’s peanut and butter cookies non-dairy ice cream.  Look on http://www.fairtrade.org.uk  for more delicious choices.


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Leeds University Fairtrade Fair

Come and say Hello when you come to do your ethical Christmas shopping at the Parkinson Building at Leeds University.  We’ll be selling delicious dates, olive oil, cous cous and lots more  Zaytoun produce. We’ll also have lovely embroidered items handmade in Palestine, just right for Christmas presents. There will be loads of stalls selling clothes, jewellery, food and crafts of all kinds. There will also be  a choir and lots of Christmassy things to eat. Put a note in your diary for Tuesday December 4th from 11am – 15.30pm. It’s always a very joyful event.

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YOUR CHANCE FOR SOME SPECIAL CHRISTMAS SHOPPING

Two of our members are  very kindly opening  their home to display lots of gifts from the Traidcraft catalogue. It’s your  chance to have a browse and start your Christmas shopping.

 

 

 

Their home will be open from

Friday 9th November from 11am – 6pm

Saturday 10th November from 11am – 5pm

Sunday 11th  November from 11am – 4pm

Please contact us for further details

 

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