Hackney Fairtrade Fortnight Celebration Events 2019 HACKNEY FAIRTRADE CHAMPION - COUNCILLOR GILBERT SMYTH WANTS HACKNEY RESIDENTS TO JOIN HIM TO MAKE THIS THE MOST AMBITIOUS FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT EVER…

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Hackney Fairtrade Fortnight Celebration Events 2019

HACKNEY FAIRTRADE CHAMPION - COUNCILLOR GILBERT SMYTH WANTS HACKNEY RESIDENTS TO JOIN HIM TO MAKE THIS THE MOST AMBITIOUS FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT EVER.

“Hackney is already a Fairtrade Borough” says Cllr Smyth “but we have been gaining support from businesses in the Narrow Way to work toward making it the first Fairtrade Shopping Way in Britain”

Hackney Fairtrade Group have planned several exciting and informative events for this year’s

Fairtrade Fortnight (25th February – 10th March).

Our launch event takes place at Hackney Council Service Centre, (behind the Town Hall, 1 Hillman Street; E8 1DY) at 11 a.m. on Wednesday 27th February. 

This will be a fairtrade tasting, sampling and information/discussion session attended by Hackney’s Mayor, the Speaker and Hackney’s Fairtrade Champion. Join us to taste a range of fairtrade chocolate bars and drench fruit in sumptuous chocolate as it cascades from our fairtrade chocolate fountain.

Other events during the fortnight are:-

  • Friday 1st March, 7pm - Sustainable Hackney/Hackney Fairtrade Group - Fairtrade Film evening  at St Paul’s Church, West Hackney, Stoke Newington Road (with tasting and sampling as above).
  • Saturday, 2nd March, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Narrow Way, Mare Street, Fairtrade celebration event. Hackney Fairtrade Group cooperating with businesses to host fun activities, football, fairtrade chocolate fountain, sampling, experiencing and discussing fairtrade.
  • Friday 8th March – Celebration of Fairtrade and Women’s Day – Millfields School and Hackney Fairtrade Group in the Narrow Way, Mare Street. Games, quizzes, art, chocolate (and the fountain) with fairtrade cakes to sample.
  • Saturday 9th March (in the Narrow Way as on the 2nd March). Join us to discover whether enough businesses have agreed to sell fairtrade for us to proclaim the Narrow Way the ……..

                                                                      

............FIRST FAIRTRADE SHOPPING WAY IN BRITAIN!


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 a Fairtrade Church, Mosque or Synagogue, School, Business or Community Group or for in-school support with workshops or assemblies.

  

                                                   email -   hackneyfairtrade@gmail.com

                                                                                        

         

  

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