Events

Welcome to Choose the world you want – a festival of climate, Fairtrade and you. 22 February to 7 March 2021.

This page lists all events that have taken place – or that will take place – during the festival. To browse upcoming events, please see our Lineup page.

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22 February 7:00 pm | Guardian Live

Guardian Live: how is the climate crisis impacting the global food supply?

Host: Fairtrade Foundation 

We’ve partnered with Guardian Live events to bring together Fairtrade farmers, environmental experts and climate writers to ask: how is the climate crisis affecting our global food supply and the people behind it?

24 February 7:30 pm | YouTube

Creativity Against The Climate Crisis

Host: Fairtrade Foundation 

Bridgerton actor and Fairtrade Foundation Patron Adjoa Andoh is joined by digital artists, musicians, writers and other wonderfully creative people to discuss how creativity can be used to power up climate campaigning.

25 February 6:30 pm | YouTube, Instagram
Cost: Free

Bake Fairtrade Espresso Mocha Brownies with Waitrose and Will Torrent

Host: Waitrose & Partners 

Premiering at 6:30pm on 25 February, the Fairtrade Foundation and Waitrose are excited to share a virtual bake-a-long, run by award-winning patisserie chef and chocolatier Will Torrent. He will show us how to cook delicious Fairtrade Espresso Mocha Brownies step-by-step, and we’ll also hear from Fairtrade cocoa farmer, Leocadie.

27 February 9:00 am | Instagram
Cost: Free

Clipper Climate Cast

Host: Clipper 

Pop the kettle on Saturday morning and watch the Clipper Climate Cast on IGTV! The tea-rrific panel discuss the Clipper-Fairtrade partnership, how it’s supporting producers and workers, and the benefits of organic agriculture. The fantastic line-up includes: Host Tess Ward, Clipper Tea gurus Mr Pinto and James Ikin as well as award-winning Wildlife photographer & Filmmaker Aishwarya Sridhar.

28 February 11:30 am | Zoom

In discussion with Fairtrade farmers

Host: Fairtrade Foundation 

Patrick Kaberia and Bernard Njoroge, two Kenyan Fairtrade farmers on the front line of the climate crisis, join us on Zoom for a conversation with Fairtrade Foundation CEO Michael Gidney.

2 March 11:30 am | Zoom

Fair Focus: Boosting supply chain climate resilience

Host: Fairtrade Foundation 

Join us for a climate-special Fair Focus webinar this Fairtrade Fortnight! We’re talking about Boosting Supply Chain Climate Resilience with industry experts from Co-op, Ben & Jerry’s and Cafédirect. Be inspired into action by our panellists, who will discuss how to build sustainability into business supply chains. Hear directly from Fairtrade Africa about the realities for producers who are on the front line of the climate crisis.

5 March 7:30 pm | YouTube

Live quiz night with Eventures and Nick Hewer

Host: Fairtrade Foundation 

Join us for a special virtual pub quiz to test your knowledge and raise money for the Fairtrade Foundation. We have partnered with Quizmaster Laura at Eventures and will have a special guest appearance from Fairtrade Foundation Patron Nick Hewer.

6 March 11:00 am | YouTube

The Climate Change Garden

Host: Fairtrade Foundation 

Get tips on growing climate-friendly plants at home and on sustainable cooking. Hear about some of the challenges presented by climate change as we’re joined by Permaculture Association’s Chris Warburton-Brown, Fairtrade tea growers from India and eco-chef Tom Hunt.