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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5 March 6:30 pm | Zoom

Poetry evening with Clare Shaw, Zoe Brigley and Kristian Evans

Host: Fairtrade Connections – Community Arts Festival 

Zoë Brigley Thompson and Kristian Evans, editors of ‘100 Poems to Save the Earth’, will read from this life-affirming anthology, due to be published in Spring 2021 by Seren Books. This event is sponsored by Embsay with Eastby Fairtrade Group.

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.

6 March 11:30 am | Zoom

Indian Dance Workshop with Avtar Panesar

Host: Fairtrade Connections – Community Arts Festival 

Join Indian dance specialist Avtar Panesar who will get us moving with his Bhangra dance workshop. Avtar will show us how to do bhangra and Bollywood dancing and explain the history of the dances. This event is sponsored by Warrington Fairtrade Steering Group.

7 March 5:00 pm | Zoom

Fairtrade Fortnight 2021: Ecumenical church service

Host: Various 

Join us as we come together in celebration of those striving to protect our common home – God’s creation – and pray for justice for farming communities on the front line of the climate crisis across the globe. This service has been created by Fairtrade supporters and churches from different denominations.