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Sit back, grab a Fairtrade cuppa, and catch up on everything the festival has to offer, from short films to recordings of our live events. Browse everything here at your leisure…

Fairtrade Flower Pressing with AUBSU

Would you like to take a moment of calm in your week? Would you like to learn something new? Would you also like to support flower workers around the world while you’re at it? Then all you’ll need is a bunch of Fairtrade flowers and to tune into our workshop!

Find out more via this handy Flower Pressing Guide

tackling the UK’s global environmental footprint

Green Alliance was delighted to host this online event in partnership with the Fairtrade Foundation, asking the question, is tackling the UK’s global environmental footprint the route to a resilient, low carbon economy?

You can change the world!

Join best-selling author, Margaret Rooke, for a trip around the world to hear the inspiring stories of teenagers who have dared to change the world they live in. (33 mins)

Cocoa Climate

Discover why the climate is so important for food and farmers in this new film for schools… Cocoa Climate! (4 mins)

Make The World a Better Place

In 2015, the global community agreed on 17 global sustainability goals to make the world fairer and more sustainable. Six years later, what are the challenges facing farmers and workers? (52 mins)

Bake a Dawadawa cake with Zoe Adjonyoh

Cook up a tasty West African Fairtrade and vegan teatime treat with Zoe Adjonyoh, founder of Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen. Zoe’s recipe features delicious Fairtrade ingredients: caster sugar, cocoa powder, vanilla extract and coffee. (10mins)

past headline events

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

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?

Creativity Against The Climate Crisis

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.

In discussion with Fairtrade farmers

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.

Fair Focus: Boosting supply chain climate resilience

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.

Bake Fairtrade Espresso Mocha Brownies with Waitrose and Will Torrent

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.

Clipper Climate Cast

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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