Lots of events with a Fairtrade feature can be found around the Holme Valley – take a look and join in! If you’d like your event listed here please email our web manager: firstname.lastname@example.org
FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT 2018
MONDAY 26TH FEBRUARY TO SUNDAY 11TH MARCH
fairandfunky Fairtrade Conference for Secondary Schools - Honley High School - Thursday 1st March
The fairandfunky Fairtrade Conference for Schools brings together Secondary Schools from across Yorkshire to ignite enthusiasm and interest in both pupils and teachers for local and global sustainability.
The conference will link with the Eco-Schools programme and Fairtrade Schools Award, providing evidence for each of these award schemes. Interactive workshops will develop a deeper understanding on trade justice issues, citizenship, co-operative values in business, and the Fairtrade system.
Leading workshop providers and business leaders from fairandfunky, Upcycle Fashion, Koolskools, Trading Visions and Suma Wholefoods will facilitate interactive workshops for students throughout the day.
**NEW FOR 2018: Teacher CPD with fairandfunky**
Schools are invited to bring up to 10 student delegates at a cost of £145 per school. Please email email@example.com for a booking form.
fairandfunky Fairtrade Conference for Schools - The Creative and Media Studio School, Huddersfield - Friday 2nd March
The fairandfunky Fairtrade Conference brings together Primary Schools from across Yorkshire to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight. The conference will ignite enthusiasm and interest in both pupils and teachers to maintain awareness and understanding of Fairtrade and how it can be taught within busy classrooms.
Interactive workshops involving creative arts, drama, real life stories, and chocolate tasting from fairandfunky, Fair Grounds, Coeur de Xocolat and Suma Wholefoods will take delegates on a Fairtrade Adventure and discover how to take a break with Fairtrade!
The Conference runs from 9:15am to 2:45pm; all delegates take part in 4 workshops and receive a Fairtrade goody bag. Schools can bring up to 8 students and 2 teachers at a cost of £120. To book your school a place please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank You Kirklees for Coming In to Fairtrade - University of Huddersfield, Heritage Quay - Friday 9th March, 6pm
A finale event of the two-week Fairtrade Fortnight Festival. This celebration exhibits Fairtrade hand-crafts, photos and footages that documented the exciting two-week festival. This headline event is aiming at appreciating the achievements and contribution of whoever participates in Fairtrade in Kirklees. Come along and listen to inspiring Fairtrade stories! Enjoy free drinks and canapés! Come on in and meet Fairtrade!
Exhibition ‘storyboard’ Contributions:
To contribute any photos, footage or artefacts use the following methods:
Email to email@example.com
Facebook event https://www.facebook.com/events/193888668024608/
BANANA BREAKOUT with Holme Valley Fairtrade - Saturday 10th March
As a team, Holme Valley Fairtrade will be taking to the streets of Holmfirth, Meltham and Honley on Saturday 10th March to hand out Fairtrade goodies and invite people to come on in to Fairtrade!
To join in the fun (dressing as a banana IS optional) please meet at any of the following times and places:
10am - Holmfirth Co-op
1pm - Meltham Co-op
3pm - Honley Co-op in the village
We’ll be visiting lots of local shops and businesses to invite them to Come On In to Fairtrade as well as handing out free Fairtrade goodies on the day.
Mother's Day Roast Dinner - The Black Cat Bistro - Sunday 11th March, 12noon to 7.30pm
Join Holme Valley Fairtrade members The Black Cat Bistro for a special Mother's Day Roast Dinner on Sunday 11th March 2018.
Their talented chefs will be serving up a traditional roast dinner with all the trimmings (plus, an extra little treat for Mum!) for only £13. This will be served alongside Fairtrade tea and coffee, and their evening menu all day, so you can pick & choose!
Reserve your table on
Vegan Evening - The Black Cat Bistro - Thursday 22nd March, 6pm 'til late
Cheese Fest Friday - Social Progress HQ, Honley - Friday 20th April, 4pm to 6pm
Holme Valley Fairtrade members Social Progress and The Black Cat Bistro would like to invite you to 'Cheese Fest Friday' at Social Progress HQ for cheese, wine and business networking.
Hosted by Social Progress, Cheese Fest Friday is an informal networking event where you can wind-down after the week of work leading into the weekend.
There will be a selection of tasty cheeses, yummy chutneys, biscuits and wine available for attendees to enjoy provided by The Black Cat Bistro.
COST: £10 per person (£6 per person if not having wine)
Please note there will be an additional £3 per extra glass of wine.
BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL!!!
Swap Shop Sew - Holmfirth Civic Hall - Saturday 21st April, 1pm to 4pm
Swap Shop Sew is BACK on Saturday 21st April, with Holme Valley Fairtrade members Upcycle Fashion and fairandfunky!
Put the date in your diary and start putting your swap collection together. An afternoon of upcycling workshops, shopping in the ethical and handmade marketplace, Fairtrade refreshments and swapping your wardrobe!
fairandfunky and Upcycle Fashion are looking for stallholders for the ethical and handmade marketplace at the event. Do you make things from old fabrics? Sell Fairtrade clothing? Create upcycled works of art? Then you could to be part of the event. Stalls cost £10 - please email firstname.lastname@example.org for an application form.
fairandfunky Fairtrade Conference for Schools - Halifax Minster - Friday 18th May
The fairandfunky Fairtrade Conference brings together Primary Schools from across Calderdale to celebrate World Fairtrade Day. The conference will ignite enthusiasm and interest in both pupils and teachers to maintain awareness and understanding of Fairtrade and how it can be taught within busy classrooms.
Interactive workshops involving creative arts, drama, and real life stories, from fairandfunky, Fair Grounds, Fair Connections and Suma Wholefoods will take delegates on a Fairtrade Adventure around the world and discover how to take a break with Fairtrade!
The event will close with certificate presentations from Holly Lynch MP.
For further information and booking details please visit http://www.fairandfunky.com/about-fair-and-funky/fair-and-funky-events/school-events/ or contact email@example.com