Havant Gets Fairtrade Fortnight off to a Fabulous Start!

Fairtrade Fortnight Havant Feb 2015

O how great do they look?  You know I love a good costume!  CAFOD volunteer and Fairtrade Ambassador, Maureen Thompson sent us this fantastic photo of the Mayor of Havant handing out Fairtrade bananas to staff on their way to work on Tuesday at Public Service Plaza!  The Mayor was helping launch Fairtrade Fortnight of course (23 February – 8 March ) and this was just one of the super events the Havant Fairtrade Group have organised over the next two weeks!

Maureen told us:

“I’m part of the Havant Fairtrade Group, which has representatives from other charities and churches who support Fairtrade events right across Havant.  We’d urge everyone in Havant to take a look at our programme and join in! There are so many ways you can take part!”

The programme for events run by Havant Fairtrade Group is:

Wednesday 25 Feb

Mayor’s Coffee Morning in the Public Service Plaza, Havant from 10:30am to noon.

Thursday 26 Feb

“Eating Well Together” Very special meal cooked with Fairtrade ingredients and wines. Havant URC, Elm Lane, 7 for 7:30pm. Philip Warren will share impressions of Fairtrade producers from his recent trip to Ghana.

Friday 27 Feb

Coffee morning/afternoon tea 11am – 3pm, St Michaels, Leigh Park. There will be an opportunity to buy Fairtrade products.

Tuesday 3 March

Coffee morning Havant URC, Elm Lane, Havant 10am – 12 noon.  Fairly traded tea, coffee and goods will also be on sale.

Saturday 7 March

Social Evening including a Fairtrade wine tasting at St. Joseph’s Church Hall, West Street, Havant from 7:30pm.

Thank you so much for letting us know Maureen!  We already have the Social Evening on the blog of course!

For more information on Fairtrade Fortnight and the Fairtrade Foundation click here.

For more information on Fairtrade in Portsmouth, Gosport and Havant, click here.

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