Here are just a few of the fascinating things happening over the coming months in Oxford:
How is Fair Trade faring in a changing world?
Friday, 12 October 3 – 4.30pm, United Reformed Church, Summertown
An illustrated lecture by former OFTC Chair, Carol Wills, an Honorary Member of the World Fair Trade Organisation, followed by tea and discussion.
£5 charge for URC building fund
Fairtrade at St Michaels 15th Anniversary Party
Sunday, 21 October, 3 – 6pm Tap Social, North Hinksey Lane
The fair trade shop in the heart of Oxford is 15. There will be plenty to entertain you with music, poetry, displays, craft activities, board games, and, of course, cake.
Further details at fairtradeatstmichaels.co.uk
Fair Trade in Palestine with Nawal Slemiah
Monday, 15 October 7pm, Simpkins Lee Theatre, Lady Margaret Hall.
Nawal of Women in Hebron Fair Trade Cooperative will talk about her work to empower women and keep Palestinian traditional handicrafts alive. She will be joined by Oxford residents Carol Wills and Elizabeth Laskar who recently travelled to Palestine.
£5 on the door (free for students).
One World Fair and Fair Trade Festival
Saturday, 3 November, 10am – 5pm, Town Hall St Aldates
Oxford Fair Trade Coalition joins forces with the Oxford Oxfam Group to turn the One World Fair into a Fair Trade Festival. Fair Trade stalls, talks, games and exhibitions along with delicious home-made food and live music.
What does Fair Trade mean for Human Rights?
Monday, 10 December
The keynote speaker at the Oxford Fair Trade Coalition AGM on 10 December will be Erinch Sahan, Chief Executive of the World Fair Trade Organisation, which recently launched the International Fair Trade Charter together with Fairtrade.
The event falls on International Human Rights Day and the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Sign up to this free event here.
Find out more about Fairtrade in Oxford here.