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What to do in Leicestershire and Rutland during Fairtrade Fortnight 2016!

Here’s a little flavour of what’s going on in Leicestershire and Rutland during Fairtrade Fortnight 2016! Please note: most of these events are open to the general public but some are for specific groups (e.g. students, those working in the city centre); please ensure you check that the event you’re planning to attend is open to you!

Monday 29 February – Sunday 13 March 2016
LEICESTER
Fairtrade Breakfast photo competition 
Open to all staff and students of De Montfort University
Competition to find the most unusual picture of staff and students enjoying a Fairtrade breakfast. Contact sustainability@dmu.ac.uk for more information.
Organised and hosted by De Montfort University

MARKET HARBOROUGH
Schools Baking Competition
Supported by Sainsburys and Farndon Fields Farmshop. Contact lynne_mold@yahoo.co.uk for more information.
Organised and hosted by Market Harborough Fairtrade Forum

Family Trail: Spot the hidden animal
Forms for the trail can be collected from Market Harborough Library reception. Contact lynne_mold@yahoo.co.uk for more information.
Organised and hosted by Market Harborough Fairtrade Forum

Sunday 28 Feb
LEICESTER
Café Church Fairtrade Breakfast
10.15–11.30am, open to all
Stoneygate Baptist Church, 315 London Road, Leicester, LE2 3ND
Come and share in a Café Church Style Service with a Fairtrade theme and breakfast. For more information contact elisabethburleigh@hotmail.com.
Organised and hosted by Stoneygate Baptist Church

Tuesday 1 March 2016
LEICESTER
Fairtrade Breakfast 
8.30am-2pm, open to all staff and students of the University of Leicester
Percy Gee Building, University of Leicester, University Rd, Leicester LE1 7RH
Free fair trade breakfast, plus petition-signing and information stalls.
Organised and hosted by the University of Leicester

RUTLAND
Fairtrade coffee and cake 
6.15-11.15am, open to all commuters
Oakham Station, Rutland, LE15 6QT
Organised and hosted by Change Agents UK

Wednesday 2 March 2016
MARKET HARBOROUGH
Fairtrade refreshments available for staff working in the Council Offices
Organised and hosted by Market Harborough Fairtrade Forum

LEICESTER
Celebration of 20 years of Just Fair Trade
7pm, open to all
Leicester Cathedral, Peacock Lane, Leicester, LE1 5PZ
A short service marking the achievements of Just Fair Trade during its first two decades. For those of all faiths and none. Followed by fair trade refreshments. Please RSVP to celebrate@justfairtrade.com
Organised and hosted by Just Fair Trade

Thursday 3 March 2016
RUTLAND
Fairtrade Breakfast
10am-12.00pm
25, The Nook, Whissendine, LE15 7EZ.
For more information contact davidlewis.ketton@gmail.com.
Organised and hosted by Rutland Fairtrade Steering Group

Saturday 5 March 2016
RUTLAND
Fairtrade Breakfast 
10am-12.00pm
Methodist Church Hall, Northgate, Oakham, LE15 6QS
The breakfast of bacon rolls, pancakes with honey and jam, bananas, fruit juice, coffee and tea will all be made from Fairtrade and locally sourced ingredients.  Short videos will be shown of some Fairtrade producers. For more information contact davidlewis.ketton@gmail.com.
Organised and hosted by Rutland Fairtrade Steering Group

LEICESTER
Fairtrade Breakfast
10am–12.20pm, open to all
Outside Uppingham Road Co-op, 247 Uppingham Rd, Leicester LE5 4DG
Join the Knighton Justice Group giving away samples and talking about Fairtrade Breakfasts. Wrap up warm! For more information contact elisabethburleigh@hotmail.com.
Organised and hosted by Knighton Justice Group

LEICESTER
Tomatoes Local Fairtrade Breakfast
9.30-11.45am, open to all
Church of the Martyrs, Westcotes Drive, Leicester, LE3 0QT
The usual breakfast will have a special Fairtrade Focus.
Organised and hosted by Church of the Martyrs

MARKET HARBOROUGH
‘Old Friends’ Concert
7.30pm
Market Harborough Methodist Church, Northampton Rd, Market Harborough LE16 9HE
Fairtrade refreshments and a stall selling Fairtrade items made in India. No tickets: donations requested for the Bhopal Medical Appeal.
Organised and hosted by Market Harborough Fairtrade Forum

Sunday 6 March 2016
MARKET HARBOROUGH
Fairtrade Breakfast
8.30-10am
Market Harborough Methodist Church, Northampton Rd, Market Harborough LE16 9HE
Organised and hosted by Market Harborough Fairtrade Forum

Monday 7 March 2016
LEICESTER
Fairtrade Breakfast 
8am-11.30am, open to staff and students of De Montfort University
Campus Centre Building, De Montfort University, Leicester, LE1 9BH
Fair trade breakfast option available as part of breakfast offerings. Information staff about fair trade and DMU’s status as a Fairtrade University.
Organised and hosted by De Montfort University

Wednesday 9 March 2016
LEICESTER
An evening with Zaytoun
7.30pm, open to all
Stoneygate Baptist Church, 315 London Road, Leicester, LE2 3ND
Mohammed Hamada, a olive farmer, will be sharing his experience of fair trade in Palestine. Fair trade refreshments and stall selling Zaytoun products from Palestine. Please RSVP to justshop@hotmail.co.uk or 0116 253 8032
Organised and hosted by Just Fair Trade and Stoneygate Baptist Church

Thursday 10 March 2016
LEICESTER
Cathedral AM
7.30-8.30am, open to those working in Leicester city centre
St Martin’s House, Leicester Cathedral
Mohammed Hamada, a olive farmer, will be sharing his experience of fair trade in Palestine. Includes a free fair trade breakfast. Please RSVP to justshop@hotmail.co.uk or 0116 253 8032
Organised and hosted by Just Fair Trade and Leicester Cathedral

Friday 11 March 2016
MARKET HARBOROUGH
Market Hall Fairtrade Tombola
Prizes donated by the town’s Fairtrade businesses and supporters. Tickets 50p. A prize every time!
Organised and hosted by Market Harborough Fairtrade Forum

Saturday 12 March
MARKET HARBOROUGH
Fairtrade Breakfast/ Coffee Break
8.30-11am, open to neighbours
12, Highcross Street, Market Harborough, LE16 9AJ
Organised and hosted by Market Harborough Fairtrade Forum

GROBY
Fairtrade Breakfast
9.30am-12noon, open to all
Groby United Reformed Church, Chapel Hill, Groby, Leicestershire LE6 0FE
Enjoy not only the usual cup of Fairtrade tea and coffee but also an exciting variety of fairtrade produce alongside locally sourced or organic ingredients. For more information contact karensilverwood@googlemail.com
Organised and hosted by Groby Justice Matters