Fairtrade Fortnight 2018

Although the Beast from the East blasted us with deep snow and freezing conditions we managed a great celebration of Fairtrade during this years Fairtrade Fortnight. The celebrations in Matlock started at the beginning of the fortnight with an afternoons baking with Y6 pupils at St Giles Primary School followed by an assembly. The children…

Matlock Fairtrade Weekend 2018 – latest news

Save the dates! Friday 9th March 12-3.30   Free event,  Hecate Arts and the Matlock Fairtrade Group with the support of Derbyshire Dales District Council are putting together an exciting event in the Market Hall in Matlock for Fairtrade Fortnight. Pupils from local schools are invited to Come Inside and raise their voices for Fairtrade…

Fairtrade Fortnight 2018

2018 Fairtrade Fortnight will begin at 09:00 on   Fairtrade Fortnight 2018 Monday, 26 February to Sunday 11 March   Exciting plans in preparation for a big two day Fairtrade in the town of Matlock on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th March. Watch this space for details!!  

Find out about Fairtrade Events in your area

Do come along and support your Fairtrade Town and the work they are doing to make trade more ethical and help producers who are often struggling against discrimination and injustice.    Below are events that will be happening in the area during February and March. Let us know if you know of any other events.

Fairtrade Fortnight 27.2.17 – 12.3.17

FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT February 27th – March 12th 2017 FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT IN MATLOCK Much of the work in Fairtrade Fortnight  is focussed in schools. Before the Fortnight Lessons will be held in both Castleview Primary, and Tansley Primary to familiarise pupils with the idea of Fairtrade. During the Fortnight : Thursday 2nd March, classes of children…

Fairtrade Fortnight Breakfast Finale

Fairtrade Fortnight went out with a bang in Matlock last Sunday evening. Matlock Mayor Steve Flitter along with other Town Councillors and members of the public attended the Late, Late Fairtrade Breakfast event hosted by Third Space church in Imperial Rooms. Welcome Fairtrade drinks kicked off the event where people were invited to take part…

Fairtrade Fortnight 2016 Events

Sit down for breakfast, stand up for farmers! 29 February – 13 March As Martin Luther King famously said, ‘before you finish eating breakfast in the morning, you’ve depended on more than half the world’. Despite our dependence on farmers and workers for the foods, drinks and products that we love, about 795 million people…

The Bake Off in Matlock

The Matlock Fairtrade Bake Off was awaited with eager anticipation. We had sixteen entries, eight adults and eight from those aged fourteen and under. We were so busy with the entries, refreshments and working with our fabulous judges we only managed a few photographs. Here are a few to give you a flavour of the…