Find out what is happening around Scotland for Fairtrade Fortnight 2021. Find your local Fair Trade group here.

Main Events

Local Events Around Scotland

1st to 7th March 2021 

Wednesday 3rd March, 10am: Calling all schools! Koolskools is holding an event for schools called “Fairtrade Uniform…the Climate…and Your School.” Register here.

Wednesday 3rd March, 10am: Carol Ridgeway, Co-op Member Pioneer in Orkney invites you to a presentation about activities in the local community, with input from other local groups about the fantastic work they are doing. For more details and to register, see here.

Friday 5th March, 2.30pm: University of St Andrews’ Sustainable Development Society and St Andrews Fairtrade Town group invite you to participate in their banana design competition (open from 22nd Feb to 5th March) and attend their panel discussion on 5th March.

Saturday 6th March, 11am: To celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight 2021, Dumfries Fairtrade Group will be holding an online Coffee Morning with a quiz, short films, and recipes. Details here, on Facebook and @FairDumfries. Or you can email dumfriesfairtrade@yahoo.co.uk.

Past events

Aberdeen For A Fairer World
Quiz: Come and pit your wits against the Zoom master and see how much you know about Fairtrade. Bring a Fairtrade cuppa and during the interval catch up on the Fairtrade scene in Aberdeenshire. All welcome. SPECIAL GUEST: In the interval you’ll hear from Dorcas Pratt on the work of Water Witness International with Fairtrade Farmers.

Wednesday 24th February, 7-8.30pm, online. Register on Eventbrite. Contact Email afw.barbara@btconnect.com.

See here for more community and education resources and events from Aberdeen for a Fairer World.

Dunscore Fairtrade Village
A zoom chat with Petrus Bosman, MD of Bosman Adama, South Africa Fairtrade Wine Producer.

Tuesday 23rd February, 6pm, online, zoom link.

Hadeel
The first of a series of virtual tours to Hadeel’s Palestinian suppliers. Join the first tour to Gaza and find out more about Atfaluna Society for Deaf Children.

Monday 22nd February, 12-1pm, online, find out more and get the zoom link here

Hadeel/Palcrafts (UK)

Palestinian Food Demo – Maftoul Moghrabeyeh – Galilee Style
Hadeel remind us about the impact of climate change on Palestinian farmers.

Wednesday 24th February, 7pm, online. Find out more, get your ingredients ready and register here

Pacari Chocolate
Fancy tasting the UK’s most ethical chocolate as recently voted by Ethical Consumer?

You can do just that online (UK only) this Fairtrade Fortnight!

Friday 26th February, 6pm, online, £25 (enough for 3-4 people). Register here

Perth and Kinross Fairtrade Zone
An online interview with Matt Oliver of Traidcraft. Matt will be talking about the challenges they have been facing and the difference buying Traidcraft makes.

Tuesday 23rd February, 7pm. Find out more and how to register interest in attending here

University of Edinburgh
This event will examine how the Fairtrade system is addressing the challenges that climate change brings to workers in the Global South.

Wednesday 24th February, 3.30-4.45pm, online, register here