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FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT 29 Febaruary – 13 March 2016

Wake up to the BIG Fairtrade Breakfast!  Please join us by hosting a Fairtrade breakfast where you work, live or as a community event.

‘Before you finish eating breakfast in the morning, you’ve depended on more than half the world’

Martin Luther King, 1967

For more information please visit the Fairtrade Foundation’s website: www.fairtrade.org.uk

FASHION SHOW -  Thursday 10 March 2016

VENUE – IZZARD THEATRE, BEXHILL COLLEGE, PENLAND ROAD, BEXHILL TN40 2JG

Bexhill Fairtrade Town Committee are hosting the annual FASHION SHOW in conjunction with Bexhill College - 

Come and see original, ethical and recycled designs by Bexhill College students alongside Fairtrade fashions sold by UK companies: Nomads and Lovethatstuff. Plus Fairtrade stalls – information, clothes, crafts and food.

This year is our 8th year of collaboration and the fashion show has gone from strength to strength.  Many thanks to all those involved in it’s organisation especially the staff and students at Bexhill College and models/volunteers from Pestalozzi, St Richards College and Bexhill High.

Tickets cost £6 adults - to include canapés.  £3 concessions.  Tickets available on the door and online at Bexhill College: www.bexhillcollege.ac.uk or telephone 01424 214545

Time: 6.30 for 7pm.  Show finishes approx 9pm

 

UPDATE!  PLEASE READ BELOW:

Bexhill-on-Sea received Fairtrade Town Status in 2007 and has been championing the way ever since for global poverty but by making a difference locally.  PLEASE VISIT OUR FACEBOOK PAGE: BEXHILL FAIRTRADE TOWN GROUP FOR REGULAR UPDATES ON EVENTS AND INFORMATION.  THIS WEBSITE IS ONLY UPDATED ON AN OCCAISIONAL BASIS.  PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING EMAIL ADDRESS FOR CONTACT WITH THE COMMITTEE:  jackdoherty@sky.com in the interim whilst we set up a new email account.  Thank you!

The steering committee has worked hard to receive this recognition and continue to do so – meeting on a regular basis to organise events, raise awareness and expand the number of businesses/retailers using and selling Fairtrade products.  Once again we  achieved Fairtrade Town status in early 2015 and are currently busy keeping to our action plan!
Please take a look at the ‘Where To Buy’ page and the ‘Who is Using’ page to see what the committee have done for Bexhill-on-Sea.  For more information about Fairtrade products and the campaign to combat poverty please see the Fairtrade Foundation website.
We are all proud to be part of making a difference. If you would like to make a difference please contact us today. Whether you can offer to help the committee in some way or if you are a business owner who would like more information.  Email us at: committee@bexhillfairtrade.org.uk
For more information about some of the cafés and restaurants using/serving Fairtrade products please see the Official Guide to Bexhill-on-Sea, 2011 or visit the Discover Bexhill website: www.discoverbexhill.com

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