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25/02/2013 - 08/03/2013    
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Palestinian Zaytoun Farmers – Fairtrade Fortnight Tour 2013

Full details and updates here: http://www.zaytoun.org/get-involved/events/



25 February Watford Borough Council Chamber 6.30-8pm. Fairtrade and the Financial Crisis. Come and hear speakers from TWIN Trading and Zaytoun. (TWIN started up Cafedirect, the Divine Chocolate Company, Oke Smoothies and other Fairtrade companies) Fairtrade refreshments available to sample! More details from Brian Mee 01923 234033

26 February  Leeds – Fairtrade Fair at the University of Leeds in the Parkinson Building.  There will be a Zaytoun stall between 1-3pm for students in school and university organised by Fairtrade Leeds

26 February Evening event  in York tbc

26 February Guildford talk  7.30pm at  St Nicolas Church Hall, Bury Street, Guildford. Organised by Zaytoun Surrey Olive Oil Network and West Surrey Palestine Solidarity Campaign

27  February Reading – “Meet Taysir Arbasi, Zaytoun’s Palestinian director” Reading International Solidarity Centre 35-39 London St. Reading RG1 4PS, 7.30pm  Free but donations welcome. Bente Madeira 0118 958 6692 or[email protected] www.risc.org.uk

27  February  Keighley Fairtrade Breakfast meeting between 8:00am – 9:00am at the Central Hall in Keighley. Meet Fairtrade visitors from Palestine – Manal Abdallah from Canaan Fair Trade and Odeh Qadi from Palestine Fair Trade Association. Book your place by contacting Ash Alom [email protected] 01535 612512 http://www.central-hall.org.uk/  Zaytoun stall will be available

27  February Bradford – early evening  – come and meet the Farmers over coffee at the Olive Branch – event organised by Fairtrade Bradford

28 February St Albans  7:30 pm ”Fairtrade from Palestine” talk and a range of Fairtrade tastings. Trinity United Reform Church, 1 Beaconsfield Rd, St Albans, AL1 3RD.  For more information, email [email protected]

28 February London Zaytoun and SOAS Palestine Society are screening: The People and The Olive, 7pm, Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS Followed by Q & A with Manal Abdallah from Canaan Fair Trade and Odeh Qadi from The Palestinian Fair Trade Association. Entry: Free (but donations encouraged. For every £4 donated the Palestine Fair Trade Association will plant 1 olive tree sapling in Palestine)

1 March Chichester from 7.30pm “Taste & Hear about Palestine” Boxgrove Village Hall, The Street, Boxgrove, Chichester, West Sussex , PO18 OEE ( just off the A27) An opportunity to hear Abu Rafat and Manal Abdallah speak about their work in Palestine. But don’t just listen, taste as well! Rosemary Moon (www.moonbites.info), well known West Sussex food writer and who loves preparing and using good food will use Palestinian products for you to sample. Supplies will be on hand for you to purchase too!

Free event. More details from [email protected] or 02392571805

 1-3 March Events in Scotland organised by Scottish Fair Trade Forum

Contact [email protected]

1st March afternoon talk at  No 140 Fair Trade shop, Alva. Evening, FT Ready Steady Cook in Stirling, with prize for dish that uses the most Palestinian ingredients

2nd March coffee morning at Balfron and/or Dunblane. Afternoon – opening of Bridge of Allan Fairtrade football tournament. Evening – ceilidh at Stirling University

2-5 March Fairtrade Wales events

Contact [email protected] and [email protected]

2 March Bradford on Avon – contact 07505 260666 or[email protected]

3 March Tatsfield Fairtrade Village Group talk

5 March Cardiff 6-8pm informal tastings at Chapter Art Centre, Market Road, Canton, Cardiff, CF5 1QE organised by Fair Trade Cardiff, and the contact is [email protected] or phone 029 2022 2066.

5 March Milton Keynes – CentreCom, North Row, Central Milton Keynes. MK9 3BJ. 7.30pm Contact details: [email protected]

7 March Worcester 7 for 7.30pm start, at St. George’s Catholic Church Parish Hall, Sansome Walk, Worcester, WR1 1UG. ‘Going Further for Fairtrade in Palestine’ with guest speakers Manal Abdallah and Odeh Qadi. University talk in the afternoon

8 March Stroud   Open House, 8a Gloucester St, Stroud GL5 1QG

8 March Cheltenham –  Footsteps cafe, 16 Portland St GL52 2PB. Lunches for sale from 12 noon. Talk at 1.30pm. contact cafe 01242 577893 email [email protected] web www.global-footsteps.org