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Fairtrade Fortnight

Public, Staff, Students

Join us for Fairtrade Fortnight. City has been a Fairtrade University since 2010 and we’ll be celebrating Fairtrade Fortnight with events and activities taking place across the university.

All week in the SU shop: 10% off selected Fairtrade items plus everyone who purchases a Fairtrade product during Fairtrade Fortnight will be in entered into a raffle to win a Fairtrade goodie bag!

Also in the SU shop for Fairtrade Fortnight: £1 off and a free Fairtrade hot drink from Sodexo when you purchase a Keep Cup.

Event Date and locationDescription

Fairtrade Break (staff only)

Monday 25th February

11:30 - 1pm

Convocation Suite

February’s Sustainable City Challenge for staff! Join us for a coffee and a delicious Fairtrade chocolate fruit kebab. Come along to take part in our new, fun Fairtrade games tournament, enjoy Fairtrade refreshments and find out more about Fairtrade. Staff can register in advance here.

Fairtrade stall


11 - 3pm

Main Walkway

Pick up some Fairtrade freebies every day on the walkway!

Fairtrade Chocolate Pop-up

Tuesday 5th March

 11:30 - 2:30pm

 Outside EatC1ty

Pick up a delicious Fairtrade snack outside EatC1ty

Lemonaid tasting and Fairtrade games at Cass

Wednesday 6th March

11 - 2pm

The Market place, Bunhill Row

Join us at Cass for some Fairtrade goodies and games! We'll have the fantastic Lemonaid with us in the Marketplace doing a free tasting of their delicious drinks, as well as some games and activities for all to join!

Staff will also be able to get February Sustainable City Challenge points by visiting the stall.

Follow us on Twitter @Sustain_City

Students, fancy winning a Fairtrade goodie bag? Tag us in a photo on social media enjoying your favourite Fairtrade snack, and we'll enter you into our prize draw to win a Fairtrade bag full of delicious Fairtrade treats! Don't forget to use the hashtag #CityFairtradeFortnight to enter!

Staff, fancy getting some bonus points in the Sustainable City Challenge? Take part in our Fairtrade Fred competition! Find out more on the staff hub here.

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When and where

From Monday 25th February 2019 to Friday 8th March 2019