CREATIVE LEARNING AND ACTION FOR A JUST AND SUSTAINABLE WORLD

Fair Trade LIVE - Sat 18th July

11/07/2015

To commemorate 30 years since Live Aid became a fundamental milestone in the campaign against global poverty first Fair Trade Towns from across the globe will be taking part in Fair Trade Live. The aim is to raise awareness of Fair Trade with world leaders, local mayors and the media being invited.

FIG TREE


On Saturday 18th July there will be non-stop entertainment provided across all time zones by at least one location throughout a 24 hour period to be live streamed through YouTube. The entertainment will start at The FIG Tree @ St. Johns with an opening by the Deputy Mayor of Lancaster at midday and continue into the evening with live music from 8pm to 10pm provided Alex Hulme, Joni Fuller and friends. All are welcome and admission is free.


Alongside Lancaster Fair Trade Live, events will also take place in Kumamoto, Japan, the first Fair Trade Town in Asia; Saarbrucken, the first Fair Trade Town in Germany; Pays de la Loire, one of the first Fair Trade Towns in France; Media PA, USA, the first Fair Trade Town in the American continents; Ebolowa, working towards becoming the first Fair Trade Town in Cameroon and Ponos de Caldas, Brazil, the first officially recognised Fair Trade Town in South America.