25 February - 10 March
Saturday 2nd March 2013, from 10am till 4pm
Wednesday 6th March 2013 from 7pm
Speaker: Barbara Crowther, Head of Policy and Communications at the Fairtrade Foundation.
'Fairtrade - Going Further to Change Trade for Good'
Fairtrade refreshments, followed by presentation at 7.30 and opportunity for questions. All welcome. Free entry.
Tuesday 26th February 7.30pm
Lawyer Juan "Accidentes" Dominguez is on his biggest case ever. On behalf of twelve Nicaraguan banana workers he is tackling Dole Food in a ground-breaking legal battle for their use of a banned pesticide that was known by the company to cause sterility. Can he beat the giant, or will the corporation get away with it?
Tuesday 5th March 7.30pm
Big Boys Gone Bananas!
The film 'Bananas' was selected for the 2009 Los Angeles Film Festival. Then filmmaker Gertten received a letter from Dole's attorneys threatening legal action if the film was shown at this festival. This powerful film reveals precisely how a multinational will stop at nothing to get its way.
Tickets £6 or £10 for both films.
Available from The Continental; or contact 07813 870641; or on door.
See what happened in Preston and South Ribble during Fairtrade Fortnight 2012!
An eye-opening film, first shown in UK Oct 2011
We love our mobiles, but the production of phones has a dark, bloody side…
Massatoma Mounkoro, who represents 73 village co-operatives in Mali, is coming to Preston this month on a Fairtrade mission, talking to a variety of audiences about how Fairtrade has made a difference to his community.
Take a stroll in Preston's favourite riverside park and enjoy a Fairtrade cuppa in the pavilion.
Find out more about Fairtrade cotton and where to buy it. Sign a letter to your MEP about EU cotton subsidies.
Browse the Fairtrade stall and pick up some samples.
Enjoy a Fairtrade brew and browse the Fairtrade stall