21st March 2017

Fairtrade Fiesta Parade

 

Call for participants for Fair Trade Fiesta Parade on 13 May 2017:

 

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We invite your school, college, faith group, youth & community groups etc. to take part to take part in the Fair Trade Fiesta Parade on 13 May to celebrate Scotland as a Fair Trade Nation on World Fair Trade Day.� You can come up with your own ideas.� The last Fiesta saw walking Fair Trade Bananas; vibrant fruits; amazing costumes made of paper and fabric; music and more.� Watch the video here <https://ethical.tv/2014/05/10/fair-trade-fiesta-edinburgh-2/> .

 

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Funding is available by applying to the Scottish Fair Trade Forum�s Community Grant scheme for support towards costumes and travel to the event.� Grants are a maximum of �250 and can take up to 4 weeks to process.� More information on how to apply can be found here <http://www.scottishfairtradeforum.org.uk/take-action/grants/community-grant-scheme.html#.WNABOxOslG8> .

 

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Fair Trade Fiesta is a celebration carnival parade and concert celebrating and highlighting Scotland as a Fair Trade Nation on World Fair Trade Day involving people of all ages and backgrounds. The aim of this event to raise more awareness on the Fair Trade movement through a vivid parade and an engaging FREE concert with The Red Hot Chilli Pipers headlining and with over 100 musicians taking part to support this event

 

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If you are interested in signing up for the parade please contact Angela Higgins <mailto:ideas@ideas-forum.org.uk?subject=Fair%20Trade%20Fiesta%20-%2013%20May%202017> .�

 

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For more information about this event please visit http://www.handupevents.co.uk <http://www.handupevents.co.uk> and/or https://www.facebook.com/handupevents/ <https://www.facebook.com/handupevents/> or email Tania@handupevents.co.uk <mailto:Tania@handupevents.co.uk> .

 

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Come and be part of this amazing people lead revolution that has transformed Scotland into a Fair Trade Nation.

 

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Angela Higgins

 

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Global Citizenship professional development for teachers � online calender <http://www.ideas-forum.org.uk/education/schools/projects/global-learning-programme-scotland/events>

 

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NEW LOOK Stride now online, the free global citizenship resource for teachers can be viewed at http://www.stridemagazine.org.uk/.

 

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Teach Global Ambassadors <http://www.teachglobalambassadors.org/> project supports teachers in Scottish and Lithuanian secondary schools in addressing the challenges faced by young people in our increasingly interdependent and unequal world. www.teachglobalambassadors.org <http://www.teachglobalambassadors.org/> .

 

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Alita Spink|Schools and Learning Support Officer � Schools and Learning|Children & Learning Directorate|Angus House|Orchardbank Business Park| Forfar|DD8 1AE|Tel.01307 476150 | Mobile 07557 499684 �Spinka1@angus.gov.uk <mailto:%20Spinka1@angus.gov.uk>


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