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Forthcoming Events

Thu 4th March

Ethical Trade Fortnight - meet Bruce Crowther MBE International Fairtrade Town Campaigner
11am - noon
Online Live
Join legendary fair trade campaigner - the father of the International Fairtrade Towns movement - in conversation with writer in Residence for Kirklees, Christina Longden,

Fri 5th March

Ethical Trade Fortnight - Fairtrade in a Time of Covid
noon - 1pm
Online Live
Fairtrade in a time of covid – Join Immaculate Ochieno and Kodzo Korkortsi, Shared Interest’s local managers who deal direct with producers in East and West Africa to find out how Fairtrade is supporting women’s empowerment and helping producers surv
Ethical Trade Fortnight - POETS DAY - 100 Poems to Save the Planet
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Live Online
Join Yorkshire poet Clare Shaw, alongside Welsh poets Zoe Brigley and Kristian Evans for an hour of poetry readings.
Ethical Trade Fortnight - Fairtrade Virtual Pub Quiz
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Online Live
Join us to test your knowledge and raise money for The Fairtrade Foundation at our special virtual pub quiz. We have partnered with 'Quizmaster' Laura from Eventures to bring you a fun evening filled with a range of quiz.

Sat 6th March

Ethical Trade Fortnight - Climate Change Garden with Permaculture & Fairtrade
11am - noon
Online Live
virtual Climate Change Garden at 11am on Saturday 6 March, as the Permaculture Association's Chris Warburton Brown gives us top tips growing climate-friendly plants at home.
Ethical Trade Fortnight - Bollywood and Bhangra Workshop
11:30am - 1pm
Online Live
Get moving on a Saturday morning with the traditional Indian dance moves of Avtar Panesar. Avtar will show us how to do bhangra and Bollywood dancing and explain the history of the dances.

Sun 7th March

LEAVE ONLY FOOTPRINTS - Beach Litter Survey
9am - 11:59pm
online survey
Help the LEAVE ONLY FOOTPRINTS project by filling in this survey about the cleanliness of our beaches.

Mon 8th March

Ethical Trade Fortnight - Tour of Palestinian Craft Workshop
noon - 3pm
Live Online
Let Hadeel take you to Palestine! Meet the expert crafters of BAWU - The Bethlehem Arab Women's Union

Tue 9th March

PARKS IN MIND - Coming Up Roses - Craft Workshop
11am - 12:30pm
Zoom Meeting Online
A crafty chance to repurpose an old book, newspaper, or magazine by making some pretty paper blooms!

Wed 10th March

BCP Climate Reality: is COP26 our one shot for success?
4pm - 5:30pm
Online Live
Claire O'Neill, COP26 president, says the UK has "one shot" at making COP26 a success. But what is COP26, and how can you play your part?

Thu 11th March

VIRTUAL WILDLIFE BINGO
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Zoom Meeting Online
Join the Wildlife Conservation Society for online interactive virtual wildlife bingo.

Tue 16th March

Climate Cafe
3pm - 4pm
Zoom

Fri 19th March

PARKS IN MIND - Friday Focus
9:30am - 10am
Zoom Meeting Online
Jenny Newman’s guided meditation and reflection on nature and how to be kind to ourselves and the planet.

Mon 26th April

PARKS IN MIND - Archaeology, Wildlife and Geology
10:30am - noon
Zoom Meeting Online
Perfoming in the past - Hengistbury Head. Getting closer to your ancestors.
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