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Fair Trade Fortnight

28 February 2007 by Karen

a display of lots of small triangular flags

The ‘Community, faith and fair trade’display

You might have seen in the papers over the weekend that 26 February to 11 March is Fair Trade Fortnight. There is a series of events focusing on Liverpool’s modern day ‘fair trade’ status working with faith groups from across the city. World Museum Liverpool is hosting a flag display which I popped in to see before. Pretty spectacular it looks too.  Kids from local schools have create the flags which were inspired by Tibetan prayer flags we had sent over last year when the Dalai Lama visited Liverpool, and they are hung in the same way. If you fancy making your own pop along to the museum this Saturday between 12 and 4.

Then on Friday night local schools will be setting out their displays on what they’re up to for Fair Trade fortnight with prizes for the best ones. All good stuff.

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