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Mapuche Weaving from Chile

We are very excited about the return of Liz Beasley of Ananuca to Fair and Fabulous who will be running a Mapuche Weaving Workshop in our upstairs room on Wednesday 18th May. This was a highly successful workshop when Liz ran it last year and all the participants thoroughly enjoyed their day. I first met Liz[…]

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Who made our pants?

This Sunday, 24th April 2016, will mark the three year anniversary of the building collapse in Rana Plaza, Bangladesh that killed 1,134 garment workers and injured over 2,500 others.These were workers who were making the clothes that we buy on our highstreets. But as we pause in remembrance of this tragedy, we can also celebrate the positives[…]

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Go Bananas for Fairtrade

Hello Fair and Fabulous readers, I trust you are well. If you hadn’t already heard, the 23rd of February marked the beginning of Fairtrade Fortnight! A two-week long promotional campaign organised and funded by The Fairtrade Foundation, the aim of which is to increase the awareness of Fairtrade products and producers as well as to[…]

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A Novice’s Spring Fair

 Hurrah! Welcome to Fair and Fabulous’ first ever blog!! If you’re here, reading this, then I’m hoping it’s because at some point in your life, you have at least wondered what fair trade is and why on earth it’s so important?? My aim is to use this space to keep you informed and up to date[…]