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Fairtrade Fortnight – She Deserves a Living Wage

February 25 - March 10

Fairtrade Fortnight lasts from 25 February to 10 March and the theme this year is "She Deserves a Living Wage". The campaign focuses on women cocoa farmers and the difference a living income can make in their lives.

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2:00 pm

THE EMBROIDERY OF PALESTINE: A STITCHING WORKSHOP

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
St Olave’s Hall, Marygate
York, YO30 7BJ
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Palestinian embroidery, an art form passed down through the generations, connects Palestinians with their heritage. Our event includes an illustrated talk by acclaimed textile artist, Deborah Mullins, an exhibition of Palestinian stitching styles and embroidered artefacts and an opportunity to join a workshop of some basic stitches and techniques.   Refreshments  available  between the talk and workshop. FREE. Donations welcome to cover expenses. Booking ahead is strongly advised - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-embroidery-of-palestine-illustrated-talk-and-stitching-workshop-tickets-54825929832 The event is suitable for all. Venue has wheelchair access and accessible toilet. THIS IS PART OF YORK INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S WEEK PROGRAMME - SEE www.yorkwomen.org.uk

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