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Saturday, 14 May 2011

The Fair Trade Foundation:Bunting for Justice - Battersea Park 14th May 2011

Bunting For Justice
Fairtrade foundation Setting up @Battersea Park
World Fair Trade day 13th May 2011

Schools around the UK have participated in the Bunting for Justice a campaign organised by the Fair Trade foundation to raise awareness of West African Cotton Farmers ‘Being Hung Out to Dry’. The Campaign highlights the need for fairer trade rules in cotton. This creative schools project by the Fair Trade foundation  aims to break the Guiness Book of Records for the submission of over 100,000 flags, Good luck!

Cotton Buntings.
 I found out about this event  by chance when I bumped into the Fairtrade foundation when training for Race for Life this morning and had to of course blog about it. It was world Trade Day on the 13th May however an event to highlight the political views of young people through the use of cotton Buntings can be viewed at Battersea Park on the 14th May 2011 12-2pm even bring a picnic! make a Battersea day of it come down after the Battersea Square summer Fair (check blog for more info)

For more information on The Fair Trade Foundation at Battersea Park

Travel Information

British Rail
Battersea Park Station

Exit Station to right along Battersea Park Road, walk 50m to traffic lights.

Right into Queenstown Road, walk 150m, Park is on the left.

Queenstown Road Station

Exit Station to right along Queenstown Road, walk 300m, Park is on the left.

Victoria Station

Get a train to Battersea Park station, or catch a 44 bus.


Sloane Square, then

take a short taxi ride,

or walk 1km south, via Lower Sloane Street and Chelsea Bridge Road,

or take a 137 or 452 bus.

These buses pass by or near the Park: 19, 44, 49, 137, 156, 239, 319, 344, 345, 452

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