The Commonwealth is an international association consisting of the UK together with 51 other countries that were previously part of the British Empire and dependencies. We will be showcasing a culturally diverse event and a celebration of shared interest amongst the countries.
8:30am to 9:55am - Free Fairtrade Breakfast
10am to 10:10am - Raising of the flag
10:10am to 6pm - Multicultural Day
4pm to 6pm - Free Fairtrade Afternoon Tea
The day will start with a Fairtrade breakfast as part of the Fairtrade fortnight (booking for larger groups) followed by raising of the Commonwealth flag by the Mayor of Colchester. Then by a multicultural (open/ free) event which is expected to have a large turn out and will consist of different food stalls, fashion, music, artefacts and other cultural displays including afternoon tea with Colchester Fairtrade.
We welcome businesses or individuals to represent a country from the Commonwealth at this year’s celebration.
To book for Fairtrade breakfast or/and afternoon tea, get in touch with Sue or Michael on 01206 710 701 / firstname.lastname@example.org