One World Fair
Saturday 19 October, 10 – 4, at the Town Hall, Wells.
The One World Fair, organised by the Mid Somerset Oxfam Group, is returning to the Wells Town Hall for its sixth consecutive year on Saturday 19th October. Now a well-established feature in Wells’ annual calendar, the One World Fair is an opportunity for local and national charities to show how they all come together and work for the common good of a fairer and better world for everyone.
We are very pleased to be welcoming Michael Eavis as our Guest of Honour again. The founder of the Glastonbury Festival, Michael is a longtime supporter of Oxfam, and Oxfam is proud to be one of the Festival’s Worthy Causes.
Each charity at the Fair will have its own stall and will use it to showcase its particular cause. Some will be raising funds by selling gifts, books, cakes, handcrafts or fairly traded goods. Others will want to enthuse us all about their causes and projects and will be very ready to talk to visitors about their activities and projects.
So there will be plenty of opportunities to buy, to learn, to join. And of course, to have a good time.
Who will have a stall? As well as Oxfam, visitors will find charities including Christian Aid, Save the Children, Amnesty, Send A Cow, Dementia Action, Royal Voluntary Service, Fairtrade Wells, Ethiopiaid and many more. Some organisations are national or international, many are local. They all have their own specific aims, but all share the same commitment, of working to create a better and fairer world for all.
No day out would be complete without some lovely food so visitors can head upstairs where the OWF Diner will be serving hot vegetarian lunches, or to the tea bar for tea, coffee and homemade cakes served throughout the day. Don’t forget to pick up your event directory at the door for a 50p-off lunch coupon.
During the day a dulcimer player and a ukulele group will be entertaining visitors as they browse the stalls or enjoy a break in the upstairs cafés.
Entry to the One World Fair is free; visitors can of course donate to Oxfam if they wish.
There are still a few spaces at the fair, so if you would like to bring your charity, or for any other details, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
One World Fair