Rescheduled Fairtrade Celebration to coincide with World Fair Trade Day

Celebrating World Fair Trade Day: Working together for a fairer world

Saturday 12th May

The event we had scheduled for Fairtrade Fortnight (but had to cancel due to extreme weather conditions) is now taking place on Saturday 12th May to coincide with World Fair Trade Day.

Try Fairtrade with our free samples.
Shop Fairtrade in our pop-up market in the chapel.
Eat Fairtrade with our cafe‘s delicious ‘Fairtrade Taster Platter’ – Fairtrade cake mini-bites, fruit salad, served with your choice of Fairtrade hot drink for just £5.

11.30am – Guest speaker – FOYS Founder and key facilitator, Patience Gibbs, will talk about the 20th anniversary of FOYS (Focus On Your Strengths) an NGO enriching the lives of young people and mature women in Abiriw through projects, sharing information and collaborative effort.

2 pm – skype conversation with Fairtrade producer from Soppexcca Cooperative, Nicaragua

Cafe open 9.30am, chapel & pop-up shops open 10.30am-4pm.

Free event, donations welcome.
To pre-order your Fairtrade Taster Platter, email

New Room Fairtrade celebration

John Wesley's New Room

John Wesley’s New Room is a heritage site in the heart of Bristol. It houses a museum, library, café, events and hire space. It is home to the original 18th century chapel that started the Methodist movement.

It also houses an award-winning Café and a vast reference Library. John Wesley’s New Room hosts a range of art, music and family events and is also available to hire.

Explore the Museum of John & Charles Wesley’s life and work in Bristol.

John Wesley’s New Room is the oldest Methodist building in the world, located right in the heart of Bristol city centre. Founded in 1739 by John Wesley, the New Room became the cradle of the worldwide Methodist movement.

This is the place that completes the story of Bristol. This is the Room that changed the World.

It is a place where everyone is welcome to explore, step back, take time, reconnect and recharge.

Learn more