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Mother's Day at the Convent

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A Mother's Day Tea Party & Marketplace

On Sunday 9th May, Moral Fairground is presenting a special Mother's Day experience at the Abbotsford Convent, featuring a wide range of inclusive activities and entertainment for all the family to enjoy! Tickets are now on sale at Eventbrite.

Held from 10 am to 4 pm, 'Mother's Day at the Convent' celebrates both Mother's Day and World Fairtrade Day in the beautiful historical location in Abbotsford.

The day will commence with a Mother's Day Tea Party in the Convent's lush gardens, with catering provided by the Convent Bakery.

During the Mother's Day Tea Party, there will be enlightening presentations by Molly Harriss Olson - CEO of Fairtrade of Australia and New Zealand, Cynthia Cheong - Secretary in the Executive Committee team for the Fair Trade Association of Australia and New Zealand and Nicole Lamond - Founder of Universal Village.

Adding to the day's festivities is a dedicated Marketplace featuring a curated selection of 20 Fairtrade stallholders. Why not purchase a thoughtful gift for mum and something special for yourself!

There will also be a Fair Trade Flower wall installation provided by Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand, plus gifts for mum, giveaways, and much more to be announced!

Treat your Mum, Aunts and Grandmothers this Mother's Day with a lovely day out at the Abbotsford Convent!

Come along and experience its breathtaking architecture and gardens during a lovely tea party, find the perfect gift in the pop-up marketplace, and experience a day of celebration of the Fair Trade Movement. An event for families of all sizes, to celebrate our wonderful and amazing mothers!

Tickets are now on sale through Eventbrite, prices are as follows:

  • Adult $85 ( $4.39 BF)

  • Children under 12 $40 ( $2.59 BF)

  • Children under 3 FREE

  • Family Bundle (2 Adults 2 Children under 12) $200 ( $8.99 BF)

    Free entry to the market

    Secure your tickets now at

    About the speakers:

    Molly Harriss Olson - CEO of Fairtrade of Australia and New Zealand, a full and active member of Fairtrade International. Fairtrade ANZ is responsible for providing support to producer organisations in Timor-Leste, Papua New Guinea, and the Pacific Islands that aim to access the Fairtrade System.

    Cynthia Cheong - Secretary in the Executive Committee team for the Fair Trade Association of Australia and New Zealand, a not for profit membership organisation comprising businesses and individuals who support the Fair Trade Vision. Fair Trade empowers disadvantaged artisans, workers and farmers, especially in developing countries to create their own sustainable livelihoods through employment, regular income, improved working conditions and more direct access to markets.

    Nicole Lamond - Founder of Universal Village, a fair trade tea company that develops fair trade tea products, where Nicole gets to combine her passion for entrepreneurship, ethics, and delicious teas.



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    When: Sun., 9 May 2021 10:00 am 4:00 pm
    Where: 1 Saint Heliers Street Abbotsford, VIC 3067
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    by Taneesha Davis on 07/05/2021
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