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Tue, 30 Apr

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First Floor. Next to Wagamama.

Mend in Public Day for Fashion Revolution Week

Calling all Londoners: take part in the world’s first Mend in Public Day for Fashion Revolution Week 2024!

Mend in Public Day for Fashion Revolution Week
Mend in Public Day for Fashion Revolution Week

Time & Location

30 Apr 2024, 11:00 – 17:00

First Floor. Next to Wagamama., Angel Central, Islington. Nearest tube: Angel (5 min)

About the event

Angel Central is partnering with Fashion Revolution to mark  the first Mend in Public Day - a global call-to-action to make loved  clothes last.

Get ready for a day of  free repair & upcycling stations, interactive workshops and panel  discussions taking place across the piazza and Islington Climate Centre  (next to Wagamamas). You’ll be joined and guided by Street Stitching,  Colechi, Craftivist Collective and the University of East London with  more partners to be announced shortly.

Mend  in Public Day stands as a beacon of change in a world inundated with  fashion waste. By participating, you’ll be part of a global creative  action resisting the cycle of excess through repair and reuse.

We’ll  bring the sewing supplies; you bring the repair pile and enthusiasm to  mend your clothes and mend the system. All skill levels and Fashion  Revolutionaries welcome!

In the outdoor piazza, you’ll find the…

  • Embroidery station with Fashion Revolution and Tammam
  • Upcycling station with Fashion Revolution
  • Crochet station with Knit Nat London
  • Upcycled friendship bracelets with the University of East London
  • Mini fashion statements with Craftivist Collective
  • You can Knit With Us club by Colechi
  • Mend-in by Street Stitching

In Islington Climate Centre, come along to…

About Fashion Revolution

Fashion  Revolution campaigns for a clean, safe, fair, transparent and  accountable fashion industry. Fashion Revolution Week is their annual  campaign bringing together the world’s largest fashion activist movement  for seven days of action surrounding the anniversary of the Rana Plaza  factory collapse. Fashion Revolution Week 2024 will mark ten years of  Fashion Revolution with 10 days of action between Monday 15th -  Wednesday 24th April. Learn more and get involved here.

How to get here:

By tube: Angel (Northern Line) or Highbury & Islington (Victoria Line or Overground)

By bus: 4, 19, 30, 38, 43, 56, 73, 153, 214, 274, 341 or 394

By car: learn more here

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