Kiki Callihan is co-director at Relic Plastic, viewing waste as a resource instead of a dirty word. She’s helping coordinate this year’s Fashion Revolution Week event titled “Undressed” with Sewing Cafe Lancaster. 

“Textile production is a major contributor to climate change. It produces an estimated 1.2 billion tonnes of CO2 equivalent (CO2e) per year – more than international flights and maritime shipping combined.” – Ellen Macarthur Foundation 

Sustainability starts with us and can be easy when we know that the best option is to Buy Less and Care More.

Join us over the course of 4 days for a clothing swap, guest speakers, activities, mending drop ins, and an exhibit. The opening event will be held on Friday, April 22nd from 6-9pm at The Storey Gallery, the tickets are £5 per person. Bring clothes to swap and enjoy drinks and nibbles from Baked by Brew as you find something new-to-you. Tickets can be found through the website.

Undressed Fest coincides with Earth Day and Fashion Revolution Week, an international event. The Clothes Swap Soirée on Friday evening is the only ticketed event – the clothes swap continues with free admission across Saturday, Monday and Tuesday events.

Mens, Womens and Childrens clothing, accessories, and shoes, hangers (no underwear please). Please only bring Spring/Summer seasonal clothing, clean and in good condition, free from holes and stains — anything you’d happily give to a friend.

Find out all the details at www.sewingcafelancaster.com/undressed we hope to see you there, and feel free to bring your friends, neighbours, and kids!

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