Upcycle and Create Fashion Textiles

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10am - 1pm: Royal Arcade

Workshop Climate Change & Sustainability Norwich Research Park Free

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Create new clothes without the environmental impact

Fast fashion comes with a colossal carbon footprint – but recycling your old clothes can give you new outfits without the environmental impact! Drop in to have a go at upcycling with We Wear The Trousers. All materials provided or bring your own clothes to upcycle. 

This workshop is organised in collaboration with the University of East Anglia. Open to everyone. Come and enjoy colour, texture, shape and design! 

Cost: Free, drop in

Recommended age: 12+

Brought to you by We Wear The Trousers, the University of East Anglia and Norwich Research Park.

About We Wear The Trousers 

We Wear The Trousers is a not-for-profit organisation aimed at empowering people to keep clothing in active use for longer. This not only reduces the overall environmental impact of our wardrobes, but also teaches us to think differently about the clothes we wear, and how we use them.

We believe that through engagement, education and events, we can transform our relationships with our clothing from the current, unfulfilling Fast Fashion paradigm, to something much more meaningful.

About the University of East Anglia

Tackling global challenges, striving for student and staff success, and creating a vibrant and inclusive environment, the University of East Anglia is an anchor institution in the Norwich and Norfolk community. See what makes UEA special and plan your visit at https://uea.ac.uk/visit/2021-open-days.

Organiser details: New Muse