Thursday, 26 August 2010

Shwop shopping event in Battersea Art Centre 28th-29th August 2010

Wakeup Campaign presents ‘Swhop shopping’. A social occasion happening for one weekend at the end of August held in Britain’s most influential theatre Battersea Arts Centre. People can bring in there old clothing and exchange them for others, all free!

In the Uk we throw away a staggering 1 million tonnes of clothes a year, 7.5 billion ends up in landfills so don’t throw it away, swhop it!

Wakeup Campaign has teamed up with brands such a People Tree, Izzy Lane, From Somewhere, Junky Styling and more to promote sustainability, recycling and ethical fashion.

The event will showcase clothing customisation- giving clothes a new lease of life in a creative way, clothes competition, cool products for sale, topped up with good music, drinks and nibbles.

Venue: Battersea Arts Centre Lavender Hill, Battersea

London, SW11 5TN

Date: 28th-29th August 5pm-11pm

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