Clothes – the Real Cost

by GIZ FABRIC last modified 2022-08-05T12:36:48+07:00
Join us in the Cathedral for a free, fun evening addressing exploitation in the clothing industry.
  • When Aug 11, 2022 from 01:30 AM (Asia/Bangkok / UTC700)
  • Where Lichfield, England
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  • Attendees Rev Abbie Walsh of St Michaels - on pioneering the 2019 Wolverhampton ReDress event. Vicky James - on simple repairs we can make to clothing ourselves, at home. - Changing the buttons on something, or using embroidery to cover a hole, can bring new life to a garment! Dr Lindsey Hall - on the human and environmental impact of the global textile industry Hosted by The Very Revd Adrian Dorber, Dean of Lichfield.
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At this free event we will look at the human and environmental issues behind fast fashion and textile manufacturing . Members of the Cathedral community will model outfits purchased from local charity shops and we will hear from speakers on the real cost of the clothing industry and how we can make more sustainable decisions when it comes to what we wear. 

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Stay on after the event for refreshments and a chance to discuss the topic further. To help with catering, please let us know if you will be coming - email

Did you know...?

  • Over 93% of brands fail to pay their textile workers a fair living wage
  • 120 million trees are cut down each year to help make clothes