21st June 2014, Bristol UK
The FareFashion Gala will take place on 21st June 2014 at Bristol City Hall. The gala will take place as part of Bristol’s BIG Green Week – the UK’s annual festival of eco-friendly ideas, related to entertainment and the arts. The unique ‘We Do Ethical Fashion Show’ will provide eco-designers from across the globe with a platform to display their very own collections.
FareFashion is an event bringing together local food and drink, eco-fashion, recycling and sustainability practices, and is co-organised by FareShare South West, We Do Ethical Fashion and Bristol Fairtrade. Lucy Siegle, author, Observer columnist and reporter for BBC One’s ‘The One Show’, will be hosting this event.
We Do Ethical Fashion is an organisation devoted to raising the profile and awareness of ethical fashion. They have been recycling clothes, and using TV and events to promote ethical practices since 2009. Early bird tickets are available before 30th April 2014.
Tickets for the FareFashion Gala are available here.
European Green Capital
The European Commission has acknowledged Bristol’s success in creating a green city with a high quality of life by awarding the city the title of European Green Capital 2015. Bristol impressed the Jury with its investment plans for transport and energy. The city has committed a budget of €500m to improve public transports by 2015 and up to €300m to achieve energy efficiency and renewable energy by 2020.
For more information on the European Green Capital Award click here.