What are we to do about the 35,000 tonnes of textile waste dumped in landfill in the UK each year? WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT CLOTHES has invited responses from students, artists, makers and designers to this crisis.

On Saturday 22nd April, 10.30am-4.30pm, Thread Counts are holding a Maker’s Day event that will include a gallery tour, panel discussion, and maker’s spaces upcycling workshops and demonstrations. Tickets are free and include lunch. Tickets available from https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/thread-counts-makers-day-tickets-32358766943?aff=es2

For more info email: threadcountsuk@gmail.com

Thread Counts is a collaboration between Hardwick Gallery, Atelier (Stroud) and Fashion Design at the University of Gloucestershire for sustainable textile futures.