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Fashion

Hay on Earth 2017 Forum

Event 1 Venue: Llwyfan Cymru – Wales Stage

Hay on Earth 2017 Forum

For this year’s Forum we bring you inspirational entrepreneurs who have found, and are developing, innovative ways of growing food, using waste, transporting goods and people. 

Full Day ticket allows entry to all five sessions. Events: 2, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 9

Price: £33.30
 
 

Kresse Wesling talks to Andy Fryers

Firehoses to Fashion – Elvis & Kresse

Event 3 Venue: Llwyfan Cymru – Wales Stage

Kresse Wesling talks to Andy Fryers

Elvis & Kresse was founded after co-owner Kresse Wesling fell in love with a fire hose. When she found out that the London Fire Brigade threw tons of damaged fire hoses into landfill, she knew there must be a use for them. From bags and belts, purses to phone covers, the business now creates lifestyle accessories by re-engineering seemingly useless waste. It has seen phenomenal growth, saving tonnes of waste from landfill and opening outlets in ten countries.

Price: £7.30
 
 

Tristram Hunt

The World, by Design: The Victoria & Albert Museum in an age of Brexit, BRICS and Netflix

Event 197 Venue: Oxfam Moot

Tristram Hunt

The new Director of the V&A explores the role of culture and curation in a world turning on a new axis, where intelligence is artificial and some pots are still priceless; where a common wealth of resources and makers can fashion global treasures.

Price: £7.30