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Saturday Shopping Talks Talks Stage

Talk: We’re Still Shopping?!

In partnership with

  • Manchester Lit & Phil

Time: Saturday 15th June 15:00-15:40

Location: Talks Stage

In partnership with Manchester Lit & Phil

For hundreds of years, shopping and the high street has been intrinsic in our culture. Our shopping districts have changed rapidly, emptied in many cases. So what could the future of shopping look like?

This panel discussion will bring together leading sustainable fashion campaigners Patrick Grant and Wayne Hemingway, with academic and cultural commentator Professor Rachel Bowlby, to interrogate the past, present and future of consumer behaviour and sustainability around shopping.

Deborah Smailes will guide the conversation adding her extensive experience of the fashion industry and sustainable garment production.