Three women and a man sat around a table doing arts and crafts

Hats Off to vLeather!

This is a past event from Manchester Science Festival 2017. 

Fashion yourself something green and gorgeous at vLeather!, our vegan leather craft event. Get a tea-ser from Jane Wood, researcher extraordinaire at Manchester Metropolitan University, as she shows you how to grow your own organic fabric from kombucha tea. Cue Stockport hatmaker and Hat Works curator, Bronwen Simpson, who’ll help you create a fashion statement using this biodegradable wonder fabric. Whether it’s a fancy hat trim, a beautiful brooch or a unique hair accessory, the best thing you’ll take home with you from Hats Off to vLeather! is the unshakeable idea that sustainable style is the new black.

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Hat Works, Wellington Mill, Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK3 0EU

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Age guidance

Adults and teenagers 16+

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