Reflections on organising the Festival

Reflections on organising the Festival

BackgroundThe Festival of Natural Fibres 2019 was organised at Craft Central. This event brought together fashion and textiles designers and sustainability experts. Those who are looking to learn about and source natural fibres - for themselves and their businesses...

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Festival of Natural Fibres 2019

Festival of Natural Fibres 2019

The Festival of Natural Fibres 2019 was organised at Craft Central. This event brought together fashion and textiles designers and sustainability experts. People who source natural fibres for themselves and their businesses also joined the event. The venue in London’s...

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Indigenous Cotton Seeds-ASSEFA

Indigenous Cotton Seeds-ASSEFA

Background In January 2020, a team of four supporters of Action Village India (AVI) travelled to India. AVI is a London based NGO supporting the work of partner NGOs in India, including ASSEFA. The team included Ivan Nutbrown, a founder member and a long serving...

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Khadi: Innovations that Inspire

Khadi: Innovations that Inspire

Khadi is not just a fabric, it embodies the spirit of freedom, simplicity and peace.

In an ideal setting, the process of making cotton khadi, from seed to fabric, takes place within the village where the cotton is grown.

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Festival of Natural Fibres #2

Festival of Natural Fibres #2

Khadi London, Freeweaver SAORI Studio, ONE and Craft Central invite you to the latest in a series of events aimed at showcasing the very best ethical and sustainable products, and discussing current trends and challenges in the revolution in...

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‘A Frayed History’ – a review

‘A Frayed History’ – a review

Variety is the spice of life. It entertains us and beguiles us, forever feeding our wonder and curiosity about the world. But variety is also life’s substance. Biodiversity – the variety of life forms on earth – plays an essential role in sustaining the ecosystem services, such as food, water and energy, that we and other life forms depend on. Despite its value, however, biodiversity is threatened by human activities to an extent never seen before. The planet is now on the cusp of its sixth mass extinction and the survival of our species is in question. How has this situation come about and what can we do to change it?

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Khadi London Blog

Information, explainers and perspectives from the world of Khadi.