Regular internal events hosted by FTA, including open days, masterclasses and one day taster courses. The open days are aimed at potential new learners so they can understand what courses are available and see first hand the live factory environment and training facilities. Masterclasses are hosted with leading industry experts and aimed at new business start-ups looking for quality advice and guidance on running their label successfully. Topics include "Finding the right manufacturer", "the importance of IP, trademarks and copyright", "How to successfully run your own PR" and much more!
Also available are one day taster courses for those unable to commit to the full-time accredited courses. These range from Absolute Beginners "your block, your body" to advanced sewing techniques. All events are listed below with details on how to apply.
On 21 st March Fashion Marketing and Journalism students from London Metropolitan University visited the Factory. Each year London Met undertake a factory site visit for their students so they can gain a complete understanding of how the...read more
Belles of London will be introducing their three new Belles and a selection of ethically made designs on the 11 th April and colour and style experts Red Leopard will join them. The launch will showcase all six Belles of London capsule...read more
On 13 th March a group of buying admin assistants from Marks & Spencer visited the Factory for a CPPD workshop. This insightful half day workshop provides an opportunity for retailers to review first-hand the manufacturing process in...read more
On 12 th March Fashion Design students from Bath Spa University visited the Factory for an educational site visit. Each year Bath Spa University includes a trip to London for their students and as part of their timetable incorporate a factory...read more
On 25 th February four textiles tutors from The Holt School in Wokingham visited the factory for a bespoke CPPD workshop on the Factory Uncovered. The aim of the session was to provide the tutors with an insight into industry practices, how...read more