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Internal Events

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.
 

Fashion Masterclass with Della Nelson
28.03.2019 Fashion Masterclass with Della Nelson

On 28 th March industry expert Della Nelson delivered a further Fashion Masterclass to an audience of new and emerging designers This time topics included: • How to Interpret forecasted trends, • How to select the right colour palette •...

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Arcadia BAA's visit the Factory for CPPD workshop
21.03.2019 Arcadia BAA's visit the Factory for CPPD workshop

On 14 th March we welcomed a cohort of Buying Admin Assistants from the Arcadia Group to the Factory for the Factory Uncovered workshop. The aim of the session was to provide an in-depth review of ethical manufacturing in the UK and to...

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London Metropolitan University students visit the Factory
21.03.2019 London Metropolitan University students visit the Factory

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...

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Red Leopard To Join Belles of London Spring Launch
18.03.2019 Red Leopard To Join Belles of London Spring Launch

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...

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Marks & Spencer visit The Factory for CPPD Workshop
14.03.2019 Marks & Spencer visit The Factory for CPPD Workshop

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...

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