Clothing Poverty: Exposed

Fri Feb 11 2022 at 06:00 pm to 07:30 pm

Roscoe Building, Theatre B | Manchester

University of Manchester School of Social Sciences
Publisher/HostUniversity of Manchester School of Social Sciences
Clothing Poverty: Exposed
A short documentary exposing the truth about the most hidden aspect of poverty in the UK today -- lack of access to clothing, and its impact
About this Event

• What does it mean to really have nothing to wear?

• Who does clothing poverty affect, and what impact does it have?

• How easy is it to alleviate it, and what can YOU do to support us?

These questions and more will be answered by this powerful short film by Roscoe Rutter Ltd, shot in March and May 2021 at Sharewear Clothing Scheme's Nottingham and Sheffield Centres.

Packed with revealing interviews with those that Sharewear support and the organisations we work with to make that happen, including Framework, NUH Hospitals, Jericho Road Project and Futures.

Our team of employees and volunteers also give their invaluable input, highlighting the challenges and rewards of being a part of Team Sharewear. In the Q&A, the relationship between Sharewear’s work and the Right to Clothing will also be explored.


• 15min film

• Q&A with the CEO of Sharewear Clothing Scheme, Louise Cooke

Luke Graham will also discuss the relationship between clothing poverty and the right to adequate clothing

Find our CEO listed here [] at number 9, as one of the 50 'most outstanding individuals' in the country, with an explanation as to why. This work was carried out by outstanding individuals on our team, and you can meet them in the film, as well as the people and organisations they support -- not all over the country but right here in Nottinghamshire.

In the media: Clothing banks warn of families in crisis as demand soars, Fleur Britten, The Guardian, Sun 20 June 2021 []

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Roscoe Building, Theatre B, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom


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