An evening with Caroline Till – material futures and regenerative design


September 28


06:00 pm - 09:00 pm

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Future Shed

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Future Shed Frome


Frome Town Hall

Christchurch St West Park Hill Drive, Frome, BA11 1EB

Frome, England, GB, BA11 1EB

Everyone Needs Pockets hosts an evening with Caroline Till, along with a fabric, haberdashery and textile related books swap.

An evening exploring material futures and regenerative design with Caroline Till, co-founder of FranklinTill, a design futures consultancy and co-author of Radical Matter: Rethinking materials for a sustainable future.

Caroline Till is co-founder of FranklinTill, a design futures consultancy activating colour and material innovation for positive social & environmental change. In a rapidly changing world, FranklinTill support some of the worlds largest brands and organisations to remain inspired, connected and relevant.

Previously directing the Material Futures postgraduate course at Central Saint Martins college of Art & Design, Caroline’s expertise is rooted in sustainable design practices and design innovation. She is co-author of ‘Radical Matter: Rethinking materials for a sustainable future’ published by Thames & Hudson, and guest curator of the exhibition Our Time on Earth which opened at the Barbican in 2022, and is currently open at the Peabody Essex Museum in Massachusetts, continuing to tour the globe for the next 5 years.

As part of the evening there will be a haberdashery, fabric and (textile related) book swap. Please bring along any items you’d like to swap.

  • Donations welcome – bring a bit of cash with you if you can – everything goes towards supporting the network Everyone Needs Pockets.
  • Doors open at 6pm
  • Hot and cold drinks and biscuits available for free.
  • The Town Hall is fully accessible (lift to first floor) with accessible toilets.
  • There’s a warm and friendly welcome!
  • Don’t worry if you’re coming on your own – it’s easy to meet others if you wish.

Come along and connect with others to work on projects and grow enterprises that reuse textiles, save carbon and landfill and increase our wellbeing.

Everyone Needs Pockets is a growing network of 150+ makers, designers, stitchers, knitters, sustainable fashion fans and researchers. You might be a mender, a maker or just someone who loves clothes. You don’t need skills, only the desire to find out more!

Everyone Needs Pockets is ‘in residence’ with Future Shed in 2024. Future Shed is part of Green & Healthy Frome, a partnership programme of Edventure Frome, Frome Medical Practice and Frome Town Council taking action on health and climate, funded by the National Lottery’s Climate Action Fund.

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