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Charity shop opens in Tower Hamlets

PUBLISHED: 15:00 15 January 2010 | UPDATED: 15:28 05 October 2010

A CHARITY shop has opened its doors in the East End selling second hand clothing and bric-a-brac. The Lamas Pyjamas shop on Bethnal Green s Roman Road opened last Saturday. All profits will go to the Buddhist centre of which it is part.

A CHARITY shop has opened its doors in the East End selling second hand clothing and bric-a-brac.

The Lamas Pyjamas shop on Bethnal Green's Roman Road opened last Saturday. All profits will go to the Buddhist centre of which it is part.

It co-owner Padmalila Coulson, an ordained Buddhist, explained they are planning to run workshops showing people how to mend their old clothes. Later they hope to run workshops demonstrating how recycled clothes can be turned into other products.

The shop is planning an official opening for next week. It is open Monday to Friday from 12noon to 6pm and Saturdays from 10.30am to 6pm.


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