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Spitalfields clothes swap to raise cash for summer courses

PUBLISHED: 19:01 02 July 2010 | UPDATED: 16:14 05 October 2010

AN EDUCATION which offers a range of inspirational courses for young people during the summer is holding an outfit exchange to raise cash to send five students on their courses this summer. It is hoped that the clothes swap at Futureversity in Fournier S

AN EDUCATION charity which offers a range of inspirational courses for young people during the summer is holding an outfit exchange to raise cash to send five students on their courses this summer.

It is hoped that the clothes swap at Futureversity in Fournier Street, in Spitalfields will raise £500 for the charity which used to be called Tower Hamlets Summer University.

The event runs from 5pm to 8pm on Thursday (July 8) and guests are invited to bring a bag of clean and ironed clothes which they can swap for a whole new wardrobe, for only £5.00. There will also be refreshments and cakes on sale. Courses on offer for 11 to 25-year-olds range from fashion to first aid.

Tower Hamlets Summer University started life in 1995 but quickly outgrew Tower hamlets and is offering 65,000 courses at 31 summer universities this year.

Further details are available at www.futureversity.org

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