In this year of youth activism, marching and protest, the fashion happenings in the Wardrobe Department are all about the power of joining in to make our world a brighter more brilliant place. Inspired by the spirit of the GLITTER AGAINST GLOOM collection by our wonderful guest ASHISH – who opens our programme – the great, the good and the original forces of all generations are converging to celebrate collaboration, changing attitudes and living and working differently. Everything’s free and up for discussion in our garden hot-bed of ideas.

In a time of cuts, we’re thrilled to be hoisting the flag for the great tradition of British art education over our new ART SCHOOL stage. This is a weekend-long space for all kinds of hand-on doing-and-thinking sessions lead by designers, teachers and rebel thinkers of all kinds whose careers were all formed in art class…