In 2013, Hemingway Design and property developer John Orchard had a chance meeting at an old industrial site in Darlington and had the idea of creating a festival that harnessed the movement of thrift by combining culture, sustainability and style. STELLA HALL (CREATIVE DIRECTOR) LED THE CHARGE AND Thousands of people came. the shift to thrift was on!
1o years later we attract 50,000 to our free festival each September! Some of the faces have changed but the ethos remains.