Older people in Stevenage sought to take to catwalk

A FASHION show aimed at giving older people the chance to show off their sartorial style will be hosted by Stevenage Borough Council (SBC) on December 4. Men and women aged 55 and over, who enjoy looking good and dressing up, are invited to take part in t

A FASHION show aimed at giving older people the chance to show off their sartorial style will be hosted by Stevenage Borough Council (SBC) on December 4.

Men and women aged 55 and over, who enjoy looking good and dressing up, are invited to take part in the fashion show, which will be hosted by TV presenter Floella Benjamin at Marriotts School in Stevenage.

Those who are handy with a sewing machine, or have a flair for design, are also being sought to help put catwalk outfits together.

People are being encouraged to make, mend or recycle an outfit, or simply go along to model their favourite.


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Cllr Michael Downing, SBC's executive member for community, health and older people, said: "This promises to be a great, fun activity to engage some of the older people in our community. We launched the event to mark Older People's Day, which aims to raise the profile of the issues surrounding older people and our ageing society."

Entry forms are available from Stevenage Museum on St George's Way, or by calling 01438 218881, emailing museum@stevenage.gov.uk or visiting www.stevenage.gov.uk

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The deadline for submitting entry forms to the museum is November 21.

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