Want to host an event at Partisan? Complete our online booking form.
Partisan is open in our new space in Islington Mill, but we’re also still running some events in the space on Oldfield Road.
Check out the contact us page for transport and access news.
If you’d like to come to an event and can’t afford it, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll try to sort you a ticket!
Fancy a change of flair? Low on cash? Looking for some fun new pieces? Hate fast fashion? Flirting with new gender expression? Come to our swap-shop and breathe some life into your wardrobe by trading your wares with other fashion-forward folks.We will be asking for a suggested donation of £3, payable on card. Nobody will be turned away for lack of funds.Our swap will be located in Unit 2, New Islington Mill Regent Trading Estate, M5 4DE and we will have a soft drinks bar. Please consider bringing your own mug or cup, as we want to minimise on single-use plastic.
~~~HOW DOES A CLOTHES SWAP WORK?~~~
Bring up to 10 pieces of clothing each. All adult clothing and footwear welcome. This is a space for self-expression. To keep things simple, we will not be accepting: underwear, specialist sports clothing, children’s clothes, or jewellery. Please don’t bring dirty, stained or broken clothes! Mend them and give them a wash first! If you wouldn’t give it to a friend, please don’t bring it to us. We inspect every garment for signs of unacceptable wear, tattiness and damage and will turn items away if they appear unsuitable.
~~~ARRIVAL AND CHECK IN~~~
Please arrive wearing a face covering (unless exempt), and sanitise your hands on entry.
Arrive from 12pm with up to 10 items.
Donate at the bar if you’re able to.
You will receive tokens for each item you bring. 1 token for most everyday items and 2 for high value items (dungarees, designer, outerwear). This is not a super precise system but we will do the best we can to make things fair, if you really treasure your item and think it’s incredibly high value, keep it or put it on depop!
Browse to your heart’s content!
Makeshift changing spaces will be available so try on your new finds.
Receive enthusiastic compliments from Partisan volunteers and attendees.
Give style advice and compliments to your friends and others!
Checkout desk opens 1pm
Return to the desk with your new items
Pay for them using your tokens
Walk away with your head held high, with a whole new wardrobe for FREE! All leftover clothing will be donated.
See you there!
SIgn-up here if you’d like to help volunteer on the day!
By purchasing tickets to Partisan events you agree to our Ticketing Terms & Conditions.
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