April 29th-30th, 2020
St Mary’s Church, Nottingham


The Events

Bridge the Gap: from Student to Workplace

Wednesday 29th April 2020
Venue: TBA – Nottingham, 11am-4.30pm

With employability for our students as a main driver of these Awards, Fashanne will be holding a series of workshops at a central venue in Nottingham focusing on enabling students to bridge the gap between university and the workplace in the most productive and efficient way. Three workshops will run throughout the day to include topics such as: photography, how to create a brand, social media, blogging, what is trending right now etc. More specific details will be released closer to the time.

These workshops are open to 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students. The selection of attendees will be the choice of each university and numbers will be dependent on capacity of the venue.


11am – 12.30pm: Workshops 1 & 2
1pm – 2.30pm: Workshops 3 & 4
3pm – 4.30pm: Workshops 5 & 6

Question Time with the Fashion Experts

Wednesday 29th April 2020
Venue: TBA- Central Nottingham, 6.30pm – 8pm.
Tickets £15 each (incl. complementary drink)

A series of short talks by well-known experts within the Fashion Industry, followed by ‘Question Time’. Your chance to submit a question of your choice for a member of the panel to answer. Names and details of the fashion experts attending will be revealed soon.

The Fashanne Awards – Main Event

Thursday 30th April 2020
Venue: St Mary’s Church, Nottingham. 6.30pm – 10pm.
Tickets £30 each (incl. complementary drink & canapes)

Founder of Fashanne and your host for the evening, BBC’s Anne Davies, invites you to an event showcasing the talent of our Fashion Designers of the Future. A chance to view all the students’ designs from the universities across the Midlands in one place! Take the opportunity to vote for your favourite and help them win The People’s Choice Award. Watch their creations come to life on the catwalk for the fashion show and you may recognise some of the models!


6.30pm Doors open. View the exhibition, vote for your favourite design
8pm Fashion show & entertainment
9pm Presentation of the Fashanne Awards
10pm Carriages