Saturday 10th October 2015
London Anti-Fur Demos
There are demos every Saturday at shops selling fur. Regular targets include Harvey Nichols, Harrods and Joseph, as well as international campaign targets Escada and Max Mara.|
Possibly 12 midday - 4pm or later at Harvey Nichols 109 - 125 Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7RJ. Nearest tube is Knightsbridge. Call 07432 294001. Placards and leaflets and will be available.
Animals used to make fur included mink, blue fox, silver fox, musquash, rabbit, beaver, wolf, coyote, chinchilla and squirrel.
Following a campaign in 2004, Harvey Nichols introduced an ethical fur free policy. However in September 2013 the department store chain decided to drop its fur-free policy. It is vitally important to take action on this, if Harvey Nichols continues to sell fur, other department stores and fashion chains are likely to follow. Please come along to support the protest, you can help whether you can spare just an hour or the whole afternoon. There are also protests at Harvey Nichols in other cities
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See pictures of protests against fur in London and other cities including Manchester, Birmingham and Edinburgh and Leeds.
There are often protests at Harvey Nichols in other cities, for details contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
For details about how to contact Harvey Nichols to ask them to reintroduce their fur free policy go to:
Please contact Harvey Nichols by email, phone, post and/or fax. Tell them about the horrors of the fur trade and ask them to reinstate their fur free policy. If you want to write to all the emails at once, copy and paste the block list underneath all the addresses. To contact the stores individually, see below.
Please forward any replies to email@example.com
Harvey Nichols Head Office, Telephone +44 (0)20 7235 5000, Email firstname.lastname@example.org
365 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, London, W4 4HS.
GROUP PRESS & MARKETING DIRECTOR Julia Bowe Email email@example.com (t) 020 7201 8647 | (ext) 4006
Press Office Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Lucy.Hodnett@harveynichols.com, Holly.Whitman@harveynichols.com, Tel: +44 (0)207 201 8650
London Store 109 - 125 Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7RJ, Tel 020 7235 5000 , Fax 0870 191 6019
Harvey Nichols, The Mailbox, 31/32 Wharfside Street, Birmingham, B1 1RE.
Tel 0121 616 600
Manchester Store 21 New Cathedral Street, Manchester, M1 1AD, Tel 0161 828 8888 , Fax 0161 828 8833
Edinburgh Store 30 - 34 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh, EH2 2AD TEL 0131 524 8388 Fax 0131 524 8317
Leeds Store 107-111 Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6AZ, Tel 0113 204 8888, Fax 0113 204 8889
Birmingham Harvey Nichols, The Mailbox, 31/32 Wharfside Street, Birmingham, B1 1RE.
Dublin Store Dundrum Town Centre, Sandyford Road, Dublin 16, Tel + 353 (0) 1 291 0488 , Fax + 353 (0) 1 291 0489 Email Contact.email@example.com
Liverpool Beauty Bazaar, Liverpool One, 16 Manesty’s Lane, Liverpool, L1 3DL TEL: 0845 606 0342
Bristol Store 27 Philadelphia Street, Quakers Friars, Cabot Circus, Bristol, BS1 3BZ Tel 0117 916 8888
Emails in one block to cut and paste.
firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, Lucy.Hodnett@harveynichols.com, Holly.Whitman@harveynichols.com, email@example.com, Contact.Bristol@harveynichols.com,
contact.Birmingham@harveynichols.com, Contact.Manchester@harveynichols.com, Contact.Edinburgh@harveynichols.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, Contact.email@example.com, Contantine.Tziambazis@harveynichols.com,Aileen.Thomson@harveynichols.com, Sally.Dunne@harveynichols.com, Shannon.EstradaStack@harveynichols.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Following a campaign in 2004, Harvey Nichols' Company Director said: "The board has today reviewed the company's fur policy and has decided going forward that we will no longer stock real fur items."
In September, Harvey Nichols took the decision to renege on its fur free policy and start selling real fur again, after 10 years as a fur free company. Since then, there have been regular protests at the various branches to protest and to call on the public to boycott Harvey Nichols until they reinstate their fur free policy.
In October, Harvey Nichols' head of fashion Paula Reed was forced to resign over her decision to start selling fur again, but despite this the company has continued to sell fur. It is vitally important to take action on this, Harvey Nichols is very influential in the world of fashion. If Harvey Nichols gets away with it, other department stores and fashion chains are likely to follow. Department stores are much more important and influential than individual shops in the fashion.
Horrids Fur Campaign
Harrods continues to stock real fur, despite the UK fur farming ban. Harrods have stocked a wide range of fur coats, fur trim and fur boots and other accessories.
Animals used to make fur at Harrods included mink, blue fox, silver fox, musquash, rabbit, beaver, wolf, coyote, chinchilla and squirrel.
Support the campaign
Please support the campaign by contacting Harrods politely, and by joining the regular protests at the store at 87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7XL (Tube: Knightsbridge, head for the exit marked Harrods/Brompton Rd). (Call 07899 775493 to confirm).
See http://www.caft.org.uk/harrods/harrods.htm and http://www.caft.org.uk/furweek/index.html
Postcode: SW1X+7RJ . Mapping websites: http://maps.google.co.uk . http://www.streetmap.co.uk . http://www.multimap.com (photo)
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