Norwich swap shop on the hunt for unwanted occasion wear

OPEN has opend a new shop called 'new.u' in Castle Mall shopping centre where people can swap or bo

OPEN has opend a new shop called 'new.u' in Castle Mall shopping centre where people can swap or borrow items with no cash transactions. - Credit: Nick Butcher

Have you got occasion wear hanging in your wardrobe that you no longer need? Why not donate it to The Great Exchange?

Swap, borrow and loan shop, New-U in Norwich's Castle Mall is looking for people to donate their unwanted prom or cocktail dresses, occasion wear, suits and even wedding dresses so others can have the chance to enjoy a special event.

Caitlin Seale from New-U said: 'The purpose behind the event is that people will be able to walk in with something that they will never wear again and leave with a whole new outfit for special occasions - all for no cost.'

The Great Exchange will be taking place a the store on Saturday, June 2 from 10am to 5pm.

All new or lightly used items will be accepted.

The event will also feature hair styling trials and demonstrations as well as makeup tips.