Lessons in ‘lagom’ for Stratford shoppers

PUBLISHED: 16:37 17 February 2017 | UPDATED: 16:37 17 February 2017

Westfield Stratford City. Picture: G-FONNE PHOTOGRAPHY

Westfield Stratford City. Picture: G-FONNE PHOTOGRAPHY


We love their meatballs and flat-packed furniture, but now one of Sweden’s most famous exports, besides ABBA, brings the latest Scandi-trend to Stratford - and it’s not hygge.

Shoppers at Westfield Stratford City can get tips and tricks on how to live the ‘lagom’ lifestyle from furniture store IKEA next week.

The free workshops in ‘lagom’, which translates from Swedish into ‘just the right amount’, will show people how to live their lives in a more environmentally friendly and sustainable way.

The sessions, which run from Tuesday till Sunday at the IKEA collection point, include how to compost fruit and veg, cut back on energy use in the kitchen and cycle safely.

Joanna Yarrow, head of sustainability at IKEA UK and Ireland said: “We are excited to be opening our pop-up lagom store in Stratford.

“It is exciting for us to be able to bring the expertise to shoppers at Westfield Stratford City.”

To book go to Eventbrite.

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