What is Repair Café?

A monthly pop up social event where you can repair your things with the help of our friendly volunteers and enjoy a cuppa, cake and natter.

This is a free event where you are encouraged to bring in your broken appliance, stuck zip, rusty tools, old bicycle, holey jumper – whatever you can imagine – and work with our volunteers to make the necessary repairs to keep it running. Come and join us to learn how to repair and mend, save money and be part of a community sharing crafts, knowledge and creative skills.

Find our latest update below

  • The end of a decade…

    18th Dec 2019 by

    …and to end we wanted to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a great start to 2020. We’ve really enjoyed starting Repair Café in Portsmouth, and are now starting to work with communities across the city and in neighbouring areas to get more going. So if you’re interested in starting one where you live, do… Read more

  • Interested in helping Havant start a Repair Café?

    11th Nov 2019 by

    A group of people are looking to set up a Repair Café in Havant. If you’d be interested in getting involved, they’re holding an initial get together on Saturday 30th November, at 10.30am in the Meridian shopping centre. Whatever your skills or enthusiasm, they’d love to hear from you. Find out more on their Facebook… Read more

  • Look who came back!

    25th Sep 2019 by

    Saturday’s Repair Café saw a steady stream of visitors bringing a wide range of items, needing help to repair them. Bikes, scooters, stereos, toys, hedge trimmers, zips, tears, earrings, lamps and more. In total we helped with 56 items and an amazing 40 of them were fixed, and a further 6 will be returning with… Read more

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