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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

  • Tips: Sewing

    29th Mar 2020 by

    So you’ve been out for your windswept daily exercise and you’re wondering what to do with the rest of your day? How about repairing something? We’ll be posting ideas each week, and if you have questions to pose to our volunteers about your repairs, just message us on Facebook or email us at repaircafeportsmouth@gmail.com This… Read more

  • COVID-19 Update

    13th Mar 2020 by

    In light of the current situation all future Repair Cafés are on hold. We will be encouraging people to repair things at home, and will be using our online presence to help. So if you have something that you’d like some help with trying at home e.g. repairing a ripped item of clothing, fixing a… Read more

  • An amazing 2253 repairs in just one day!

    5th Mar 2020 by

    Last month, we took part in Big Fix 2020, along with another 65 Repair Cafes across the country, and thankfully Storm Dennis didn’t stop people from getting out and getting fixing! The numbers are now in and there were an amazing…..drum roll, please…. 2981 items brought in 75.5% repair rate 918 volunteers involved and 1974… Read more

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