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 firstname.lastname@example.org This … Continue reading Tips: Sewing
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 … Continue reading COVID-19 Update
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 in75.5% repair rate918 volunteers involvedand 1974 people attended events. … Continue reading An amazing 2253 repairs in just one day!
Join us in our push for more repairable, longer-lasting smartphones. We love and depend on them, but they shouldn’t cost the earth! https://youtu.be/3NMfgZsB2no They don’t make ‘em like they used to. Cracked screens, weak batteries, broken charging ports… We’d like to fix them, but instead we end up buying a new smartphone because repairs are … Continue reading We need your help!
So this Saturday is our regular Repair Café event in Portsmouth, but we're also part of the Big Fix 2020. There will be well over 100 repair events happening all across the UK this Saturday; utilising more than 900 volunteers; over 2,800 hours of volunteer time; attempting to fix over 2000 items! The estimate is … Continue reading #BigFix2020 This Saturday
...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 … Continue reading The end of a decade…
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 … Continue reading Interested in helping Havant start a Repair Café?