Normally every Wednesday & Friday from 10am-12pm at Redlynch Village Hall, Vicarage Road, Lover SP5 2PG.
Bring along your broken household items to be fixed! Save on expensive repair costs or if you’re just not sure what is wrong with it.
Everything from ‘electricals’, lamps, vacuum cleaners, clocks, ceramics, toys and sewing repairs etc!
Also bring along those domestic items you don’t know how to throw away and we will recycle them for £1 per item.
Keeping You Informed: As you may know, we have a Facebook Site and we would encourage you to keep an eye on it as it is continually updated and includes a number of items that people have donated to the Repair Cafe, which we have checked over and are now ready for you to purchase.
What is a Repair Café?
Repair Cafés are free meeting places and they’re all about repairing things. Visitors bring their broken items from home. In the place where a Repair Café is located, you’ll find expert volunteers, with repair skills in all kinds of fields: clothes, furniture, electrical appliances, bicycles, crockery, appliances, toys, etc. Together with the specialists they start making their repairs in the Repair Café. It’s an ongoing learning process. If you have nothing to repair, you can enjoy a cup of tea or coffee. There are over 1.500 Repair Cafés worldwide.
Why a Repair Café?
We throw away vast amounts of stuff. Even things with almost nothing wrong, and which could get a new lease on life after a simple repair. Lots of people have forgotten that they can repair things themselves or they no longer know how. Knowing how to make repairs is a skill quickly lost. Society doesn’t always show much appreciation for the people who still have this practical knowledge, and against their will they are often left standing on the sidelines. The Repair Café changes all that! Valuable practical knowledge is getting passed on. Things are being used for longer and don’t have to be thrown away. The Repair Café just wants to show how much fun repairing things can be, and how easy it often is. Why don’t you give it a go?