img_2252.jpgSaturday repair sessions – drop-in

next session Saturday 24 March 2018,

10.30am – 12.30 

at SHARE 3a The Bridge Frome BA11 1AR

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Repair Cafe + coming soon!fixers

Sunday 15th April 3pm-5.30

At Edventure Hub, The Welsh Mill, Park Hill Drive Frome BA11 2LE

A community repair event, bring your items for repair or maintenance and pick up tips from our expert fixers. To make sure we have the right experts, please register your interest:

Join the Repair Revolution! Repair Advice and Courses

There is a growing community which supports fixing stuff by sharing helpful instructions and videos for free, a few ideas below:

Sewing Repairs and tips to make your clothes last longer – Loveyourclothes

A variety of guides on how to make or repair things Instructables

Bicycle repair videos and tutorials Parktool

Check for local and online courses – traditional skills and heritage trades


Recycle for Somerset Somerset Waste

Contact Aliss for upcycling. Also if you are able to offer any workshops and demos at our event, please get in touch

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Past events

SHARE Repair Cafe

Plenty of #mending and #fixing! Many thanks to all our volunteer repairers who generously gave up their time and also to those who came along and learnt new skills/got stuff fixed

Thanks to all our amazing fixers who repaired all sorts of items, from bikes to rice cookers at the SHARE Repair Cafe, including Jen Gale (@makeandmendlife), Sheila Gore, Stina Harris, Aliss Vaas, Beth Prince (Somerset Waste Partnership), Alex Hooper, Doug Insall, Mick Dunk, Chris Garbutt and Richard Chisnall.

Some of the things we’ve fixed over the last year include:

  • strimmers, hedge trimmers and lawn mowers
  • an induction hob
  • a piano keyboard
  • a smartphone that wasn’t charging
  • rice cookers
  • a CD player with a stuck cassette
  • toasters galore
  • shorts, tights, jeans and bags

Read more on our events  and Facebook pages!

And if you would like to volunteer as a fixer, or would like to learn some fixing skills, please contact

Don’t bin it! Fix it, Recycle it, Pass it on – 

We’re trying to prevent Waste Electric Electronic Equipment (WEEE) going to landfill, you can help by recycling your items locally. To find out more please read our ‘Fix It’ leaflet for electrical mending and recycling: