Repair Cafe this week!

Thursday 19th October, 7 – 9pm

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 and book your slot via Eventbrite (free tickets here)

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

CraftCourses

Recycle for Somerset Somerset Waste

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Saturday repair sessions 10.30am – 12.30

at SHARE 3a The Bridge Frome BA11 1AR

contact us to find out more

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 share@edventurefrome.org

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

See our leaflet for electrical mending and recycling


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 out ‘Fix It’ leaflet