Repair @ Share

Saturday repair sessions 10.30am – 12.30

at SHARE 3A The Bridge Frome BA11 1AR

We usually have a fixer who can do small electrical items and once a month, textile repairs.

Our next fixing sessions will be:

General household items – 25th March

Bring along your household items – electrical or non-electrical – and we’ll see what we can do. You are always welcome to join in and learn some of the techniques of fixing.

FREE – Donations welcome

Repair Saturday – Mending & Upcycling Textiles

Saturday   15th April 10.30-12.30

Learn the art of visible mending – repair and darn your clothing and textiles, using hand and machine stitching.

Bring your clean items for mending – moth-damaged jumpers, torn jeans and shirt elbows needing patching, Aliss will help you reconstruct your items

 

Email for Sewing / Crafts: aliss@edventurefrome.org

Past events

SHARE Repair Cafe @ Edventure

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

Some of the things we’ve repaired recently…..

  • a vacuum cleaner
  • a wallpaper steamer
  • a camping lantern
  • a pair of shorts with a very large rip

Thanks to all our amazing fixers who repaired all sorts of items, from bikes to rice cookers at the SHARE Repair Cafe on 15 November, 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!

 

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