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: firstname.lastname@example.org
SHARE Repair Cafe @ Edventure
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
And if you would like to volunteer as a fixer, or would like to learn some fixing skills, please contact email@example.com
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