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Repair Cafe

August 26, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

| Free

Repair Café – Penrith Old Fire Station is a neighbourhood initiative that promotes repair as an alternative to throwing things out.  Residents of Penrith and the surrounding area can bring their broken items to fix them on the spot with the help of voluntary repairers.


Read this interesting article on 15 things you should repair instead of replace


Our next event – The next Repair Café will be on Saturday 26th August at the Penrith Old Fire Station from 10am – 1pm.

What do you do with a broken toaster? Or with a bike when the wheel runs out of true? Or with a sweater full of moth holes? Bin it? No way! Our experts will be on hand to show you how to repair items, routine maintenance, sew on buttons or take up hemlines, and get your items working again!

Tea, Coffee and Refreshments being served.

Donation encouraged.

If you are travelling by car  please consider our neighbours when parking and make use of the free NHS staff car parks; we are allowed to use them outside of office hours.

If you are bringing items to repair – please register here, this maximises the chances of your item being repaired.



More repair volunteers needed –

If you are handy with a screwdriver, a spanner, a sewing machine, or anything else and want to share your skills then get in touch with Eden Arts. – 01768 899444 or email info@edenarts.co.uk
In addition, we are also looking for people who wish to fulfil the role of host / hostess at the meetings. Help to provide coffee and tea, welcome visitors and serve as a contact point for both visitors and repairers in the Repair Café.
It’s also a great social occasion so if you want to come and just see what its all about and have a chinwag and a cup of tea then come along.

Chris from Freegle wrote a blog about his visit to the first Repair Café in April – Read it here.


August 26, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Eden Arts
01768 899444


Old Penrith Fire Station
Bridge Lane, Penrith
Penrith, CA11 8HY United Kingdom
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