Repair Café at the Rediscovery Centre

Repair Café

Event Description:
Do you have something at home that you have been meaning to fix? The Rediscovery Centre is hosting a Repair Café on the 18th of February where you can bring along your broken item and work with one of our experts to help you repair it. There will be experts in textiles, furniture and bicycles.

***Please note timeslots are limited to one per person and to the time allocated. One item per booking can be brought to the Repair Café. It may not be possible to fully repair your item in the time allocated to you.

The following conditions apply:
The Bike Team can work on the following repairs with you:
- Bike assessment
- Bike fit adjustment
- General tuning and adjustments
- Puncture repair and tyre replacement of common wheel sizes
- Mechanical brake cable and common brake pads replacements
- Mechanical gear cable and common chain/gear size replacements
- Wheel straightening

The Textiles team can work on the following repairs with you:
- Patching holes in clothing/textiles
- Taking up hems on skirts, tops or trouser legs
- Fixing zips but not replacing zips
- Replacing buttons
- While we can’t upcycle or do alterations on the day we are happy for you to use your timeslot to get advice on how to complete the upcycle or alteration at home

The Furniture team can work on the following repairs with you:
- Wooden dining chairs
- Wooden kitchen chairs
- Wooden coffee tables
- Wooden stools
- Footstools
- While we can’t upcycle or take on big projects on the day we are happy for you to use your timeslot to get advice on how to complete your project at home

Event Date and Time:
Sat, 18 February 10am - 4pm

Event Location:
Rediscovery Centre

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