The Repair Cafe is based at Heeley City Farm. Bring your broken items along to get them fixed or learn how to fix them yourself. You can bring anything. Repairs are free of charge. Donations towards costs welcome.
The idea of the Repair Cafe was born in mainland Europe and came to Britain quite recently. In simple terms it’s where people with broken stuff go to get it mended, rather than have to replace it. A team of volunteers are on hand to carry out the repairs and show the owner of the item how to repair things for themselves. It’s all about sharing good practical knowledge over a cup of coffee and a slice of cake (hence the ‘cafe’ bit), helping the environment by keeping stuff out of landfill and most importantly, saving money. You can take anything along to a Repair Cafe. From computers to carpets, furniture to fine china and old boots to bicycles, we’ve seen (and repaired) it all!