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Repair Café helps you fix it!

  • Learn to mend your broken items yourself with support from skilled volunteers.

  • Enjoy giving your things a new lease of life and appreciate them again.

  • Help reduce waste and stop things going to landfill

Llandrindod Repair Café has been running since June 2014, and was chosen by The Guardian as one of 17 top community projects from around the UK in their "Live Better" Community Project series.

The Repair Café idea began in Amsterdam in 2007 and has since been taken up all round the world.

Upcoming Repair Café dates

2:00pm to 5:00pm at Centre CELF

on the second Saturday of every month throughout 2019 (Closed December and January)

Put your unused tools to good use!

The Repair Café is an official collection point for Tools for Self Reliance Cymru. Have a clear-out of any unwanted tools or sewing machines and we will help put them to good use. Tools for Self Reliance publish a list showing the types of tools that are most in demand, but most tools will be accepted.

More information

Download a copy of the Repair Cafe house rules

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Repair Cafe - solderingThe next two Llandrindod Repair Café events will take place on Saturday 18th October and Saturday 15th November in the Rock Park, Llandrindod Wells, from 2 to 5 p.m.

Please bring along your broken and damaged items from home!

A variety of fixperts will be present to repair such things as small electrical items, computers, clothes, leather items and bicycles.

Tools and materials will be on hand; people are encouraged to make repairs themselves where possible.

Entry to the café is free (donations are requested to cover running costs). Items fixed at previous events include necklaces, handbags, bicycle wheels, electric heaters, saucepan lids, and even a carpet sweeper!

Llandrindod Repair Cafe

The café’s slogan is “Throw it Away? No Way!”

By promoting repairs, Trawsnewid Llandrindod Transition wants to help reduce the mountains of waste.

The Repair Café is also meant to put the local community in touch with each other in new ways, and to help people discover that a lot of know-how and practical skills can be found close to home.

Llandrindod Repair Café was recently featured on the Guardian website as a shining example of a local community group. Joe Botting, speaking for the Repair Café organisers, said “It’s nice to see the hard work of all the fixperts and volunteers being recognised. We hope that this publicity will encourage other people to set up Repair Cafés elsewhere.”

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... and also your old mobile phones and other gadgets.
Reduce waste and support TLT at the same time!

Details here...