108a Cascades Shopping Centre

Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Hosted by Group avatarRepair Café Portsmouth

Volunteers at a Restart Party fixing devices, cropped on hands

Description

Repairs happening in the hub during March.

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Location

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Cascades Shopping Centre, Cascades, Portsmouth, UK

About the group

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Repair Café Portsmouth

Repair sessions are bookable in our hub: Wed 10 - 1, Thurs 1 - 4, Fri 10 - 1 & Sat 10 - 1, but on the 3rd Saturday we head out and run a pop-up Repair Café somewhere in the city.

You can bring along your broken household and electrical appliances, toys, clothes, furniture, jewellery and more, and there will be volunteer repairers on hand to help you fix them.

There is always a cuppa on hand and everyone is welcome.

The event is free, but we do ask for donations so that we can keep running.

To book a slot, please email us with details of the item, make, model, issue and ideally a photo. We'll then be in touch with our availability.

[email protected]

www.shareportsmouth.org.uk

www.facebook.com/repaircafeportsmouth

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Restart Party Do’s and Don’ts

DO

  • Check if your device is still within warranty, you may be eligible for a free repair, replacement or a refund. (Which? helps in the UK).
  • Take responsibility for your device and your data. Our volunteers are here to help you learn to fix your gadget, not to provide a free repair service. Get involved!
  • Backup your data. We can’t be responsible for your cat pics, so please back up your device before you come. (Of course you already do this once a month, right?)
  • Charge up your device and bring all leads.
  • Get in touch with organisers if you have any questions about whether a fix is possible.

DON’T

  • Assume repairs will be successful. We help fix over half of devices at our events. Even if your repair is unsuccessful, you will learn about your device and why it failed.
  • Expect us to have spare parts. But we can help you source them. Often people visit twice: first we’ll help diagnose the fault, then you source the spare part, and on your return we’ll help you do a replacement.
  • Attempt a mobile screen repair just to save money. DIY mobile screen repair is a learning opportunity first and foremost. Please see our advice page first.
  • Bring a microwave.