3Space International House Brixton

London, United Kingdom

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Volunteers at a Restart Party fixing devices, cropped on hands

Description

We’re back in Brixton after quite a hiatus!

We’re fixing with you in our new home base, 3Space International House, which is also proudly the first Living Wage office building the UK.

Bring just about anything with a plug or battery (exceptions below) and get help repairing. Or simply come to learn some repair skills and learn about defending your right to repair.

Transport: We’re just five minute from Brixton tube, or a 10 min walk from Loughborough Junction train station.

We’ll provide some light snacks but our repairers always appreciate health or homemade food offerings!

Location

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6 Canterbury Crescent, London, UK

About the group

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Restart HQ

We run events in greater Camden and Brixton, and help coordinate with other groups running Restart Parties across London. 

In autumn of 2016 and 2017, we went on a special tour across London.

We also help groups get started across England, the UK and the world.

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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.