The Redmond Centre, Manor House

London, United Kingdom

Hosted by Group avatarHackney Fixers

Volunteers at a Restart Party fixing devices, cropped on hands

Description

We’ll be back at the popular Redmond Centre in January as part of a Zero Waste Hub event. We’ll be holding a Restart Party alongside a “Give and Take”, clothing repair, bike repair and more.


So bring along your Tired Toasters, Poorly Printers, Morbid Mobiles and Lazy Laptops.


Our volunteer Restarters will help you diagnose the fault, give you tips on repairing and help you to repair your own stuff!

Location

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The Redmond Centre, Kayani Avenue, N4 2HF London

About the group

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Hackney Fixers

Inspired by The Restart Project, Hackney Fixers is bringing community repair to Hackney.

Hackney Fixers is a joint project of Sustainable Hackney and Hackney and Tower Hamlets Friends of the Earth.

Contact: [email protected]  Website http://hackneyfixers.org.uk


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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.