The Welsh Mill Hub

Somerset, United Kingdom

Hosted by Group avatar[email protected]:Frome

Volunteers at a Restart Party fixing devices, cropped on hands

Description

Repair & Upcycle with SHARE

Launching our new season of events, this month we have fixers for bikes, small electrical items and textiles. Please bring one item only as our fixers have limited time for each customer.

Drinks and snacks are available to purchase at the Hub while you’re waiting.

>>PLUS our upcycle event this month –  helping out Frome Town Council’s Community Bunting project – bring along your spare fabric and thread (plus your sewing kit) and get making!

FREE to attend, donations appreciated as we’d like to continue as a regular community event

Location

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Park Hill Drive, Frome BA11 2LE, UK

About the group

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[email protected]:Frome

Repair and Upcycle at Remakery:Frome @ The Welsh Mill Hub

Our community Repair events are gaining popularity, with more people aiming to save stuff from landfill and learning how to get items fixed instead! You can bring along 1 portable item for fixing (as time with our fixer is limited) watch mending demos and also take part in Upcycling workshops.

In October we'll be helping make community bunting for Frome Town Council - Bring your spare fabric and thread and get cutting and stitching! 

Its free to attend but we appreciate donations to enable this great community event to continue. Hope to see you there!


Tea, cake & popcorn available to purchase from the Hub while you're waiting

1 portable item per person please, no microwaves

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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.