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Repair Cafe Wales opens and supports repair cafés across Wales.

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Repair Cafe Wales opens & supports repair cafés across Wales.

In their simplest form, repair cafés are pop up events held on regular dates where the local community can get their broken household items repaired for free by volunteers.

The types of things we fix include clothes, household electrics, technology, woodwork, children’s toys, furniture, bikes.

Our Next Events

Sat 15

Repair Café Presteigne

May 15-10:00 am-12:30 pm
Presteigne Youth Centre
Sat 22

Repair Café Cardiff, Caerau & Ely

May 22-10:00 am-1:00 pm
Dusty Forge, Cowbridge Road West
Sat 22

Repair Café Cowbridge

May 22-10:00 am-12:00 pm
The Scout Hall
Sat 22

Repair Café Swansea City Centre

May 22-10:30 am-1:30 pm
The Environment Centre, Old Telephone Exchange
Sun 23

Repair Café Penarth

May 23-2:00 pm-5:00 pm
St Augustine’s Parish Church Hall, 29 Albert Road
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Our Values

Waste Reduction

Repair cafés help household items have a longer life by fixing them rather than throwing them away. This reduces the volume of raw materials and energy needed to make new products. It cuts CO2 emissions by reusing instead of manufacturing new products.

Sharing Skills

By promoting a repair culture and inviting each one of our visitors to sit with a volunteer fixer, repair cafés show appreciation for the people who have practical knowledge and ensure these valuable skills are getting passed on.

Community Cohesion

Repair cafés promote social cohesion in the community by connecting local residents from very different backgrounds and with different motives with each other through an inspiring and low-key event.

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