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Reading Repair Cafe

Get help to repair a wide range of items covering areas such as:

  • Electronics
  • Mechanical items
  • Computers (hardware/software)
  • Toys/Furniture
  • Clothing/Textiles
  • Tool sharpening

In fact, if it’s broken, bring it along and we are sure to have a go or at least provide some advice about what your best course of action might be.

You’re also welcome to come along with repairs you want to do yourself or craft projects you’re working on and you’ll find a friendly helpful bunch ready to welcome you.

The event is run entirely by volunteers and anyone can pop in! As well as repairs, you can pop in for a cuppa and homemade cake. Everything is free, but we encourage donations to ensure we can keep running repair cafe in future.

The events we have planned are here. You can also find them on our facebook events page, on the rLab wiki, and on the restarters network.

We hold events at either Reading International Solidarity Centre (RISC) 35-39 London Street, RG1 4PS Reading, England, or at rLab Reading Hackspace, Weldale Street Reading RG1 7BX

Other nearby Repair Cafes:

Not in Reading find your nearest Repair Cafe. You can also like our Facebook page!

Email if you have any questions or would like to get involved or join our email list.

Find out more about the Repair Café Foundation.


10 responses to “Reading Repair Cafe”

  1. Hi Stuart, I am in the process of setting up a Repair Cafe at Spencers Wood and am planning to come tomorrow 20th March to see if you can give me any hints or tips. Hope that’s OK.



  2. Diana Reynolds Avatar
    Diana Reynolds

    Might you be able to repair my Vax carpet cleaner ? It no longer sends water down the pipe to spray onto the carpet. But it does suck up the water. Many thanks


  3. This sounds flippin’ great. Well done. Looking for something up here in Halifax, West Yorkshire. Do you happen to know of anything?
    Thanks, Wendy


    1. Have a look at the site they list most of the repair cafes

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