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Welcome to the Tonbridge Repair Cafe website

Thank you to all our volunteers and everyone who has come to our Tonbridge Repair Cafe sessions.
It is possible to register yourself and your item in advance of the next repair cafe session.
See the ‘About’ page for details

When : Saturday 14th of September 2024 10am – 12:30pm
Doors will open at 9:45.
* Last repairs accepted at 12:00 o’clock

Where : St Stephen’s Church in Tonbridge, Waterloo Road, TN9 2SW
* Entrance via the South Porch

You can also find more information on our social media pages.
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/TonbridgeRepairCafe
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/tonbridge.repaircafe/
Twitter – https://twitter.com/CafeTonbridge

To find out more about Repair Cafes in general, have a listen to this podcast on the BBC website

St Stephen's Church South Porch
St Stephen’s Church – South Porch Entrance

Future planned dates for the Repair Café are:
Sat 14th September
Sat 12th October
Sat 9th November

From 10am to 12:30pm
Note: Last repair accepted at 12:00 or when capacity has been reached

We look forward to seeing you there!

Electrical repair
Successful radio repair

Our Outreach Cafes

Did you know that we also run some outreach repair cafes at St Philips & The Methodist Church?
These are much smaller events where we offer knife sharpening and glueing, and sometimes also electrical and clock repairs.

Dates scheduled are as follows:
St Philips Church (Part of their Open House morning)
Salisbury Road, TN10 4P
Sat 1st June : 10am – 12pm

Methodist Church
Higham Lane, TN10 4JG
Wed 12th June : 10am – 12pm
Wed 17th July
: 10am – 12pm

Repair Tips

The web is full of guides for repairing all kinds of things. Repair platform iFixit – a Repair Cafe International partner – offers tens of thousands of free repair guides in words and pictures. You can use them to get started at home, but also to prepare for a repair in the Repair Café.
Check whether there is already a guide available for your repair: https://www.repaircafe.org/en/community/repair-guides/

They also list Repair tips and tricks https://www.repaircafe.org/en/community/tips-tricks/

Product Manuals

Lots of product manuals available free online- https://manuall.co.uk/

Donate tools

Donate old tools at https://www.twam.uk/donatetools