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Due to the COVID-19 situation, some of the organisations listed on this site have posted service updates and will continue doing so. Many phone lines and websites are still available, however some contact details may have changed. Try the organisation's own website if you're having difficulty getting through.

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Repair Cafe

Visit Facebook page for information repair advice sessions.

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

Repair cafe meet every month, at various locations please visit their facebook page for details of venues.

Repair Cafe Events 2022

16 January 2022    Cancelled       
20 February 2022    Cancelled
20 March 2022        rLab       
10 April 2022        RISC
15 May 2022        rLab
19 June 2022
17 July 2022        rLab
August no Event
18 September 2022    rLab
16 October 2022
20 November 2022    rLab
December no Event

Who to contact


Time / Date Details

When is it on
Sundays once a month 12.30pm to 4.00pm
Time of day

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.