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Online: Managing Repair Cafes

June 6, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am


Managing Repair Cafes #sharerepair

Complimentary Webinar

6th June 2020 10.00 – 11.30 PM GMT

Organised by The Centre for Sustainable Design (®) at the Business School for the Creative Industries at the University for the Creative Arts and by Farnham Repair Café



The 1st UK Repair Conference on 12th March 2020 highlighted interest in the sharing of knowledge and experience of establish­ing Repair Cafes for those that are in the process of setting up or are in the early stages of the development. Farnham Repair Café (FRC) have organised 58 sessions in collaboration with The Centre for Sustainable Design (®) (CfSD) at the Business School for the Creative Industries at the University for the Creative Arts , Farnham Town Council and Spire Church. Many les­sons have been learnt over the years. Extensive knowledge and experience has been built around Repair Cafes both practically and at a research level locally and internationally: FRC partner CfSD have led or partnered in three surveys of Repair Cafes worldwide; and FRC was the 1st Repair Café to set up as a charity in the UK.


The webinar will share knowledge, experience and information of the lessons learnt from setting up, organising and developing a Repair Cafe.
Note: 1st webinar will focus on management issues and a 2nd webinar will focus on repair issues (time and date to be an­nounced).


Professor Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design (®), Business School for the Creative Indus­tries, University for the Creative Arts (UCA) and Chair, Board of Trustees, Farnham Repair Café

10.00 Lessons learnt

The webinar will cover the experience and lessons learnt in setting up and running a repair café. Issues covered will include:

·      Background

·      Planning, piloting and partnering

·      Location and venue

·      Organisation and management

·      Recruitment and volunteers

·      Risks and insurance

·      Marketing and promotion

·      CV19 considerations


10.30 Questions & Answers

11.00 Close


The event is free of charge.

To register email rcarruthers@uca.ac.uk with your name and organisation, and you will be sent instructions to join the webinar.

Further information

For more information contact:
Ros Carruthers
The Centre for Sustainable Design ®
Business School for the Creative Industries
+44 (0) 1252 892772


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June 6, 2020
10:00 am - 11:30 am


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