Join a Free Repair Workshop at Livat

Monthly sessions in King Street aim to tackle throwaway culture

Clothes Mending Circle Workshop returns

December 31, 2023

King Street’s Livat shopping centre is encouraging people to live more sustainably in 2024 by continuing two popular regular events aimed at fixing and mending.

The Electronic Repair Party is back every month from January, with an invitation to bring along slow or broken electronic devices and have them fixed for free.

This event is run by West Central London Fixers, a community interest company addressing the throwaway culture by bringing together volunteer repairers and the community to fix their electronics free of charge.

The events are also open to volunteer learner fixers so are not only beneficial to the environment, but are educational as well.

WCL Fixers organise regular repair events across three London boroughs: Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham and Westminster, and will be at Hammersmith’s Livat on these Sundays:

January 28, February 25, March 24, April 28, May 26, June 23 and July 31.

You can bring along one item to be repaired each month and can book a 40 minute timeslot at upcoming events here.

You can also use this link to sign up as a learner fixer at these events, watching experienced fixers and getting valuable hands-on electronic experience.

The Electronic Repair Party is back every month from JanuaryThe Electronic Repair Party is back every month from January

The very popular Clothes Mending Circle Workshop is also back from January, aiming to help people to give their garments a new lease of life.

In collaboration with Marisol Cordoba @la_modista_london Livat has partnered with local Hammersmith experts to start this Repair Workshop - a place to meet new people and gain new skills, while being kinder to the planet. Everyone is welcome to join in and learn some simple repair skills, and no experience or equipment is required. Simply bring along one item of clothing to practise with.

The monthly Clothes Mending Workshops will run from 1pm - 3pm on January 27, February 24, March 23, April 27, May 25 and June 29.

You can simply drop in to these workshops, but you can also secure a place in advance here.

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