Repair Week events


Take part in Repair Week 2024!

We’ve teamed up with some of Greater Manchester’s leading repair experts to bring you an action packed week of repair workshops and events. Fixing instead of throwing away means we can love things for longer, save money, and stop things ending up as waste.

There’s lots of amazing events to take part in this Repair Week. With a mix of in person and online events, all hosted by local repair heroes. Learn how to fix everyday items to give them a new lease of life and find local repair heroes to help with tricky fixes.




March 11th – 17th 2024

Guided tour of the Renew Hub. Go behind the scenes to see repair and reuse experts at work.

Don’t really know how to use a needle and thread to fix stuff? This online session will teach you the basics. 7:30pm – 9pm

Learn blanket stitch, patches and some embroidery techniques. Book via email: leoniesupcyclingworkshops@gmail.com. 10am – 1.45pm

An online session exploring traditional Japanese stitching techniques to extend the lifespan of our clothing. 12:30pm – 1:10pm

See where items donated at recycling centres across Greater Manchester get repaired and refurbished, and speak to repair experts.

Don’t really know how to use a needle and thread to fix stuff? This online session will teach you the basics. 7:30pm – 9pm

We repair all kinds of bicycles and refurbish preloved bikes to be used again and salvage parts. 10am – 4pm.

A workshop for women to learn the craft of weaving and repurpose rags into useful objects and artwork. 10:30am – 1pm

This is an online interactive event where we will give general advice and tips on how to repair things. 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Don’t really know how to use a needle and thread to fix stuff? This online session will teach you the basics. 7:30pm – 9pm

Don’t really know how to use a needle and thread to fix stuff? This online session will teach you the basics. 7:30pm – 9pm

Don’t really know how to use a needle and thread to fix stuff?  This online session will teach you the basics. 7:30pm – 9pm

Volunteers offer free repairs including sewing, electrical and electronic items, bikes, household items, toys, furniture, tool sharpening. 10am – 1pm

We repair all kinds of bicycles and refurbish preloved bikes to be used again and salvage parts. 10am – 4pm

We want to empower people so that they learn and  understand how they can mend their broken items. 10am – 12pm

Our skilled volunteers are always willing to have a look and if they can’t repair the item they’ll provide advice. 10am – 12pm

Bring along an old shirt and have fun using your imagination to make it into a new garment. 10:30am – 4pm

Bring an item for repair to one of our free monthly meetings and our volunteers will help you fix it! 1.30pm – 3.30pm






The events listed are organised, hosted, and managed by external parties. Recycle for Greater Manchester cannot accept any liability for external events.



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