Rosie the Restarter - womens workshop #1

We're offering our first workshop for women by women, to boost our confidence, share skills and together get more involved in electronics repair. (This workshop is also open to anybody who has a non-binary gender identity, along the lines of London Bike Kitchen's WaG nights.)

The workshop is designed to be a "warm-up", will run like this. There are no experts here, please bring your skills and be prepared to learn and help others.

• intro and welcome

• electrical "warm-up"

• learn to change iPhone batteries

• free form repair and bodging, bring broken gadgets

**We need to limit participation to 15, so please cancel if you cannot come to make space for others. Additionally, PLEASE advise if you are going to be late (you will need to ring us)**

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  • Sarah

    Sorry to miss..admitted to UCH with kidney infection..hoping to be home soon

    April 9, 2014

    • Janet

      Oh dear! Get well soon

      April 9, 2014

  • Harriet

    Thanks to Janet & Ugo for a super warm welcome and for their generous spirit! Enjoyed the tinkering, and practical tip sharing - and now after 3 attempts I think i'll be able to restart my dead phone….. see you again soon!

    1 · April 8, 2014

    • Janet

      Thanks Harriet, lucky that Ugo met you in Manchester. Let's see if we can spark some Restarting on the other end of the Victoria line too!

      April 9, 2014

  • Janet

    Thanks everybody for a really great atmosphere, I was a little nervous about the first one, but you made it an excellent event. Left feeling really inspired and ready for more. See you in June!

    April 9, 2014

  • Sev

    Excellent workshop, no pressure, easily understandable, friendly, welcoming, informative.

    1 · April 9, 2014

    • Janet

      Great meeting you Sev, hope to see you at an upcoming Restart Party!

      April 9, 2014

  • Sarah K.

    I would really like to come along to this but I can see you've reached 15 already and I'm also not sure I could get there before 7pm. Is there a plan to hold this again?

    April 8, 2014

    • Leslie L.

      Hi Sarah, I'm not feeling all that fab today so you can take my place. Janet's sent an email with details for latecomers, so contact her so you can be let in.

      April 8, 2014

    • Janet

      Sarah, please come there is space for you - just ring if you arrive after 7pm - I'll send you my phone number directly

      April 8, 2014

  • Daniela

    Hi, I actually do not have any broken item to bring and I'm wondering if I should leave my place to someone in the waiting list maybe

    April 8, 2014

    • Janet

      No no, please come we have extra broken things :)

      April 8, 2014

  • Helen E.

    Annoyingly I'm unwell so can no longer attend :( Hopefully make the next one!

    April 8, 2014

  • Marta

    Hi everyone,
    I'm really sorry, but I've just realized that today I've got so much extra work to do that I won't be able to leave the office before 7 or later. So too late to join you. I hope it's not too late to get someone else in. I'm really sorry and I look forward to the next event.
    Marta

    April 8, 2014

  • Orsetta H.

    I am coming! do I need to bring anything?

    1 · March 26, 2014

    • Orsetta H.

      can we do soldering? I need to repair a Jack lead... if not i will bring my toaster.

      1 · April 1, 2014

    • Janet

      No "hot works" in the space, unfortunately...

      April 3, 2014

  • Kathie C.

    Brilliant! Sadly won't be here, but delighted to hear there'll be another chance...

    March 25, 2014

  • Peter M.

    Nice going, Janet: I love the idea! And next time you visit the SF Bay Area we can visit the Rosie the Riveter Memorial http://www.nps.gov/rori/index.htm

    1 · March 22, 2014

  • Rowena

    Would have liked to attend but unfortunately I have a commitment that evening.

    March 20, 2014

    • Janet

      Ok Rowena, this will be the first of what we hope are many.

      1 · March 21, 2014

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