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What's a Repair Cafe? A place where you come and bring anything in your life that needs mending, then drink tea and eat cake while the wonderful experts on different tables mend your stuff...all for a voluntary donation! . Caterham's FIRST EVER Repair Cafe is taking place today between 11-1pm in St Lawrence's Church (opposite St Mary's on the hill) and we can't wait to welcome you all and breath new life back into your much loved stuff! . As well as selling some of our wonderful Zero Waste Homeware, there will be mending tables for clothes, electricals, toys, computers and so much more! . So don't throw away that pair of socks with a hole in, bring them along and let us darn them for you...while you eat cake!
The Festival lasts over the weekend from Friday to Monday, but the Fair takes place on Saturday 11th July. You'll find updates on Facebook if you look for Runnymede - Zero Waste Journey, but right here is the wish list put out by organisers Tyra Wates and Leah Robson: "We are looking for anyone who would like to be part of a fair on the 11th July to: Run activities that would help to reduce waste & carbon emissions. Last year Waitrose did a piece on food and goods EdAble Kitchens created dishes from produce that would have been wasted.....they had no food left before the end as testament to how good their culinary skills were with ugly foods! Had a clothes swap Bicycle repair Whittle and Spark + St John's did activities for the kids Clothes repair And more!!! Create an art installation to inspire / help people to think about actions they can take for the environment Environmental action groups. Last year we had EarthWatch GreenPeace EU Zero Waste Help run part of it Has products that feel would help folk reduce their waste generation (zero Waste feel). Last year we had some vendors who sold stuff like: Art from a variety of stuff Soap bars Reusable menstral pads; bamboo toothbrushes; metal water bottles Upcycled furniture/decorations from stuff like spoons. Please get in touch with Leah Robson or Tyra Wates if you'd like to get involved. This will be a free event to anyone who wants to do something for our environment
☕🍪 Always starts at 10am with a FREE drink, cake and chat at the Merstham hub cafe. If you miss us ask at the counter for details - or call me[masked]. We then go to the local greenspace. If you can only stay part of the session that's fine. Activities include...planting fruit trees, native hedges, flower bulbs, wild flowers and more. No knowledge required - all explained on the day. Equipment provided too, including gloves. Children welcome with a guardian adult. Just need clothes/footware for the conditions. Relaxed, fun and healthy exercise, in beautiful places - bringing joy to others by improving the area. Best wishes, Drummond[masked]