Events

23rd February 2019 Give & Take Day Newbiggin, (nr Flusco), Penrith

23 February 2019

Newbiggin Village Hall, Newbiggin, (nr Flusco), Penrith, CA11 0HT

10am - 12 noon

Freegle Give and Take day. Bring along any unwanted items (in good condition), that you no longer need and you can take away anything that someone else has donated. No furniture please and no large electrical items. No TV`s please.

Refreshments available. Large car park.

Cumbria Wildlife Trust will also be there on the day to chat about their work.

Anything leftover will be donated to local charity shops.



23rd February - Give and Take day / Eat Well for Less at Workington Library

23 February 2019


Call into Workington library on Saturday 23rd February from 10.30-1.30pm with your unwanted small, easily carried household items (in good condition)/ unwanted Christmas gifts and come away with something `new`!

All items left over will be donated to local charity shops.


23rd February - Repair Cafe, Sedbergh

23 February 2019

Repair Cafe - Saturday 23 February - Sedbergh Peoples Hall

10am - 1pm

Zero Waste Sedbergh welcome fabric items and small non-electrical items in need of repair.

Refreshments provided

Get in touch with Zero Waste Sedbergh for more details at zerowastesedbergh@gmail.com


5 March - Pop up Repair Cafe, Castle Street Community Centre, Kendal

05 March 2019

Pop up Repair Cafe - Tuesday 5 March - Castle Street Community Centre, Kendal

4.30 - 7pm

Repairers will be available to repair/mend clothes, small electrical items and other household items. Please let them know what you`re bringing to ensure they have the right tools.

Refreshments provided.

Please contact Simply Repair South Lakes for further details


9th March 2019 Penrith Seedy Saturday & Gardening Give & Take

09 March 2019

Salvation Army Hall, Hunter Lane, Penrith, CA11 7UY

10am until 12 noon

Freegle Give and Take and Seedy Saturday. Pease bring along seeds, plants and tools to give away and you can take anything you want. Get

that growing season started with some seeds, plants and maybe a tree. All for free!


9th March - Penrith Repair cafe

09 March 2019

Eden Arts, The Old Fire Station, Bridge Lane, Penrith, CA11 8HY

10am - 1pm

If it`s broken, don`t bin it - fix it - at the free Penrith Repair Café. Our volunteers will try to repair your item if possible - and hopefully show you how to do it.

Drop in for a chat over tea, coffee and cake - free but donations welcome.



9th March - Repair Cafe at Mirehouse Community Cafe, Whitehaven

09 March 2019


REPAIR CAFE at Mirehouse Community Cafe and Hub - 9th MARCH 11-1pm.


Bring your small broken electricals and other items that can be mended and not thrown away! Learn a new skill! PAT testing also available so you be reassured your electrical goods are safe for use. PLUS! If you have tech like a laoptop or smart phone and you`re not sure how to use them come along and speak to our resident young expert! Refreshments available, come along for the crack!


23rd March - Give & Take and Seed/Plant Swap at M:Hub, Milnthorpe

23 March 2019

Come along and pick up a freebie with Freegle!

Saturday 23 March 10am - 1.00pm at the M:Hub, Beetham Road, Milnthorpe LA7 7QL

Grab yourself a freebie on Saturday 23 March at the Freegle Give and Take and Seed/Plant Swap event.

Refreshments available to buy.


Everything is free!


Bring along any good condition items to give away if you can! You can drop off items at the venue from 9.45am

Anything left over will be given away at a later event or donated to a local charity shop.

As spring will be springing, we will be including a Seed/plant Swap at this event. Please bring along any surplus seeds, seedlings, plants and tools you might have surplus.
This might be seeds you have saved from the garden, seeds left over from sowing or even seeds given away by magazines. We will have a selection of heirloom vegetable seeds if you fancy growing something you won`t see in the shops - all collected locally and suitable for our slightly damp local climate.

Also welcome are any little veggie plants, rhubarb crowns, divided perennials, garden tools, pots, etc, etc.


13th April Penrith Repair Cafe

13 April 2019

Eden Arts, The Old Fire Station, Bridge Lane, Penrith, CA11 8HY

10am - 1pm

If it`s broken, don`t bin it - fix it - at the free Penrith Repair Café. Our volunteers will try to repair your item if possible - and hopefully show you how to do it.

Drop in for a chat over tea, coffee and cake - free but donations welcome.


11th May Penrith Repair Cafe and Eco Hub

11 May 2019

Eden Arts, The Old Fire Station, Bridge Lane, Penrith, CA11 8HY

10am - 1pm

If it`s broken, don`t bin it - fix it - at the free Penrith Repair Café. Our volunteers will try to repair your item if possible - and hopefully show you how to do it.

Drop in for a chat over tea, coffee and cake - free but donations welcome.

Eco-hub community event - get in touch if you want to have a stall or run an event alongside the Repair Café in the Old Fire Station or in the rear car park.


8th June Penrith Repair Cafe and Eco Hub

08 June 2019

Eden Arts, The Old Fire Station, Bridge Lane, Penrith, CA11 8HY

10am - 1pm

If it`s broken, don`t bin it - fix it - at the free Penrith Repair Café. Our volunteers will try to repair your item if possible - and hopefully show you how to do it.

Drop in for a chat over tea, coffee and cake - free but donations welcome.

Eco-hub community event - get in touch if you want to have a stall or run an event alongside the Repair Café in the Old Fire Station or in the rear car park.


13th July Penrith Repair Cafe and Eco Hub

13 July 2019

Eden Arts, The Old Fire Station, Bridge Lane, Penrith, CA11 8HY

10am - 1pm

If it`s broken, don`t bin it - fix it - at the free Penrith Repair Café. Our volunteers will try to repair your item if possible - and hopefully show you how to do it.

Drop in for a chat over tea, coffee and cake - free but donations welcome.

Eco-hub community event - get in touch if you want to have a stall or run an event alongside the Repair Café in the Old Fire Station or in the rear car park.


10th August Penrith Repair Cafe and Eco Hub

10 August 2019

Eden Arts, The Old Fire Station, Bridge Lane, Penrith, CA11 8HY

10am - 1pm

If it`s broken, don`t bin it - fix it - at the free Penrith Repair Café. Our volunteers will try to repair your item if possible - and hopefully show you how to do it.

Drop in for a chat over tea, coffee and cake - free but donations welcome.

Eco-hub community event - get in touch if you want to have a stall or run an event alongside the Repair Café in the Old Fire Station or in the rear car park.


7th September Penrith Repair Cafe and Eco Hub

07 September 2019

Eden Arts, The Old Fire Station, Bridge Lane, Penrith, CA11 8HY

10am - 1pm

If it`s broken, don`t bin it - fix it - at the free Penrith Repair Café. Our volunteers will try to repair your item if possible - and hopefully show you how to do it.

Drop in for a chat over tea, coffee and cake - free but donations welcome.

Eco-hub community event - get in touch if you want to have a stall or run an event alongside the Repair Café in the Old Fire Station or in the rear car park.


12th October Penrith Repair Cafe

12 October 2019

Eden Arts, The Old Fire Station, Bridge Lane, Penrith, CA11 8HY

10am - 1pm

If it`s broken, don`t bin it - fix it - at the free Penrith Repair Café. Our volunteers will try to repair your item if possible - and hopefully show you how to do it.

Drop in for a chat over tea, coffee and cake - free but donations welcome.


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