At our recent Restart Party at The Redmond Centre we welcomed several new volunteers, did some filming with Climate Coalition for their "Show the Love"campaign, met several people interested in starting new groups and worked on 45 items of electrical and electronic stuff ranging from an overlocker (our first) to these beautiful Harman speakers which roared memorably back to life with a fixed connector.
Our next session will be on 6th June 2020 from 11am-3pm in Clissold Park. More details soon.
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What is Hackney Fixers?
We aim to promote electrical and electronic repair in Hackney as an alternative to growing mountains of waste and consumption. As a joint project of Sustainable Hackney and Hackney and Tower Hamlets Friends of the Earth we were inspired by The Restart Project to run our first Restart Party in 2013.
The Hackney Fixers organisers are James Diamond, Friederike Hanisch, Dave Lukes and Bridget Harvey.
What we do
Since 2013 we have run events including Restart Parties, "Rosie the Restarter" workshops for women, workshops for young people, school workshops, clothing repair workshops and an annual festival of fixing, The BIG Fix. We also ran a series of successful repair classes, Fixing Fridays. We are actively involved with The Restart Project and represent Hackney Fixers at FixFest, the annual festival of the repair movement.
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