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March 2019

Make and Mend Monday

March 25 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm GMT
Princes House, Princes Street
Truro, Cornwall TR1 2ES United Kingdom
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Materials used to make and mend clothes

Make and Mend Monday takes place at our Studio in Truro. We offer workshops to help you make a new garment or alter or mend an old one. You can have a one-to-one session or bring a friend! If you extend the life of your clothes, the first hour is free. An hour should be enough time to learn how to repair a seam that’s come apart, sew on a button, darn a jumper, even make basic alterations. If you…

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April 2019

Bag making

April 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm BST
The Saracen’s Plate, The Memorial Grounds (Penryn RFC), Kernick Road
Penryn, TR10 8NT GB
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Free

Bag Making is hosted by the Plastic Free Falmouth craft collective. A gathering of like-minded people will be working together to make reusable bags to help reduce plastic waste locally. They meet on the first Friday of each month at Saracens Plate, Penryn. The Plastic Free Falmouth craft collective have adopted the Morse Bag pattern. They collect unwanted pillowcases and transformthem into re-usable bags. These bags are dropped off at local stores to give away to customers instead of plastic…

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Falmouth Repair Cafe

April 6 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0
Falmouth Methodist Church Hall, 10 Killigrew St
Falmouth, Cornwall TR11 3PG United Kingdom
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Free
Falmouth Repair Cafe poster

Falmouth Repair Cafe has another monthly pop-up for your broken items! Either bring items along for repair or get involved as a repairer. Repairers are required 30 minutes in advance, i.e. 1pm. Falmouth Repair Cafe is Cornwall's first Repair Cafe. Events are held on the first Sunday of each month at the Methodist Church Hall, The Moor, Falmouth. 1.30-4.30pm If you would like to get help repairing something or volunteer your skills or are just interested to see what it's…

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Upcycle Kernow Clothes Swap

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm BST
Upcycle Kernow, Unit 8, Portreath Retail Park
Redruth, Cornwall tr16 4ql United Kingdom
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£2.00

Welcome to the Upcycle Kernow Clothes Swap or Swish event To Swish : to swap ones unloved clothes, shoes, bags, belts, jewellery and other such with anothers such items..... How it works.... Arrive from 2 til 3, to deliver your bag of goodies. Upcycle Kernow will happily accept wearable items of clothing, pairs of shoes, bags, belts, jewellery etc of any age/gender. Wearable means in a good condition, as you'd like to receive it yourself! Your items will be checked…

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Upcycle Kernow Repair Café

April 21 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
Upcycle Kernow, Unit 8, Portreath Retail Park
Redruth, Cornwall tr16 4ql United Kingdom
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Free
Poster for the Upcycle Repair Café Sunday 21st October 2018

Upcycle Kernow Repair Café takes place on the 3rd Sunday every month 11 am til 2pm, at Unit 8, Portreath Retail Park, TR16 4QL.... There will be an array of skilled Volunteer Fixers at your disposal, with the tools, experience and knowledge to give you the confidence to repair your broken household items. From sewing a zip in a new dress, to fixing the switch on your angle grinder or turning some wood to replace a handle, someone in the…

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July 2019

Plastic Free July

July 1 - July 31
Worldwide
Free

Plastic Free July began with a handful of people in Western Australia in 2011. Now over 2 million people are involved in more than 150 countries worldwide. Raising awareness around plastics is key as it fires us with the desire to do something about it. When we reduce our own use of single use plastics and look for alternatives, each of us has a huge impact on the world around us. And when we encourage friends and family to reduce…

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