Farnham Repair Café
Zoom webinar
18th January 2023 1.00 – 2.00

Organised by The Centre for Sustainable Design (®) at the Business School for the Creative Industries at the University for the Creative Arts in association Farnham Repair Café


Farnham Repair Café (FRC) was established in 2014 and became a charity in 2017. FRC has organised 77 sessions and created significant impact: nearly 4000 attendees, 1750 completed repairs, 66% repair rate, 5 tonnes diverted from landfill resulting in 46 tonnes of CO2 emission savings and over £133,000 savings to citizens of Farnham *1. In addition, to its physical events, FRC also provides a free tool to calculate CO2 emission savings resulting from repair that is freely available to other Repair Cafes and other interested parties – see here. *1 Figures as at November 2022


The webinar will provide an introduction to Farnham Repair Café (FRC) and share lessons learnt from setting-up and organising the repair cafe. There will be a presentation, followed up by Q&A session designed to tackle queries of those interested in understanding the issues involved with setting-up and organising the repair cafe.


The webinar will be of interest to those involved in climate change, community, waste and economic development 


1.00   Professor Martin Charter, Director, The Centre for Sustainable Design (®), University for the Creative Arts (UCA) and Chair, Board of Trustees, Farnham Repair Café (FRC)

1.20   Question & Answer

2.00   Close


The event is free of charge.

To register email rcarruthers@uca.ac.uk with your name and organisation, and you will be sent instructions to join the webinar.

Further information

For more information contact:
Ros Carruthers
The Centre for Sustainable Design ®
Business School for the Creative Industries
+44 (0) 1252 892772