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EVI Repair Café

When is it?

Monday 16th October | 2pm - 4pm

How much is it?


We’ve fixed & repaired 100 items so far this year! Thank you to our wonderful volunteers 🙂

Don’t miss the next EVI Repair Café on Monday 16th October, 2- 4pm. Volunteers will do their best to breathe new life into your damaged and broken items—for FREE!

Bring along your;

Tech (laptops, iPads, phones & more)
Household electricals
Jewellery (including a free jewellery cleaning service!)
Woodwork and tool sharpening

…and more!

Save your money and reduce waste going to landfill – or just pop in for a cuppa & chat in a friendly space. We’re excited to see you there 🙂

Can’t make it? EVI Repair Café runs on the third Monday of every month. Scroll down for a list of upcoming dates.

If you have the skills to fix items or would like to support us by helping coordinate our monthly meet / greet visitors – we would love to hear from you. Get in touch! Email info@evi.cymru, ring 01495708022 or pop in.

Please note: Our volunteers will do everything they can to help fix your item, but unfortunately some items are either too expensive to repair or are not repairable. Our experienced fixers will advise you on what’s best to do. We are also unable to repair microwaves or white goods (refrigerators, washing machines etc) due to safety reasons. 


Those items that are not repairable following a visit to one of our Repair Cafes can be recycled at the Authority’s household waste and recycling centres (below)… or there may be a local business who can help in your area! Click here to search.

New Vale Recycling Centre—- Closed every Thursday.
Waun-y-Pound Industrial Estate,
Ebbw Vale,
NP23 6PL

Roseheyworth Recycling Centre—- Closed every Tuesday
Roseheyworth Business Park,
Roseheyworth Road,
NP13 1SP
Both sites are open 6 days a week from 9am to 5:30pm.The last entry to the sites is at 5:20pm.

Repair Café Dates for the diary:

Monday 18th September, 2023

Monday 16th October, 2023

Monday 20th November, 2023

Monday 18th December, 2023

Part of the Repair Café Wales network.

EVI is currently funded by the UK Gov through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund. Click here to find out more. 


What’s on at EVI?

Circle of Fifths – National Theatre Wales

Thursday 26th October | 7pm

Pay as you feel from £7

Christmas Gift & Craft Fayre

Saturday 18th November | 11am - 4pm

Free entry

A Christmas Carol – Live Radio Play

Thursday 23rd November | 7.30pm

£10 / £8 concession

Card Making & Craft Workshops

Every Wednesday | 2 - 4pm

£3 (all proceeds go to EVI Pantry

Tai Chi

Mondays | 5 - 6pm


EQUANIMITY Mindfulness Meditation & Relaxation

Mondays 10.30-11.30am & Wednesdays 5.30 - 6.30pm


ChiChi Fit with Nia

Tuesdays | 6.30 - 7.30pm


Taiji Qigong

Every Thursday starting from October 5th, 5 - 6pm


EVI Repair Café

Monday 16th October | 2pm - 4pm


FULLY BOOKED: Sewing for Beginners

Starting Thursday 21st September | 2 - 4.30pm

FREE (bring your own fabrics)

EVI Pantry

Mondays | 10am - 12pm & 2pm - 4pm

PAST EVENT: Fabric Flower Craft Workshop

Thursday 7th September | 11am - 1pm


PAST EVENT: ‘Swashbuckling Pirates’ with Louby Lou Storytelling

Wednesday 16th August | 11am, 1pm or 2pm


EVI Warm Hub

Monday - Friday | 2pm - 4pm


PAST EVENT: Silk-Painting for Families

Thursday 3rd August | 10.30am or 1.30pm


PAST EVENT: Father’s Day 3-Course Roast

PAST EVENT: Sunday 18th June | 1pm


PAST EVENT: Down the Rabbit Hole with Louby Lou Storytelling

Wednesday 5th April | 10am, 10.30am, 11am, 1pm, 1.30pm or 2pm!


PAST EVENT: Membership Morning | EVI Pantry

Wednesday 1st February | 10am - 12pm


PAST EVENT: Sunday Roast 3 Course Special

Sunday 15th January | 1pm

£11.95 (£5.50 for children under 12.)

Foundation Funders:

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Welsh Government Logo

Current Funders:

Lloyds Bank Foundation Logo
Landfills Tax Scheme Logo
Blaenau Gwent County Council Logo
UK Gov Wales
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