The Bower Festival of Repair

TYPE: FESTIVAL, SPECIAL EVENT

SPACE: MULTIPLE SPACES

WHEN: 9AM-5PM 12 Aug 2024 – 18 Aug 2024

COST: FREE

TICKETS: More Info

VENUE: 107 Redfern

Join the ABC's Craig Reucassel, author Anita Vandyke and EcoStyles founder Nina Gbor at this unique event. Learn how to repair clothing, home appliances, furniture, bicycles, and more with repair demos, low-cost repair shops, workshops, films and panel sessions.

The Festival of Repair is a vibrant, inspiring and hands-on affair where you can learn how to repair clothing, home appliances, furniture, bicycles, tools, musical instruments and more with daily repair demos, low-cost repair shops, hands-on workshops, films and panel sessions.

Watch free repair demos – upcycling and upholstering furniture; musical instruments, bikes, electrical items and more

Book a repair session for your broken household items – $15 for 15min

See a stunning Sustainable Art Exhibition - free every day

Watch The Last Repair Shop – academy award-winning short doco

Children’s craft workshops with Reverse Garbage and Toy Swap with Joy of Giving on Friday 16 August

Enjoy our Sustainable Market day – Sat 17 August

Apply to get your vintage items valued – jewellery, books, vinyl records, pre-internet technology

Book tickets to watch Vintage Valuations live in studio and livestreamed

Join in our Textiles: Repair, Reuse, Resist! Day– Sun 18 August

Clothing repair workshops & demos including live upcycling, collective mending

Watch The ‘Shitthropocene’ – doco on the out- of-control global textile industry by Patagonia Films

Fixing Fashion panel with ABC host Craig Reucassel

SEE FULL PROGRAM for details and links to book tickets