The Green Fesitval of Making & Mending takes place tomorrow

11am - 5pm, 31st October 2015

Friends Meeting House, Queens Rd, Leicester, LE2 1WP.

This incredibly exciting and busy day is free and will include:

> Hand-on stalls and areas where you can learn things like basic and advanced sewing and clothes repair skills,
> how to mend or maintain your bike,
> making Christmas decorations from reclaimed materials,
> repairing electronic items,
> making toys from old junk
> coldframes from old drinks bottles.

 

Talks and workshops ranging from, “Using Linux to give dying computers new life” to “Consumers anonymous – tackling your addiction to stuff and things”.

Children’s activities including making a city from cardboard boxes and marble run from old plastic bottles.

Swap / bring and share stalls for fabrics, craft materials, bike lights and fittings and more.

The day’s emphasis will be on fixing and creating things with secondhand and reclaimed materials – we want to introduce people to exciting ideas for being crafty and ingenious in an environmentally friendly way.