Category: Blog Posts

First Volunteer Meeting at Todmorden Makery

(As you know) Todmorden Makery is starting up as a community workshop for repairing and making of many kinds. We  are getting up and running  with drop-ins and projects starting in mid to late September. We are running a starting session for volunteers so they know what’s going on. Monday 13th of September from 1-3pm …

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Workshop [Young People] – Family Fixit Club

Starts on 6th July – 3.30 – 5.00pm at Todmorden College Makery Workshop (just ask for the Makery at the reception of Tod College) then 13th & 20th of July  3.30 – 5.00 too Fixing is magic. You can breathe new life into the things you love. You can build your skills up starting with …

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Sneak Preview of Fixit the Phoenix artwork

This artwork by Govi Asano – Fixit the Phoenix – will be part of the campaign presentation of the Making Change project that the Makery is running at Ferney Lee primary school. For more info check back here soon.

Painting at the new workshop update

Painting at the new workshop update – The colours are going on – all paint supplied by the college. Thanks Anna, Neil, Bill and Mick! Also see the first workstation nearly done -Big thanks to Sam B!

Todmorden Makery – A Big Thank You to Todmorden

Press Release – For immediate Release We have been awarded Town Council grant funding to establish a community workshop located in Todmorden Community College.  Image of the first Repair Cafe at the new Todmorden Makery workshop Following the success of the pre-covid monthly Repair Café held in Todmorden Masonic Hall, Mick Chesterman decided more could …

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Painting Update 10-6-2021

10 Litres on the wall so far! Starting to look good.

About Todmorden Makery

make repair learn connect

Todmorden Maker Space is a member-run space where volunteers help people do the following activities in drop-in and workshop sessions. Repair – repair cafe activities – bikes, electronic appliances, anything that can be glued, knife sharpening & textile repairs  Tool library – weekly rental of power tools such mitre saws, cordless drills and garden strimmers …

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Repair Cafe – 22-5-21 – the first in Tod College

It felt good to do a repair cafe in the new workshop space even if it is still very bare bones right now. Some great fixes!

Cleaning the Workshop Walls for Painting

A fantastic turnout and what a great start for the project. Already some fixes from Elaine underway. Some sewing machines already in there. And starting to build a fab network of volunteers and members.

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New Logo for Todmorden Tool Library

Here it is in all its glory.

Blog Posts to Come

Blog Posts will come soon as we do more things! For now, here is a wee photo gallery of some of our partner projects.