Hello and can you help?

Let me introduce myself – my name's Mike Brading and I have just taken over from Karl Demian as Chair of the UKMSA. Thanks to Karl for acting as interim chair after Mike Jenn retired in October last year. Mike and his team were responsible for starting and then promoting the growth of Men's Sheds in the UK. Now, the largely new board of Trustees and I look forward to playing our part in continuing this work and in dealing with the challenges that lie ahead. More about that in the coming weeks but in the meantime...

New Director of Services

I have to tell you that Anne Oxley, our Director of Services, has decided to retire (she assures me the two events aren’t related). The point is we are looking for someone to replace her and, ideally, that will be someone who already knows Sheds; so I am writing to you in case you know someone suitable.

The job description and profile of the person we are looking can be seen at this link:


If someone you know might be interested, please let them know.


Mike Brading


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