Worthys Community Shed started out with just three members meeting each week in a Scout Hall. That was in September 2017, but we didn’t really get going until we were able to construct our own Shed / Workshop. We managed to purchase (for next to nothing) a sturdy Shed that had been used for a Fruit and Veg business within the car park of a local pub. That building was dismantled and rebuilt in a plank by plank and screw by screw operation during the hot summer of 2018.Continue Reading
It all started when a public meeting was called by Voluntary Action Orkney (VAO) to see if there was any interest in starting a Men’s Shed. We were encouraged with over 50 people attending, we all listened to a great presentation from Dave Thomson from Westhill Men’s Shed, who pointed out some of the advantages which we all know and try to live by, i.e. looking after men’s health and wellbeing.Continue Reading
Cotswold Community Men’s Shed has been running for several years now. After occupying various locations in Wotton under Edge and Kingswood, we are now firmly settled in the old Berkeley Power Station complex.Continue Reading
Quick announcement! Some of our team here at the UK Men’s Sheds Association (UKMSA) will be hosting a live session on the UKMSA Facebook group each week in an informal chat we’re calling ‘Tea at two’ on Thursdays starting on 7 October 2021.Continue Reading
Every year my wife goes to Scotland for a few weeks, before she goes she has to get some to help me as I have had three stokes since 1998, It was last July when I was allocated a new social worker and she asked me about my interests, I said to her I like Ruby and enjoy the company of my dog. She said” Have you heard of the men’s shed?Continue Reading
Cartoons and Humour.
The reason why I decided to enter this article onto our Engineering Management SharePoint site, was to demonstrate how constrained life has become with pc and many other restrictions implanted on us.Continue Reading
Renew Men’s shed (soon to be known as Swindon Men’s Shed) is a project of Renew Swindon and started in October 2017. Since returning from lockdown this year in May, the membership had reduced to a handful. However, by talking to agencies and social prescribers throughout the town, the shed membership is up to 18 and likely to be over 20 by the end of the year.Continue Reading
Our Board of Trustees have the overall responsibility for setting the vision and strategic direction of this membership organisation, with a shared passion for continuous improvement and drive to make a positive impact on Shedders across the UK.Continue Reading
Can you help us with our research?
We are looking to find out why people may have accessed a Shed once or twice but decided not to return. We’d like to understand why this happens.Continue Reading
“I started Coventry Men’s Shed up about eight years ago, my reason for this was due to me having some issues with my own mental health and the fact that there really wasn’t any groups that catered for male-related problems”. – Mark GibbinsContinue Reading