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SBS Clockworks Project

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.

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Meet the Orcadians: Born 29 July 2015

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.

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Design and Build Challenge!

Let’s celebrate Men, Men’s Sheds and Movember!

Friday 19th November is International Men’s Day and what better way to celebrate the end of Lockdown, Men’s Health and Wellbeing than joining our challenge to build, make, paint, create something celebrating something all things Men and Men’s Sheds.

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Good Grief Festival 2021

Good Grief Festival this October 30th and 31st with a packed programme of 30 free events. The ‘virtual festival of love and loss’ explores the universal human experience of grief through panel discussions, conversations and workshops. The festival that started just one year ago has already attracted over 20,000 people to its events. 

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