shedders group to hold public meeting this week
public meeting is being held this week in Burnham-On-Sea to encourage
men to get involved in a shedders group.
meeting on Thursday February 9th will be held from 7-9pm at The
Old Courthouse in Jaycroft Road, Burnham-On-Sea and aims to give
men who are new to the shedders programme a chance to meet with
exisiting shedders from different groups and encourage them to join
for Sedgemoor District Council said: "A Men's Shed is a larger
version of the typical man's shed in the garden - a place where
he feels at home and pursues practical interests with a high degree
Men's Shed offers this to a group of such men where members share
the tools and resources they need to work on projects of their own
choosing at their own pace and in a safe, friendly and inclusive
are places of skill-sharing and informal learning, of individual
pursuits and community projects, of purpose, achievement and social
"A place of leisure where men come together to work."
Shed's activities usually involve making or mending in wood (e.g.
carpentry, joinery, turning, carving, whittling, marquetry, furniture
renovation) but may include metalworking (milling, sheet metal,
welding, etc.) bike repair, gardening, electronics, tool renovation,
boat renovation, model engineering (model railways, planes) and
even building a car. Reclamation, reuse and restoration will feature."
benefit will be to individuals and communities, from the social
interaction to skill sharing, from community projects to personal
projects - there is no specific way in which a shed has to berun,
it is up to each shed to develop and flourish."
meeting will take place on Thursday March 9th from 7pm - 9pm at
The Old Courthouse, Jaycroft Road, Burnham when all will also be