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"Shed Happens" 16th November 2017

The Radio Show "Shed Happens" was on Frome FM 96.6, and frome.fm on Thursday, 16th November 2017 from 12:00 to 1pm.

See details on Frome FM by clicking here

The show is live and then repeated the same day at 18:00, Then at the following times

  • Saturday 18th November 5pm
  • Sunday 19th November  9am
  • Monday 20th November  3pm
  • Tuesday  21st November 3pm

Or you can download as a podcast from the Frome.fm website.

This featured conversations with some Frome Shedders Matt, Leon Russell, Ron Carver and Ian Williams, an update from the UK Men’s Sheds Association from Claire Shelton, and news about Men’s Sheds across the Country. There’s some music, including  “Making Tracks”, a piece of music that Shedders commemorate with a difficult project.

Contact details - Local Men's Sheds

Frome Men’s Shed
Contact: Patrick Abrahams
Tel: 07932-760585
Email: Info@fromeshed.org.uk

Westbury Shed
Leigh Park Way, Westbury; BA13 3FN
Contact Dan
Email: westburyshed@gmail.com
Tel: 01373 865 057

Trowbridge Men's Shed
Court Street, Trowbridge BA14 8BR
Contact: Geofrey West or Bob Ayres 
Email: geofrey.west@mypostoffice.co.uk 
Tel: 01380 870425 or 01380 871541

Shepton Area Men's Shed
Barley House (Somerset Care & Repair), Charlton Trading Estate, Shepton Mallet, BA4 5QE
Contact: Graham Cooper 
Email: coopergd@hotmail.co.uk
Tel:  07966 361796

Men’s Sheds in Bath
Contact: Ketyn Jepson 
Email: active@ageukbanes.co.uk
Tel: 01225 484510
Public meeting on Wednesday, 29th November at 2:30pm

At the Age UK St Michael's Day Centre next to the Little Theatre in Central Bath

Wells Mens Shed
Contact: Mandy Loxton 
Tel: 01749 670667
Email: mandy@headsupsomerset.org.uk or Sally Dempsey
Email: sally@headsupsomerset.org.uk

Public meeting on Tuesday 12th December at 3pm 

Midsomer Norton
Contact Richard Jordan
Tel:  07818 420685

The Clevedon Shed
Contact: Brian Chislett

The Touch Wood Men's Shed
Wincanton, Somerset, BA9 9HB
Contact: Annette Yoosefinejad
Email: annette@balsamcentre.org.uk
Tel: 0196 331 842

Age Scotland launches Men’s Shed report
Published on 11 May 2017 
Age Scotland is today launching a report and survey that outlines the positive impact that the growing men’s shed movement is having on later life.  Men from sheds across Scotland have told their story for The Shed Effect.  The report demonstrates how men’s health and wellbeing has been lifted by getting involved in their local shed.


Music Tracks

"The Shed Song" - Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers

"Skandal im Sperrbezirk"  - The Spider Murphy Gang 

“If I had a Hammer” - Trini Lopez 


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