Welcome to the Poole Men's Shed website.
Come along and join us!
Poole Men’s Shed is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, Registered Charity Number 1170233.
Poole Men's Shed meetings are temporarily suspended until further notice.
We can be found on Wednesday mornings from 10.00am 'till 2.00pm at the Limelights Centre, Learoyd Road,
Poole. BH17 8PJ. Also on Thursday & Saturday mornings (by arrangement) at Limelights from 10.00am 'till 12 noon.
We also meet on Mondays at Poole Central Library between 10.00am and 12 noon.
What is Men's Sheds?
- A larger version of the typical man's garden shed!
- A group of men working on projects at their own pace in a friendly and inclusive venue.
- A place to share skills and crafts.
- Somewhere to feel at home, have fun, socialise and stay active, where everyone is welcome.
We are members of UK Men's Shed Association.
Our UK Men's Sheds Association membership number is 49.
Our Activities (As shown on the Charity Commission website entry):
- To provide facilities where people particularly but not exclusively men may meet socially or undertake projects of a mutual interest.
- To help mitigate loneliness and isolation.
- To provide a workshop and social centre and arrange social activities and outside visits.
The aims of the Group are to provide a safe and welcoming environment where,
men particularly can meet to:-
- Undertake projects jointly or individually for the benefit of the Group, the local community, charities or themselves.
- Share experience and skills.
- Learn new skills.
The 'shed' is run by the members who decide when they come and what they do. It costs just £25 a year (plus a £10 joining fee) to be a member, but visitors may attend for 2 - 3 sessions to "get to know us". They may then apply for membership.