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External Events

External events and activities

The Frome Shed attends a range of external events, both to undertake work for other groups in Frome, to exhibit or speak at events on Men's Sheds, Health matters, or other Community gatherings.  

1st January 2018 to date

  • Building Quoits games kits and assembling with children at the Children's Festival -June 2019
  • Support to the Edventure Students - Launching a "younger Persons Shed" - May 2019
  • Making Bird boxes at the "Make It Happen" Youth festival - Frome 11th & 12th March 2019
  • Presentation to the AGE UK Bath Men's Shed Launch - Martin Bacon and Paul Fine 6th March 2019
  • Frome Shed at the UKMSA Conference - "Shedfest" - 17th November 2018
  • Donation of a SIP Planer/Thicknesser to the Westbury Community Shed 24th October 2018
  • Great Western Sheds meet at the Corsham Shed for the Memory Shed review 19th October 2019
  • Opening of the Wells Community Shed - Heads Up Wells, 12th October 2018
  • Talk to Hobbs Rehabilitation - Evercreech - 19th September 2018
  • Opening of the Calne Shed Workshop 18th September 2018
  • Donation of tools to the Castle Cary "Tools for Self reliance" Group - 18th September 2018
  • Frome Women's Shed at the Frome Agricultural and Cheese Show - 8th September 2018
  • Talk to Frome Probus Lunch - 21st August 2018
  • Wooden Coaster blanks for a Workshop at the Gaunts House Summer Gathering - 9-12 August 2018
  • Bird boxes and bat roost making at the Children's Festival - 8th July 2018
  • Launch of Midsomer Norton Men's Shed - 1st June 2018
  • Frome Women's Shed at ‘Improve, Don’t Move’ (Frome Town Hall) 19th May 2018
  • Wildlife & Wonder - Asham Woods - Making bird boxes and bat roosts - 5th May 2018
    • Listen to the Asham Wood magic birdsong - See below
  • "Improving Lives" at the Frome Jobcentre - 19th April 2018 - Men & Women's Sheds
  • Older Peoples Information Event - Cheese & Grain 16th April 2018
  • Remakery: Frome voting promotion: ASDA & Sainsburys 14th/15th April 2018
  • Donation of tools to the Castle Cary "Tools for Self reliance" Group - 20th March 2018
  • Speaker at Marnhull Men's Shed Meeting - 17th February 2018
  • Speaker at Wells Shed Meeting – 23rd January 2018
  • Meeting with the Women’s Shed – Wincanton(Balsam Centre) - 16th & 23rd January 2018
  • Making Bird boxes & Bat Roosts - Frome Council & Critchill School 11th & 25th Jan. 2018
  • Melksham Shed Skittle Evening – 8th January 2018
60 seconds of magic at Asham Wood The birds !

See the details of these since the launch of the Frome Men's Shed in May 2014:-

                   Events in 2017

                   Events in 2016

                   Events in 2015

                   Events in 2014

1st January 2017 to 31st December 2017

  • Shedders Christmas Lunch =- At the Woolpack, Beckington – 21st December 2017
  • Speaker at Wells Shed Meeting - 12th December2017
  • Speaker at the UK Men's Sheds Association "Shedfair" - 23-Nov-2017, Northampton
  • Presentation to the Willowbank Carers Group - Wells 15-Nov-2017
  • Guest at the YMCA Mendip 125th Anniversary celebrations Wells Cathedral (21-Oct-2017)
  • The Storyteller’s Bardic Chair of Somerset at Rook Lane 19-Oct-2017
  • Exhibitor at "Improving Lives"  Event at the Frome Jobcentre Plus 19-Oct-2017
  • Exhibitor at "Come Together Again" - Frome Library 09-Oct-2017
  • Speaker and Exhibitor at the Yate Men's Shed Launch 05-Oct-2017
  • Donation of tools to the Castle Cary "Tools for Self reliance" Group - 19-Sep-2017
  • Launch of the Shepton Mallet Area Shed - 12-Sep-2017
  • Frome Men's Shed at the the Frome Agricultural & Cheese Show 09-Sep-2017
  • Frome Men's Shed at the Bluebird Care Community event at Frome Town FC - 11-Aug-2017
  • Frome Men's Shed at the Lions Summer Fete 10-Jun-2017(Photo by Marytn Payne)
  • Men's Shed talk to Shepton Mallet Men's Shed group (07-Jun-2017)
  • Men's Shed talk to "Transform Ageing" Conference, Wells, 27-Apr-2017
  • Visit to Bourton on the Water Men's Shed and Reading "Silvers Workshop" - April 2017
  • Men's Shed talk to the Oxford & Swindon Area Quakers Meeting - Witney (11-Mar-2017)
  • Meeting regarding launch of Shepton Mallet Men's Shed (08-Mar-2017)
  • Men's Shed talk to the Street Men's Shed Group (01-Mar-2017)
  • Donation of tools to the Castle Cary "Tools for Self reliance" Group (21-Feb-2017)
  • Men's Shed presentation to the Burnham on Sea Men's Shed Group (09-Feb-2017)
  • Come together Frome Sunday (Before Blue Monday)(15-Jan-2017)