‘Shed-fest’ is Denbigh Men’s Shed’s own annual event – held in the beautiful grounds at Trefeirian, in Denbigh. It was first thought up by Project Director, Nathan Sarea – and Committee Chairman, Ian Williams, in July 2015.
This (initially !) unique event has now been adopted by the UK Men’s Shed Association – and its success has paved the way for the other Men’s Sheds events now beginning to happen, around the country – and abroad……
We created it with the aim of bringing together as many Men’s Sheds and related 3rd Sector and partner organisations, as possible – for an uplifting day of togetherness, sharing, networking and fun !
This is Denbigh Men’s Shed’s ethos – “…Meeting the Friends you never knew you had…” in action.
Its a time of celebration – and to reward some of the hard work our members have put in to running Denbigh Men’s Shed, each year.
A time to keep everyone up-to-date with all the latest news, developments and future plans……
…And for music and entertainment, from local groups – like the lovely Veil Singers ladies’ choir, who graced us with a wonderful performance at Shed-fest 2016.
We invite guest-speakers up from other Sheds – to tell us about their way of doing things – and to talk about their success stories and challenges…..
Graham Stephens of the Woodwork-to-Wellness centre, in Saltney – pictured here in what was to be a truly engaging and lively discussion about wellbeing and the transformative potential of Sheds in the community….
It is a chance for our members – and others organisations – to showcase some of their own work – like Denbigh Men’s Shed’s Tristan Jones and Stephen Hession’s beautiful turned wood-crafts, pictured here.
We support local charities, budding entrepreneurs and new initiatives in having their own stalls…
There is usually something for everyone…..
And more than a few surprises !
If you like what you see – or you would like to become involved with forthcoming ‘Shed-fest’ events, then please contact our Project Director, Nathan Sarea on – 07712210019 / email : firstname.lastname@example.org.
We would love to meet you !