Men's Weekly opening times

We are delighted to announce that we will be open 3 days per week: Every Monday from 12-4 pm and every Tuesday and Thursday from 10-4pm the CardiShed will be open for men to access the workshop.

Cardished Xmas Opening Times: 
Open Thursday 23rd Dec 10-4 (Soup and bread in the shed at 1pm)
Open Monday 27th 5pm to 6.30pm Men's sharing circle in Police Station Office contact Fred on 07577117967 to join the circle
Closed 28th December closed
Open Thursday 30th December 10 to 4

Back to normal hours in 2022!

Womens workshops monthly

The DIY for Women workshop offering an intensive 5 hour training in how to use all basic tools and undertake a range of household tasks will run every fourth Wednesday of the month by Fred Luckman from 11.30 am o 4.30. Places limited to book onto the next course email us at or text message Fred on 07577117967

Pete Colling will running alongside this workshop offer woodturning sessions on the lathes email to book! 

We are looking for more women to lead workshops at CardiShed. Please step forward we will support you to get started, it doesnt have to be woodworking, could be textiles or similar.

Woodturning training sessions

Every tuesday and thursday  from 10am till 4pm Peter Colling and Simon Cooper will be offering 2 hour wood turning sessions. You will probably need three sessions to be able to turn wood alone at which point we can arrange for you to use lathes at other times. You must book a 2 hour slot on the Thursday rota in advance. We are asking for a donation of £5 if you can afford it (let us know is you cant) and the cost of the wood

DIY Workshops

Fred Luckman will be running basic DIY workshops for men and women. 

Come along and learn how to use all the basic tools and techniques necessary to tackle a range of household jobs. Its a fun, hands on learning experience! You must book a place. 

The training is split over two workshops (1) and (2). You must book a place in advance.  Again to help cover costs of the CardiShed a donation of £5 is suggested if you can afford it.

Go to the contact page and email us with your contact details and we will phone you and book you in.