What is the Rotherhithe Shed?

We meet on:*
Mondays 10am – 2pm
Thursdays, 1 – 5pm

Christmas break: no sessions 17th – 24th December inclusive, Mon 31st Dec, Thu 3rd & Mon 7th January
Open 27th December and Monday 10th January 2019 onwards

In the London Bubble workshop, 5 Elephant Lane, SE16 4JD
Members are welcome to drop in and out at any point during our opening hours (above).

Rotherhithe Shed is an exciting new project set up for older men in Southwark (but welcomes men and women), based on the very successful Australian Men’s Shed movement. A partnership project between London Bubble Theatre Company and Time & Talents, it aims to bring together older men (and women) to put their practical skills to good use – fixing, making, whittling, drilling, sawing and generally tinkering.
Sessions are held in a well equipped workshop where participants can work together on a range of practical activities. Skilled artists and technical experts are available to support the participants, and project ideas are strongly encouraged and developed. If you have something that needs mending or maintaining, be it a wobbly chair or a squeaky bike bring it along. Or if you want to help make and paint the new sign for the shed, or just make the tea – you are welcome.

Rotherhithe Shed is a good opportunity for anyone looking for social and creative experiences, including a chance to make new friends, to experience the camaraderie of working with other men or simply putting practical skills to good use.
It’s free, it’s participative, and it’s open to all. Whether you are someone with no skills or highly skilled, there is a role for you at Rotherhithe Shed.

* We have short breaks for public holidays, no session on 7th & 28th May, 20th – 30th August inclusive, 24th Dec – 3rd Jan inclusive.

We would like to thank the Big Lottery, the City of London Corporation’s charity, City Bridge Trust & The Henry Smith Charity for their generous support.