Men’s Activities and Issues

Wisdom in Practice has helped several groups plan and develop a men’s shed in their area.

Report of the Monklands Men’s Shed Conference – This report describes the presentations and discussions at an event to plan for a Men’s Shed in Monklands in North Lanarkshire.

Shedding Light – report from Men’s Shed Conference – May 2013

Other resources

Joint Improvement Team has recently undertaken research to better understand how interest in Men’s Sheds has spread across Scotland and what we can learn about how this happened and lessons that could apply to supporting other community capacity building ideas. Read the full report here- Report on Men’s Sheds in Scotland.

The Scottish Men’s Sheds Association has now become a constituted group and will be helping to develop more sheds. www.scottishmsa.org.uk

Grouchy Old Men –  Mental Health Foundation.  A brief guide to help develop services that engage older men and promote good mental health and well being

Evaluation of the Men in Sheds Pilot Programme: Final Report – Lancaster University