A List of research that informs Men’s Shed-based practice

November 2010 Draft Compiled by Barry Golding, University of Ballarat, Australia, with assistance from Anthony Brown, University of Western Sydney [divider] The purposes of this listing of research: This document lists research, mostly from Australia, which provides recent evidence and insights as to why and how ‘men’s shed’ or workshop-based practice can enhance men’s lives and wellbeing in some community settings. …

Veteran broadcaster on hand to launch Men’s Shed project

Veteran broadcaster Mícheál ” Muircheartaigh visited Summerhill Community Centre on Monday afternoon to launch the innovative ‘Men’s Shed’ project which provides a social outlet for older men in the community. ‘Men’s Shed’ provides a dedicated, friendly and welcoming meeting place for older men to come together and undertake a variety of mutually agreed activities, such as woodwork, metalwork, photography, card-playing, …