Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What are the membership fees for Romsey Men's Shed ?
A. £24 per year or £12 per 6 months
Q. Do I need any DIY or other skills to join Romsey Men's Shed ?
A. DIY and other skills are very useful for our projects, but we welcome everyone. If you would prefer to come along to chat and have a coffee, that's fine.
Q. Where does Romsey Men's Shed meet ?
A. Our Shed is just to the left of the main gates of The Romsey School and we meet here for our workdays, special projects and events. Our weekly Thursday meeting (10.00 for 10.30) is in the community lounge at the back of the sports hall at the far end of the Romsey School site (ask at reception for directions).
Q. What sort of Projects do you do?
A. We've been involved in all sorts of projects for many local charitable organisations. Mostly practical they include making planters, refurbishing a play train, fixing shelves and partitions, and mentoring for young people. We've also helped at a number of local events including relay marathon, Christmas celebrations, and the Mayor's picnic. For a full list see our Documents page.
Q. What age are the members?
A. We're mostly retired, but we welcome all ages from 18 to 80 (and more!)
Q What information do you hold on members?
A. We keep a small spreadsheet of members' addresses, phone numbers and email for the purpose of keeping our membership records and keeping contact.
Q What is your connection to The Romsey School?
A. The Romsey School kindly provides space for our shed and we work closely together. Romsey Men's Shed is an independent registered charity and separate from the school.