Al’s Cafe @ The Red Shed is launched

We are so excited to add a carers café to the services at The Red Shed. We have teamed up with Al’s Café who were originally based in the older peoples department at the local hospital. When older peoples services were relocated to another…

What The Red Shed Means to us…….

We asked Julie and her Dad to give us some feedback on their experience of coming along to The Red Shed Project and this is what they said…… The Red Shed from my perspective and also from my dad, Roger, is that it’s a…

Diversity

Diversity is a word we hear a lot about these days and at The Red Shed it’s something we take very seriously. It’s the understanding that each individual is unique, and recognising their individual differences. These differences can be around things like ethnicity, gender and…

Extending the garden

As The Red Shed Project grows in numbers we have needed to extend our garden space to accommodate the accommodate the increase in participants and be ready for more. We have increased the number of regular workshops, so it’s great to have more garden…

Happy Birthday!

Impact Measurement….

…..What’s the benefit?? With all the time, hard work and funds that go into the daily operation of The Red Shed Project, it is really important to be sure that the what we do is effective and achieves our mission to ‘alleviate isolation and…

Families, Friends and Fun!

This month we were finally able to open The Red Shed garden gates to our friends and families. It was a great opportunity to show off all our hard work and enjoy the space we’ve created together. We have wanted to work with younger…

Partnerships, colaborations and Friends.

We have just completed some dementia friendly, croquet sessions at The Red Shed. Our participants were given the opportunity to get together, get active and learn something new. It was great fun and such a boost to everyone’s wellbeing. The initiative was made possible…

Let’s do Lunch!

Our first event in 2021 – a perfect afternoon of lunch, sunshine and friends. The most recent lockdown has been lifted and we were finally able to get together. With sunshine, sandwiches and plenty of anti-bac – we were able to enjoy a lovely…

Caring for carers….

Who carers for Carers – well The Red Shed does. At least for a couple of hours, once a month. Which is a drop in the ocean when you consider the amount of time and support they give to those they care for….but it’s…