Fund Raising First!

Our first QUIZ NIGHT to raise funds for The Red Shed work was an amazing success. We raised £847.14 on the night and some additional donations brought the grand total to £1178.54 – and all while having fun and eating fish and chips! The…

New Year – New Values

2023 is here with all the promise of another exciting 5th year for The Red Shed. We have lots to look forward to and we have now got our Values to make sure that we retain all that’s good and important to our organisation…

Viatris Volunteers – What a Crew!

The team at The Red Shed have many talents and keep our organisation running effectively all year round. But…..we don’t always have enough time for all the maintenance needed to keep our Garden looking fabulous and sometimes we need a little help with things…

Pride Of Stevenage Awards

As founder of The Red Shed, I was very proud to receive the Caring Award at The Pride of Stevenage Awards this month. I was nominated by a carer who comes along to The Red Shed Garden Clubs, which made it even more special….

Feedback in 3D

The original red shed is turning and little pink in the sun! So – before it gets a new coat of paint we took the opportunity to do some graffiti and we asked some participants to paint something they feel about being at The…

Hot Hot Hot

What a month! We have experienced record breaking hot weather and an acute lack of rainfall. The Red Shed garden has suffered and even with copious watering we have lost some of our plants and the vegetables are poor. It’s not only the fuana…

Open Days 2022

It was great to open our garden gate again this year and welcome in the friends and families of everyone involved at The Red Shed. We also had visits from various organisations and funders we work along with the Lady Mayor of Stevenage, the…

Waving the flag for dementia services…..

As part of the annual Stevenage Day event this month, local organisations were invited to get involved in creating flags to represent their work in the town. It was great to be invited along to the Intro Evening where the initial plans were set…

The Red Shed on the Road!

We ran our first trip out into the community today, taking our Croquet players to visit the Letchworth Croquet Club. It was a great evening and everyone enjoyed themselves very much – even the terrible weather didn’t dampen our spirits or drown our tallents!…

Business Effectiveness – no one is too small!

Being the Founder of The Red Shed has been challenging and a joy. I have simply made the ideas in my head into a reality with lots of help and support from family, friends, colleagues and organisations. Hard work – yes. Sometimes scary –…