Fair Close Centre Men’s Shed

Find social connection, company and camaraderie

Connecting through woodwork

Fair Close Men’s Shed is a community space to connect, converse and create. It provides fun group woodwork activities that support health and wellbeing. Men & women welcome

Call 01635 40488 or email hello@fairclosecentre.org to book

About our Men’s Shed

The Fair Close Centre Men’s Shed is a space to pursue woodworking, wood carving and wood turning. It enables men & women to build social connections and friendships and share skills and knowledge with one another. It also offers company and camaraderie

Our Men’s Shed operates under the umbrella of the UK’s Men’s Sheds Association and can be found at the rear of the Centre

You can engage in our carpentry workshops using one of our fully equipped workbenches

Join our Men’s Shed activities

Carpentry workspace

Use our fully equipped workshop to create your own woodwork masterpiece or join us in fun & sociable group projects.  Booking essential

Woodwork & Carpentry courses

We regularly run 12 week wood turning or woodworking courses designed to help you build your confidence or hone your carpentry skills. Booking essential

How to become a Men’s Shed member

If you’d like to join our Men’s Shed community, please register by clicking on the button below or call the centre on 01635 40488 for more information

Door to door transport services to the Fair Close Centre

We provide door-to-door transport services from your home to the Fair Close Centre Monday to Friday.  We can pick-up from your home in the Thatcham and Newbury areas for just £4 return

Call 01635 40488 or email hello@fairclosecentre.org to book

Other activities at Fair Close

Our thriving community hub offers fun, food and friendship for over 65’s living independently

We provide a range of services to help you stay healthy, active and social

Wellbeing Services

We offer a wide range of different services & exercise classes solely dedicated to your wellbeing

Salon and Clinic

Explore our range of personal services that are especially designed to take care of you

Meal services

Join us for your morning tea, coffee & cake or a nutritious lunch in our community restaurant

Get involved

You can join the Fair Close community by becoming a member, volunteering or simply donating

Become a member

For a membership of £25 per year, our members receive special discounts on services

Join our team

Become a Fair Close volunteer and help us make a difference in our community

Make a donation

We rely on fundraising and generous donations from our supporters to continue our vital work

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