Becoming a member

If you’re a man over 55, and looking to take up some tools to keep yourselve busy and contribute to the local community, our Men’s Shed could be just the ticket!

Join the Forest Community Men’s Shed

Membership of The Forest Community Men’s Shed is open to men aged 55 years and over who have retired from full-time work or transitioning to retirement and whose application is approved by the management committee.

Membership is subject to an applicant’s acceptance of The Men’s Shed’s constitution and by-laws, The Shed’s code of conduct and compliance with The Shed’s published Operating Guidelines and Occupational Health & Safety procedures. Although The Shed is supervised at all times, all members are required to participate in appropriate training and tuition in order to be accredited to use the workshop tools and equipment.

To join The Men’s Shed, simply visit during opening hours and chat with the Duty Supervisor or any Shed member. No appointmeent is necessary. You will be made most welcome.

Enquiries concerning possible membership for men who have, or may be considered to have a disability, should be made by contacting The Shed Administration Coordinator or President.

Every effort is made to accommodate the needs of those with disabilities. However, some forms of disability may preclude membership for reasons of member safety and well-being. Confidentiality is assured.

Find Us

Carpark level, Wesley Gardens Retirement Centre, Morgan Rd, Belrose (off Forest Way)
Entrance via driveway 2E
Take the lower road and enter via automatic roller door

Interested in joining The Men’s Shed?

Send us an enquiry, or simply visit during opening hours and chat with a Duty Supervisor and with members. You will be made most welcome!