Be Safe Be Well Mens Sheds


*Important Update*

*COVID 19 Update- January 2022* Owing to the current COVID -19 restrictions the joining instructions have temporarily changed to those detailed below, as follows:

*Walking Groups Open Now to non-members* Walking groups in Limavady and Coleraine, are open to both existing members and those wishing to join one of the sheds as a new member.

The walking groups are seasonal and subject to both interest and weather, so please check with a staff member if you are interested in joining in. The location of the walk is changeable every week and is published on our Facebook page every week.  You can also check the location with the relevant member of staff – Limavady Jamie Vinnicombe and Coleraine Taylor.

*Mens Shed membership * If you would like to join one of our Mens Sheds, please contact a member of staff detailed below for details of opening days and times and to arrange a time for you to visit the shed.  The visit will include a welcome and introduction to the shed by a member of staff , a tour of the shed , COVID 19 requirements/regulations, a member registration document and a list of activities which you can sign up for (this should last no longer than 1 hour) . Our sheds are free to join.

Designated Mens Shed contacts: *Click here for all staff contact details

Limavady Mens shed: Catherine Taylor or Jamie Vinnicombe

Cornfield Mens Shed (Ballysally, Coleraine):  contact: David McNamara

Laurel Hill Mens Shed (Churchlands, Coleraine):  Contact Catherine Taylor or Noel McKeever

Portstewart Mens Shed : contact Jamie Vinnicombe

Foreglen Mens Shed : Jamie Vinnicombe

We cannot unfortunately offer transport to and from our Mens Sheds, however you may be eligible for affordable/accessible transport via North Coast Community Transport  or Translink . 

*Third party/ Statutory Organisation Referrals* :  If you wish to refer a patient/client/service user to Be Safe Be Well Mens Sheds, please click here for further details.

*Membership Criteria*

Membership of Be Safe Be Well Mens Shed is open to all men aged 25+ irrespective of ethnic identity, ability, age, community background, nationality, sexual orientation, marital status or religion.

New members are always welcome. However, there may be occasions when it is deemed that for specific reasons Be Safe Be Well Mens Shed does not cater for the specific needs of an individual wishing to join.

Go to our Sheds page for details on each of the 5 locations