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Dorchester Men's Shed


Is the Shed a Charity ?
No. We are a 'Not for Profit' organisation.

Who can join ?
Anyone, male or female, as long as you are over the age of 18 years old.

How do I join ?
Please contact the Secretary by email for full details and an application form.

What does it cost ?
There is an annual membership fee of £40.00

When is the Shed open ?
The Shed will be open for morning and afternoon sessions on Tuesdays and Thursday. The session times will be 9.30am to 12.30pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm

How many can book a session ?
There will be a limit of 12 people working in any one session.

How do I book ?
Contact the Secretary by email stating your preferred times.

Do I need to bring tools ?
No. The Shed is very well equipped. You may bring your own tools (at your own risk) for your personal use.

Can I borrow tools ?
You may borrow tools from the site with the Committees permission for a specific Shed project

What tools are available ?
The Shed has a wide range of hand tools, a wood turning lathe, a band saw, scroll saw, pillar drill, router table and a planer / thicknesser. The power tools may only be used by members who are fully trained and signed off by a trainer.

Established in 2015 
Dorchester Men's Shed is a Communal Workshop
Supported by the DDC
A Community Interest Co.


Men's Shed                     
Kingston Mauward
Dorset, UK


Graeme Trinder
Email Secretary 
Phone: 01305 267 722