CMS – in action!


May 2024 at the Shed – in photos


Check out the latest Newsletter, Shedders’ Quarterly 


23rd May 2024 Cowes Men’s Shed’s 6th Birthday event – 32 attendees!

 Tony McCarthy, our National Funding officer officially  ‘opened’ our new glasshouses


March 2024 we took down the old polytunnels, and professionals from Dovetail Greenhouses supplied and erected the new glasshouses!  


Snackadoodle – Christmas Event – 15 December 2023 at the Shed – in photos!


Meet Jake our Horticultural Apprentice – event – September 2023


 5th Birthday Celebration! Hog Roast – May 2023

Such super weather for our celebration!  Over 35 people joined us on the day and enjoyed a delicious hog roast (or alternative vegan/vegetarian option) supplied by local company, Fat Shaun’s. Our thanks also to Isle of Wight High Sheriff Mrs D K Haig-Thomas, Deputy Lieutenant Dr Jonathan Nainby-Luxmoore, local councillor Mark Coventry, and three of Storeroom’s Trustees who all found time in their schedules to join us.


Bacon Butties! New Year Get Together – January 2023

A well attended event!  We were so busy making the bacon butties and cups of tea and coffee that we really didn’t have time to take any photos!  Sorry.

Good to see some faces that have not been in for a while and half a dozen new faces too.  Welcome newbies!


Buffet event for Mental Health Awareness Week – October 2022


Installation of Solar Panels at the Cowes Men’s Shed – August 2022

The Shed thanks the National Lottery and Storeroom2010 for their financial assistance to complete this project, which was effected by Isle of Wight businesses, PTR Consulting Engineers Ltd., D M R Engineering & Engenius Ltd.  We’ve joined the green scene!


Visit from Abby, Senior Public Health Practitioner, Isle of Wight Council – July 2022

Abby was pleased to meet Adam, The Cowes Men’s Shed project leader and several shedders.  The IWC Mental Health Department are generously supporting many Island charities and The Cowes Men’s Shed has benefited from their kindness.


The Cowes Men’s Shed’s 4th Birthday!  May 2022

Lucy, our National Lottery Funding Officer was able to join us for cake, a cuppa and a good old catch up chat!


Cowes Men’s Shed awarded £254,459 from National Lottery, for five year’s running costs!  

Thanks to the National Lottery Community Fund for recognising the valuable work The Cowes Men’s Shed does across the Isle of Wight and many thanks to National Lottery players who have helped us improve the quality of life of many people, as well as helping other charities and good causes, and putting smiles on faces.



What are the Shedders up to at the moment?



Visit from our local MP – pre Spring 2020 lockdown

Collage MP visit 17.02.2020


Hog Roast and pop up shop event – October 2019


Cowes Men’s Shed awarded monies from the National Lottery Community Fund – March 2019

Best Nick, Adam chq - 27 Mar 2019


Cowes Men’s Shed first birthday party – May 2019

CMS 1st Birthday 14.05.2019


Tea & Toast Event at the Shed – Valentine’s Day 2019

Tea & Toast Event 14 Feb 2019


Storeroom2010 and The Cowes Men’s Shed are proud to be working in partnership with Age Friendly Island

Below is the link to our Age Friendly Island Charter

Age Friendly Island Charter

And here is Laurie Mabbit of Age UK IW presenting the Charter to Adam, who received it on behalf of Storeroom2010 and The Cowes Men’s Shed

Age Friendly Island Charter Presentation 25. 06.19


The Cowes Men’s Shed, a Community Project brought to you by Storeroom2010

Storeroom, an Island charity dedicated to helping Island people


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