The Redcar Shed to hold Open Day

The Redcar Shed are holding an open day on Thursday 15 September, between 10am and 2pm. Members of the public, local agencies and anyone who is interested, are welcome to go along to find out more about The Shed and how they can benefit from it.  

The Shed is a sociable woodworking shop based at 10 Queen Street in Redcar, where members can work on their own projects in an informal and supportive environment.  It is one of the projects of local charity Footprints in the Community. 

Footprints in the Community started in 2011 and now run a number of innovative projects from their offices in Redcar, each of which aims to reduce poverty and isolation and improve health and wellbeing in Redcar and the surrounding area.

The Shed is currently open from Monday to Thursday 9am-2pm. The first session is free and ongoing membership is £20 per year (which can be paid quarterly). Each session (of up to five hours) costs £3, including tea/coffee.

Anyone over the age of 18 is welcome to join, men and women, whether they are beginners or more experienced crafters.  Shed members join for a number of reasons; to build social connections, gain a new purpose or learn new skills and gain confidence.

Dave, Team Leader of The Shed, said “The open day will be a great opportunity for the local community to find out more about what we do. We’ll have items for sale and demonstrations throughout the day. The Shed is a great place to meet like-minded people, have fun and share skills and knowledge.”

The Shed are requesting people to register their interest if they’d like to come along to the open day by telephoning 07526 994468, or emailing Or just go along on the day!

You can find out more about The Shed by searching ‘The Shed Redcar’ on Facebook and Instagram