Maxilla Men's Shed - first workshops announced

Published on: Thursday 24 October 2019

Maxilla Men's Shed is pleased to announce their first workshop and collaboration with London Sustainability Exchange (LSx).

Windowsill Planters - Build & Plant Workshop
A two day workshop inspired by Project Pollinator Paths, transforming London's outdoor spaces to help local pollinators.

What to expect:

Day 1 - Tuesday 29 October 2019 - 10am to 2pm

Working under the guidance of our specialist carpenter, build your very own windowsill planter box to take home. Using woodworking tools to measure, cut, build and assemble your wooden windowsill boxes.

Day 2 - Wednesday 30 October 2019- 11am to 1pm

Working under the guidance of our specialist Pollinator expert, fill your newly designed and handmade pollinator-friendly windowsill box with compost, crocus bulbs and plants, ready to take home. Gain gardening for wildlife skills and help foster green spaces.

To book your space, please apply here


Windowsill Planters - Build Workshop
Building together 20 planters for a local community organisation. For this workshop we will be building 20 planters for a local community organisation whose members will be taking part in pollinator-friendly planting process.

What to expect:

Wednesday 6 November 2019 - 10am to 2pm

Come along and enjoy our new community Maxilla Men's Shed space. Join in the process, learn and make windowsill planters under the guidance of our specialist carpenter using woodworking tools, meet new members and find out more about our next specialist courses.

To book your space, please apply here

About Maxilla Men's Shed
Maxilla Men's Shed is a space where local adults, can come to learn, teach, make, share and socialise. An enjoyable way to stay socially integrated in our local community, stay active and learn or pass on transferable skills in a workshop environment and through specialised training programmes.

Maxilla Men's Shed will be running a series of courses and workshops in the shed. The courses will be focused around learning a new skill where Shedders can go on to develop and practice their new skill in The Shed space. Maxilla Men's Shed is offering a workshop workspace where users can work on practical projects, follow hobbies with others, learn a new skill by joining any of our free courses, enjoy the benefits of socialising and meeting new members, have access to a computer, tinker and drink tea. Members decide when they come and what they do and enjoy learning from each other. The main sessions are for ages 50+ but other supervised sessions can be for over 18's.

Maxilla Men’s Shed is made possible with funding from NHS West London Clinical Commissioning Group, RBKC Public Health and the Kensington and Chelsea Foundation.

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Maxilla Men's Shed, ACAVA Maxilla Studios, 4 Maxilla Walk, W10 6NQ