Premiering on Saturday 26th of November at 4pm is the next in Martin Laird’s series of films, ‘Orcadian Stories’, for Scotland’s Year of Stories: Andy Swain ‘Shoulder To Shoulder’
Hello from a busy Orkney Men’s Shed in Stromness.
In a debate on motion S6M-03064, in the name of Christine Grahame, on “Men Don’t Talk” the work of Men’s Sheds all across Scotland was highlighted.
“This week (06 June) was the first week that we met, as a ‘proper’ Shed,”
The Orkney News is very pleased to announce that as part of Scotland’s Year of Stories we have been awarded funding to make a series of short films highlighting stories from Orkney.
“a few of us have been down there on Tuesdays and Thursdays for a few hours to clear up the old building…and generally get the building as set up and ready to go as far as possible, for when we’re allowed to eventually open the doors to our members.”
Tuesday, 7th December, saw a presentation to Orkney Men’s Shed of a cheque for £160 by the Orkney Native Wildlife Project.
” a boy’s god in seaboots. “
“Sunday was move day with a handful of us at Maitland place in Finstown , however we were “mob handed” at the herring factory.”
“At last, we have some good news. There is quite a lot to be done by the Council but we are hopeful to be in before the end of the year. We would like to have our new workshop up and running at the turn of the year. ” Morgan Harcus