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WELCOME TO TROWBRIDGE WOMEN'S SHED

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WE LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU TO THE WOMENS SHED,   WEDNESDAY MORNINGS 10:00 TO 12:30

£2.50 per session including refreshments and materials.

PARKING - 2 hour limited parking outside in the lay-by  or paid parking at the Railway Station and Asda.

There’s always something fun and exciting happening at Trowbridge Women's Shed.  


Come along to Holy Trinity Church Centre (The Church on the Roundabout) and enjoy a chilled-out Wednesday morning

with other women, share or learn a new skill, or just enjoy a cuppa and a chat.  No need to book - just turn up.

Every week you will find areas set up for art, knitting and crochet, a sewing machine, textiles, a table with mindfulness colouring books.  Some weeks we offer have additional crafts, such as air-dried modelling clay, and we have a pyrography and photography day coming up.  Our bookcase has everything from needlecrafts to cookery, photography and gardening for you to browse.


We are welcoming and inclusive, and we aim to create a connected community where women are empowered to pursue their interests.

Below is a list of planned activities and events which we will build upon as more members join.  We look forward to seeing you!

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       2024 WEEKLY ACTIVITIES

  • Knit (or Crochet) & Natter - bring your own projects or learn some new techniques

  • Loose Ends - Fabric and Yarn crafts

  • Needle-felting 

  • Studio time (mosaic/art and crafts) - Air-dried clay modelling, lino cuts

  • Coloured Easel Art Group

  • Beginners Photography 

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Bring your own knitting or crochet project or come and learn how to knit, or improve your skills.  If you love knitting baby jackets, we  would really appreciate your help, as we need some more to send to Ukraine in our Baby Bundles.    Contact us via the chat on the website or come and knit at the Shed.  We would love to see you!

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If you've never used a sewing machine before, the Team will be on hand to guide you through the basics; threading your machine, tension and fabric.  Learn how to cut out and use a basic pattern, sew in a straight line, join seams, hems, button holes and zips.  Quilting tutorial coming in January.

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We've been painting pots, and will soon be making Macrame Pot Hangers. Register your interest by filling in the Contact Form at the bottom of the page.

Palette

There is a range of media available to use - watercolours, acrylics, pencil crayons, pastels, and a selection of papers and brushes.  You are welcome to bring your own materials.  There's always someone on hand to provide help and advice.  We occasionally have visiting artists.

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You will have the opportunity to use three types of icing. FIRSTLY, we will cover a cake using sugar paste, also known as ready-to-roll or fondant icing. SECONDLY we will use modelling paste to make roses and leaves or your own design.  FINALLY, learn how to use a piping bag with a round nozzle and royal icing to write or add a simple pattern to your cake.  WE WILL ALSO COVER how to store sugarpaste icing between uses and tips for storing sugarpaste decorations.


Ask the Team for further advice about what to bring with you and the cost of materials.

Reading a Book

Feel free to curl up and grab a magazine or book from the shelf. We now have a selection of books and magazines you can borrow.  Liz is the person to speak to and donations of books in good condition are welcome.

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If, like Jean and Lyndsey, you would like to do some woodwork, the Trowbridge Men's Shed are happy to help.  They need a group of 4 and will provide tuition and the use of all of their equipment for £3.50 per session. There's a small charge for materials to cover wood, screws etc.  Speak to our Team for more details.

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OPENING HOURS

Pay Us a Visit

Wednesdays 10-12:30pm 
Check the website or contact the Team for details of the Walking Group and evening Events.

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CONTACT US

Holy Trinity Church Centre, Stallard Street, Trowbridge, BA14 9AA

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