October 2021: Kingswood Heritage Museum

September 30 2021

Men in Sheds award

Men in Sheds award

Warmley Men in Sheds was presented with a commemorative crystal and the certificate for the Queen`s Award for Voluntary Service by The Lord-Lieutenant for Gloucestershire, Edward Gillespie OBE. 

The Award was made to recognise the group’s success in “enabling social support to men at risk of loneliness while creating products for other communities”.Warmley Men in Sheds is one of only 241 groups in the United Kingdom to receive the award in 2021.                                             

The presentation took place at Kingswood Heritage Museum on September, 2 and included a tour by the Lord-Lieutenant, together with Deputy Lieutenants Susie Hewson and Bernard Bernays OBE. 

In the photograph, the Lord-Lieutenant is shown presenting the commemorative crystal to the Founder Member of Warmley Men in Sheds, Mervyn Bishop.