The Cart Shed is well known to us at SIL for the amazing opportunities they give to many of our service users. This wonderful organisation has now received Macmillan funding to support people who are living with cancer, which includes those who are undergoing or have completed treatment, or those who have had a recent diagnosis.
These free therapeutic sessions will provide the chance to learn a new creative skill, such as willow work or green woodworking, while being supported by the charity’s team of occupational therapists, mental health practitioners and expert tutors. All of this will take place in The Cart Shed’s beautiful woodlands in Norton Canon so anyone who comes can also enjoy all the benefits of being outside in nature.
A taster session is being held on Monday 29th May from 10 am – 12pm, where participants can do a simple willow or greenwood working project and find out what being at The Cart Shed is all about.
If someone enjoys the experience they can then choose a day to attend weekly sessions, which will be running Mondays – Thursdays. Each session includes a delicious lunch cooked on their outdoor stoves. These sessions are free of charge and transport is available on request (where possible) from pick-up points in Hereford, Kington and Leominster.
To find out more or apply for these sessions please visit: https://www.thecartshed.co.uk/ and fill in an online referral form found on the home page and state that you are interested in the Living With Cancer programme.