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Behind the shed - A weekly email about sheds - Issue #5

Behind the shed - An email about sheds & #shedoftheyear
Behind the shed - A weekly email about sheds - Issue #5
By Andrew Wilcox • Issue #5 • View online
Welcome to the email that celebrates all things shed - today I will post some of my current favourite entries to #shedoftheyear also a few links to interesting shed stuff.
As you have signed up (or been previously interested in #shedoftheyear), you will get the chance to win a book from this library at the end of Feb (so stay connected) and I will pick someone and contact you.
Enjoy Sheddies

Amazing Sheddies
We look back at a previous winner to inspire your friends & family to enter their shed.
This winning shed from 2015 is the Inshriach Distillery
A few years ago this was a dilapidated hen house and an assorted pile of old junk. Now, after some very sporadic work it has become the Inshriach Farm shop, Ladies waiting room, Saloon Bar and Distillery. T
Sheddie Walter was recently talking to STV news about how lockdown/COVID-19 & Brexit has affected his Gin business which he runs from the award-winning shed
On Inshriach Estate near Aviemore, gin distiller Walter Micklethwait, has suffered a double whammy.
He also has holiday accommodation which has been idle due to the Covid lockdown.
View all the winners in one place
View all the winners in one place
Entries for #shedoftheyear 2021
Some great new entries for this year
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The Stables At Ninety Four - "It is a space where we will eat, drink & laugh with friends & family. Will increasingly use it as a backdrop for our work as potters using found & foraged clay" Unexpected/Unique - Lancashire #shedoftheyear @MilesMooreClay https://t.co/nbLnWTZUDR https://t.co/obk2Xs1aof
Interesting sheds
Previous entries that are piquing sheddies interest online.
A Popular Pub Shed
This has been our most viewed shed this week - two weeks in a row - I think people want traditional at the moment - but we love all pub sheds for
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The Beer House - "It's a place where our whole family has been able to go to stay sane during lockdown " Pub/Entertainment - Lancashire #shedoftheyear #pubsheds https://t.co/FgpiudGarg https://t.co/2wCnPfCsNY
Bernard Shaw’s Writing Hut
It revolves so it can catch the sun. Its windows are fitted with Vitaglass - a special kind of healthy glass that lets the suns beneficial ultraviolet rays through.
A bit of shed exercise
A bit of shed exercise
This shed has come up a few times this week in searches, as people want to convert existing buildings into sheds.
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The Kubb Pavilion - "The base structure is an old fire brigade portable office/cabin which would be taken to fires throughout Scotland in remote locations" Pub/Entertainment from Fife #shedoftheyear #pubsheds https://t.co/fYge9RN1jS https://t.co/Jg6wbJ48Kv
ShedSocial
One of our sheddies, Mark of the impressive Winterwood here on BBC radio talking about his great build & entry for #shedoftheyear
BBC Radio Sheffield
How impressive is this garden shed?! 😍

Mark Campbell, from Chesterfield, built the fairy tale castle in his back garden after being inspired by the photographs in his granddaughter's fairy stories. 🧚🏠

Listen for more: https://t.co/mh0IR3nhV7 https://t.co/D7qNi1xBeJ
Your Builds
If you are starting a shed build in your garden, could be storage, office, pub, workshop & definitely if it’s a folly, then let me know as I would like to follow the progress and pass it onto the sheddies who are maybe looking to do the same.
Spread the #shedlove #shedoftheyear
And finally...
IF you or your friends and family have a great shed that you think will make it as #shedoftheyear 2021 then sign up
Dylan Thomas's Writing Shed (photo @unclewilco) - Show us your shed
Dylan Thomas's Writing Shed (photo @unclewilco) - Show us your shed
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Andrew Wilcox

I'm the Founder & head judge of Shed of the Year #shedoftheyear - Here are some of my favourite sheds & sheddies

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