My Sheddie 2017 : Stephen Davies from Team UnLimbited

You may have seen Stephen and his shed on the show the other week winning his category- there was a great response on social media – so I thought I would do a brief Q & A – thus bringing back the My Sheddie Segment Sheddies name Stephen Davies Shed name Team UnLimbited Selfbuild or…

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Amazing Spaces Shed of the year Episode one – The winners

MUSHROOM TREE HOUSE AND UNDERGROUND BUNKER ARE THE FIRST WAVE OF CUPRINOL SHED OF THE YEAR FINALISTS This week’s episode unveils the winning sheds in the Cabin & Summerhouse and #NotAShed categories Category winners are being revealed each week on Channel 4’s four-part series ‘Amazing Spaces Shed of the Year’ The two winners are now…

Sheds have more wi-fi than wheelbarrows!

Our friends at Cuprinol have compiled this survey which features some of the finalists for Shed of the year 2017 🙂 53% of Brits now have Wi-Fi and electricity in their sheds compared with 25% who have a wheelbarrow according to new research by Cuprinol      Millennials are the most savvy when it comes to…

Have some shed-scapism – Shed of the year is now global

  As you know we have always loved the world of sheds and the sheddies (more than Ten years of shedlove in fact!)  but we are now officially welcoming all the world’s sheddies to join us – with an International category – enter now for Shed of the year 2017 STRESSED? BUILD YOURSELF A SHED-SANCTUARY  …

Boat Roofed Shed – winning Shed of the year changed my life

Nice little update from Alex Holland him of the upturned boat shed. I was fortunate enough to be the overall winner of the 2013 Shed Of The Year competition with my ‘Boat Roofed Shed‘. Doing so has changed my life for the better! It is like being the President of the United States in that…

The Shed of the year 2016 is the …. West Wing

ECCENTRIC ECO SHED CROWNED 2016 SHED OF THE YEAR Remarkable ‘West Wing’ in Berkshire crowned overall winner of the highly coveted Cuprinol Shed of the Year competition 2016 Thousands of Brits across the nation tuned in to watch George Clarke announce the winner during the final episode of hit Channel 4’s ‘Amazing Spaces Shed of…

Shed of the year 2016: Workshop and Pub shed winners announced

WW1 WORKSHOP AND WOODLAND PUB: SECOND WAVE OF CUPRINOL SHED OF THE YEAR FINALISTS ANNOUNCED A World War I inspired workshop, equipped with a traditional coke fired forge and a cosy woodland shed furnished with a fully stocked bar have been announced as the second round of winners in Cuprinol’s Shed of the Year 2016…

Shed of the year 2016: Eco and Unexpected categories

As part of Cuprinol’s annual celebration which honours Britain’s most spectacular sheds, the first leg of the competition pulled in a record 12,292 public votes and crowned the two spaces winners of the Eco and Unexpected Categories. Taking home the prize for Best Eco Shed, The West Wing, boasts a spacious loft with an area…

Shed of the year 2016: Historic & Unique shed winners announced

The first two sheds that will fight to be Shed of the year 2016 have been decided by the public vote. Impressive outdoor spaces announced as first two category winners in Cuprinol-sponsored competition Category winners are being revealed each week on Channel 4’s four-part series ‘Amazing Spaces Shed of the Year’ Two winners will now…

Watch the trailer for Shed of the year 2016

By now you will probably have seen the great advert for this year’s Shed of the year on Channel4. The dates & details for the show are here, and the finalists are here. I will be live tweeting the show on Friday over here, make sure you use the #shedoftheyear hashtag. Massive thanks to Shed…

What day and time is Shed of the year 2016 on Channel 4?

YES it’s back – Shed of the year 2016 competition will be broadcasted on Channel 4 starting on Fri 29 Jul, 8pm Ep 1 is Unique and Historic Ep 2 is Eco and Unexpected Ep 3 is Pub/entertainment and workshop/studio Ep 4 is Budget and Cabin/summerhouse & Final Join George Clarke, Will Hardie, Laura Clark, Max…

All the world loves a shed

The past week I have been delighted that the word of the sheds and the brilliant shed of the year finalists have been covered in traditional media but also the quirky side of the web. Here is a selection of the coverage we have got – a massive thanks should go of course to the…

Shed of the year 2016 shortlist – all the sheds announced

The UK’s most outrageously spectacular sheds battle it out for top honour of Shed of the Year. Cuprinol’s Shed of the Year has announced the highly anticipated shortlist for 2016 showcasing this year’s most wacky, wonderful and extravagant sheds.rs . Finalists to appear on hit TV series ‘Amazing Spaces Shed of the Year’, airing on…

Up cycled, innovative or just plain amazing sheds

Here are a selection of entries new and old that have taken my personal interest over the last few weeks. Of course you will have to wait for the long list to see what myself and the other judges think are in the running this year and as you can tell we like all different…

Shed Heaven – Drop Shed Gorgeous

So we are cover stars Sheddies – Cardiff Entertainment title Buzz Magazine has Sheds on the cover and an interview with me – who they proclaim as King of the sheddies – just call me Duke of sheds 😉

Shed of the year 2016 – why not take a “shedcation”

To launch the annual Shed of the Year competition, sponsors Cuprinol are giving Brits the chance to book their very own ‘shedcation’ at some of the UK’s most spectacular sheds, by joining forces with alternative accommodation site, Airbnb. The shed ‘wishlist’, which has been curated by founder of Cuprinol’s Shed of the Year, Uncle Wilco,…

Shed of the year 2016 entry is NOW OPEN

Shed of the year 2016 entry Channel 4’s ‘Amazing Spaces Shed of the Year’ is back for a third series in 2016, once again bringing you the most incredible and eccentric sheds from around the country. As we open the competition for new entries here on readersheds.co.uk, our panel of judges cannot wait to find…

Good Woodworking’s 300th issue – features ALL the sheds

I recently did an interview about Shed of the year with Good Woodworking magazine and you will be soon be able to read it along with 17 pages! of photos of sheds and sheddies who took part in Shed of the year 2015 – it’s like us sheddies are taking over the woodworking world 🙂…

The Winner of Shed of the year 2015 is …..

You would have seen the tense Shed of the year final on Channel 4 and know that the winner is the Inshriach Distillery, Pub Shed from A farmyard in the Scottish Highlands A massive congratulations to Walter Micklethwait and everyone who has worked on this award winning shed. also lots of thanks to the runner…

Shed of the year FAQ what is a shed?

In preparation for Sunday’s Third episode a bit of info about #shedoftheyear 🙂 #shedoftheyear #FAQ The competition started in 2007 – and the first ever winner was a Roman Temple shed http://t.co/gRA7wRRbfz — Andrew Wilcox (@unclewilco) June 21, 2015 #shedoftheyear #FAQ A Sheddie is someone who loves sheds – either designing & building their own…

Fancy visiting a #shedoftheyear shed? #opensheds

A few sheddies are having open days at their sheds to celebrate Shed of the year – be a great way of learning something new or just visit these amazing sheds Want to tour the shed and have a go at rammed earth? Special #shedoftheyear tours on Saturday 4th & 11th info here http://t.co/aqLwI6M6PB —…

Play #shedoftheyear Buzzword Bingo

If you are watching this years Shed of the year on Channel 4, why not join in and play Buzzword bingo – each time one of the presenters mentions one of these words – mark them off on the card – (or if your in your pub shed then maybe sip something medicinal)- when you…

Shed of the year or Top Gear?

With Shed of the year starting this Sunday on Channel 4 and the last episode of the Clarkson Era Top Gear on the 28th June (the same time as SOTY episode two) – thought would have this fun little poll What will you be watching – Shed of the year or Top Gear

What does it take to become Shed of the year?

As we await the final of Shed of the year – I thought I would look back at a few former winners of the competition – before the lovely TV people thought the rest of the world deserved a look – it was mostly me indulging my passion for sheds 🙂 The first one is…

Garden Office category is live for #shedoftheyear

After some consideration we have now included the Garden Office category in this year’s final of Shed of the year. We thought we did not have enough unique entries this year however after looking thoroughly through the category we have decided that it would be such a shame to lose it and so it will…

Shed of the year 2015 entry extended

Due to amazing response to Shed of the year we have decided to extend entry until 1st May 2015 – Get your shed onto readersheds.co.uk NOW! It will also give sheddies a chance to do some last minute pimping of their sheds now the sun is out.

What one feature do you wish your shed had?

Just a quick poll to find out what’s missing (or not) from your shed. What one feature do you wish your shed had? Some great examples of sheds that have these features already Solar Power THE SHACK POWER SHANTY Green Roof ALLOTMENT ROOF SHED ECO BIKE HØØSE Bar   THE OOTBACK INN SHENANIGANS   Tv/Games/…

View the latest sheds photos added for Shed of the year

Even if you have not entered shed of the year 2015 yet (Why not!) You can view the latest photos added to the sheddies shed pages by following @readersheds on twitter – every time new photos are added the power of shedautomation posts a new tweet (using the excellent @ifttt)   Some recent examples Sheddie…

Sheds that don’t look like traditional sheds on the outside

We love strange and innovate sheds for Shed of the year – but of course some purists will say that’s not a shed – I say does the sheddie love it like a shed? YES well it’s a shed in my book 😉 But here are some sheds that definitely don’t look like your traditional…

Take part in the Shed of the year – end of the year Quiz

It;s been a roller-coaster of a year what with Shed of the year making it onto the small screen – or large screen if you are sheddie Paul 😉 So here is a quiz to see what you know about sheds, sheddies and the Shed of the year judges – it’s not difficult and there…

The sound of music – from the garden shed

If you have been following shed of the year for a while you will be of course be aware of the excellent work Jon from 2011 Shed of the year winner Songs from the Shed has been doing. Passenger – Dancing In The Dark – Bruce Springsteen cover – Songs From The Shed   Mad…

So Yougov are not asking about sheds

the last few days – data/political company yougov has put out data on what people like – Shed of the year  was missing – so we have fixed that.   I’m not a data scientist but the data looks a bit odd or maybe it;s just that they are asking the wrong people Are people who…

Amazing art studio shed in beautiful Fife countryside

Last year Sheddie Peter McLaren from Fife entered his Pool hoose Eco shed and even got to the final of Shed of the year So it’s great that for Shed of the year 2015 – he has added a new shed and what a beautiful example of a build in a stunning location. Peter who…

Nationwide that’s the Shed of the year finalists 2014

Our sponsors Cuprinol did some great country wide graphics for this years shed of the year competition – showing where the finalists came from. Click to see them BIG Entry is open for Shed of the year 2015 – why not enter your shed over at readersheds.co.uk 🙂