Welcome to Scarborough Mates


The activities are often similar to those of garden sheds, but for groups of men and women to enjoy together. They help reduce loneliness and isolation, but most importantly, they’re fun. Come and visit our club and find out more.

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The Object of Mates

Scarborough MATES- Registered Charity No 1184005
Mates is a friendly group, where members can meet to try out new activities like wood turning, furniture restoring, model making, restoring an old bike, ceramics, art, coding and robotics or just having a cuppa and a chat. Our aim is reducing social isolation, and building strong community through shared practical activities and sharing of skills. Learn a new skill, in a safe and friendly environment, make new friends, have fun. Share your skills and experience to help others. 

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Scarborough Mates Metalworking

As a member of Scarborough Mates you can benefit from the expertise of others. On a Monday morning you could learn how to craft metalwork - making...

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Ceramic Group

We have a few places available at our ceramic group in Scarborough on Thursday afternoons from 1-3pm, for an advance monthly payment of £40. A...

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Soapbox Derby

What do you get when you cross parts of a zimmer frame and bed rail, plus engineering know-how and a whole lot of hours of work? A soapbox derby...

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