The Pit Stop Blog

This blog aims to offer you a taste of what a Pit Stop is and what it does. A Pit Stop brings men together through informal activities and conservation to build social connection, friendship and a sense of belonging. MensCraft run Pit Stops in locations across the county. If you wish to contact us directly, please click here

Dereham Pit Stop

The 'New and Improved' Dereham Pit Stop is held every Tuesday between 3pm - 5pm at the Dereham Memorial Hall, 62A Norwich Road, NR19 1AD.  We pride ourselves on an 'open house', stress-free environment for any men to come in for a cuppa, a chat, a game, or just...

Comedy Club!

We will be starting a Stand-Up Comedy Course at the Men's Centre in Norwich from the 4th of March.  It will run for 8 weeks on a Friday evening 7pm-9pm and will be taught by comedian and MensCraft's own, Ben Holland-Smith. We will cover everything from the basics of...


Welcome... Welcome to the new Pit Stop blog. Let me introduce the two Pit Stop Coordinators, Nick Buck and Colin Howey. Nick is working in Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft, whilst Colin is based in Norwich. We are looking to develop both Pit Stops through activities where...

Pit stop locations


Thursday 10.30 to 11.30am
Merchant's Place, Church Street, Cromer NR27 9ES

For further information contact

Crystal Kent (local host)

mobile 07704 428872

King's Lynn

Friday 11am to 1pm
The Connection Project, 28 Bridge Street, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 5AB

For further information contact Sarah Hayman mobile 07895 272237


Thursdays 3 to 5pm (starts lat April 2022)
The Shed, 46-60 Ayton Road, Wymondham NR18 0QH.

Contact Ben Holland-Smith
mobile 07864 697718



Tuesday 3 to 5pm
Dereham Memorial Hall, 62A Norwich Street, Dereham, NR19 1AD

For further information contact

Ben Holland-Smith (Local host)

mobile 07864 697718

North Walsham

Friday 2 to 4pm
Salvation Army Hall, Hall Lane, North Walsham, NR28 9DT

For further information contact

Crystal Kent (local host)

mobile 07704 428872

Great Yarmouth

Friday 12 to 2pm
St George's Theatre Café, King Street, NR30 2PG


Thursdays 2 - 4pm (Opens 28th April)
Re-Utilise, Unit 2,
Whapload Rd, Lowestoft, NR32 1UL.

For further information contact

mobile 07542 587209


Tuesday 2 to 4pm
Men's Centre, 47-51 Pitt Street, Norwich, NR3 1DE

For further information contact Colin Howey on

mobile 07784 307970