A comprehensive and practical guide to working with an Austrian scythe.
Perfect if you cannot attend a course or as a reference guide following tuition.
1st June or 22nd July at Slaidburn, Lancashire £80
2nd June or 10th August at Sedbergh, Cumbria £80
Peening Workshop 12th October, Slaidburn £80
More dates to follow
You can also book me to teach 1-to-1 or group workshops at your own venue. See the Learn to Scythe page for more info.
Tag Archives: Scotland
Photos from this weekend’s Learn to Scythe courses in Scotland. Continue reading
Rushes, scythes, mountains and beautiful weather all add up to an amazing to the far north. Continue reading
A group of novice scythers gatecrash a field of oats in Scotland and cut a crop of ‘impossible’ oats in front of an audience. Continue reading
Details of two Learn to Scythe courses you can book on in Scotland this summer. Continue reading
“Working slowly and deliberately, with little noise, allows me to be part of nature, rather than striving against it. It’s a dance of sorts. The dance of the mower and the grass.”
A lovely article that captures the pleasures of scything in the New York Times Continue reading
Teaching, learning, sharing and swinging axes in Edinburgh Continue reading
A trip to the end of mainland Britain, scything for rare bees. Continue reading
I’ve been wanting to do this ever since I went to the Highland Folk Museum in Scotland and saw the scythes in their collection. Continue reading
It’s a long drive from Kendal to the north-east of Scotland but it’s all worth it when you’re enjoying teaching people to scythe and the meadow is as nice as it was this weekend. I was invited up to teach … Continue reading