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.
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A old scythe is passed on to a new generation but will youth bring competition victory? Continue reading
Video of this year’s scythe championship final – keep your eye on the time, you won’t believe how fast they’re mowing! Continue reading
This years champions from the Somerset Scythe Festival, including the man pictured above. Continue reading
Details of the masterclass and beginners scythe courses at this years Somerset Scythe Festival
The Continue reading
I will be teaching as part of a two-day Scythe Improvers’ course at the Somerset Scythe Festival in June. Book now to master your mowing. Continue reading
It’s Scythe Festival time but there’s much more to it than just scything! Continue reading
The scythe is becoming more and more mainstream which is great news. A couple of weeks ago I was contacted to discuss the Scythe Revival with a producer for Radio 4 who then sent one of their team to the … Continue reading
After a 6 year reign by Simon Damant, the UK has a new Scythe Champion. On a beautiful day 28 competitors took part in the mowing finals at the Somerset Scythe Festival 2013. Simon made a time of 1:35 with … Continue reading
Many thanks to Richard Brown of Emorsgate Seeds and SABI chairman for this wonderful video from the Green Scythe Fair in Somerset. We’ve been looking without success for a traditional scythe song that we can sing while mowing in a … Continue reading