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More Peening and Scythe Course dates added

We have added some more course dates for 2016. There will be  Introductory Scythe Courses on Saturday 28th May, Tuesday 28th June, Wednesday 27th July, Saturday 6th August and Sunday 21st August. The course costs £60 or £50 concession. There will be a Peening Workshop on Sunday 3rd April, Saturday 9th July and Sunday 18th September. The course costs £40. For more information on all courses, see this page [wp_eStore_fancy1 id=37][wp_eStore_fancy1 … Continue reading More Peening and Scythe Course dates added »

Extra course dates added, Extra flowering in the meadow

Due to the demand we have had for both Introductory Scythe courses and Peening workshops this year we have decided to add two extra dates. The additional Introductory Scythe course will be on Wednesday 16th September. The additional Peening and Sharpening Workshop on 30th August, a perfect opportunity to give your blade a thorough service, restore it to full sharpness and put right all those … Continue reading Extra course dates added, Extra flowering in the meadow »

Peening, Tai Chi Mowing and the rain

What a busy end to the week we had last week! Thursday and Friday were a mad rush to finish off and bring in the hay that we had saved from the rain last week and that which had been cut on the Introductory Scythe Course on 4th July. Then we were busy preparing for the next round of workshops. Six people joined us on … Continue reading Peening, Tai Chi Mowing and the rain »

Learn to Mow

At last, there is a clear and concise guide to help you learn to scythe! There has long been a need for a guide that is in harmony with how the scythe is currently being used in the UK, and Steve Tomlin’s new book “Learn to Scythe” is just that. It gives instruction on every aspect of scythe use, from set up to good mowing … Continue reading Learn to Mow »

Back Home and Back Mowing

Phil got back from the West Country Scythe Festival last night. He was back out mowing for hay first thing this morning. Essential parts of an early morning mowing kit! Coffee sweetened with honey from our own bees As usual, much fun was had at the scythe festival and during the courses in the run up – teaching, talking, the Scythe Association AGM, scythe displays … Continue reading Back Home and Back Mowing »