In dark, rainy November we are starting to plan for the next scything season. The first courses of the season are very popular, so book early! See below for details. If you will be traveling from further afield, you can find a list of local accommodation to suit all budgets here Right: Mowing in the Mist, June 2018 Introductory Scythe Course The first Introductory Scythe … Continue reading Scything and Peening Workshops 2019 – first dates available
Spring is here. This is an ideal time to get your blade out and give it a thorough service ahead of the mowing season. Give it a good clean and get out your peening equipment, repair any dints and damage, sharpen the edge. We have a Peening and Sharpening Workshop on Sunday 3rd April if you need a bit of help and support to get … Continue reading Spring Peen your Scythe Blade!
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
As the year turns we are starting to plan the year ahead. The first two course dates are in the diary – a Peening Workshop on Sunday 3rd April and an Introductory Scythe Course on Saturday 28th May. More dates to follow soon! For more information on either course, see this page [wp_eStore_fancy1 id=37][wp_eStore_fancy1 id=36]
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
We had our first Scythe Course of the season on Saturday. It was a really excellent day. The course was full with participants both local and from further afield. As well as the scythe teaching there was plenty of interesting conversation over lunch and tea breaks, covering scything and grass of course and a wide range of other topics besides. Here’s Phil and I, enjoying … Continue reading May Hay