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.
Learn to Scythe Courses 2019
3 August at Slaidburn, Lancashire £80
Peening Workshop 11th 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: BBC
Gentleman Jack is the latest BBC period drama and set not far from me in Halifax, West Yorkshire. Last summer I was hired to go to Shibden Hall and train the extras for an outdoor scene. It’s always fascinating to … Continue reading
“If I was given a choice of a strimmer or a scythe, I’d go scythe any day – it’s a pleasure to use.” ~ Bunny Guinness
Did you hear the GQT team singing the praises of the scythe from Chelsea, listen now. Continue reading
The whole of the BBC has gone a bit scythe crazy! At least the goats are happy… Continue reading
Author Bee Wilson talks about the importance of the wooden spoon, that “most trusty and lovable of kitchen implements.” Continue reading
A good article today about scything on the BBC website following on from Aidan Turner’s scything debut on Poldark the other week. It’s great when this kind of thing sparks interest in a traditional skill and journalists make the effort … Continue reading
A look behind the camera during the filming at Brantwood House when I was asked to teach John Craven to scythe for BBC tv’s Countryfile. I would have preferred to give John some instruction in advance but they wanted it ‘live’ … Continue reading