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Scything on Countryfile

Did you see the scything on Countryfile this week? Continue reading

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Harvest scythe team & ancient wheats

John Letts on Countryfile
More scythes on tv with a programme about ancient wheats with the crop being harvested by hand. Watch it now on iPlayer. Continue reading

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Learning to Scythe on Countrywise

For any of you who missed it or would like to see it again, here is my appearance with Paul Heiney on the ITV Countrywise programme. I’m pleased with how it turned out and think I managed to put my … Continue reading

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Scything for ITV Countrywise

I spent the afternoon today being filmed for a piece on scything with Paul Heiney as part of a new series of Countrywise on ITV. It was great fun to do but very busy without the time to really teach … Continue reading

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Countryfile scythe lesson

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

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Scythes on BBC tv – Countryfile

This week I got a call asking if I would teach John Craven to scythe for an episode of the BBC’s Countryfile programme. They were filming at Brantwood House and focussing on John Ruskin’s work in training and education. My recent … Continue reading

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