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.
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One of the advantages of the scythe is that it is an all-weather tool and on my final scythe courses in Cumbria of 2013 we proved this right. On Saturday a hardy group put on their waterproofs and faced the … Continue reading
Later this month I will be teaching a ‘Learn to Scythe’ course for beginners at Lancaster Castle. If you haven’t managed to get on one of my other courses this year and you’re keen to learn how to use a … Continue reading
It’s a long drive from Kendal to the north-east of Scotland but it’s all worth it when you’re enjoying teaching people to scythe and the meadow is as nice as it was this weekend. I was invited up to teach … Continue reading
This weekend’s Learn to Scythe course was organised by the Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust as part of their ongoing hay meadow project. Based at Keasden Head farm with terrific views of the Yorkshire Three Peaks 10 students took part over … Continue reading
Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been teaching a series of Learn to Mow with an Austrian Scythe courses for Cumbria Wildlife Trust as part of their Meadow Life project. Working over the next 3 years the project aims … Continue reading
As part of the new Nectarworks project in the North Pennines AONB I’ll be running a Learn to Mow course at the end of the month. There are still places available on this subsidized course which includes meals and accomodation … Continue reading
Call that rain? Nowt but a bit of dampness in the air.. Thankfully it was nothing but showers and the seven students who turned up for their Learn to Scythe course had a great day. That was partly thanks to … Continue reading
I was back to Bradwell Community Orchard in Derbyshire last weekend with another beginners scythe course. I taught a group there last year and it was great to see Ellie, Andy and Sally again, mowing well but keen to have … Continue reading
A midweek course this week at St Nicholas Fields in York, a nature reserve and sustainability centre hidden in the city. Their centre manager Jonathan came and took part in last years Scythe Teachers’ course in Somerset but decided to … Continue reading