Tag Archives: Derbyshire

Derbyshire Woodland Festival 2019

I’ll be at Derbyshire Woodland Festival at Elvaston Castle on 21 and 22 September 2019. This is a great day out for all the family with lots of fun activities for children, unique crafts and furniture to buy. Professional demonstrators … Continue reading

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Fan bird carving student

David came on my fan bird carving course earlier this year. He’d previously done some spoon carving but wanted to learn to carve fan birds to expand his skills after seeing me demonstrate fan bird carving at Elvaston Wood Festival … Continue reading

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Spoon carving workshop in Derbyshire

I’ve just spent a fabulous weekend at Greenwood Days on the Derbyshire/ Leicestershire border. On Saturday I was teaching a group of beginners how to carve wooden spoons. Starting from fresh green birch wood logs, they learned to axe out … Continue reading

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Derbyshire Woodland Festival 2018

I’ll be demonstrating and talking baskets at one of the best shows in the UK – come along for a great day of wood and crafts. Continue reading

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Scything while the sun shines


Mad dogs and happy scythers go out in the midday sun and enjoy amazing views. Continue reading

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Scything two orchards and more tussocks

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

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Bradwell Community Orchard Scythe Course

In May, my first course of the year will be a Learn to Scythe weekend at Bradwell ¬†in Derbyshire for¬†Bradwell Community Orchard Group The group’s organiser, Eleanor Dunn writes: The village of Bradwell in the Peak District is perhaps best … Continue reading

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