Category Archives: Scythe Festival

Green Scythe Fair 2019 – tickets available

The Green Scythe Fair 2018 was the most popular ever. This excellent little fair is deservedly going from strength to strength. To help manage traffic and numbers in 2019 the event will be ticketed. The Fair is on Sunday 9th June. Advance tickets are available now at a discounted rate. Ticket numbers will be limited so it is worth booking early if you want to … Continue reading Green Scythe Fair 2019 – tickets available »

The Scythe Masterclass 2019

The Scythe Masterclass 7th and 8th June at the Green Scythe Fair, Muchelney Somerset. The Green Scythe Fair is the highlight of the scything calendar for many mowers. The Scythe Masterclass happens in the run up to the fair. Phil really enjoys being part of the teaching team and we get great feedback from past participants. What makes the Scythe Masterclass so special? It is … Continue reading The Scythe Masterclass 2019 »

Scythe Festivals of Britain and Ireland

This year’s West Country Scythe Festival was a great success. Don’t worry if you missed out. Here is a round up of the festivals that are still to come this summer. Look out for one near you! Meadows Connections Festival 14th and 15th July, nr Settle, North Yorkshire Shropshire Hills Hay Meadow Festival 7th July   Trim Haymaking Festival 17th June, Meath, Ireland Wimpole Scything … Continue reading Scythe Festivals of Britain and Ireland »

The Ultimate Scythe Course

The two day Improvers Scythe Masterclass is a fantastic opportunity to learn a lot more about the scythe and have some fun as well Why not come along? There are still a couple of places left on this year’s Improvers Masterclass, held in Muchelney, Somerset. The course runs from Friday 8th June – Saturday 9th June, followed by the annual West Country Scythe Festival and … Continue reading The Ultimate Scythe Course »

Planning a busy summer

Mowing paths for a labyrinth with a Trimming Snath

What better way to spend a cold January day then laying plans for Summer? ….and it looks like it will be a busy one! Here is how it looks so far, I expect there will be more to come. There will be hay making to fit in somewhere too! Courses and Workshops We have added more dates for our popular Introductory Scythe Courses and Peening … Continue reading Planning a busy summer »

Scythe Better!

It’s not long now until the Twelfth West Country Scythe Festival. If you are looking to improve your scything skills there is still time to book on the Improvers Scythe Course (10th -11th June) that runs in the lead up to the fair. An excellent opportunity to improve your scything as well as meet and socialise with the wider UK scything community. Book your place now! To book, … Continue reading Scythe Better! »