May 21, 2012

    May Scythe Course in the Sunshine

    Learning to sharpen the scythe with a stoneAfter all that rain, the sun shone on us for our first Beginners Scythe Course of the season. In the morning, eight enthusiastic students learnt how to set up a scythe then practised

    March 3, 2012

    Seeds and Scythes

    Scythe Cymru will be having a stand at the first ECOFAIR at the National Woolen Museum, Drefach Felindre on Saturday 10th March. The fair is open from 10am until 3pm. We will be available to chat about all aspects of

    February 20, 2012

    Scythes for Sale!

    We now have a selection of Austrian-style scythes, blades, peening and sharpening equipment available to buy. We would be happy to advise you on what equipment is best for your circumstances. Please contact us for more details

    February 20, 2012

    Scythe Courses 2012

    Our 2012 Scythe course programme is now finalised – see the “courses” section of our website for more details.

    February 3, 2012

    2012 Scythe Course Dates Coming Soon!

    We are just finalising our course dates for 2012. As well as courses for beginners and a Peening and Sharpening workshop, we will be holding a Scythe Workshop, aimed at those of you who already have scythes but would like

    August 14, 2011

    Extra Beginners Scythe Course, 3rd September

    Our August Scythe course is fully booked, but due to demand, we have added an exta course on SATURDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER. Contact us at scythecymru@yahoo.co.uk for more information and to book your place.

    February 11, 2011

    Grass and the Art of Scything

    Grass and the Art of Scything Our scything journey began in 2005. Penniless but keen, we managed to get a place on a Scythe Course being run in Somerset by Simon Fairlie, in exchange for helping out with the UK’s