“Mowing with Ease” Mowing Workshop

From £60.00

Aimed at people who are already using a scythe or have completed a Introductory Scythe Course, this workshop will help you work on and improve your mowing skills.

Over many years of mowing, work with fellow scythers and study of Tai Chi Phil has developed a style that is effective yet gentle on the body, allowing him to mow without strain.

During the workshop he will teach you how to observe your mowing style and adapt it to become more efficient. He will also look at adapting the mowing action when scything in different circumstances eg lawns, hay, narrow paths, rough vegetation. A report of the 2015 course can be found here

Full Scything Immersion Weekend

There will be a Peening Workshop running the day before, an ideal chance to get your blade ready for the Mowing workshop.

Receive a 10% discount when both courses are booked together.

2021 dates to be confirmed

Course Times 10am – 4pm



Right, Video of Phil mowing in the hay field.

Bookings: Course places are reserved once full payment has been received.

  • In the unlikely event that the minimum number of participants has not been met within 2 weeks of the start date, courses may be canceled or rescheduled.
  • Where a course is fully booked we can accept further names in case of a cancellation.
Cancellations: If you need to cancel your place, please contact us as soon as possible.

  • For cancellations more than 4 weeks before the course date we offer a full refund or the opportunity to transfer to another course date, minus £10 to cover our administration costs.
  • For cancellations within 4 weeks of the course date no refund or transfer is offered, unless we are able to fill the place or if special circumstances apply. We reserve the right to decide whether the latter applies.
Start times: Times listed are the actual time the course begins. Please arrive 15-30 min before the stated time if you would like a hot drink beforehand.

Course details and directions: Details of what you will need to bring and directions to the Trust will be emailed to you after booking.

Ages: All courses are suitable for participants aged 16+.

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Additional information

Add peening course (10% discount on total)

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