“Dozens of people will be whipping out their scythes and ripping off their shirts for a spot of “Poldarking” in Cambridgeshire this weekend.” says this BBC article They are referring to the Eastern Counties Scythe Festivalat Wimpole, that happened this weekend. Phil couldn’t make it this year but here is
Poldark continues to create interest in the scything world! Here is fellow SABI member Chris Riley being interviewed on Farming Today, BBC Radio 4, broadcast yesterday morning. The interviewer asks his opinion on Poldark’s mowing and then all about the Austrian scythe.
We don’t have a TV, so I haven’t seen the programme, but there certainly seems to be plenty of interest in Poldark and his scythe.