Upcoming Events and Training


  • Posted On: 15 February 2019

Date: Thursday 18th July 2019

Time: 09.30 - 16.30

Location: Broadrake Bunkbarn, near Chapel-le-Dale

Cost: £40

Booking: Pre-booking is essential


The scythe is a modern, lightweight and simple tool, which manages vegetation where machinery is not possible or unsuitable.

Course leader Steve Tomlin, has over 10 years’ experience of mowing and 6 years of teaching experience. This training course will enable you to learn the basic skills under expert tuition, and leave you confident to scythe efficiently and safely.

You will have the opportunity on the day to purchase the scythe kit, which you have set up and worked with. Please bring cash/ cheque if this is something you wish to pursue

(for more information on the kit and costs please view Steve’s website https://stevetomlincrafts.wordpress.com/scythes/buy-a-scythe-kit/).

Steve Tomlin first learnt to scythe in the Pyrenees in 2001 and was instantly hooked! He is a founding member and training coordinator for the Scythe Association and has spent time in Europe working with scythe experts. In addition to running courses in mowing and peening, Steve is also an instructor for new scythe teachers and is currently recognised as the leading scythe teacher in the UK and author of the book ‘Learn to Scythe’.

To book please complete a booking form and return it with your payment.

This course will include lunch.

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