Scything Workshops


Improvers Workshop – CANCELLED, Saturday 18th April, 9 till 1 – Monimail Tower Project, North East Fife.

Virtual Peening Workshop – Saturday 25th April, 10 till 12 – using Zoom from your home. This is a never been done before session for existing owners of scythes and we will focus on peening and blade maintenance. The session will be facilitated by Rob. Cost is free but donations will be accepted. Booking essential.

Beginners Workshop – SOLD OUT, UNLIKELY TO RUN BUT FINAL DECISION STILL TO BE MADE, Participants will be emailed soon. Saturday 2nd May, 9 till 1 – Monimail Tower Project, North East Fife. .Learn the basics of using a scythe to manage green spaces. All kit and refreshments provided. Topics covered include – scythe set up, honing, mowing style, peening and techniques to manage different types of vegetation. Cost is £30 per head payable in advance.

Scottish Scything Festival 2020 – Saturday 25th July,  all day plus camping options – Blackhaugh Community Farm, Spittalfield, Perthshire. Tickets are now on sale from Eventbrite and in the event of cancellation a full refund will be made available minus booking fee. See

It is also  possible to arrange a private workshop. To book or to find out more information please email

See below to see some pictures of previous workshops.

Feedback from previous workshops

“Most Enjoyable and learnt a great deal”

“Very good introduction to scything and good practice”

“Very informative – great for the world, the opportunity to practice was ideal”

“Great tutor, clear, concise and very thorough”




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