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Introduction to Scything

19th May 2018 - 20th May 2018


Learn the basics of scything for cropping and rush control, peening and use of sharpening stone.

Scythes will be available for use on the day and also for sale.

Tutor: Steve Tomlin, http://stevetomlincrafts.wordpress.com/learn-to-scythe/

Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for being outside and bring a packed lunch.

For further information or to book a place contact: Cathy on training@crofting.org or 01854 612220.

There are limited funded places available for under 25s, sponsored by the MacRobert Trust, please ask for availability before booking.

Funding for this and other crofting courses is being made available through the SRDP Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund, which is jointly funded by the Scottish Government and the European Union.  Other funders are; Highland & Islands Enterprise and Scottish National Heritage.


19th May 2018
20th May 2018


Meet at Kilmartin Museum
Kilmartin Museum
by Lochgilphead, Argyll PA31 8RQ United Kingdom
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01546 510278