Kevin’s Scything Tips at Keveral

scything demo at KeveralA throng of interested people soon gathered around Kevin at Keveral Farm’s Open Day recently. They were all eager to glean some tips on scything, and Kevin was happy to pass on some of his knowledge.

There has been a huge renaissance in scything of late and a lot of people are keen to reconnect with the ancient art. If you would like to know more about scything, why not take a look at our Scything Courses and Meetings page?



Keveral Farm Open Day

Keveral FarmKeveral Farm welcomes you to come and enjoy a day of fun, entertainment and education.

Great local food, licenced bar, Keveral produce, cakes, inspiring talks, workshops and live music.

Not forgetting the highlight –
Man with Scythe Vs Man with Machine Mowing Contest!
With the national scything champion.

Keveral Farm Open Day

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Pentiddy Open Day & Scything

Pentiddy LogoJust to let you know, Pentiddy Natural burial grounds will be having their first open day on the 8th of April with over 30 craft stalls, workshops, talks, and produce stalls. Kevin from Skyegrove will be holding a scything workshop and demonstration for novices and experienced scythers.

Don’t forget that it is International Peening day on the 2nd of April, but SkyeGrove will be holding a Peen and Meet Day for scythers on the Sunday 9th of April.


Scything Demonstration


After winning the Scything Championship the weekend before, Kevin gave a Scything Demo at Skyegrove on Saturday the 18th of June 2016.

The time taken to complete the 1/4 acre field was 57 minutes 50 seconds, however,  Kevin did stop to talk to someone for around 5 minutes.

Please enjoy the video of the demo below:-