Scottish Scything Festival Saturday 27th July 2019 10am - 5pm Day Tickets - £10, Camping and day - £17.50 (Friday or Saturday or both)
Calling all scythers! The newly formed Scottish Scything Club invite you to the inaugural Scottish Scything Festival, to be held at Blackhaugh Farm on Saturday 27 July, 2019 We are reaching out to every scyther and scythe enthusiast across Scotland to come together for the Festival - to chat, mow, share ideas, compete and most of all to have loads of fun. What’s on offer? - A practice meadow to hone your skills -Fun taster sessions for novices -A scything competition -Presentations and Talks -Scythes and related kit for sale -A children's area with games and lots of straw -A drinks stall
What to bring? The Festival takes place on a working farm so you are advised to wear outdoor clothing and footwear. Please bring your own scythe but most importantly (whether you are a novice, an old hand or voyeur) bring with you a desire to celebrate the scythe. There will be a soft drinks stall on the day but all food and alcohol must be brought by you.
How to book? To buy tickets and join the club please click on link below. For more information about the Scottish Scything Club, buying tickets, the day and evening’s activities or to offer some of your time to help out then please email Rob Brodie email@example.com
Fancy a Sleepover? There are some camping and campervan spaces available on the Friday and Saturday nights on a first come first served basis. We will have a fire to sit round, be sociable, play music and chill out. Please bring any food or drink that you want for the duration. The facilities are basic - just a tap and a couple of compost toilets. When booking your spot please remember to tell us if you plan to stay on Saturday or Friday or both AND if you will be staying in a tent or van ?
How to get here?There is an hourly bus no. 34 from Perth. The nearest train station is Dunkeld (6 miles away) but no connecting bus service. Car parking will be signposted and is on the farm or in the nearby bowling club or primary school.