The West Country Scythe Festival 2016
A good time was had by all at the West Country Scythe festival if a bit wet on Sunday, the results can be found here.
Setting up for the Wimpole scythe festival
One week later we were setting up fro the Wimpole Scythe Festival, the weather was not always to our advantage but we did have two new star tents this year which proved extemely useful and very quick to erect.
What to use, English scythe or European, that is the question!
On Sunday we started the smaller competitions, the team races, muscle vs fossil fuel, the 5×5 and the 10×10. However before we started we were led into the field by the Devil’s dyke Morris men as was traditional in England. In the bottom left hand corner you can see the morris men, this painting is from the 18th century in Dixton manor…
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