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Scything Workshop on the Walthamstow Marshes

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Lee Valley Marina

Pic Nic Area next to the bridge

Springfield Spring Hill

E5 9BL

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We are running a scything workshop for beginners and refreshers as part of the 2019 Community Haystack on the Walthamstow Marshes. Use this Saturday morning to become familiar with the basics of scything, learn how to use the blade safely and efficiently and how NOT to strain your body.

The workshop is run by Master Scyther Ida Fabrizio, and will take place on the meadow land behind the picnic area opposite the Springfiels Marina.

Map and contact details on the day to be published soon.

The schedule for the day long Communityy Haystack is

11.30 - 1.00pm
SCYTHING WORKSHOP

2-3.30pm

SCYTHING COMPETITION
We are running a scything competition on the marshes – sharpen your blades and
join us for some urban mowing. Prizes from local manufacturers.

1–3pm
RANGER RAMBLE
Join a guided tour around the marshes with park ranger Eamonn Lawlor.

4-5pm
FOR THE GOOD OF THE VILLAGE
Join us for an informal talk with Ida Fabrizio (Castle Garden), Michael Smythe (Nomad Projects/Phytology) and Kathrin Böhm (Myvillages) to discuss cultures of commoning, Nature Deficit Syndrome in the city and doing things for the “good of the village”.

6-10pm
JAM ON THE BUTTY
Drinks, music and food.

More details and a map will be published soon.


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Lee Valley Marina

Pic Nic Area next to the bridge

Springfield Spring Hill

E5 9BL

United Kingdom

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