Community Haystack 2019 and June Scything Workshops

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COMMUNITY HAYSTACK 2019
Saturday 20th July, all day

… plus June Scything Workshops with Ida (scroll down)

Announcing this year’s annual haystack event on the Walthamstow Marshes! Join us for a day of hay harvest, learn about the basics of scything with workshops led by Master Scyther Ida Fabrizio, participate in competitions and field-talks and join us for an evening session of Jam on the Butty.

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The location this year will be different from previous Commnunity Haystacks. We will be much closer to Springfield Marina, using the picnic area on the canal for the talk and music session in the evening, which will be hosted by the very famous Village Butty.

10.30 – 1.00 pm
SCYTHING WORKSHOP
Book a space on eventbrite.

1.00 – 3.00 pm
RANGER RAMBLE
Join a guided tour around the marshes with park ranger Eamonn Lawlor.

2.00 – 3.30 pm
SCYTHING COMPETITION
Sharpen your blades and join us for some urban mowing. Prizes from local food manufacturers.

4.00 – 5.00 pm
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, Nature Deficit Syndrome in the city, cultures of commining and doing things for the “good of the village”.

6.00 – 10.00 pm
JAM ON THE BUTTY
Drinks, music and food.

More details and a map will be published soon.

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JUNE SCYTHING WORKSHOPS

Book your place for additional workshops with Ida Fabrizio, for beginners and refreshers, during the month of June. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to get a lesson in a small group in one of London’s calmest outdoor spots!

Scything Workshop for Beginners
Date: Tuesday June 18th 2019
Time: 10:00 – 1:00 pm
Location:
WaterWorks Centre Nature Reserve & Middlesex Filter Beds
Lammas Road, London, E10 7QB

Get your ticket on eventbrite.


Refresher Scything Workshop

Date: Tuesday June 25th 2019
Time: 10:00 – 1:00 pm
Location:
WaterWorks Centre Nature Reserve & Middlesex Filter Beds
Lammas Road, London, E10 7QB

Get your ticket on eventbrite.

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CONTACT
For information call 07941 696515
or e-mail kathrin@myvillages.org

FOLLOW
Facebook : @HaystacksE17
Instagram: @haystacksessions

Haystacks are a series of informal talks and annual Community Haystacks, set up by Kathrin Böhm/Myvillages.