Harehope Quarry Project Ltd, Frosterley, Weardale, DL13 2SG info@harehopequarry.org.uk 07807 002032

Harehope Quarry Project

Sustainable living in a natural environment

Christmas Crafts

Come and use some of the natural materials found at Harehope Quarry to create Christmas crafts for the home and for presents. Fire and hot chocolate to finish (weather permitting). £6 person or £12 per family

Wheelie Pumpkins

Following on from our successful Pumpkin Pentathlon we will be doing a Wheelie Pumpkins event so get your pumpkins growing! Further details to follow. £2 per pumpkin entered. Refreshments available.

Teachers’ Tours

Come and discover the educational opportunities on offer at Harehope Quarry. These tours will include an introduction to the site and the education activities on offer in the newly refurbished classroom, a tour and refreshments. Free

Self build course

This is a hands-on practical building course introducing the principles of the Walter Segal method of timber framing through the construction of a small structure on-site at Harehope Quarry. Practical instruction will be supplemented by an evening talk on Saturday.…
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Children’s art and craft day

Join us for a fun indoor/outdoor arts and crafts session. Children can have a go at a range of visual arts, including screen printing, to make something creative to take home. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. Bring…
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Events this year

We have just added our events for this year to the website.  The first event is not until August so we can continue to refurbish the classroom.  However, events will include a children’s art day in the summer holidays, teachers’…
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Making progress

The refurbishment work the classroom and the workshop is coming along.  Work has begun on the eaves of the workshop after a volunteer session at the weekend and we will be continuing the work over the next few weekends. We…
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And now the fun begins!

You will have seen from earlier posts that we received planning permission approval back in November to extend the workshop and upgrade the wind turbine in the quarry.  We are just starting to make progress on this now.  We hope…
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It has been a very cold week but lovely and bright at times.  There have been some great ice features in the quarry so we thought we would share them with you. The dying salmon had moved so little its fin…
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Frosterley and Stanhope Christmas trees

The Christmas trees for Frosterley and Stanhope have been felled and both will be put up for early December.  The Harehope Quarry Project has taken responsibility for the Frosterley tree for many years now, with support from additional helpers from Frosterley…
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