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Harehope Quarry

Sustainable living in a natural environment

Further developments

We have been working hard on site over the winter, when the weather has permitted.  The workshop is starting to take shape and we hope to be able to use the refurbished straw bale part of the building some time…
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Harehope Quarry events 2019

Following the refurbishment of the classroom at Harehope Quarry last year, we are again running  a full programme of events in 2019. There are a range of courses on offer that may be of interest from gourmet mushroom growing and…
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Seed saving with Caroline Beck, Verde Flowers

This session will cover how to harvest, dry and sow your own seed for vegetables, fruit and flowers.  Seed is always best sown fresh, and the most reliable way of doing this is to harvest your own.  Learn the best…
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Christmas Crafts and makers’ fair

Family Christmas craft workshop:Make decorations using the natural materials found at Harehope Quarry and have a go at embossing your own gift tags and cards by hand.  £6 person or £12 per family Makers’ mini-fair: At the same time browse,…
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Paper craft: Pop-up card making with Steve Dales

Learn some principles of paper engineering to make your own seasonal pop-up cards. Adults only. Refreshments provided.

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 entry.  Refreshments available.

Teachers’ course: Inspiration with natural materials

Come and get some inspiration for teaching with natural materials.  The workshop will look at ideas and activities for the classroom, school grounds, Forest School and fieldwork visits as well as the opportunity to try some practical projects. Refreshments provided…
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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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