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Harehope Quarry

Sustainable living in a natural environment

Harehope Quarry events and activities 2020

The time has come again to start thinking about our events and activities for 2020. We will be adding events to the website throughout the year but a few regulars and some new comers have already been added.  These include…
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Natural Explorers

Our Natural Explorers programme this year is being jointly run with Weardale Wildlife Group’s, Weardale Young Naturalists’ Club. Autumn Secrets Leaves rustling, birds flocking, creatures searching for a den. We can help prepare for winter making bug hotels and hedgehog homes.

Natural Explorers

Our Natural Explorers programme this year is being jointly run with Weardale Wildlife Group’s, Weardale Young Naturalists’ Club. Wet and wild  Dipping for pond and river creatures.  Find amazing creatures and fish them out for a have a closer look.…
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Natural Explorers

Our Natural Explorers programme this year is being jointly run with Weardale Wildlife Group’s, Weardale Young Naturalists’ Club. Celebrating Summer  Frogs jumping, baby ducklings, mini-beasts galore. We’ll hear whats in the sky and see whats on the ground as we’re out…
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Natural Explorers

Our Natural Explorers programme this year is being jointly run with Weardale Wildlife Group’s, Weardale Young Naturalists’ Club. Spring into Action  Birds singing, tadpoles swimming, buds bursting into bloom. It’s all happening. As the natural world springs into life we’ll search…
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Cook wild foraged food on a camp fire

Cook wild foraged food on a camp fire producing several tasty dishes We’ll go on a foraging walk collecting wild food to cook later on but also looking at the whole range of wild food we find. We’ll then take…
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Basket making

  Willow can be used to make a range of useful objects from weaving a willow basket to a fish trap or even a chair. This introduction to willow basket weaving will give you the basic skills to produce a…
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Christmas crafts and makers fair

30 November 2019, 1:00pm – 3:00pm Christmas crafts: Make Christmas decorations using the natural materials found at Harehope Quarry. Enjoy hot chocolate and an outdoor fire (weather permitting).  This will include embossed cards, wood decorations, willow wreaths and stars and…
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Christmas Crafts and Local Makers’ Fair

30 November 2019, 1:00pm – 3:00pm Christmas crafts: Make Christmas decorations using the natural materials found at Harehope Quarry. Enjoy hot chocolate and an outdoor fire (weather permitting).  £6 person or £12 per family Makers’ fair: (same time, same place)…
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Events at harehope Quarry this October Half Term

Events at Harehope Quarry October Half Term 2019   Wheelie Pumpkins Saturday 26 October, 2.00pm – 3.30pm Our pumpkin event this year will be a little different as we are supporting the Veg Cities campaign to reduce food waste.  So…
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