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

Harehope Quarry Project

Sustainable living in a natural environment

Spring has finally sprung

After what seems like a very long winter spring has finally sprung.  We could almost see the leaves coming out on the Alder this weekend and the catkins on the goat willow have been wonderful.

Still moving forward

Our refurbishment of the classroom in the quarry is moving forward and we can at least now start to put things back together.  It seemed like a very long session  of pulling apart!  The new compost loos are now ready…
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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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