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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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Willow workshop

The Weardale Wildlife Group ran a very successful willow workshop at Harehope Quarry on Saturday.  The full day workshop was run by Creative Woodland Resources (www.creativewoodlandresources.co.uk) and resulted in some wonderful creations from lanterns and wreaths to Christmas baubles.

Christmas crafts event and makers’ mini-fair

Just a reminder about our Christmas craft event and makers’ mini-fair.  We will be running a family craft workshop making willow wreaths and stars and lots of other Christmas decorations from natural materials as well as having some local designer-makers…
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Christmas crafts event & makers’ mini-fair

8th December 2018, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Family 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…
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Finally!

The workshop at the west end of the quarry is finally starting to take shape.  The frames, built on a self-build course last year, have finally been moved to their correct position and we can start building the other frames…
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Wheelie Pumpkins

Saturday 27 October, 2.00pm – 3.30pm Come along and have a go at this year’s pumpkin ‘course’.  Pumpkins must move on a set of wheels of your                     choice.  Prizes for best designed pumpkin, fastest pumpkin around the course and as…
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Timber frame Self-Build course

We are running our second timber frame self build course this autumn.  This course will provide instruction as part of the building of workshop on site at Harehope Quarry.  Details are below but further information can be provided by the…
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Teachers’ Tours of Harehope Quarry

Autumn Tours For teachers Inspiring the curriculum through outdoor learning Harehope Quarry, Frosterley 2nd and 3rd October 2018, 1.30pm – 3.00pm Come and discover the educational opportunities on offer at Harehope Quarry.  The session will include an introduction to the…
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