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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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Cold-blooded and Spineless

The North Pennines AONB Partnership’s Cold-blooded and Spineless project is launching the Bug Corner at the Durham Dales Centre o Saturday 22 September , 12.00pm – 3.00pm. Come along to this community event celebrating the wonder of the invertebrate kingdom.…
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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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Moth update

The Weardale Wildlife Group in conjunction withe North Pennines AONB’s Cold Blooded and Spineless project ran a moth morning here at Harehope Quarry in early August.  They caught 321 moths in total and 48 species.  One of the catch was a…
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Children’s art and craft session at Harehope Quarry

There are still a few places left on the children’s art and craft session. Children’s art and craft session Wednesday 8 August, 1.30am – 4.00pm Join us for a glass fusing art and craft session inspired by the natural environment. Children…
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Stanhope Toddlers Group

We have just had Stanhope Toddlers in for the first week of their summer activities.  With no water in the ponds and the site bone dry we sorted to a mythical theme.  Fairy and wizard trail and houses.

Children’s art and craft session

The details of our children’s art and craft session have changed.  The event will now be as follows: Children’s art and craft session   Wednesday 8 August, 1.30am – 4.00pm Join us for a glass fusing art and craft session…
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Items for sale

Due to our refurbishments we have number of items for sale that may of be use to community groups and others.  The items range from office/classroom tables and chairs, kitchen cupboards to an off-grid energy system!  if you would like…
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Marvellous moths

Carol Inskipp set a moth trap up in the quarry on Tuesday evening.  Even though the weather was clear and cold she caught 54 moths and 20 different species.  There were some really amazing moths.  My favourites are the Buff…
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