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Harehope Quarry hosts creative walking courses – archive

Harehope Quarry is very excited to be hosting Jack Drum Arts’ “Creative Walking” events throughout the year. Starting in March, these day courses will take place from 10am-4pm one Friday every month. Taught by professional artists from the area, courses…
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Harehope Quarry branches out – archive

Harehope Quarry has branched out with two new teaching and learning sites. These sites will be used for bushcraft, green woodworking, wild food and environmental art events as well as providing a Forest School location in Weardale. Thanks to funding…
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Inspiration for the outdoor classroom – archive

Throughout Spring and Summer 2013, outdoor education providers in Weardale (Co. Durham) are delivering a range of 8 half day workshops, hosted by the Harehope Quarry Project, specifically tailored towards teachers wanting to extend their use of the outdoor classroom.…
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Filming at Harehope – archive

Filming took place at Harehope Quarry last September for the ITV drama series ‘Vera’. This new series will air on ITV 1 on Sunday 22 April at 8.30pm. Harehope Quarry will feature in the second episode on 29 April.

Harehope becomes a LAND demonstration site – archive

The Harehope Quarry Project has successfully become a LAND learning centre. The learning centres are permaculture projects, who show, explain and describe to volunteers, visitors and an interested public, how the principles and ethics of permaculture are applied to their…
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Trees for Harehope – archive

The Harehope Quarry Project has received a grant from Durham County Council for 80 trees. The trees will be planted during National Tree week – 26 November – 4 December 2011.

Frosterley goes plastic free – archive

Traders in Frosterley, with the help of the ‘Working for a Future in Frosterley’ project, are introducing a scheme to reduce the use of plastic bags in the village. The scheme will be launched on 27 November 2010. Cotton bags…
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Working for a future in Frosterley – archive

The Harehope Quarry Project have been awarded funding to ‘kick start’ a project in Frosterley to look at how Frosterley can become more sustainable in the light of climate change and peak oil. We are starting the project with a…
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The Great Rock Tour – archive

On yet another wet and windy Sunday in November, an intrepid group of children and adults set out to experience the “Great Rock Tour”. The group, the North Pennines Rock Detective Club from Harehope Quarry, set out in two minibuses…
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The Last Wilderness performance – archive

10th-12th September 2009, 7pm Harehope Quarry, Frosterley The Last Wilderness is a new site-specific creation from Changeling Productions, the theatre company known for creating unique work in unusual places throughout the UK and Europe. The Last Wilderness is the dramatic…
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