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Pumpkin celebration

The Pumpkin Pentathlon was a real celebration of autumn.  There were some beautifully carved pumpkins, some fantastically sporty pumpkins and some worthy pentathlon winners.  Ollie won the sportiest looking pumpkin with his aquatic theme, closely followed by Matilda’s ballet shoe…
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The Most Boat

Our next event on 15 and 16 July is an exciting opportunity to create your own boat out of one sheet of plywood.  Places are limited.  Full details are in our events section.

Charcoal making

We completed our first charcoal burn of the season last week and both small and large bags of charcoal are now available to buy for £3 and £5 respectively.  The burn produced about 30 bags in total. Trees are routinely…
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What’s coming up?

We have a lot happening in the next few months starting with our children’s art and craft season on Saturday 6 May from 1.00am – 3.30pm.  We will be doing some outdoor activities and then creatively using a variety of recycled…
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Thank you for volunteering!

We had a really successful volunteer day last Saturday.  We did the usual maintenance that is always required this time of year – some of the wooden planks on the balcony were replaced, a shed roof was re-felted, the Frosterley Marble…
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Wittering on Wednesday

Having dragged our feet for years and shunned all social media we are finally going to dip our toes in the water.  We are taking it slowly and attempting to do a post a week and it seems fitting that…
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British Science Week at Harehope Quarry

Come along to Harehope Quarry to discover the science behind solar power and make a splash while you learn! For British Science Week 2016 we are launching a  solar boat challenge. Design and make your own solar boat at Harehope Quarry,…
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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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A place for people and wildlife – archive

Harehope Quarry nature reserve continues to develop with a little help from the project but mainly through the unstoppable forces of nature. Habitats are developing naturally and the project continues to provide a space for people to enjoy within these…
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