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Harehope Quarry

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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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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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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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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.

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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The final touches

We have made the final touches to the new composting toilets and additional doorway so they are now ready to use.  They have been finished with some beautiful stained glass in the doors by Vicky Boase of Taigh Solais (https://www.facebook.com/jane.bowes.56).  Come…
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Forest School Hen Party

Even with the classroom still in the throws of refurbishment we hosted a brave group of Forest School teachers for a hen party.  Amazing what you can do with a few pallets and some decoration.

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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