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March 2019
£15

Introduction to charcoal making

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Harehope Quarry,
Frosterley Co. Durham DL13 2SG United Kingdom
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Learn the basics of charcoal making - what materials to use, how to load, light and shut down a kiln and what is involved in grading and bagging the charcoal.  The day includes a bag of charcoal to be collected…

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£15

Quick Return compost making. Talk by Andrew Davenport, Gardener’s Cottage

March 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Harehope Quarry,
Frosterley Co. Durham DL13 2SG United Kingdom
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This introduction provides an insight into the 'Quick Return' method of composting and how to get maximum benefit out of available garden and kitchen waste resources. Includes history, theories, types of bins, compostable materials, the system and methodology, using the…

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April 2019
£6 - £12

Spring crafts and makers’ mini-fair

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Harehope Quarry,
Frosterley Co. Durham DL13 2SG United Kingdom
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Spring crafts:Join our family craft workshop to make homes for wildlife and spring decoration using the natural materials found at Harehope Quarry. Fire and hot chocolate to finish (weather permitting).  £6 person or £12 per family Makers’ mini-fair: At the…

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£6

Natural Explorers: Signs of spring

April 18 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Harehope Quarry,
Frosterley Co. Durham DL13 2SG United Kingdom
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Come and enjoy some fun in the outdoors. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult. Children £6

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£50

A one-day introduction to growing gourmet mushrooms, with Adrian Ogden of Gourmet Woodland Mushrooms

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Harehope Quarry,
Frosterley Co. Durham DL13 2SG United Kingdom
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The aim of this course is to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to grow their own gourmet mushrooms outdoors.  Anindoor session will cover the biology and ecology of mushrooms and fungi and the important role that mushroom mycelium…

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May 2019
£60

Printing by hand: Woodblock printing with Steve Dales

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Harehope Quarry,
Frosterley Co. Durham DL13 2SG United Kingdom
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Create and cut your own design in a plywood block and print by hand on high quality paper. The technique you will learn on this short course is known as White Line Woodblock or Provincetown Printing. An easy technique, which…

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£6

Natural Explorers: Mini-beasts

May 30 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Harehope Quarry,
Frosterley Co. Durham DL13 2SG United Kingdom
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Come and enjoy some fun in the outdoors. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult.  Children £6

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June 2019
£75

Teachers’ course: Inspiration for teaching rocks and soils

June 19 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Harehope Quarry,
Frosterley Co. Durham DL13 2SG United Kingdom
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Come and get some inspiration for teaching rocks and soils. The workshop will look at ideas and activities for the classroom, school grounds or fieldwork visits. Refreshments provided but bring a packed lunch to supplement some food cooked on a fire…

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July 2019
£75

Teachers’ course: Inspiration for teaching rivers

July 3 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Harehope Quarry,
Frosterley Co. Durham DL13 2SG United Kingdom
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Come and get some inspiration for teaching rivers.  The workshop will look at ideas and activities for the classroom, school grounds or fieldwork visits. Refreshments provided but bring a packed lunch to supplement some food cooked on a fire (weather…

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£200

‘The Most Boat’ weekend

July 20 @ 10:00 am - July 21 @ 4:00 pm
Harehope Quarry,
Frosterley Co. Durham DL13 2SG United Kingdom
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Make the ‘most boat’ you can from a single sheet of plywood using basic DIY skills.  The one-sheet skiff can carry a small adult or young person and can be paddled, rowed, even sailed or driven by a small electric…

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