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October 2017
£80

Survive the Hunger Games

23 October 2017 @ 9:00 am - 24 October 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Be ready when the reaping sends you to the Capitol as your District’s Tribute Make a bow and learn to use it, develop your hunting and tracking skills, master fire and shelter, learn ancient healing skills, find out which wild…

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£2.00

Pumpkin Pentathlon!

28 October 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Harehope Quarry Project Ltd,
Frosterley
Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL13 2SG United Kingdom
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Following on from our successful Pumpkin Roll we will be doing a Pumpkin Pentathlon, so get your pumpkins growing! Further details to follow. Refreshments available.

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November 2017
£5

Dark Skies Star Gazing

12 November 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Discover the beauty of the Dark Skies of the North Pennines. We’ll start with an introductory indoor session using an amazing software programme that allows you to view all the wonders of the night sky in real time. Afterwards, weather…

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August 2018
£6

Children’s art and craft day

8 August 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Harehope Quarry Project Ltd,
Frosterley
Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL13 2SG United Kingdom
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  Join us for a glass fusing art and craft session inspired by the natural environment. Children can have a go at the technique of glass fusing and enjoy some outdoor environmental games and activities. The glass will be taken away and…

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October 2018

Teachers’ Tours

2 October 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Harehope Quarry Project Ltd,
Frosterley
Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL13 2SG United Kingdom
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Come and discover the educational opportunities on offer at Harehope Quarry. These tours will include an introduction to the site and the education activities on offer in the newly refurbished classroom, a tour and refreshments. Free

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November 2018
£300

Self build course

3 November 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4 November 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Harehope Quarry Project Ltd,
Frosterley
Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL13 2SG United Kingdom
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This is a hands-on practical building course introducing the principles of the Walter Segal method of timber framing through the construction of a small structure on-site at Harehope Quarry. Practical instruction will be supplemented by an evening talk on Saturday.…

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December 2018
£6

Christmas Crafts and makers’ mini-fair

8 December 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Harehope Quarry Project Ltd,
Frosterley
Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL13 2SG United Kingdom
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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 permitting). £6 person or £12 per family Makers’ mini-fair (same…

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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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