Harehope Quarry, Frosterley, Weardale, DL13 2SG info@harehopequarry.org.uk 07807 002032

Harehope Quarry

Sustainable living in a natural environment

Dark Skies Star Gazing

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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Dark Skies Star Gazing

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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Dark Skies Star Gazing

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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Screening of the film ‘Tomorrow’

Already viewed by over 1.5 million people in France alone, and winner of Best Documentary at the Cesar Awards (the French Oscars), ‘Tomorrow’ has been hugely impactful.  Produced by activist and writer Cyril Dion and actress/director Mélanie Laurent, it tells…
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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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Pumpkin Pentathlon!

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.

Autumn Volunteer Day

Join our regular volunteering event. This session will concentrate on improving and changing parts of the permissive access to Harehope Quarry. Refreshments and a light lunch provided.

Natural Explorers

  Come and enjoy some fun and games inspired by the natural environment. Share the things you enjoyed around a campfire. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult.

Introduction to charcoal making

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 take home…
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Children’s art and craft session

Join us for a fun indoor/outdoor arts and crafts session. Children can have a go at a range of visual arts to make something creative to take home. Under 8s must be accompanied by an adult.