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Harehope Quarry

Sustainable living in a natural environment


An introduction to foraging for wild food – foraging in autumn

  An introduction to the wild food available in the autumn: find out what’s edible and what’s not! There’s a whole load of wild food all around us; it’s just a matter of knowing what is edible, what is poisonous and what…
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Natural explorers – July

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. Children £5 Booking is essential for all events.

Natural explorers – June

Come and enjoy some fun in the outdoors for the afternoon. Using only the natural materials around you help to rescue some creatures in distress! Raft and boat making for the child in everyone. Celebrate your success around a campfire. Under 8s must…
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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 and tea,…
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Spring volunteer day

Join our regular volunteering event. This session will provide wildlife habitats for the nature reserve – bird and bat boxes, bee posts and bug hotels. Make some for Harehope Quarry and some for your garden! If you own and are competent with your…
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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.

British Science Week – the solar boat challenge

Get involved in British Science Week by taking part in our solar boat challenge. Design and make your own solar boat to enter into a time trial and then race on the pond, There will be plenty of chances to…
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