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Harehope Quarry Project

Sustainable living in a natural environment

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.

Spring has finally sprung

After what seems like a very long winter spring has finally sprung.  We could almost see the leaves coming out on the Alder this weekend and the catkins on the goat willow have been wonderful.

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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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

Wheelie Pumpkins

Following on from our successful Pumpkin Pentathlon we will be doing a Wheelie Pumpkins event so get your pumpkins growing! Further details to follow. £2 per pumpkin entered. Refreshments available.

Teachers’ Tours

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

Self build course

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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Children’s art and craft day

  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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Events this year

We have just added our events for this year to the website.  The first event is not until August so we can continue to refurbish the classroom.  However, events will include a children’s art day in the summer holidays, teachers’…
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