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

Harehope Quarry

Sustainable living in a natural environment

Paper craft: Pop-up card making with Steve Dales

Learn some principles of paper engineering to make your own seasonal pop-up cards. Adults only. Refreshments provided.

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 entry.  Refreshments available.

Teachers’ course: Inspiration with natural materials

Come and get some inspiration for teaching with natural materials.  The workshop will look at ideas and activities for the classroom, school grounds, Forest School and fieldwork visits as well as the opportunity to try some practical projects. Refreshments provided…
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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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‘The Most Boat’ weekend

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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Teachers’ course: Inspiration for teaching rivers

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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Teachers’ course: Inspiration for teaching rocks and soils

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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