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Harehope Quarry events 2019

Following the refurbishment of the classroom at Harehope Quarry last year, we are again running  a full programme of events in 2019. There are a range of courses on offer that may be of interest from gourmet mushroom growing and…
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Christmas Crafts and makers’ fair

Family Christmas craft workshop:Make decorations using the natural materials found at Harehope Quarry and have a go at embossing your own gift tags and cards by hand.  £6 person or £12 per family Makers’ mini-fair: At the same time browse,…
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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.

‘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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Printing by hand: Woodblock printing with Steve Dales

Create and cut your own design in a plywood block and print by hand on high quality paper. The technique you will learn on this short course is known as White Line Woodblock or Provincetown Printing. An easy technique, which…
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Spring crafts and makers’ mini-fair

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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Christmas crafts event & makers’ mini-fair

8th December 2018, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Family 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…
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Wheelie Pumpkins

Saturday 27 October, 2.00pm – 3.30pm Come along and have a go at this year’s pumpkin ‘course’.  Pumpkins must move on a set of wheels of your                     choice.  Prizes for best designed pumpkin, fastest pumpkin around the course and as…
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Timber frame Self-Build course

We are running our second timber frame self build course this autumn.  This course will provide instruction as part of the building of workshop on site at Harehope Quarry.  Details are below but further information can be provided by the…
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