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Charcoal

We completed our first charcoal burn of the season yesterday.  The kiln is still cooling but charcoal will be available to buy in the coming week – £5.25 for a large bag and £3.15 for a small bag.  If you…
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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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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 be collected…
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Willow workshop

The Weardale Wildlife Group ran a very successful willow workshop at Harehope Quarry on Saturday.  The full day workshop was run by Creative Woodland Resources (www.creativewoodlandresources.co.uk) and resulted in some wonderful creations from lanterns and wreaths to Christmas baubles.

Christmas crafts event and makers’ mini-fair

Just a reminder about our Christmas craft event and makers’ mini-fair.  We will be running a family craft workshop making willow wreaths and stars and lots of other Christmas decorations from natural materials as well as having some local designer-makers…
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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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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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Charcoal making

We completed our first charcoal burn of the season last week and both small and large bags of charcoal are now available to buy for £3 and £5 respectively.  The burn produced about 30 bags in total. Trees are routinely…
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