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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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Natural Explorers

  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.

Green wood turning on the pole lathe

Learn the basics of turning freshly cut green wood on the leg powered pole lathe. You’ll find out how to work with wood still green and fresh from the tree; you’ll split it, shape it on a shave horse and then turn…
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