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Harehope Quarry

Building

Still a few places on the timber frame self-build course

There are still a few places remaining on the timber frame self build course.  If you are thinking of building a shed, workshop or even a house or community venue you will find lots of inspiration on this hands-on course.…
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Timber frame self-build course with architect Duncan Roberts

Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September, 9.00am – 6.00pmThis 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…
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Exciting new opportunities at Harehope Quarry

We have four new and exciting courses on offer to hone your skills and make us all more resilient. ‘The Most Boat’ weekend Saturday 20 July and Sunday 21 July, 10.00am – 4.00pm Make the ‘most boat’ you can from…
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Further developments

We have been working hard on site over the winter, when the weather has permitted.  The workshop is starting to take shape and we hope to be able to use the refurbished straw bale part of the building some time…
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Finally!

The workshop at the west end of the quarry is finally starting to take shape.  The frames, built on a self-build course last year, have finally been moved to their correct position and we can start building the other frames…
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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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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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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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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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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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