30th Jan 2013 Throughout Spring and Summer 2013, outdoor education providers in Weardale (Co. Durham) are delivering a range of 8 half day workshops, hosted by the Harehope Quarry Project, specifically tailored towards teachers wanting to extend their use of the outdoor classroom.
30th Jan 2013 Harehope Quarry has branched out with two new teaching and learning sites. These sites will be used for bushcraft, green woodworking, wild food and environmental art events as well as providing a Forest School location in Weardale.
16th Apr 2012 Filming took place at Harehope Quarry last September for the ITV drama series 'Vera'. This new series will air on ITV 1 on Sunday 22 April at 8.30pm. Harehope Quarry will feature in the second episode on 29 April.
08th Jun 2013 10.00am - 3.30pm: Come along on a wild food foray at Harehope Quarry. Learn about the wild, edible
food around us at this time of year and then join us for a three course wild food lunch in the Eco-classroom.
12th Jun 2013 10.00am - 4.00pm:
Darligton-based Rosi Thornton (www.luckyfisharts.co.uk) works in textiles and is the creative mind behind Lucky Fish Arts. She has many years of experience working with the public in arts related workshops.
20th Jun 2013 10.00am - 5.00pm: Learn how po-up mechanisms workand explore putting together your own hand-made book. Steve (www.meoverthere.tumblr.com) is involved in animation and printmaking and currently has book works in international exhibitions.