Events


Durham Wildlife Trust hosts a wide range of events each month catering for all ages, abilities and wildlife interests. Browse our selection of upcoming events below and get involved.

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Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our local craft group meets weekly to knit, crochet and natter, crafting wildlife-inspired creations to raise money for Durham Wildlife Trust. All welcome, email mail@durhamwt.co.uk for more information and to ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Bumble along to The Whinnies and find out about the wonderful life of our bees. Learn how to identify some of our most common species and take part in a ...
Whinnies Local Nature Reserve
Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Find out about the fascinating life of otters and become an otter detective learning to identify their tracks and spraint (poo). On our walk we will explore and identify the ...
Derwent Walk, Winlaton Mill
Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
This summer get ready to go really wild with your family and explore, discover, conserve and share your local wild spaces while achieving your own family Join Muir Award. We ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Aug 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
10:00 am
We’ve teamed up with accredited Dru Yoga Teacher,Roy Moor, to deliver weekly yoga classses at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve. Classes will last 1 hour 15 minutes and will run every ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Aug 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
With so many wonderful animals flying around us at Low Barns we are going to join them in the skies by making some wild kites to fly. Please bring sunglasses ...
Low Barns Nature Reserve
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Let nature inspire all our young artists out there to make some truly wild works of art. Opposite the entrance to Dunston Staiths. All welcome, activities are aimedat ages 5-10, ...
Saltmarsh Garden
Aug 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our local craft group meets weekly to knit, crochet and natter, crafting wildlife-inspired creations to raise money for Durham Wildlife Trust. All welcome, email mail@durhamwt.co.uk for more information and to ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Aug 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
Join your local wildlife group and learn more about the wildlife in your local area. Washington Wildlife Group meets on the last Wednesday of the month at Washington Old Hall. ...
Washington Old Hall
Aug 31 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11:00 am
Come and join in our wildlife bonanza! Make a Sun Snake, design your own Bat Kite, Outdoor Tin Pan Alley, Dominoes, wildlife activities, treasure trail and more. Thanks to players ...
Hetton Lyons Country Park
Sep 1 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11:00 am
With thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery we want to invite you to join in our wildlife bonanza! Make your own hedgehog, take part in our wild Autumn challenge ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Sep 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
A family friendly event to discover the fascinating lives of some of our most secretive animals. Find out which reptile species live in the North East and take part in ...
Blaydon Youth Club, Gateshead
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
10:00 am
We’ve teamed up with accredited Dru Yoga Teacher,Roy Moor, to deliver weekly yoga classses at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve. Classes will last 1 hour 15 minutes and will run every ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Sep 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our local craft group meets weekly to knit, crochet and natter, crafting wildlife-inspired creations to raise money for Durham Wildlife Trust. All welcome, email mail@durhamwt.co.uk for more information and to ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Join Durham Wildlife Trust on a Bat Walk through Low Barns Nature Reserve. The walk will begin with a brief discussion on bats and the species we might come across. ...
Low Barns Nature Reserve
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Join us at Durham Wildlife Trust Members Day and learn the basics of tree and plant drawing along with the help of celebrated tree drawing artist Ewan Anderson. Suitable for ...
Low Barns Nature Reserve
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
10:00 am
We’ve teamed up with accredited Dru Yoga Teacher,Roy Moor, to deliver weekly yoga classses at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve. Classes will last 1 hour 15 minutes and will run every ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Sep 12 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
7:30 pm
Programme of Meetings 2017 14 February – Lizzie Maddison How amazing are flowering plants? 14 March – Kath Marshal-Ivens Land of Oak & Iron (Heritage Lottery Funded Project within the Derwent Valley ...
Lanchester Community Centre Dining Room
Sep 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
The Rainton Meadows Photography Group (RMPG) is an amateur wildlife photography group consisting of all levels of ability and interests. RMPG  meets at Durham Wildlife Trust’s Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve near ...
Sep 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our local craft group meets weekly to knit, crochet and natter, crafting wildlife-inspired creations to raise money for Durham Wildlife Trust. All welcome, email mail@durhamwt.co.uk for more information and to ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Sep 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
10:30 am
Join our Wildlife Watch Group for monthly meetings, with a different theme each month you’re sure to have fun and learn something new! Booking essential. £1 per child. All Ages ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Sep 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
10:30 am
Join Durham Wildlife Trust at Rainton Meadows for a cuppa and a cake. Browse the new line of shop items, take part in games and help raise vital funds for ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
10:00 am
We’ve teamed up with accredited Dru Yoga Teacher,Roy Moor, to deliver weekly yoga classses at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve. Classes will last 1 hour 15 minutes and will run every ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our local craft group meets weekly to knit, crochet and natter, crafting wildlife-inspired creations to raise money for Durham Wildlife Trust. All welcome, email mail@durhamwt.co.uk for more information and to ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
10:00 am
We’ve teamed up with accredited Dru Yoga Teacher,Roy Moor, to deliver weekly yoga classses at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve. Classes will last 1 hour 15 minutes and will run every ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Sep 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our local craft group meets weekly to knit, crochet and natter, crafting wildlife-inspired creations to raise money for Durham Wildlife Trust. All welcome, email mail@durhamwt.co.uk for more information and to ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm
Join your local wildlife group and learn more about the wildlife in your local area. Washington Wildlife Group meets on the last Wednesday of the month at Washington Old Hall. ...
Washington Old Hall
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
10:00 am
We’ve teamed up with accredited Dru Yoga Teacher,Roy Moor, to deliver weekly yoga classses at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve. Classes will last 1 hour 15 minutes and will run every ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our local craft group meets weekly to knit, crochet and natter, crafting wildlife-inspired creations to raise money for Durham Wildlife Trust. All welcome, email mail@durhamwt.co.uk for more information and to ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
10:00 am
We’ve teamed up with accredited Dru Yoga Teacher,Roy Moor, to deliver weekly yoga classses at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve. Classes will last 1 hour 15 minutes and will run every ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve