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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Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 24 @ 10:00 am
7:00 pm
Join us for an overnight stay at Kite Rise, High Field to learn how to use longworth mammal traps to survey mice, voles and shrews. The course will be led ...
Kites Rise
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Join one of Durham Wildlife Trust’s botanists to develop woodland and grassland identification and survey skills. This training event will be completely outdoors and may involve walking over some rough ...
Hagg Hill Woods & Victoria Garesfield
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
2:00 pm
Join local wildlife expert Ian Findlay for a walk around Durham Wildlife Trust’s stunning Hannah’s Meadow Nature Reserve, one of the best examples of a traditional Teesdale hay meadow left ...
Hannah's Meadow
Jun 25 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
11:00 am
This walk is 6 miles. Join us for a relaxing walk around Newton Aycliffe, taking in West Park lakes. The meeting point is at the Oakleaf sports complex, where toilets ...
Oakleaf Sports Complex
Jun 27 @ 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
Jun 27 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm
10:30 am
This walk is 3.5 miles Come with us to explore Ketton Ox country. We will walk a circular route from Barmpton, which takes in Ketton Packhorse bridge. The meeting point ...
Barpton Village
Jun 28 @ 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
Jun 29 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
8:30 am
  Volunteers will be greeted on arrival and given a brief chat about the habitat and what reptiles they may encounter on the day. As the day progresses, volunteers will ...
Various Locations throughout vice-county Durham
Jun 30 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm
8:30 am
  Volunteers will be greeted on arrival and given a brief chat about the habitat and what reptiles they may encounter on the day. As the day progresses, volunteers will ...
Various Locations throughout vice-county Durham
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Low Barns Wildlife Watch February – July 2017 Meetings are held at Low Barns (unless otherwise stated) at 10am – 12pm   February 4th – How green are you? Join ...
Low Barns Nature Reserve
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
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
Jul 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
This walk is 2-3 miles. Come and discover historic Darlington with us. On this walk you will see some of the highlights of Darlington’s industrial heritage including North Road Station, ...
Head of Steam Railway Museum
Jul 4 @ 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
5:00 pm
Forget the Oscars; this is the awards ceremony that counts! Join us to see the short-listed entries, announce the winners, open the exhibition and meet other photographers. There will also ...
Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Jul 11 @ 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
Jul 11 @ 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
Jul 11 @ 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 ...
Jul 15 @ 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
Jul 18 @ 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
10:30 am
This walk is 3 miles. Come on a journey with us to visit the site of the proposed Bishops Fen Nature Reserve. This walk starts at Hardwick Park visitors centre, ...
Hardwick Park Visitors Centre
Jul 19 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11:00 am
The chalk carpet moth inhabits calcareous grassland (overlying chalk and limestone), particularly that which has formed in old limestone quarries; of which Durham has many. This night flying moth is ...
Wingate Quarry Nature Reserve
Jul 25 @ 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
Jul 26 @ 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 1 @ 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 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Low Barns Wildlife Watch February – July 2017 Meetings are held at Low Barns (unless otherwise stated) at 10am – 12pm   February 4th – How green are you? Join ...
Low Barns Nature Reserve
Aug 8 @ 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 8 @ 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
Aug 8 @ 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 ...
Aug 15 @ 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 18 @ 6:30 pm – Aug 20 @ 10:00 am
6:30 pm
Campsterley: Wildlife Camping Festival Pack your tent and wellies and come along to have some wild fun for the whole weekend. We will be camping in the heart of Hamsterley ...
Hamsterley Forest