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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May 23 @ 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
12:00 am
Come along and get involved in our free Revealing Reptiles Survey Training. Please contact Revealing Reptiles Project officer, John Grundy, to register your interested. Times and locations will be confirmed on ...
10:00 am
Thursday 25th, 1000-1500, Mosswood treatment works: training on grassland monitoring This event is organised and paid for by Northumberland Water/ Heart of Durham project and is being led by the ...
Mosswood Treatment Works
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Meet like-minded folk and develop your knowledge of plants in a fun and friendly environment with DWT Botany Group New members are welcome. For more information or to join in ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
6:00 pm
New Members Evening Thursday 25th May 6pm, Rainton Meadows, DH4 6PU Meet staff and volunteers of Durham Wildlife Trust for a guided walk around the reserve. Light refreshments will be ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
12:00 am
Come along and get involved in our free Revealing Reptiles Survey Training. Please contact Revealing Reptiles Project officer, John Grundy, to register your interested. Times and locations will be confirmed on ...
12:00 am
Come along and get involved in our free Revealing Reptiles Survey Training. Please contact Revealing Reptiles Project officer, John Grundy, to register your interested. Times and locations will be confirmed on ...
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
10:00 am
Durham Wildlife Trust’s Conservation Officer will lead a survey walk along the River Derwent to look for tracks and signs of one of our most charismatic mammals. Learn how to ...
Thornley Woods Centre
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Meet like-minded folk and develop your knowledge of plants in a fun and friendly environment with DWT Botany Group New members are welcome. For more information or to join in ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Meet like-minded folk and develop your knowledge of plants in a fun and friendly environment with DWT Botany Group New members are welcome. For more information or to join in ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
May 30 @ 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
May 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon in the woods with some of our favourite woodland activities and crafts. Use our special leaf scopes to hunt for leaf miners and create your ...
Low Barns Nature Reserve
May 31 @ 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 2 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
11:00 am
Come on an adventure into the Woodlands at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve and search for enchanted creatures within. Hear and tell fairytales with our resident storyteller, get crafty and let ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
The life cycle of a butterfly is fascinating! This survey project will give you the opportunity to follow the life of the White-letter Hairstreak butterfly through the spring and summer. ...
Swalwell Visitor Centre
Jun 3 @ 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
Jun 4 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
1:30 pm
Calling all brave young explorers to Hawthorn Dene Nature Reserve to join our woodland storyteller and create your own monster in the trees. Children must be accompanied by an adult. ...
Hawthorn Dene Nature Reserve
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Meet like-minded folk and develop your knowledge of plants in a fun and friendly environment with DWT Botany Group New members are welcome. For more information or to join in ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Jun 6 @ 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 4 miles. Come on a journey with us across the former wetlands of the Bright Water area, taking in Thrislington plantation and Bishop Middleham quarry. The meeting ...
Mainsforth Sports Complex
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Meet like-minded folk and develop your knowledge of plants in a fun and friendly environment with DWT Botany Group New members are welcome. For more information or to join in ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Join Durham Wildlife Trust to identify some of the amazing plants in Chopwell Woods and find out how different species have useful properties for wildlife and people. This is a ...
Chopwell Woods Classroom
Jun 13 @ 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 13 @ 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
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Meet like-minded folk and develop your knowledge of plants in a fun and friendly environment with DWT Botany Group New members are welcome. For more information or to join in ...
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
Jun 17 @ 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
Jun 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
In Focus experts will be on-hand at Low Barns Nature Reserve with a range of optical equipment such as telescopes and binoculars allowing you to try before you buy.   ...
Low Barns Nature Reserve
Jun 18 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11:00 am
A day dedicated to all things wild! This Father’s Day join us for a nature spectacular! Complete activities from 30 Days Wild and free your wild side in the nature ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Jun 20 @ 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