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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Apr 8 @ 11:00 am – Apr 9 @ 3:00 pm
11:00 am
Durham Wildlife Trust is running our first ever residential weekend providing a fantastic opportunity to get to grips with how to identify bird song. Throughout the weekend our local expert ...
Kite Rise, Highfield, Rowlands Gill
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
See if you can find the elusive water scorpion and find out how water beetles breathe. All pond dipping equipment provided. Use the pond as your inspiration to create some ...
Low Barns Nature Reserve
Apr 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Join us for a morning discovering and enjoying the birds at the Saltmarsh Garden Learn how to use your eyes and ears to be a brilliant bird detective, take part ...
Saltmarsh Garden
Apr 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
Apr 17 @ 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
11:00 am
Spend your Easter Monday at the Reserve and take part in our eggstravagant eggtivities.We’ll be decorating, racing and rolling eggs all for eggcellent prizes and raising money for local wildlife! ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Bumble along to Low Barns 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 ...
Low Barns Nature Reserve
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Join us for an afternoon discovering and enjoying the birds at Whinnies Local Nature Reserve. Learn how to use your eyes and ears to be a brilliant bird detective, take ...
Whinnies Local Nature Reserve
Apr 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
May 3 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11:00 am
A survey with a twist; Pheromone lures will be used in this original survey of one of Britain’s most striking day flying moth species. Emperor moths are common throughout Britain, ...
Low Barns Nature Reserve
May 6 @ 5:00 am – 7:00 am
5:00 am
Let yourself be enchanted by the delight of the dawn chorus. Paul Anderson from the Durham Bird Club will led a walk around the reserve pointing out the different birds ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11:00 am
A survey with a twist; Pheromone lures will be used in this original survey of one of Britain’s most striking day flying moth species. Emperor moths are common throughout Britain, ...
Low Barns Nature Reserve
May 20 @ 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
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 – 3:00 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 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 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
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 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 19 @ 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
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
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 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 21 @ 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
Oct 25 @ 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
Nov 29 @ 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
Dec 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
Jan 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