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 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Calling all brilliant bug detectives to the Saltmarsh Garden. Find out how many different types of ladybirds you can find and have a go at entering the Great Snail Race. ...
Saltmarsh Garden
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 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 @ 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 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 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
Oct 26 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11:00 am
Come and join in our wildlife bonanza! Make your own wildlife kite to fly in the park, join in our Autumn Wildlife activities and discover how you can help protect ...
Roker Park
Oct 28 @ 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! Bring along an empty plastic bottle and recycle it into a ...
Mowbray Park
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 22 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11:00 am
Come and join in our Winter Wildlife Bonanza!  With thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery you can have a go at making some truly wild Christmas decorations and gifts ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
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