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 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
12:00 am
Join us on Thursday 1st June for ‘Wild About Derwent Valley’ Explore the Red Burn and Pontburn Woods. Discover what lives in the depths of the Red Burn. Make Nature ...
Pontburn Wood
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 – 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 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 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 @ 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
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 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
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 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 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
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
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