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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12:00 am
Explore Watling Woods and Discover the wonderful creatures that live there. Make your own natural smelly cocktail, go on a wild scavenger hunt and learn how to identify leaves. There ...
Watling Woods
Jul 25 @ 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. All welcome, activities are aimed at ages 5-10. Children must be accompanied by ...
Low Barns Nature Reserve
12:00 am
Explore Allensford Country Park and the River Derwent. Discover what is lurking beneath the river surface and hiding out in the woods. Park in Allensford Country Park car park DH8 9BA There ...
Allensford Country Park
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
This summer get ready to go really wild with your family and explore, discover, conserve and share your local wild spaces while achieving your own family Join Muir Award. We ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Come along and discover what creatures live beneath the water surface. Find out who eats who in the pond and search for the elusive Water scorpion! All welcome, activities are ...
Low Barns Nature Reserve
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Come along and discover what creatures live beneath the water surface. Find out who eats who in the pond and search for the elusive Water scorpion! All equipment will be ...
Herrington Country Park
Aug 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
This summer get ready to go really wild with your family and explore, discover, conserve and share your local wild spaces while achieving your own family Join Muir Award. We ...
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 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
This summer get ready to go really wild with your family and explore, discover, conserve and share your local wild spaces while achieving your own family Join Muir Award. We ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Learn how to identify different species of birds and get crafty, designing your own woodland bird. All welcome, activities are aimed at ages 5-10. Children must be accompanied by an ...
Low Barns Nature Reserve
Aug 16 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
11:00 am
Come and join in our wildlife bonanza! Thanks to players of People’s Postcode Lottery you can find out how to build a birds nest; design your minibeast home; join in ...
Herrington Country Park
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
Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
This summer get ready to go really wild with your family and explore, discover, conserve and share your local wild spaces while achieving your own family Join Muir Award. We ...
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Aug 29 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
With so many wonderful animals flying around us at Low Barns we are going to join them in the skies by making some wild kites to fly. Please bring sunglasses ...
Low Barns Nature Reserve
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 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
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
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