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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10:00 am
Join DWT staff and volunteers for a winter wander of Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve. You’ll find out more about the history of the site, it’s importance to wildlife in the area and will gain a[...]
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Join members of Durham Astronomical Society at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve for this public stargazing event. See the moon in stunning detail through telescopes and enjoy a tour of the night skies from this welcoming[...]
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our local craft group meets weekly to craft, chat and produce items to raise money for local wildlife. Meetings are every Tuesday and all are welcome. Contact Emily for further details and to join in.
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Feb 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. Led by Nick Jobson, meetings[...]
Washington Old Hall (Classroom)
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Low Barns Wildlife Watch February – July 2018 Meetings are held at Low Barns (unless otherwise stated) at 10am – 12pm Saturday 3rd February      Who am I?  Un-confusing species Saturday 3rd March   [...]
Low Barns Nature Reserve
Mar 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our local craft group meets weekly to craft, chat and produce items to raise money for local wildlife. Meetings are every Tuesday and all are welcome. Contact Emily for further details and to join in.
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Mar 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
11:00 am
Mums and their guests are invited to Rainton Meadows to enjoy a stroll around the reserve for Mother’s Day. Our guide will introduce you to our herd of Exmoor ponies on the reserve and their[...]
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Mar 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 Tuesday 10 am –[...]
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Mar 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our local craft group meets weekly to craft, chat and produce items to raise money for local wildlife. Meetings are every Tuesday and all are welcome. Contact Emily for further details and to join in.
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Mar 17 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
10:30 am
Get outside, have fun and learn something new with our Wildlife Watch Group. Meeting monthly with a different theme every time! Booking essential. £1 per child. All Ages Welcome! Meetings are usually held on the[...]
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
10:00 am
InFocus experts will be on-hand at Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve with a range of optical equipment such as telescopes and binoculars allowing you to try before you buy.
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Mar 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 Tuesday 10 am –[...]
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our local craft group meets weekly to craft, chat and produce items to raise money for local wildlife. Meetings are every Tuesday and all are welcome. Contact Emily for further details and to join in.
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Mar 27 @ 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 Tuesday 10 am –[...]
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our local craft group meets weekly to craft, chat and produce items to raise money for local wildlife. Meetings are every Tuesday and all are welcome. Contact Emily for further details and to join in.
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Mar 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. Led by Nick Jobson, meetings[...]
Washington Old Hall (Classroom)
Mar 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm
11:00 am
Native ponies play a vital role in our conservation efforts across our Nature Reserves. While our herd are all on site at Rainton Meadows, join our wardens for a ramble and hear first-hand about the[...]
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Apr 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our local craft group meets weekly to craft, chat and produce items to raise money for local wildlife. Meetings are every Tuesday and all are welcome. Contact Emily for further details and to join in.
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Apr 6 @ 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 mini beast home; join in some wildlife activities and[...]
Mowbray Park
Apr 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our local craft group meets weekly to craft, chat and produce items to raise money for local wildlife. Meetings are every Tuesday and all are welcome. Contact Emily for further details and to join in.
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
10:00 am
InFocus 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
Apr 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our local craft group meets weekly to craft, chat and produce items to raise money for local wildlife. Meetings are every Tuesday and all are welcome. Contact Emily for further details and to join in.
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Apr 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
10:30 am
Get outside, have fun and learn something new with our Wildlife Watch Group. Meeting monthly with a different theme every time! Booking essential. £1 per child. All Ages Welcome! Meetings are usually held on the[...]
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our local craft group meets weekly to craft, chat and produce items to raise money for local wildlife. Meetings are every Tuesday and all are welcome. Contact Emily for further details and to join in.
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Apr 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. Led by Nick Jobson, meetings[...]
Washington Old Hall (Classroom)
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Low Barns Wildlife Watch February – July 2018 Meetings are held at Low Barns (unless otherwise stated) at 10am – 12pm Saturday 3rd February      Who am I?  Un-confusing species Saturday 3rd March   [...]
Low Barns Nature Reserve
May 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our local craft group meets weekly to craft, chat and produce items to raise money for local wildlife. Meetings are every Tuesday and all are welcome. Contact Emily for further details and to join in.
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
May 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our local craft group meets weekly to craft, chat and produce items to raise money for local wildlife. Meetings are every Tuesday and all are welcome. Contact Emily for further details and to join in.
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
May 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Our local craft group meets weekly to craft, chat and produce items to raise money for local wildlife. Meetings are every Tuesday and all are welcome. Contact Emily for further details and to join in.
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
May 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
10:30 am
Get outside, have fun and learn something new with our Wildlife Watch Group. Meeting monthly with a different theme every time! Booking essential. £1 per child. All Ages Welcome! Meetings are usually held on the[...]
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve