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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Dec 12 @ 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 from the 1st of[...]
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Knitters who like to natter are invited to join our crafty club. Meeting weekly for an hour of mostly chatting and a little bit of knitting the group work on wildlife themed projects.
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Dec 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 Welcome Meetings are usually held[...]
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Dec 17 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
10:30 am
In Focus 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
Dec 19 @ 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 from the 1st of[...]
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Dec 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
7:30 pm
We’ll be taking over the Rowing Club boathouse for our wildlife themed Christmas Quiz. Open to all DWT supporters, the evening will be a chance to have fun, socialise and test your knowledge. £2 per[...]
Durham Amateur Rowing Club
Dec 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Knitters who like to natter are invited to join our crafty club. Meeting weekly for an hour of mostly chatting and a little bit of knitting the group work on wildlife themed projects.
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
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 for both people and the[...]
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Dec 31 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
10:30 am
In Focus 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
Jan 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Knitters who like to natter are invited to join our crafty club. Meeting weekly for an hour of mostly chatting and a little bit of knitting the group work on wildlife themed projects.
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Drop into the bird hide where our Hide Guides will be happy to point out the different species on the pond. Keep an eye out for some curlew, snipe, golden plover, black tailed godwits and[...]
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Jan 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Knitters who like to natter are invited to join our crafty club. Meeting weekly for an hour of mostly chatting and a little bit of knitting the group work on wildlife themed projects.
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Jan 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Knitters who like to natter are invited to join our crafty club. Meeting weekly for an hour of mostly chatting and a little bit of knitting the group work on wildlife themed projects.
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Jan 21 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
9:30 am
Drop into the bird hide where our Hide Guides will be happy to point out the different species on the pond. Keep an eye out for some curlew, snipe, golden plover, black tailed godwits and[...]
Shibdon Pond
Jan 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Knitters who like to natter are invited to join our crafty club. Meeting weekly for an hour of mostly chatting and a little bit of knitting the group work on wildlife themed projects.
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
10:00 am
Low Barns, a wetland reserve, bordered by the River Wear, makes the perfect setting for our first Members Ramble of 2018. As well as lakes, ponds and reed beds, the site contains mixed woodlands and[...]
Low Barns Nature Reserve
Jan 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Knitters who like to natter are invited to join our crafty club. Meeting weekly for an hour of mostly chatting and a little bit of knitting the group work on wildlife themed projects.
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
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. Led by Nick Jobson, meetings[...]
Washington Old Hall (Classroom)
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Woodland creatures leave plenty of clues behind them. Get along to our nature trail through Low Barns and join us in the search for signs of wildlife, keeping an eye out for mammal tracks! £3[...]
Low Barns Nature Reserve
Feb 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
10:30 am
Especially for Valentine’s day we’ll be leading a guided walk of Rainton Meadows, talking about the birds on our reserve, their habitat and how you can get involved. Please book your place online here or[...]
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Drop into the bird hide where our Hide Guides will be happy to point out the different species on the pond. Keep an eye out for some curlew, snipe, golden plover, black tailed godwits and[...]
Low Barns Nature Reserve
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 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 6 @ 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 from the 1st of[...]
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 from the 1st of[...]
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 from the 1st of[...]
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 from the 1st of[...]
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)
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)
May 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. Led by Nick Jobson, meetings[...]
Washington Old Hall (Classroom)