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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Apr 28 @ 5:00 am – 8:30 am
5:00 am
Join Durham Wildlife Trust and local wildlife expert Ian Findlay to watch the black grouse’s infamous dawn display. Meet at Low Barns Nature Reserve and travel by minibus into Weardale to see the lek first[...]
Low Barns Nature Reserve
Apr 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Join us at Low Barns for a fantastic, practical conservation task.  We will be improving the charcoal kilns and creating willow weave screening! Contact Steve for more information.
Low Barns Nature Reserve
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
11:00 am
Enjoy a guided butterfly walk around Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve. See what beautiful butterflies you can spot and Rainton Meadows Assistant Jenny will be on hand to explain about the different butterflies and answer any[...]
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
3:45 pm
Whether it’s Wildlife Bioblitz, Pub Quizzes, Camping Weekends or Big Bug Hunts Durham Wildlife Trust delivers a huge range of events throughout the year. If you would be interested in getting involved in working as[...]
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
10:00 am
Get involved in one of our volunteer taster sessions at Rainton Meadows! You’ll have a great time focusing on habitat management and maintenance and if it’s for you why not become one of our regular[...]
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Enjoy a family day on the reserve and experience the joys of the outdoors whilst working hard and learning how to conserve wildlife.  Activities are aimed at families with children over 5. Contact Jenny for[...]
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
8:00 pm
We’ll be leading a talk on the terrace, join us to find out more about the nesting kittiwake colony on BALTIC’s north wall. Learn about these fascinating birds and the significance of the Newcastle-Gateshead Quayside[...]
Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art
May 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
A guided walk of Low Barns, just for Members. Find out more about the work that we are doing for Wildlife in the area and meet the team. Designed for new members but open to[...]
Low Barns Nature Reserve
May 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12:00 pm
Come along to be dazzled by the wonderful world of upper teesdales meadows and wildflowers! Drop into Bowlees Visitor Centre between 12.00pm – 3.00pm and Discover some of the myths and stories behind some of our best[...]
Bowlees Visitor Centre
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Enjoy a family day on the reserve and experience the joys of the outdoors whilst working hard and learning how to conserve wildlife.  Activities are aimed at families with children over 5. Contact Jenny for[...]
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Jun 16 @ 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
Jul 11 @ 10:15 am – 3:00 pm
10:15 am
This summer Durham Wildlife Trust Members will have a unique opportunity to visit parts of Derwent Reservoir that  are normally off limits to the general public. Join us for a tour around various locations around[...]
Low Barns Nature Reserve
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Enjoy a family day on the reserve and experience the joys of the outdoors whilst working hard and learning how to conserve wildlife.  Activities are aimed at families with children over 5. Contact Jenny for[...]
Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve
Jul 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