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Hamsterley Forest Events Calendar

What's on

A Night Safari in Hamsterley
Hunt for the elusive night life of the forest including bats, owls and creepy crawlies of all descriptions. Organised by Wild North Discovery.
Bushcraft Survival Skills Weekend
A weekend event to learn bushcraft survival essentials with top northern bushcraft teacher, Bruce Ferguson in Hamsterley Forest. Organised by Wild North Discovery.
CaniX Cross Country Running with Dogs
Cross-Country running event with your dog on Hamsterley Forest trails organised by CaniX. 2km and 5km options.
Den Building
Build a forest den in Hamsterley Forest and find out how waterproof it is! Organised by Wild North Discovery.
Dulce Et Decorum Est
An outdoor theatre production by Jack Drum Arts in Hamsterley Forest to commemorate the centenary of the end of The Great War
Family Bushcrafts
Build a shelter, light a fire, cook a meal, make something to take away at Hamsterley Forest. Organised by Wild North Discovery.
Hamsterley Forest Marathon
4 lap marathon in Hamsterley Forest organised by North East Marathon Club.
Hamsterley Forest Volunteers
Volunteer at Hamsterley Forest to learn new skills, keep fit and enjoy working in the great outdoors.
Run Durham Hamsterley 10 Miler
10 mile run in Hamsterley Forest using the Forest Drive and forest tracks. Organised by Run Nation Events.
Seasonal Wild Food - Edible Mushrooms, Fruits, Nuts and Roots
Explore the wide variety of wild food available in autumn from wild mushrooms to nuts and berries with Wild North Discovery.
Wilderness Survival Challenge for 8 to 16 Year Olds
Your light airplane has crash landed in dense forest hundreds of miles from civilisation. It is bitterly cold and wet and there are grizzly bears in the forest; you need fire and shelter to get you through till the rescue teams arrive. How will you survive? You scavenge in the wreckage and find one or two things that might be useful. Organised by Wild North Discovery
Zombie Run
5km obstacle course in Hamsterley Forest with runners avoiding being caught by Zombies. Organised by Butterwick Hospice.

When is it on

Last updated: 28th August 2017

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