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Events and activities

Family Event
Saturday, July 1, 2017

What do you want to be today? A fierce tiger or a delicate butterfly? Come along to the Garden and turn into your favourite animal at our nature-inspirted face painting session.

Family Event
Sunday, July 9, 2017

Durham MG Owners' Club showcase their cars at the Garden. We recommend visitors park at the Park and Ride and use the kiosk entrance.

Family Event
Saturday, July 15, 2017 - Sunday, July 16, 2017

Silversmith Les Howe and his wife Vivienne, an artist and card designer, will demonstrate their craft skills in the Garden.

Family Event
Thursday, July 27, 2017

Learn circus tricks, including how to juggle and spin plates, at this fun workshop.

Family Event
Monday, July 31, 2017

The ever popular Teddy Bear's Picnic returns, join us for a day of bear-related fun.

Family Event
Thursday, August 10, 2017

Get interactive with our Crazy Creatures who are visiting the Garden for the day. Animal encounters with rabbits, frogs, snakes, spiders, mice and other animals to enjoy.

Family Event
Thursday, August 17, 2017

Join artist-author Ingrid Sylvestre for a day of giraffe storytelling, as favourite characters Necky Becky and family stick their necks out for their dreams. Each short story will begin on the hour, with fun activities in between.

Family Event
Monday, August 21, 2017

The ever popular Teddy Bears' Picnic returns. Join us for a day of bear-related fun.

Family Event
Saturday, August 26, 2017 - Monday, August 28, 2017

Silversmith Les Howe and his wife Vivienne, an artist and card designer will be demonstrating their skills in the garden.

Garden Event
Sunday, September 3, 2017

The Durham Orchid Show at Josephine Butler College gives guests the opportunity to witness displays from Orchid Societies, as well as the chance to buy orchids from a variety of specialist growers.

Family Event
Saturday, September 16, 2017 - Sunday, September 17, 2017

Silversmith Les Howe and his wife Vivienne, an artist and card designer will be demonstrating their skills in the garden.

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