Events, Bookings & Beyond

Those nice people who play the lottery have provided us with millions of pounds to improve our area, our skills and our communities.

Click below find out how you can take part. We have a range of events and courses available. Become a Brightwater heritage trainee and improve your job prospects; visit our skills taster sessions from ancient embroidery to skills to restore our unique railway heritage.

History & Heritage Fair


History & Heritage Fair

Saturday 14th March 10am - 12.30pm

Join us at the FREE County Durham Forum for History & Heritage Fair. A great morning for those who love history & mystery!   There

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Volunteer Opportunity

Could you be the face of Brightwater?

Thursday 27th February 10am - 3pm

Could you be the face of Brightwater? We are looking for people of all ages, race, colour and gender to join us on various photoshoots over the

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Eco Club

Every Wednesday from January 8th 3.45 pm to 5.30 pm

Join us for a free family club every Wednesday after school at the Eco Centre in Newton Aycliffe. We will explore different themes, finding out

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Fishburn Woods

Volunteer Opportunity

Fishburn Woods

Every Tuesday 9.15am or 10am, until 3pm

With the help of Groundwork North East and Cumbria, each week we will be in Fishburn Woods managing the woodlands to improve access. We will be

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