menu

REYTA Finalist Just Beverley shortlisted nominee o2 community publication award 2017
Arctic treasure © Sergey Gorshkov   Wildlife Photographer of the Year (1)

Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will return to Beverley in 2018

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has announced that the hugely popular Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition – developed and produced by the Natural History Museum - will be back in Beverley in summer, 2018.

Beverley Art Gallery in the Treasure House will host the new 2018 exhibition from Saturday, 14 July to Saturday, 8 September, making it an ideal day out for the summer holidays next year.

The exhibition reflects the 53rd year of the competition, which welcomes entries from professional, amateur and young photographers.

For the 53rd competition, the international judging panel of respected wildlife experts reviewed almost 50,000 entries from 92 countries.

Visitors will be able to see 100 acclaimed photographs from all the competition categories, featuring a huge variety of inspiring images.

Councillor Richard Burton, portfolio holder for leisure, tourism and culture, said: “This is great news! I am absolutely delighted that we have managed to secure the return of this exhibition for 2018, working with our partners at the Natural History Museum, and featuring all the new winning photographs from the 2017 international competition, which will be on show in Beverley for the first time.

“The 2017 touring exhibition brought record-breaking numbers of people to The Treasure House – and to Beverley as a whole – and I have no doubt that the new exhibition will prove just as popular.”

Sir Michael Dixon, Director of the Natural History Museum, says ‘Wildlife Photographer of the Year is one of our most successful touring exhibitions, enjoyed by millions of people all over the world. The awarded images shine a spotlight on nature photography as a work of art, whilst raising questions about our crucial role in shaping a sustainable future.’ 

 Full details of the exhibition will be announced in the New Year.

Keep up to date with what’s happening in the Treasure House by following East Riding Libraries, Museums and Archives on facebook or twitter @ERidingLMA.

Photograph Arctic treasure © Sergey Gorshkov   Wildlife Photographer of the Year (1)

Latest from Arts and Culture

Val Wood Marks 100 Years of Suffrage with 'Women’s Writes'.

Val Wood Marks 100 Years of Suffrage with 'Women’s Writes'.

Award-winning author Val Wood has teamed up with Hull Central Library to launch a creative writing competition for 2018. The competition - “Women’s Writes” marks the Centenary of S...
BEVERLEY LAUGHS AT THE ‘TICKLED’ TIGER - FOOD, DRINK AND COMEDY JULY 20th - 22nd

BEVERLEY LAUGHS AT THE ‘TICKLED’ TIGER - FOOD, DRINK AND COMEDY JULY 20th - 22nd

31 shows in 2½ days - shows for adults and kids, shows for families, sketches, music, stand-up, improv, visual, quiz, musical - anything goes! Hour-long shows which you pay what ...
Multi-Story Orchestra to perform in Flemingate Shopping Centre car park in Beverley in September

Multi-Story Orchestra to perform in Flemingate Shopping Centre car park in Beverley in September

The Multi-Story Orchestra, conducted by Christopher Stark, will be visiting Flemingate Shopping Centre, Beverley, on Saturday, 8 September at 5pm with a programme to delight the family.  They ...

Latest from News

Val Wood Marks 100 Years of Suffrage with 'Women’s Writes'.

Val Wood Marks 100 Years of Suffrage with 'Women’s Writes'.

Award-winning author Val Wood has teamed up with Hull Central Library to launch a creative writing competition for 2018. The competition - “Women’s Writes” marks the Centenary of S...
BEVERLEY LAUGHS AT THE ‘TICKLED’ TIGER - FOOD, DRINK AND COMEDY JULY 20th - 22nd

BEVERLEY LAUGHS AT THE ‘TICKLED’ TIGER - FOOD, DRINK AND COMEDY JULY 20th - 22nd

31 shows in 2½ days - shows for adults and kids, shows for families, sketches, music, stand-up, improv, visual, quiz, musical - anything goes! Hour-long shows which you pay what ...
Multi-Story Orchestra to perform in Flemingate Shopping Centre car park in Beverley in September

Multi-Story Orchestra to perform in Flemingate Shopping Centre car park in Beverley in September

The Multi-Story Orchestra, conducted by Christopher Stark, will be visiting Flemingate Shopping Centre, Beverley, on Saturday, 8 September at 5pm with a programme to delight the family.  They ...

Features

Todays Events

Saturday - 21st

53rd Wildlife Photographer of the year Exhibition

Beverley Art Gallery and Treasure House
10:00am

Snakes - a slither into a Secret Life

Beverley Art Gallery and Treasure House

Beverley Laughs - Family Comedy at The 'Tickled' Tiger Inn

The Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley
12:00pm

Beverley Laughs - Comedy at The 'Tickled' Tiger Inn

The Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley
4:00pm

Upcoming Events

Monday - 23rd

Hornsea Art Festival and Workshops

Various venues around Hornsea

White Horse Folk Club Singers and Musicians Night

Beverley Conservative Club, Wylies Road
8:30pm

Thursday - 26th

Monday - 30th

White Horse Folk Club Singers and Musicians Night

Beverley Conservative Club, Wylies Road
8:30pm

Tuesday - 31st

Kids Go Wild Bumble Bee Safari -

Beverley Parks Nature Reserve
10:00am