Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition coming to Bristol Museum
By matt_2009 | Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 13:38
This world-renowned touring exhibition from the Natural History Museum returns to Bristol Museum and Art Gallery on Saturday, November 24.
Treading Water © Charlie Hamilton James (UK).
The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is an international showcase for the very best nature photography.
The stunning, thought-provoking images provide an insight into the beauty and variety of nature and shine a spotlight on the rarely seen wonders of the natural world around us.
The exhibition begins on Saturday, November 24 and is open from 10am to 5pm Monday to Friday, and 10am to 6pm on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays. Entry is free, with a suggested donation of £2.
Free events, talks and tours will also run alongside the exhibition:
• Tuesday, December 18 at 12pm: Exhibition tour with judge, Rosamund Kidman Cox
• Friday, December 28 from 10am to 1pm: Wildlife Friday Finds
• Saturday, January 5 at various times: Bristol's unseen natural treasures store tour
• Monday, January 7 at 3.30pm: Exhibition tour with judge, Rosamund Kidman Cox
• Wednesday, February 13 from 10am to 4pm: Wildlife Discovery Day
The winners of the internationally acclaimed Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition were announced in October. Now in its 48th year, the 2012 competition attracted more than 48,000 entries from 98 countries.