Excitement is building in Beverley for the return of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition.
This will be the third year that is has visited Beverley. The popular exhibition will be open to the public in the Treasure House from Saturday, 22 June to Saturday, 14 September.
The exhibition will also be open on Sundays throughout its run making even more accessible to people.
On loan from the Natural History Museum in London, the exhibition will feature 100 awe-inspiring images. These include fascinating animal behaviour to breathtaking wild landscapes.
Councillor Shaun Horton, the portfolio holder for tourism, culture, and leisure, said;
“This exhibition is the most prestigious photography event of its kind. It provides a truly global platform that showcases the natural world’s most astonishing and challenging sights for over 50 years.
“I am delighted that we are able to put on the exhibition again in Beverley to meet popular demand. I hope that many more people will come to see it. It is always an enjoyable, educational, and thought-provoking experience for visitors.”
Sculptures Also To Be Displayed During Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition
The exhibition will be accompanied in the Treasure House by an exhibition of ‘Sculpting British Wildlife’ by Emma Stothard.
Life-size wicker and wire animals by the renowned Yorkshire sculptor some specially commissioned. These will be taking over the Treasure House and mingling with the Gallery collection. These alone are worth seeing.
While there will also be a programme of events for adults and children to accompany the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition. A wide range of merchandise relating to the exhibition will also be on sale.
Admission to the exhibition is free and is certainly worth popping along to. Animal lovers and also keen photographers will get a lot out of it.
Refreshments will also be available from the cafe within the Treasure House that is open during the exhibition.