East Riding of Yorkshire Council is reminding residents and visitors that the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition will close on Saturday, 14 September. The exhibition is open every day – including Sundays – until then.
On loan from the Natural History Museum in London, the exhibition features 100 awe-inspiring images, from 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, and provides a truly global platform that showcases the natural world’s most astonishing and challenging sights for over 50 years.
“It is always an enjoyable, educational, and thought-provoking experience for visitors, and I am delighted that it has proved to be incredibly popular once again this year.”
The exhibition is 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 – have taken over the Treasure House and are mingling with the Gallery collection.
A wide range of merchandise relating to the exhibition is also on sale. Admission to the exhibition is free.
The café in the Treasure House will be open throughout, as a perfect accompaniment to a visit.
The Treasure House, situated in Champney Road, Beverley, will be open :
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays : 9.30am – 5pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9.30am -8pm
Saturdays : 9am- 4pm
Sundays (during the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition only) : 10am-4pm
In April 2020, the exhibition will return to the East Riding, but in a new venue – Sewerby Hall and Gardens, near Bridlington. Full details of the exhibition – and opening dates – will be made available in due course.