Gordon Beningfield was one of Britain's most talented wildlife and countryside artists.
On the twentieth anniversary of Gordon Beningfield's death, a range of organisations are coming together to offer events celebrating the artist's life and work, to help get you closer to the beautiful wildlife he loved so much.
July weekend event at Tring
Friday 6 July - Sunday 8 July
As part of the Beningfield 2018 celebrations the museum will host a weekend of special events at Tring.
- A pop-up exhibition of Gordon Beningfield's work
- An evening of talks about butterflies and wildlife art
- Wildlife Super Saturday activities for families
As well as the July weekend event at the Museum, there are lots of related activities throughout the year for adults and families.
Events hosted offsite by partnering organisations
Friday 15 June at St John the Baptist Church, Great Gaddesden
Gordon Beningfield talk by Dennis Furnell. More details and booking information
Saturday 16 - Sunday 17 June at Great Gaddesden
Big Wild Weekend: Enjoy a flower festival celebrating Beningfield's English countryside at St John the Baptist Church. Partake in family activities and events in the water meadows along the River Gade with Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust. Take a guided walk with Water End and Upper Grade Conservation Society. More details.
Friday 29 June and Saturday 21 July at Aldbury Nowers Nature Reserve
Search for summer butterflies and flora with the Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust. More details.
Saturday 7 July at Tring Park
Join the Upper Thames Branch of Butterfly Conservation on a walk to see a range of summer grassland and woodland butterflies. More details and bookings.
Sunday 8 July at Millhoppers Pasture Reserve
Enjoy a walk to visit Butterfly Conservation's only reserve in the Hertfordshire and Middlesex area. See summer butterflies on a site where 20 different species have been recorded. More details and bookings.
Friday 14 - Sunday 16 September
Celebration of Gordon Beningfield's work with the Boxmoor Trust.
More information coming soon.