Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards Ceremony
A night like no other
Join us for the biggest event in the wildlife photography calendar and find out who will be awarded the grand title of Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
Online event - no ticket required.
12 October 2021 20.00 - 22.00 BST
An international panel of experts have selected the best wildlife photography from over 50,000 entries from all around the world.
Join us to find out who has been awarded the grand title of this year's Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
Broadcast live from the Museum's magnificent Hintze Hall and hosted by BBC presenters and wildlife experts Chris Packham CBE and Megan McCubbin, this year's awards are truly a celebration of nature.
Hear from the photographers themselves and discover the Museum's role in protecting nature and inspiring people to act for the natural world.
With three new categories chosen to highlight the perils facing our planet, the awards ceremony will bring you closer to the photos and stories that matter.
Celebrate nature and learn how to protect our planet with Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
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