Go wild at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery this summer

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Enjoy an animal-crackers summer at Brighton Museum with lots of wildlife inspired fun for children.


Whether it’s sunny or not, there is plenty for your young explorers to discover.

The unmissable Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition runs throughout the summer holidays until September 6th. Everyone in your family, young and old will enjoy the stunning images by the best nature photographers around the world.

Go Wild animal trail runs through the summer holidays starting on 23 July 2015. Follow the trail through Brighton Museum & Gallery to find out about curious creatures from around the world.

Book now for the popular Jaws ‘n’ Claws event for children on 7 August 2015. A live mini beast handling session gives kids a chance to touch snakes, lizards and giant bugs. Previous workshops have booked up quickly, so don’t miss out.
Times 10.30-11.30am, 1-2pm, 3-4pm
To book visit the website on www.brightonmuseums.org.uk
Family of 4 – £21,family of 3 – £14, individuals- £7, members – £6, book in advance.

The exhibition at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery forms part of a global tour.
Exhibition information for Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Dates and times: 2 May 2015 to 6 September 2015
Admission charges apply, concessions available.
Website: www.brightonmuseums.org.uk

Media contact
For more information, to obtain high-resolution images or to arrange interviews with photographers or spokespeople, please contact Caroline Sutton at Picnic Media.
Email: picnicpr@gmail.com
07802 542867

Notes to Editor

  • Please include appropriate credits to ensure image use is within the terms and conditions.
  • 50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year: How Wildlife Photography Became Art is published by the Natural History Museum, London, in hardback on 18 September 2014, price £35. ISBN: 9780565093518.
  • The Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition is co-owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide.
  • The Natural History Museum is an award-winning tourist attraction and also a world-leading science research centre. Through its collections and scientific expertise, the Museum works to help understand and maintain the richness and diversity of our planet, with groundbreaking partnerships in more than 70 countries. For more information go to www.nhm.ac.uk
  • Wildlife Photographer of the Year was founded in 1965 by BBC Wildlife Magazine, then called Animals. The Natural History Museum joined forces in 1984 to create the competition as it is known today. Every month, BBC Wildlife Magazine, magazine partner, invites you to discover the wonders of nature through beautiful photography, compelling stories and fascinating facts. Learn about animal behaviour, understand the wildlife you see around you every day, and stay up to date with the issues facing the world’s wildlife. Each issue is packed with the world’s finest wildlife photography, insights from leading experts and award-winning writing. Find out more at www.discoverwildlife.com

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery
Entrance in Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton BN1 1EE
03000 290900
Open Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm
Closed Monday (except public holidays 10am-5pm); 24 December (from 2.30pm), 25 & 26 December
Wheelchair accessible, wheelchairs available, accessible toilet, baby changing facilities, passenger lift
Gift shop, cafe

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