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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 59

Friday 1st Mar 2024 — Sunday 14th Apr 2024, The Base Gallery

The 59th instalment of the world-renowned exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, comes to The Base this spring.

The world’s most prestigious photographic event of its kind celebrates the very best nature photography and photojournalism, using the unique emotive power of photography to inspire wonder and create advocates for the natural world.

The exhibition’s truly stunning images allow visitors to experience nature in vivid detail and get up close to some of the world’s most extraordinary species, the lives they live and the challenges they face.

Official WPY59 merchandise

Purchase official Wildlife Photographer of the Year merchandise from our online shop in advance of your visit and collect from our Gallery welcome desk on arrival!


Base Pass

*Purchase a Base Pass and enjoy unlimited gallery access for 12 months from £20. You can even gift a Base Pass to your friends and family - the perfect gift for the culture vulture in your life!

Find out more

Open Wednesday to Sunday, 10am - 5pm

Songs & Stories in the Gallery: Thu 14 Mar & Sat 6 Apr

Relaxed Day: Thu 21 Mar & 11 Apr (Click here to find out about our Relaxed days)

PLEASE NOTE: We recommend booking online in advance of your visit – the exhibition can get busy at times and we can’t always guarantee availability for walk-ups.

Content warning: Visitors may find some images distressing due to images of animal cruelty and animal death. If you prefer not to view this content, please steer clear of the ‘Photojournalism’ and ‘Photojournalist Story Award’ sections - a member of our team can let you know their location on your arrival.