Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year is one of the world’s most
prestigious photography competitions……… and it’s coming to The Grand Pavilion, Matlock
Bath, from 14 July until 2 September 2012!
Every year the winning photographs in this international competition are displayed
at the Natural History Museum in London. This is the first visit of the touring version
of the exhibition to Derbyshire, a very exciting development for the Grand Pavilion
More than 100 prize-winning photographs from the competition’s 17 categories will
be on display, showing the very best images of wildlife and nature taken by acclaimed
international photographers, as well as by young and aspiring photographers.
The competition is owned by the Natural History Museum and the BBC Wildlife Magazine,
and sponsored by Veolia Environnement. The Pavilion is delighted to be working with
a local social enterprise, Crane Gregory Projects Ltd to bring these stunning photos
to Matlock Bath.
The exhibition is being held at:
The Grand Pavilion,
Every day from Saturday 14th July to Sunday 2nd September, 2012
10.30 – 5.00
Last admission 4.30
Tickets are available from the Grand Pavilion (Mining Museum reception) on the day.
Children (8–15): £3
Under 8s go free
*Two adults with two children eight & over, or one adult with three children
8 & over
Access for wheelchairs
The exhibition occupies two rooms on the ground floor; both are accessible to manual
wheelchairs, (one using a portable ramp).
If you use a wheelchair please let us know in advance that you are coming, if possible.
Just email us on:
The Grand Pavilion is an easy ten-minute walk from Matlock Bath station.
Parking in Matlock Bath
There are Pay and Display car parks at:
Temple Road DE4 3NR
Railway station yard DE4 3NA
There is also very limited parking at the Pavilion itself.
This exhibition has been organised by Crane Gregory Projects Ltd. By running this
exhibition we aim to give local charities, businesses and social entrepreneurs a
platform to work together to raise the profile of the area, to attract more visitors
and to develop their own enterprises. If you would like to know more about what we
do, please email us on