Events

We have a host of wonderful events lined up for the year ahead that help raise funds and awareness for endangered wildlife. Whether you  are an artist, a runner, a walker or a cyclist there are lots of things that you can get involved with. We also have talks, art exhibitions and sales and dinners so there’s something for everyone! If you have any questions about any of the events call us on 01483 272323 or find the name of the contact under each event below. We look forward to meeting you.

London Marathon 2017

Be part of the largest single fundraising event on the planet and run for wildlife with Team DSWF. We'll provide brilliant team support to make this a challenge to remember!

Date: April 23, 2017 9:00 am - April 23, 2017 5:00 pm

Location: London

Type: Challenge

Petworth Park Antiques and Fine Art Fair

Join the Antique Dealers Fair event in the grounds of historic Petworth House this May for a cornucopia of art and antique treasures.

Date: May 5, 2017 11:00 am - May 7, 2017 5:00 pm

Location: The Marquee, Petworth Park, Petworth, West Sussex GU28 0QY

Type: Art

Walking With Bears - A Photographic Evening with Andy Skillen

Join multi-award-winning wildlife photographer Andy Skillen for a fascinating talk about life photographing bears on foot including his recent BBC assignments.

Date: May 10, 2017 7:00 pm

Location: Brook Field School, Shaw, SN5 5SB

Type: Talks

Holiday fun in Reigate

Join our education team for this wonderful crafty pangolin workshop in May half-term at Reigate Library

Date: May 30, 2017 10:00 am - May 30, 2017 12:00 pm

Location: Reigate Library

Type: Art, Education

Rhino Morning at Crawley Library

Join our education team for a wonderful wildlife workshop this summer half term.

Date: June 1, 2017 10:30 am - June 1, 2017 12:30 pm

Location: Crawley Library

Type: Education

National Three Peaks June *Special Offer*

Could you take on the UKs three biggest peaks for wildlife? Discover more and be part of this amazing challenge!

Date: June 2, 2017 8:00 am - June 5, 2017 4:00 pm

Location: UK

Type: Challenge

Five Peak Challenge

This is a fantastic full on challenge for those that are tough enough to take on more than “just” the National 3 Peaks

Date: June 8, 2017 1:00 pm - June 12, 2017 5:00 pm

Location: Snowdon, Scafell Pike, Ben Nevis, Slieve Donard and Carrauntoohil

Type: Challenge

Nine Peak Challenge

Nine mountains back to back with a bonus peak (Cairngorm) thrown in for good measure. The top three highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales in 72 hours.

Date: June 15, 2017 10:00 am - June 19, 2017 5:00 pm

Location: UK

Type: Challenge

Surrey Three Peaks

DSWF have teamed up with Advocate Events to bring you the opportunity to fundraise for endangered wildlife while walking the wonderful Surrey Hills. You can choose between 7, 13 or 26 miles

Date: June 24, 2017 7:30 am - June 24, 2017 7:00 pm

Location: Surrey

The Bigger Picture

The Bigger Picture is a unique project that will use art, photography and film to raise funding and awareness for anti-poaching work in Zambia.

Date: June 27, 2017 5:30 pm - July 2, 2017 1:00 pm

Location: Mall Galleries, London

Type: Art, FIlms

Wildlife Artist of the Year Exhibition

Fabulous original art supporting endangered species: join us at the 2017 Wildlife Artist of the Year at the Mall Galleries June 28 - July 2

Date: June 28, 2017 10:00 am - July 2, 2017 1:00 pm

Location: Mall Galleries, London

Type: Art

The Bigger Picture Film Screening & Exclusive Panel Discussion

In collaboration with The Bigger Picture, we are delighted to invite you to a screening of The Bigger Picture documentary film and an exclusive panel discussion hosted by Lt. General Sir Graeme Lamb

Date: June 29, 2017 7:00 pm - June 29, 2017 10:00 pm

Location: Mall Galleries, London

Type: Talks

Family Saturday at the Mall Galleries

Join in with our Art for Survival family fun art workshops for all ages at London's Mall Galleries and discover more about the art of conservation

Date: July 1, 2017 10:00 am - July 1, 2017 3:00 pm

Location: Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1

Type: Art, Education

2017 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey100

Join as an individual or register as a peloton in this epic ride past some of London's iconic landmarks and into Surrey’s stunning countryside. 100 miles of closed roads await you!

Date: July 30, 2017 9:00 am

Location: London and Surrey

Type: Challenge

Kilimanjaro Challenge

Conquer the roof of Africa. At 5,895m Kilimanjaro is the highest point in Africa. Spectacular views, huge glaciers and beautiful ice formations are your reward for your physical and mental endeavour

Date: September 5, 2017 9:00 am - September 14, 2017 5:00 pm

Location: Tanzania

Type: Challenge

National Three Peaks September

Could you take on the UKs three biggest peaks for wildlife? Discover more and be part of this amazing challenge!

Date: September 8, 2017 11:00 am - September 11, 2017 4:00 pm

Location: UK

Type: Challenge

Machu Picchu

Visit Machu Picchu and trek the Inca Trail in Peru, a once in a lifetime adventure with spectacular scenery, sub-tropical jungle and a mix of Inca ruins.

Date: September 20, 2017 9:00 am - September 29, 2017 7:00 pm

Location: Peru

Type: Challenge

Art Ambassadors Exhibition

Join us for the launch of the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation’s exciting new Art Ambassadors Programme with a stunning exhibition of original works at Christie’s King Street Gallery, London

Date: November 3, 2017 5:30 pm - November 7, 2017 6:00 pm

Location: Christie's King Street Gallery, London SW1

Type: Art

Wildlife Ball at the Dorchester

Join us at the fabulous five star Dorchester Hotel in London for our annual Wildlife Ball celebrating and supporting endangered wildlife.

Date: November 10, 2017 7:00 pm - November 11, 2017 12:00 am

Location: The Dorchester Hotel Ballroom, London

Type: Dinners

Capture the artistic magic of Antarctica with Richard Symonds and Natural World Safaris

Capture the artistic magic of Antarctica with internationally-renowned wildlife artist, Richard Symonds and bespoke travel outfitter Natural World Safaris while raising money for DSWF.

Date: November 17, 2017 7:00 am - November 30, 2017 7:00 pm

Location: Antarctica

Type: Art, Creative Discovery