Take part in our upcoming events!

From our world-renowned DSWF Wildlife Artist of the Year competition and exhibition to our spectacular Wildlife Ball, David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation (DSWF) is proud of our calendar of events. Each providing an exciting opportunity to engage with DSWF and our work protecting endangered species. Connect with the natural world through art and support our conservation efforts across Africa and Asia. Make sure you’re signed up to our newsletter to be the first to hear from us!

Upcoming Events

  • North Downs 50

    22 July 2023

    Join DSWF for this amazing local hike! Trek the stunning North Downs Way on a beautiful 25 or 50km route in our local area in support of conservation.

  • South Coast Challenge

    South Coast Challenge 2023

    2-3 September 2023

    Push yourself further for wildlife and walk, jog or run, 25, 50 or 100km along the stunning South Coast and South Downs countryside.

  • Thames Path Challenge

    Thames Path Challenge 2023

    9-10 September 2023

    Push yourself further for wildlife and walk, jog or run, 25, 50 or 100km along the Thames Path this September in aid of wildlife conservation.

  • Wildlife Artist of the Year 2023 Exhibition

    11 – 16th September 2023

    After three years away, join us for our internationally renowned, Wildlife Artist of the Year Exhibition and see this years finalists from the competition.

  • Swim Serpentine 2023

    Saturday 16th September 2023

    Fundraise and support DSWF by taking part in the one-day open water swimming event in the Serpentine, Hyde Park.

  • London Marathon 2024

    21st April 2024

    Join our team of wildlife warriors and take on the famous London Marathon in 2024.

Past Events

  • Belgravia in Bloom

    22-29 May 2023

    Join DSWF as we celebrate Belgravia in Bloom 2023 at Catherine Best’s Elizabeth Street, London store and view an incredibly special exotic art exhibition by DSWF’s artist community.

  • Global Canvas 2023 – Virtual Awards Ceremony 

    26th April 2023

    Our online award ceremony for Global Canvas will take place on Wednesday 26th April, open to everyone to join, entrant or not. 

  • London Marathon 2023

    23rd April 2023

    Support our 2023 London Marathon Team as they run for wildlife.

  • A Beer with Britius: Living with Elephants in Zambia

    9th of March 2023

    Join DSWF for a beer and hear from leading conservationist Britius Munkombwe and his tales living with Elephants in Zambia!

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    World Wildlife Day Fundraiser

    3rd of March 2023

    Join our community of wildlife warriors and fundraise for DSWF this World Wildlife Day!

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    DSWF Wildlife Ball 2023

    3rd March 2023

    DSWF’s annual black-tie gala event, the Wildlife Ball at the stunning Dorchester, London.

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    Wildlife Ball 2023: Silent Auction

    Closed for bidding 3rd March 2023

    DSWF’s annual Silent Auction for our annual Wildlife Ball at the Dorchester, London.

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    Global Canvas 2023

    Closed 10th February 2023

    The theme for Global Canvas 2023, was “Biodiversity – the complex web of life”

  • The Watchman

    27th January 2023

    An incredibly special talk and screening evening, with wildlife artists Martin Aveling and Alicia Hayden on the importance of Environmental Artivism.

  • The Art of Survival Photographic Exhibition

    27th October to 6th January 2023

    Photography exhibition in collaboration with internationally renowned photographer William Fortescue at Red8’s Flagship Gallery.

  • Breathing World 2022

    Entries for Breathing World are now closed