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!
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 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 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.
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!
World Wildlife Day Fundraiser
3rd of March 2023
Join our community of wildlife warriors and fundraise for DSWF this World Wildlife Day!
DSWF Wildlife Ball 2023
3rd March 2023
DSWF’s annual black-tie gala event, the Wildlife Ball at the stunning Dorchester, London.
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.
Global Canvas 2023
Closed 10th February 2023
The theme for Global Canvas 2023, was “Biodiversity – the complex web of life”
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