WIN tickets to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition in Bristol!

27 January 2020

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our very own photography competition: ‘Wild Bristol: Winter’!

As supporters of this year’s world-renowned Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at M Shed, Bristol, we're launching our very own Bristol-based photography competition.

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What is the ‘Wild Bristol: Winter’ competition?

We love this beautiful city and its natural wonders. So what better way to celebrate Bristol’s wild, wintery wonderland than by launching ‘Wild Bristol: Winter’; a photography competition aimed at bringing together nature-lovers, passionate photographers and avid explorers, of all ages and experience.

We’re looking for wintery wildlife and animals; breath-taking scenery and urban creatures caught on camera. Shimmering snowflakes on The Downs; prancing deer on Trooper’s Hill, and glamorous kingfishers at Chew Valley… our region has plenty to offer this winter for those seeking a stunning shot through the lens.

Share your spectacular snaps of nature with Bristol Energy for a chance of winning a set of x4 tickets to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, currently on display at M Shed, Bristol.

100% renewable electricity provider Bristol Energy is proud to be powering the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at M Shed; the most prestigious photography event of its kind, developed and produced by the Natural History Museum, London.

How can I take part?

Submit your photograph by sharing it on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, tagging Bristol Energy and using #BristolEnergy.

Alternatively, you can email your photo to us:

We’re looking for authentic images of Bristolian wildlife. Please do not use apps or image editing software to manipulate your images!

What can I win?

We have a group of 4 tickets to giveaway each week for ‘Wild Bristol: Winter’ winners, between January 27th and February 23rd 2020.

Each week, we’ll pick our favourite photograph, notify the winner and share the snap with our followers. Winning photographs will be striking, original and promote the responsible enjoyment of our natural world. Winners can collect their tickets at the M Shed box office.

Why should I get involved?

On a mission to make Bristol a cleaner, greener and healthier place to live, we’re encouraging Bristolians to go green and support our city. In fact, this month we launched three new green products made of 100% green electricity and lower carbon gas, largely focussed on sourcing renewable energy sourced from UK generators.

By taking part in ‘Wild Bristol: Winter’ you’ll be contributing to an amazing community-built collection of photographs we can all enjoy – snaps that highlight how we must work together to protect the planet, combat climate change and support our city’s wildlife and areas of nature.

Let’s spread stunning shots and get Bristol talking about how lucky we are to be surrounded by such natural beauty.

Competition terms and conditions apply.

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Terms and conditions

  • The ‘Wild Bristol: Winter’ competition opens at 09:00 on Monday 27th January and closes at 23.59 on Sunday 23rd February 2020.
  • Maximum 1 prize per entrant.
  • Applicants permit Bristol Energy, its partners and the media to share photographs online and in print publications.
  • ‘Wild Bristol: Winter’ encourages photograph submissions from across the Bristol region, although not limited to a Bristol postcode. Entries will be accepted from areas of South Gloucestershire and North Somerset; from as high as Thornbury in the north, to the Mendips in the south; around Clevedon in the west to the Saltford area to the east (although no strict geographical criteria is in place).
  • The 4 winners will be notified via the communication method used during submission, on or around Monday 3rd February, Monday 10th February, Monday 17th February and Monday 24th February.
  • Tickets to Wildlife Photographer of the Year at M Shed are free of charge to under 16s (although a ticket is still required). Winners under the age of 16 may gift their winning ticket and must be accompanied by an adult.
  • The Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition runs until Monday 4th May 2020. Winners’ exhibition tickets must be used before then and cannot be exchanged/refunded.
  • Please consider the wellbeing of wild creatures and ecosystems when taking photographs. Respect wildlife by not disturbing or moving the subjects you are photographing.
  • More information on the exhibition can be found here.