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Go wild for art

Local wildlife charity Staffordshire Wildlife Trust are inviting artists and photographers to submit artworks for their exhibition ‘Wild About Staffordshire – Celebrating 50 Years of Staffordshire Wildlife Trust.’ The artworks will be on display at Museum of Cannock Chase from 28th Oct- 17th Dec 2019. 


Artworks must be inspired by the landscapes, flora and fauna of Staffordshire. Artists are encouraged to visit some of the Staffordshire Wildlife Trust reserves, be inspired and capture what is beautiful about these special places in their finished pieces. You can view all our nature reserves here 


Kingfisher artwork

Our nature reserves

You can find out more about our nature reserves here 

Explore wild open moorlands to ancient bluebell woods, wildflower meadows and wetlands ringing with birdsong 

There are 27 nature reserves to explore and inspire you to create some wild artwork


What can you enter

All types of visual art are welcome including:





3D works

How to enter

You can pick up an application form from the museum or download it below. Staffordshire Wildlife Trust can also post you a copy of the form if you ring them on 01889 880100. 

Submission Dates at the museum: Thursday 17th and Friday 18th October (11am - 4pm), Saturday 19th October (11am – 1pm), Monday 21st October (10am-12noon). Further details on submissions can be found in the Application Form. The museum address is Museum of Cannock Chase, Valley Road, Hednesford, Staffordshire. WS12 1TD

Application form


Join in the celebrations

We are running a full event programme for our 50th Anniversary with an art exhibition being just one of the highlights we have on offer. Other anniversary events include a Colour Run, launch of a new charity shop, Wildchild birthday family festival, Wildlife Road Trip Speakers Night, Youth Debate plus much more  

Find out more