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The Wainwright Prize seeks to reward the best writing on the outdoors, nature and UK-based travel writing and is sponsored by Wainwright Golden Beer.

The prize will be awarded to the work which best reflects Wainwright’s core values of Great British writing and culture and a celebration of the outdoors.

On 2nd August 2018, we were delighted to announce this year’s winner, Adam Nicolson, for The Seabird’s Cry.

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2018 winner Adam Nicolson is the main speaker at the New Networks For Nature event

August 21, 2018

Adam Nicolson, the 2018 winner of the Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize, is the main speaker at the upcoming New Networks For Nature event. The New Networks For Nature is a charity that aims to promote the importance of our natural landscapes and to re …

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Gallery from the Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize 2018 Ceremony

August 14, 2018

The full gallery of photographs from the Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize 2018 has been collated and published. The event took place on a blisteringly hot day on the 3rd of August at Blenheim Palace at Countryfile Live. A crowd gathered in the Nationa …

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Adam Nicolson Wins the Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize 2018

August 2, 2018

Adam Nicolson wins the Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize with his love song to seabirds  The Seabird’s Cry by Adam Nicolson has today been announced as the winner of the Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize, which celebrates the best books about nature an …

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