2021 Winners’ Ceremony to be held at The London Wetland Centre, one of the UK’s leading conservation charities.

The Wainwright Prize 2021 winners’ ceremony will take place on 7 September 2021 at The London Wetland Centre in Barnes, the UK’s leading wetland conservation charity that protects wetlands and wildlife.

Wainwright Prize Director, Alastair Giles

“The London Wetland Centre, is a leading Conservation Charity, and by holding our award ceremony there, we will be directly contributing to the Global Conservation of Wildlife and Wetlands. I can’t wait to meet the superb collection of shortlisted authors at the ceremony on Sept 7th. It’s been a long time since nature and conservation writers have been able to gather together in person.”

London Wetland Centre

The London Wetland Centre was founded by Peter Scott, the son of Antarctic explorer Captain Scott. In 1946 he set up the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust at Slimbridge as a centre for science and conservation. Uniquely at the time, he opened it to the public so that anyone could enjoy getting close to nature.

The Centres now welcome a million visitors each year to nine Wetland Centres across the UK, and undertake more research and conservation projects around the world than ever.

The London Wetland Centre was opened in 2000 and provides an oasis for wildlife, and a place for tranquillity for people in the heart of the London suburbs. It therefore, is the perfect setting and location to host this year’s physical Wainwright Prize Awards Ceremony.