Calendar Competition

Our 2021 Calendar Competition has now ended and the winners have been chosen.

We were looking for 12 striking images that captured our beautiful residents and exhibit photographic excellence for display in our 2021 calendar, to be sold in our Gift Shop.

Head over to Flickr to see the entries.


What were the prizes?

The overall winning photographer

All 11 runners up

  • Two adult day tickets to the zoo
  • A copy of the calendar
  • Image on display in the calendar
Humbolt Penguin Spheniscus Humboldti Marwell Zoo Penguin 500 Wide

The terms and conditions of entry

Entries must be submitted by 11.59pm on 31 March 2020.

Images must have been taken at Marwell Zoo since 1 May 2019. You can submit up to five photos to the Flickr page to submit your photos.

Images should be landscape and in print quality (300dpi). Minor manipulation of images using Photoshop or equivalent is permitted. All entries must be the original work of the entrant and must not contravene the rights of third parties.

The competition is open to all residents of the UK, except Marwell Wildlife employees or anyone connected with the competition. By entering the competition participants agree that their name may be released if they win, and that their photograph may be used for promotional purposes. By entering the competition, each entrant grants to Marwell Wildlife a non-exclusive, irrevocable license to reproduce and publish their image(s) in all media – including, but not limited to, all use in the context of:

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  • Judging the competition
  • Display in the calendar
  • Marwell Wildlife printed collateral
  • Marwell Wildlife website and social media
  • Promotional, press and marketing materials associated with the competition and/or Marwell Wildlife
  • Merchandising associated with the competition and/or Marwell Wildlife

Entry is free, however please consider that Marwell Wildlife is a charity and donations can be made online. The top 20 images, judged by our Resident photographer Jason Brown, will be added to the Marwell Wildlife Facebook page and the number of reactions on each image will determine the final 12. Voting will take place during April 2020.

No cash alternative to prizes is available and prizes are non-transferable. The main prize of a Photographic Experience is for one adult. The prize will be arranged directly with the winner and is subject to availability within 12 months. Shortlisted entries will be selected as part of the judging process and finalists will be contacted through Flickr.