Spring photography exhibition at Smallhythe Place

This free exhibition is a celebration of Kent’s wildlife. Photographers far and wide have captured the best the county has to offer. Now the winning images from the competition are being showcased at Smallhythe Place.

Ferry on the sea in Kent - Smallhythe Place exhibition

This spring there is a new photography exhibition in the Barn Theatre at Smallhythe Place. It displays the winning images entered in the Kent Wildlife Trust Photography Competition 2016. The exhibition includes shots of an unsuspecting water vole and an astounding sunset of intense oranges and reds. 

A Peregrine Falcon at the White Cliffs of Dover
Peregrine Falcon in flight - Smallhythe Place exhibition
A Peregrine Falcon at the White Cliffs of Dover

The atmospheric setting of the Barn Theatre compliments the stunning photos captured by the competition winners. The images were entered into four categories:

  • Flora
  • Fauna
  • Junior 
  • Landscape, coastline and people.

Working for wildlife

Kent Wildlife Trust works to protect the diversity of Kent’s wildlife, and increase awareness of the ongoing threat to its welfare. In 2016 the Trust awarded Smallhythe Place the Silver Gilt Award, recognising its projects in place to improve the habitats for its animal residents.

The garden at Smallhythe Place is home to an abundance of wildlife
Smallhythe Place garden and wildlife
The garden at Smallhythe Place is home to an abundance of wildlife

Visitors can see how Smallhythe Place is continuing to conserve and protect its wildlife in the garden with projects such as the insect hotel, bird baths, and the maintenance of the pond that is home to the Great Crested Newt.

The exhibition is open 11-5pm Wednesdays – Sundays and Bank Holidays between 1 March – 23 April. Free entry.

The trees in the garden at Smallhythe Place turning a golden hue

The garden at Smallhythe Place

Ellen Terry's garden at Smallhythe Place is a haven for wildlife, roses, wildflowers and apple trees. Click here to read more and find out the most recent garden projects.