Explore the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition after hours, enjoy a drink and a dance in the Grand Gallery and join Scotland’s favourite avant-garde noisemakers Neu! Reekie! for an eclectic mix of music, poetry, film and animation. 

Neu! Reekie! will bring a shimmering blend of artistic happenings to our Auditorium. Full programme to be announced. 

Museum Late 2015. Image by Chris Scott. 

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

This immersive and atmospheric display of 100 awe-inspiring images presents the incredible diversity and fragility of life on Earth in a new and spectacular way. Find out more

The insiders' by Qing Lin, China. Detail © Qing Lin.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year is developed and produced by the Natural History Museum, London.

Neu! Reekie! 

With poets Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson at the helm, Neu! Reekie! boasts a sell-out record of courageous and riotous events across Scotland and beyond. They also house a blossoming DIY record label and publishing house. 

Kevin Williamson and Michael Pedersen. Image by Kat Gollock

Performers at previous Neu! Reekie! events have included the likes of Irvine Welsh, Young Fathers, Jackie Kay, Primal Scream, Liz Lochhead, Hector Bizerk, Aidan Moffat, John Giorno, Frightened Rabbit, Norman Blake/Teenage Fanclub, Emma Pollock, King Creosote, Andrew Weatherall, Hollie McNish and hundreds more.

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Experience this iconic exhibition as it returns to Edinburgh on a grand scale.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year events

From workshops to a Wild Night Out, discover our event programme to accompany this major exhibition.
Event information


9 Mar 2018
19:30 – 23:00


National Museum of Scotland

How much

£12, £10 Members and Concessions

Entry to Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is included in all tickets. 

Please note all performances and activities are subject to change. 

Booking information

Booking available from January 2018. 

Strictly over 18s only 
Please note that our licensing does not allow us to admit any under 18s to these events. Photo ID may be requested as proof of age.

Useful information


Cloakroom available
Please note there will be a charge of £1 per item and only coats and small bags will be accepted (no larger items or suitcases).

Event timings. 
Ticket holders do not need to arrive at 19:30, but as there is lots to see and do we would recommend not arriving too late!

Food and drink
There will be a selection of bars (last orders 22:30), plus a food stall. 

Getting to the venue. 
There is very limited parking at the Museum so we encourage you to travel by public transport.

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