10 days to go until Wilderland Film Festival


Wilderland have just launched their brand new website where you can find dates, tickets and information about the UK’s first ever touring wildlife film festival.

Steve Backshall, BAFTA-winning English naturalist, writer and TV presenter says "It’s so exciting to see these breathtaking films on the big screen for the first time”

 Gordon Buchanan, wildlife TV presenter and cameraman says “Wilderland is special because it gives audiences unparalleled insight into some of the world’s most incredible wildlife”

Doug Allan, panel member and cameraman says, "Anyone with a fascination for the natural world and conservation should make sure they book their ticket to Wilderland. It’s inspirational.”

My Wild Atlantic Journey with Colin Stafford-Johnson - IRISH TOUR DATES now on sale

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Join wildlife filmmaker Colin Stafford-Johnson on a journey of discovery along the western seaboard of Ireland. Colin has been walking, exploring and filming wildlife along Ireland's wild Atlantic coast over the last 15 years.  He recently presented the BBC series 'Wild Ireland - Edge of the World' - that featured some of his highlights. But there are many more! 

Come and hear tales of adventure and misadventure from years spent tracking down some of Ireland's most elusive creatures - all accompanied by stunning visuals that will make you wish you were there.

 * Show suitable for all ages.  

Sep 7th Bray, Mermaid Arts Centre 01 272 4030 GET TICKETS HERE

Sep 13th Birr, Birr Theatre and Arts Centre 057 9122911 GET TICKETS HERE

Sep 14th Kilkenny, Watergate Theatre 056 776 1674 GET TICKETS HERE

Sep 18th Waterford, Theatre Royal 051 874402 GET TICKETS HERE

Sep 19th County Cork, Ballymaloe Grainstore 021 475 7200 GET TICKETS HERE

Sep 21st Strabane, The Alley Theatre 028 7138 4444 GET TICKETS HERE

Sep 26th Killarney INEC 064 66 71555 GET TICKETS HERE

Sep 27th Westport, Town Hall Theatre 098 28459 GET TICKETS HERE

Sep 28th Athlone, Dean Crowe Theatre 09064 92129 GET TICKETS HERE

Sep 30th Aberdeen 01738 455050 (RSGS Enquiries) GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 1st Dundee 01738 455050 (RSGS Enquiries) GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 2nd Dunfermline 01738 455050 (RSGS Enquiries) GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 3rd Glasgow, (2.15pm) 01738 455050 (RSGS Enquiries) GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 3rd Edinburgh (7.30pm) 01738 455050 (RSGS Enquiries) GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 4th Carlow, Visual Arts 059 9172400 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 5th Dublin Pavilion Theatre, Dún Laoghaire 01 231 2929 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 9th Sligo, Hawk’s Well Theatre 071 9161518 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 10th Newtonabbey, Theatre at the Mill 028 9034 0202 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 11th Newbridge, Riverbank Arts Centre 045 448 327 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 14th Ennis, glór 065 684 3103 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 23rd Galway, Town Hall Theatre 091 569777 GET TICKETS HERE

Animal Families and Me with Gordon Buchanan - Autumn 2019 theatre tour dates on sale

Picture by Anwar Mamon

Picture by Anwar Mamon

‘Of all the people cited as David Attenborough’s successor, he’s out front’ - Daily Telegraph.

Wildlife filmmaker Gordon Buchanan has filmed animals all around the world, but unlike most other wildlife cameramen, he lives up close and personal with them in their natural habitat. Bottle feeding, cuddling and playing with baby bear cubs, The Times newspaper reported ‘Buchanan really does have the best job on TV’. Gordon is best known for his series ‘Grizzly Bear Cubs and Me’, 'Elephant Family and Me’, 'Gorilla Family and Me’, 'Polar Bear Family and Me’ as well as numerous other award winning wildlife and expedition films.

His show promises a unique opportunity to hear personal recollections of his globetrotting travels, as he delves into his world of wonderful wildlife all illustrated with his own film footage and photography. With a reputation for relishing dangerous and tough assignments, his tales of challenging expeditions as well as the cutest animal footage possible, make for a thrilling evening not to be missed.

* Suitable for all ages

Oct 27 Stirling, Macrobert Arts Centre 01786 466666 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 28 Aberdeen, Tivoli Theatre 01224 641122 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 29 Dunfermline, Alhambra Theatre 01383 740384 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 30 Greenock, Beacon Arts Centre 01475 723723 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 02 Merseyside, St Helens Theatre Royal 01744 756 000 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 03 Chesterfield, Winding Wheel 01246 345 222 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 04 Leeds, Town Hall 0113 376 0318 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 05 Blackburn, King Georges Concert hall 0844 847 1664 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 08 Durham, Gala Theatre 0300 026 6600 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 09 Stratford upon Avon, Stratford Playhouse 01789 333990 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 10 St Albans, Alban Arena 01727 844488 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 11 Northampton, Royal and Derngate 01604 624811 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 12 Guildford, G live 01483 369350 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 13 High Wycombe, Wycombe Swan 01494 512 000 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 17 Bromley, Churchill Theatre 020 3285 6000 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 18 Wolverhampton, Grand Theatre 01902 429212 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 19 Southend on Sea, Palace theatre 01702 351135 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 20 Oxford, Sheldonian Theatre 01865 305305 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 21 York, Grand Opera House 0844 871 3024 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 22 Edinburgh, Assembly Rooms 0131 228 1155 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 23 Kings Lynn, Arts Centre 01553 764864 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 25 Birmingham, Town Hall 0121 780 3333 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 26 Yeovil, Westlands 01935 422 884 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 27 Basingstoke, The Haymarket 01256 844244 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 29 Letchworth, Broadway Cinema 01462 681088 GET TICKETS HERE

Doug Allan: Wild Images, Wild Life - UK Theatre Tour 2019

'Wildlife cameramen don’t come much more special than Doug Allan’ -   Sir David Attenborough

'Wildlife cameramen don’t come much more special than Doug Allan’ - Sir David Attenborough

Join multi-award winning wildlife cameraman Doug Allan for an evening of behind the scenes stories for all the family, with highlights from the most challenging assignments of his 35 years filming wildlife in the remotest places on Earth. 

Sep-16 Winchester, Theatre Royal 01962 840440 GET TICKETS HERE

Sep-19 Plymouth, Red House Theatre 07778 804479 GET TICKETS HERE

Sep-21 Yeovil, Octagon Theatre 01935 422884 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct-03 Northwich, Memorial Court 0333 666 3366 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct-18 Treorchy, Park & Dare Theatre 03000 040 444 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct-22 Burnley Mechanics 01282 664400 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct-23 Sale/Manchester, Waterside Arts Centre 0161 912 5616 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct-24 Southport, Southport Theatre 03333 445000 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct-27 Exeter, Northcott Theatre 01392 726363 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct-29 Louth, Riverhead Theatre 01507 600350 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct-30 Loughborough, Town Hall 01509 231914 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct-31 Derby, Derby Theatre 01332 593939 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov-01 Cheltenham, Pittville Pump Room 0844 5762210 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov-03 Buxton, Pavilion Arts Centre 01298 72190 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov-04 Northallerton, The Forum 01609 776230 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov-11 Bristol, 1532 Performing Arts Centre (Bristol Grammar School) 0117 2591532 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov-12 Shrewsbury, Theatre Severn 01743 281281 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov-13 Brierley Hill, Civic Hall 01384 573381 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov-14 Newark, Palace Theatre 01636 655755 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov-15 Hereford, The Courtyard 01432 340555 GET TICKETS HERE

Dec-01 Stafford, Gatehouse Theatre 01785 619080 GET TICKETS HERE

Born in Fife, Doug Allan spent seven years in Antarctica as a Scientist, research diver and photographer for the British Antarctic Survey, before changing direction to full time freelance filming in 1983. 

Since then he has become one of the world’s best known and respected cameramen, specialising in natural history, expeditions and science documentaries. In his 35 year filming career, he's worked for the BBC, Discovery, National Geographic and many others, filming for series including The Blue Planet, Planet Earth, Human Planet, Frozen Planet, Ocean Giants, Operation Iceberg, Wild Cameramen at Work, and Forces of Nature with Brian Cox.

This new presentation traces Doug’s personal journey as he discusses how he’s seen pollution and climate change affect the natural world.

Copies of Doug’s book Freeze Frame will be on sale, as well as his colour prints of polar bears, penguins and seals.

Doug’s Wild Image, Wild Life tour is sponsored by Wildfoot. Anyone attending Doug’s shows will have the chance to win some fantastic prizes thanks to Wildfoot.

1 x place intrepid Northern Norway, Northern Lights & Whale Watching expedition on one of the following two sailing vessels.

Expertly led, including landings, all meals whilst on board and excellent opportunities to experience these amazing regions on board one of two iconic sailing vessels. The place will be in a same gender triple or twin cabin. The date will be chosen in advance by WILDFOOT Travel for a departure pre end April 2020 subject to availability. Flights can be arranged at the passenger’s own cost. Wildfoot withhold the right to offer an alternative adventure prize to the same value should circumstance beyond our control dictate.


Wildfoot are also adding a very special prize from our partner Craghoppers. It’s a brand new Bishorn Jacket ideal for the Polar regions


Wilderland Film Festival - UK and Ireland theatre tour Autumn 2019 dates announcement!

Wilderland is a brand new film festival bringing important, breathtaking stories from the natural world to the big screen, made by independent filmmakers from around the globe.   

 These ground-breaking short films will offer audiences unparalleled insight into some of the world’s most incredible wildlife, from snow leopards to orangutans to humpback whales.

Oct 5 Tonbridge, EM Forster Theatre 01732 304241 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 8 Manchester, Waterside Arts Centre 0161 912 5616 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 9 Hereford, The Courtyard 01432 340555 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 10 Cardiff, Chapter Arts Centre 029 2030 4400 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 12 Cirencester, Sundial Theatre 01285 654228 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 13 Abingdon, Amey Theatre 01235 849063 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 14 Sheffield, Student Union (Nelson Mandela Auditorium) 0114 2228777 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 15 Crewe, Lyceum Theatre 01270 368 242 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 16 Bray, Mermaid Arts Centre +353 1 272 4030 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 17 Cork, Everyman Theatre +353 21 450 1673 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 19 Corby, The Core 01536 470470 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 20 Norwich, The Enterprise Centre at UEA GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 21 Dorking, Dorking Halls 01306 881717 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 22 Shrewsbury, Theatre Severn 01743 281281 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 23 Penrith, Rheghed Centre 01768 868000 GET TICKETS HERE

Oct 30 Teignmouth, Pavilions 01626 249049 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 6 Salisbury, Arts Centre 01722 320 333 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 7 Bridgwater, McMillan Theatre 01278 556677 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 11 Liverpool, Epstein Theatre 0844 888 4411 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 12 Morecambe, The Platform 01524 582803 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 17 Stirling, Macrobert Arts Centre 01786 466666 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 18 Inverness, Eden Court 01463 234234 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 19 Shetland, Mareel Arts Centre 01595 745 500 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 20 Banchory, The Barn 01330 825431 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 21 Peebles, Eastgate Theatre 01721 725 777 GET TICKETS HERE

Nov 22 Musselburgh, Brunton Theatre 0131 665 2240 GET TICKETS HERE

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