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A9 21.09 Television Lifetime Achievement Award for Pollyanna December 13, 2018 - We are proud to announce that Pollyanna has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award by Create and Craft TV. The award recognises her excellence read more >
P1020349 - Copy Memorial Tree Planted for Pollyanna December 12, 2018 - Pollyanna’s daughter and business partner Anna-Louise was honoured and moved to be invited to plant a memorial tree for Pollyanna in a special ceremony at read more >
foundation 2019 calendars now available! December 1, 2018 -   We are proud to present three  brand new calendas  for 2019 – including the Pollyanna Pickering Foundation calendar  which has been published by Calendar read more >
14833-002 TV Launch for new Pollyanna Pickering Craft kits September 3, 2018 - Pollyanna’s daughter and business partner Anna-Louise has been invited to the Create and Craft TV studios on the 9th September to appear live on a read more >
14956-002 Spirit of the Jaguar Exhibition Postponed May 18, 2018 - We are very sorry to announce that this planned exhibition will NOT  be going ahead in June.  The exhibition will be rescheduled for June 2019, read more >
pp&al Anna-Louise to present Awards at International Wildlife Art Society Exhibition May 18, 2018 - As a patron of the Wildlife Art Society International, Pollyanna always included original works included in this exhibition showcasing the cream of wildlife art from read more >
Copy of A3 23.03 Pollyannna Pickering – Tribute April 9, 2018 - Pollyanna’s daughter and Business Partner Anna-Louise will be in the Radio Derby studios at 11.15 am today (9th April) paying tribute to Pollyanna in an read more >
c7c Pollyanna Pickering – Tribute April 8, 2018 - Pollyanna was a regular and much-loved guest in the studios of Create and Craft TV and they will be broadcasting a tribute to her at read more >
cover-1 - Copy Pollyanna Pickering 1942 – 2018 April 7, 2018 - It is with the deepest sadness that we have to inform everyone of the news that Pollyanna Pickering passed away last week following a short read more >
DSC_0183 Tickets now available for ‘Winding Wheel’ talk February 23, 2018 - Pollyanna is delighted to return once again to Chesterfield, Derbyshire to present a specially extended version of her brand new talk about her most recent read more >
A12 16.12 (2) Sir Tony Robinson Picks a Winner February 23, 2018 - We were delighted that Sir Tony Robinson, one of our most popular actors and TV presenters, took time out of his busy schedule to join read more >
pollyanna-home2.1 Just Added …… Events and Exhibitions for Spring and Summer 2018! February 3, 2018 - Visit our ‘What’s On’ Page for details of all the upcoming exhibtions, talks painting demonstartions and TV Programmes  coming up in the next six months!
diamond kingfisher Exhibition Dates Announced October 5, 2017 - Every winter Pollyanna opens her private gallery for an exhibition inspired by her love of  British Wildlife. This year Pollyanna is staging a very special read more >
DSC_0976 - Copy Pollyanna’s 2018 Calendars Now Available October 5, 2017 -            We are delighted to announce that Pollyanna’s 2018 calendars are now avaialable online!  Two of the three fine art calendars feature her paintings read more >
pp talk Just Added! – Diary Dates for Autumn 2017 September 12, 2017 - We have just added a wide range of details of Pollyanna’s forthcoming talks and exhibitions which are open to the general public in to the read more >
scoo toyah Toyah Picks the Winning Ticket September 12, 2017 -   Singer and actress Toyah Willcox (above left) joined Pollyanna’s daughter and Business Partner Anna-Louise to draw the winning ticket of the  Pollyanna Pickering Foundation read more >
DSC_0184 (2) Pollyanna to join Artists for Conservation Delegation to China July 12, 2017 - Pollyanna will be travelling to China later this month, as part of an official delegation of conservationists in a bid to encourage protection of threatened read more >
scookiki New! Follow Anna-Louise on Instagram May 9, 2017 - New!! Pollyanna’s daughter & business partner Anna-Louise has a brand new instagram account – @annalouisepix . Why not follow her to see lots of images read more >
A4 07.04 Pollyanna Wins AAA Gold Medal for ‘Best in Show’ April 11, 2017 - Pollyanna is honoured and delighted to have been given the Gold Medal for the Best Painting in Show at the Association of Animal Artists Annual read more >
14464-001 Pollyanna is shortlisted for Landscape Painter of the Year! March 28, 2017 -   Pollyanna is delighted to have made the final shortlist of 12 artists for the ‘Landscape Painter of the Year’ for her painting ‘By The read more >
A1 17.01 Pollyanna Returns from Australia – the Final Continent! February 17, 2017 - In December 2016 Pollyanna stepped off a plane on to Australian soil – and in doing so successfully completed an incredible quest – to be read more >
johncrop Farewell to John Hurt January 17, 2017 - Pollyanna was  very saddened to learn of the death of a famous collector of her work – actor John Hurt. John purchased Pollyanna’s original paintings read more >
Copy of A12 18.12 Jonathan Scott Draws the Winning Ticket December 29, 2016 - TV presenter and naturalist Jonathan Scott is a wildlife expert, photographer and author with a passionate concern for conservation and the environment, and Pollyanna was read more >
A11 14.11 Pollyanna joins Princess Michael of Kent for Cheetah Event November 17, 2016 - Pollyanna was honoured to be invited to join HRH Princess Michael of Kent – who is a huge cheetah lover – at a gala fundraising read more >
14449834_1138559922865535_6482510088078931512_n Foundation Builds New Aviaries for Raptor Trust October 19, 2016 - The Pollyanna Pickering Foundation’s primary fundraising campaign in 2016 contributed £12500.00 to build lion proof cattle pens in the Masai Mara to mark Born Free’s read more >
A10 01.10 Secret World Ball October 17, 2016 - Pollyanna joined BBC Countryfile and Panorama presenter Tom Heap at Secret World Wildlife Rescue’s annual Ball last October. Tom was the compere for the event read more >
A8 29.08 Pollyanna’s Create & Craft TV Anniversary August 30, 2016 - Pollyanna filmed another 27 live shows for Create and Craft TV  during 2016 – and in August celebrated her third anniversary of filming on the read more >
ppfox Pollyanna becomes Patron of Wildaid August 27, 2016 - Pollyanna is delighted to have accepted the role of Patron to National Charity WildAid. WildAid’s mission is to raise awareness of the issues faced by read more >
A3 17.03 Pollyanna Hunts for a Bargain…. August 27, 2016 - Did you spot Pollyanna bidding during an episode of BBC1’s popular show Bargain Hunt in June? The programme features teams of amateur collectors who have read more >
A5 24.05 Pollyanna is Firefighter for a Day! August 26, 2016 - Pollyanna and her daughter Anna-Louise tried their hands at a brand new career in May– they spent a day alongside the fire-fighters at South Yorkshire read more >
13413070_1744087212500127_6857703969254693073_n Pollyanna Honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award June 11, 2016 - Peak FM’s annual awards celebrate and recognise the amazing achievements of people across Derbyshire who in some way have made a difference to their local read more >
721441 Pollyanna is shortlisted for Lifetime Achievement Award June 4, 2016 - We are delighted to announce that Pollyanna has been shortlisted for the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Peak FM Local Hero Awards 2016! Peak FM read more >
P1050446 Pollyanna Wins Association of Animal Artists Inaugural Chariman’s Award April 12, 2016 - Pollyanna is honoured to have recieved the Association of Animal Artists most prestigious annual award, which was presented at the AAA Annual Dinner in aid read more >
savetiger Welcome to our Brand New Responsive Website! March 14, 2016 - We are delighted to unveil our brand new site which will provide an optimal viewing and interaction experience on mobile phones and tablets as well read more >
Copy of A12 13.12 Chris Packham Picks a Winner! March 3, 2016 - TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham is a wildlife expert, photographer and author with a passionate concern for conservation and the environment, and Pollyanna was read more >
BFFD1 Born Free Year of the Lion Event March 3, 2016 - On the 50th anniversary of the release of the iconic, award-winning motion picture Born Free, the Born Free Foundation have declared 2016 to be The read more >
cooltiger Pollyanna unveils giant Tiger Image! March 3, 2016 - In her role as Project Arts Patron to Gallery Town, Pollyanna was guest of honour at the relaunch of this public arts initiative which aims read more >
c7c Watch Pollyanna live on TV 29th February February 29, 2016 - Pollyanna is very excited to be returning to the Create and Craft television studios tomorrow to to launch her brand new papercrafting CDrom live on read more >
babeorang Expedition to Borneo August 28, 2015 - In July andAugust 2015 Pollyanna travelled to Indonesia in search of orang-utans, komodo dragons and other endangered species. The main part of her expedition saw read more >
elephantastic Elephantastic Elephants! August 27, 2015 - As a long-standing patron of The Born Free Foundation Pollyanna is proud to have designed and decorated an Elephant for the Elephantastic trail, which is read more >
jamesdraw James Lewis Picks the Winner August 26, 2015 - The winning ticket in the Pollyanna Pickering Foundation 2015 Winter Prize draw has been drawn by celebrity TV auctioneer James Lewis. The lucky winner, Sue read more >
hutopen Pollyanna Officially Opens Wildlife Trust ‘Hut’! July 26, 2015 - A hut so good she opened it twice……! On 11th July Pollyanna was delighted to cut the ribbon and officially open the new £30,000 Observation read more >
lifeaward Lifetime Achievement Award for Pollyanna March 26, 2015 - Passionate about wildlife and equally passionate about accurately interpreting her subjects Pollyanna has dedicated her life to environmental conservation, both on the national and international read more >