Entries and public are now closed for the 2022 Countryfile Calendar photographic competition and the finalists and winner have been announced. Here you can view the winner and finalists.
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Who won the Countryfile Calendar competition 2022?
The winner of the Countryfile Calendar for 2022 was Andrew Gittos with his photo ‘Golden eye’. The winning photo was voted for by viewers and takes pride of place on the front cover of the Countryfile Calendar for 2022, sold in aid of the BBC Children in Need.
What was the theme for the Countryfile Calendar competition 2022?
The theme for the 2022 calendar is ‘Miracles of Nature’ and each month features one of the 12 finalists from the Countryfile Photographic Competition.
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What is the official charity for the Countryfile Calendar?
The best 12 entries made up the Countryfile Calendar for 2022, which is now on sale in aid of the BBC Children in Need appeal. 2021 marks the 41st anniversary of BBC Children in Need.
Last year the calendars sold raised more than £3.1 million for BBC Children in Need and a minimum of £4.75 from the sale of each calendar will be donated to the appeal.
How do I buy the BBC Countryfile Calendar 2022?
The BBC Countryfile calendar for 2022 is now available. The price per calendar is £9.99, UK postage included. Postage outside the UK will cost £7.50 per calendar.
The closing date for calendar orders is 31st of January 2022, so please place your order now to ensure you receive your copy!
How is the winner chosen?
John Craven chaired the judging panel and was once again joined by wildlife cameraman Simon King and musician and broadcaster Cerys Matthews. Together they chose their favourite 12 photographs, which were then put to the public vote to find an overall winner.
View the 12 BBC Countryfile Calendar 2022 finalists
The Watch Tower by Helen Mathias
Tiptoe Through the Snowdrops by Peter Bartholomew
Wave Power by Brian Nunn
Bunny Flop by Gaston Galvan
Badger in the Bluebells by Rachael Bigsby
One Good Tern by Tony Davidson
Golden Eye by Andrew Gittos
Otterley Content by Louise Hawkins
Double Trouble by Jenny Hibbert
Oh Dear! by Francisco Terreros
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