Axel Scheffler Auction for Environment Trust Appeal

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Environment Trust is a Nature and Heritage conservation charity who want a restored and extensive natural and historical heritage in South and West London which connects and enriches fragmented, degraded and isolated historic and green spaces, and which are accessible and inviting to all, to explore, co-create, actively experience and feel part of.


We're delighted to announce that Axel Scheffler, Patron of Environment Trust, and illustrator of the Gruffalo, is launching Environment Trust's emergency appeal auction.

The pandemic has impacted everyone and changed the way many of us live our lives. We know this period is incredibly tough and uncertain. As a result, like many charities, Environment Trust faces significant financial challenges.

Nonetheless, the team at Environment Trust continue to work hard behind-the-scenes to ensure that both nature and heritage can continue to be accessed and treasured safely during Lockdown, and that, when this is over, together we continue to protect what makes South West London so special. 

We have therefore launched an appeal to help us in this difficult time, and thanks to the generosity of our Patron, Axel Scheffler, we are a hosting this auction of two original signed artworks, and two limited edition signed prints.

Axel also spoke about why he supports the Trust, read his Q and A to find out more. 

The funds raised through this appeal will allow us to continue developing  resources while on Lockdown, and open up some of the area's unique heritage for all to explore, actively experience and feel part of when measures ease. 

Thank you for your support,

The entire Environment Trust team. 

Lot 4
£ 155
Limited edition - Signed Axel Scheffler print: The Big Balloon
Lot 2
£ 1,105
"It's a dog!" Original signed Axel Scheffler illustration
Lot 1
£ 1,130
"It's a tortoise!" Original signed illustration by Axel Scheffler
Lot 3
£ 160
Limited edition - Signed Axel Scheffler print: The Scary Monster
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