Exciting News: Painting Birds with Jim and Nancy Moir Returns for Season 2!


We're thrilled to announce that the highly anticipated second season of Painting Birds with Jim and Nancy Moir is set to soar back onto our screens starting April 17th!

Following the remarkable success of its debut season, which boasted the biggest series launch on Sky Arts, this new installment promises even more awe-inspiring adventures, creativity, and avian wonders.

What to Expect in Season 2: Join Jim and Nancy Moir, along with a stellar lineup of celebrity guests, local artists, and conservation experts, as they embark on their second tour of the UK and Ireland. From picturesque locales to breathtaking landscapes, they’ll delve deep into the heart of nature, exploring the rich diversity of birdlife in their natural habitats.

In this series, expect captivating visits to iconic landmarks such as Chatsworth Estate to observe the elusive dippers, thrilling sightings at Battersea Power Station where nesting peregrines reign supreme, and exhilarating encounters with puffins along the untamed Antrim Coast, among other exciting destinations.

Celebrity Guests: Prepare for a star-studded lineup as series 2 welcomes an array of notable personalities eager to join Jim and Nancy on their feathered adventures. From music icons to acclaimed actors, the roster includes Justin Hawkins, Mary McCartney, Nitin Ganatra, Stephen Mangan, Joe Pasquale, Ronni Ancona, and Imelda May, each bringing their unique flair and enthusiasm to the journey.

Where to Watch: Catch all the action and creativity as Painting Birds with Jim and Nancy Moir returns to Sky Arts, Freeview, and NOW on April 17th. Whether you’re a seasoned bird enthusiast or simply captivated by the beauty of nature, this series promises something special for everyone.

A Word from Phil Edgar-Jones: Phil Edgar-Jones, Director of Sky Arts and Entertainment, expressed his excitement, stating, “We’re delighted to welcome back Jim and Nancy Moir for a second series of Painting Birds – a real treat that explores our beautiful airborne wildlife through the prism of Jim’s exquisite paintings.”

Catch Up on Season 1: For those eager to catch up on the captivating journey before the new season takes flight, the first series is available to watch now on Sky on Demand and NOW.

Don’t miss out on the exhilarating and inspiring adventures of Painting Birds with Jim and Nancy Moir, coming soon to your screens. Mark your calendars and prepare to be enchanted by the beauty of our natural world as seen through the eyes of these talented artists.

Stay tuned for more updates and sneak peeks as we approach the season premiere on April 17th!