Frontline Club

March 6, 2018

A Plastic Ocean: Behind the Scenes Photography

Stunning yet shocking images of pollution caused by plastics in our oceans formed the basis of an engaging discussion at the Frontline Club on Thursday  1st March. The evening was hosted by investigative journalist Oliver Steeds who was in conversation with film maker and executive producer Jo Ruxton. During the talk Ruxton shared some remarkable […]

March 17, 2016

Front Page Extra Content

The Frontline Club is a gathering point for journalists – including freelancers, frontline journalists and other likeminded people – interested in international affairs and fostering the craft of journalism.

February 13, 2014

Membership Pricing

Pricing Membership Type Initial Donation Monthly Annual 5 years Life Full £100 £35 £325 £1,300 £5,000 Overseas/Concession £100 £25 £225 £1,000 £5,000 The Fine Print Overseas Membership is offered at the Club’s discretion to applicants who reside more than 100 miles from London or travel abroad for a minimum of 6 months per year. The […]

August 30, 2012

August 22, 2012

Contact Badri Koplatadze and Flora Carmichael for more information about Frontline Club events in Georgia.

August 22, 2012

In 2010 a Frontline Club was set up in Tbilisi to host events, press conferences and support independent journalism in Georgia.

August 22, 2012

Contact Remzi Lani and Flora Carmichael for more information about Frontline Club events in Albania.

August 22, 2012

Frontline Club events take place at various venues around Tirana in collaboration with the Albanian Media Institute. Established in 1995, AMI is now one of the main actors in civil society in Albania and one of most important journalistic training institutions in the Balkan region. AMI is actively engaged in media policy issues in Albania, such as the […]

August 22, 2012

Contact Maja Hadziosmanovic and Flora Carmichael for more information about Frontline Club events in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

August 22, 2012

Mediacentar Sarajevo was founded in 1995  as an educational hub supporting the development of independent and professional journalism in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Over time, Mediacentar’s activities have expanded to include publishing, PR training and consulting, TV and audio production and the organising of cultural events. Mediacentar has hosted debates, screenings and concerts in association with […]

August 22, 2012

Contact Olga Kravtsova and Flora Carmichael for more information about Frontline Club events in Russia.

August 22, 2012

Frontline Russia has hosted documentary screenings and discussions across the country for six years. Frontline Russia events have taken place in over 20 cities. Regular hubs exist in Moscow, St Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Perm, Barnaul, Nizhniy Novgorod, Chelyabinsk, Novosibirsk and Tomsk.

August 22, 2012

Contact Iva Bartsova and Flora Carmichael for more information about Frontline Club events in the Czech Republic.

August 22, 2012

One World is one of the leading festivals dealing with human rights in Europe. It takes place in Prague in March every year. Throughout the rest of the year the Frontline Club partners with festival organisers People In Need to produce the Right to Know programme at the Langhans building in central Prague. Meanwhile the […]

August 22, 2012

Contact Ondrej Starinsky and Flora Carmichael for more information about Frontline Club events in Slovakia.

August 22, 2012

Frontline Club events take place in collaboration with NOS-OSF at the OPEN Gallery in the centre of Bratislava. NOS-OSF is a non-governmental organisation which has been operating in Slovakia since 1992. It is one of the founders of the Donors’ Forum – an important group of grant-making organisations in Slovakia and hosts an annual photojournalism award […]

August 21, 2012

The next chapter in a century-long conflict?

With a new coalition formed in Israel, a prospective reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah and a new leader in Egypt it could be said the century-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict is entering a new chapter.

Across the world, the one-state solution is now openly discussed as a possible outcome. We will be bringing together an expert panel to explain the implications of these political shifts.

August 21, 2012

Kony: Hunt for the World’s Most Wanted

By Jonathan Couturier In the wake of the Kony 2012 campaign that went viral attracting more than 100 million viewers, for BBC Panorama, BAFTA-winning reporter Sorious Samura travelled to the frontline of the battle to bring Joseph Kony to justice. The result is an incisive and often shocking documentary that asks why, after more than two decades, has […]

August 9, 2012

Featured Content

Featured Content Leveson’s legacy – highlights Frontline Club 2012

August 7, 2012


Safety Newsgathering Online & Social Media Editing Shooting Techniques

August 6, 2012

Workshops – Date TBA

Throughout the year we run video editing, compression and coding workshops. To stay up to date with the latest dates, make sure you are signed up to our newsletter here.

August 3, 2012

FULLY BOOKED THIRD PARTY EVENT: Who are the Tablighi Jamaat?

Organised by Lapido Media with photography by Jeremy Hunter. The ‘ante-chamber of terror’ as the French security service is said to have dubbed the Tablighi Jamaat, or an other-worldly group of Muslims dedicated to piety and preaching? A movement of separatist, supremacist misogynists bent on the Islamisation of Europe, or a misunderstood part of Britain’s […]

August 3, 2012

Iraq: Escalating violence and sectarian division

What do the recent deadly attacks in Iraq tell us about the country today? It has been nearly ten years since the US-led invasion and nearly a year since the last foreign troops withdrew. But is there anything about the state of the country they left behind that can begin to explain this recent wave […]

August 3, 2012

Remembering Anthony Shadid

Anthony Shadid spent most of his professional career covering the Middle East, first for the Associated Press; then The Boston Globe, The Washington Post and finally The New York Times – for which he was working when he died in February this year while crossing the border out of Syria. At this special event we […]

August 3, 2012

Screening: Addicted in Afghanistan + Q&A

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Jawed Taiman. Well known as one of the world’s leading producers of heroin, Afghanistan has over a million drug addicts, many of them children. This award-winning documentary tells the timeless story of two addicted teenagers, 15-year-old Jabar and 14-year-old Zahir and how their families have […]

August 3, 2012

In the Picture: Urban refugees with Andrew McConnell

Picture credit: Andrew McConnell / Panos Pictures / IRC UK As urbanisation reshapes much of the world, refugees are increasingly moving to built up areas, including large towns and cities. Working with the International Rescue Committee and the European Commission’s humanitarian aid and civil protection department ECHO in eight cities across four continents, Panos Pictures photographer Andrew McConnell has spent many months documenting the […]

August 3, 2012

FULLY BOOKED Ryszard Kapuściński: Where does journalism end and literature begin?

Voted journalist of the century in his native Poland Ryszard Kapuściński is renowned across the globe for his coverage of the developing world during the final stages of European colonialism. Whilst covering revolutions and coups across Africa throughout the ’60s and ’70s he was known to carry two note books. One he would use to record […]

August 3, 2012

Insight Tarun J. Tejpal: The Story of My Assassins

Named one of India’s most influential people by The Guardian, Businessweek and Asiaweek, Tarun J. Tejpal is an acclaimed journalist, publisher, novelist and founder of Tehelka, a news organisation that has become renowned globally for its aggressive public interest journalism. He will be joining us in conversation with Shahzeb Jillani, South Asia Editor at BBC […]

August 3, 2012

First Wednesday

After the summer break First Wednesday will take place on the second Wednesday of the month. But, as always, we will be bringing together an informed panel to discuss the story of the moment in a public meeting hosted by Paddy O’Connell of BBC Radio 4’s Broadcasting House.

August 3, 2012

FULLY BOOKED Stumbling Over Truth: The inside story of the sexed-up dossier, Hutton and the BBC

It has been ten years since the publication of the “September Dossier”, part of an ongoing investigation by the government into weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. The following year, on 29 May, the then BBC defence correspondent Andrew Gilligan reported on Radio 4’s Today programme that he had been told by an unnamed source […]