Frontline Staff


December 6, 2018

In Conversation – Carles Puigdemont, the exiled former Catalan leader and mastermind of the controversial 2017 independence referendum

Carles Puigdemont, exiled former Catalan leader and mastermind of the controversial 2017 independence referendum joins us for an hour at the Frontline Cub to explain the Catalan problem and answer press and audience questions.


November 5, 2018

Annual Afghanistan Christmas Drinks

Join us for our annual Afghanistan Christmas Drinks


November 1, 2018

A Night With Pulitzer Prize Winning Lynsey Addario

Photographer Lynsey Addario will be showing her most recent work curated in the book Of Love and War. A collection from the Middle East, South Asia and Africa from the last twenty years.


October 12, 2018

Photography’s MeToo Movement: Building a Better Industry

In the wake of a Columbia Journalism Review report that exposed rampant sexual misconduct in the photojournalism industry, The Frontline Club will host an open discussion to address this pressing issue


September 27, 2018

Free Event: Countering Terrorism in the Middle East and Beyond

Our expert panel discuss the international trends of terrorism and what can be done to tackle the issues.


September 27, 2018

Frontline Club Awards 2018

We are delighted to invite you to the Frontline Club Awards ceremony, an essential event celebrating our colleagues and peers for their integrity, courage and independent spirit.


September 7, 2018

Paul Conroy, Lindsey Hilsum, Cat Colvin for Under the Wire Q&A

Paul Conroy, Lindsey Hilsum, Cat Colvin for Under the Wire Q&A


August 29, 2018

Here’s To Byline Festival 2018

The Club tent had some brilliant acts and events this year at Byline festival. Despite the classic British festival weather, the team powered through and we had a great turnout. The kitchen staff cooked some fantastic food, particularly for the freelancer social and networking dinner on Saturday night. The bar staff also worked tirelessly; ensuring everyone […]


July 26, 2018

This week at the Frontline Club: Ctrl Alt Delete, How Politics and the Media Crashed our Democracy

Politics can’t keep up with the media; ‘it now moves at the speed of electrons, but politics is still dragging its feet moving at the speed of elections’. On Tuesday night, Tom Baldwin discussed the origins of the current democratic ‘crisis’ in which the world now finds itself, partially, as Baldwin argues, as a result […]


June 1, 2018

Frontline Freelance Register – Lunch & Social

Frontline Freelance Register are hosting a luncheon for reporters, news, film & documentary professionals. Tickets include a two-course lunch and a glass of wine or beer


May 2, 2018

Photo London Event: The State and Future of Photojournalism in the 21st Century

Join Photo London for an evening of discussion on the state and future of photojournalism, as explored in conversation with award winning photographers and editors.


April 19, 2018

Catch up: Nish Nalbandian – A Handful of Dust

On Tuesday 17 April, the Frontline Club hosted award-winning photographer Nish Nalbandian with documentary filmmaker and journalist Matthew Cassel, to discuss Nalbandian’s latest book, A Handful of Dust, and his experiences documenting the lives of Syrian refugees resettling in Turkey, followed by a Q&A with the Frontline audience. Most images of the Syrian refugee crisis […]


April 9, 2018

Thinking Allowed 2: Good vs Bad Nationalism

Our second in the series ‘Thinking Allowed’ 2 speakers debate over 1 question, this time can there be ‘good’ and ‘bad’ nationalism?


March 20, 2018
March 20, 2018

A Handful of Dust: a Photography Exhibition by Nish Nalbandian

Award-winning photographer Nish Nalbandian presents his second body of work “A Handful of Dust” humanistic portraits of Syrians in Turkey


March 18, 2018

The Most Important Whistleblower Since Snowden: The Mind Behind Cambridge Analytica

Whistleblower Chris Wylie is coming public to disclose the truth behind Cambridge Analytica, Brexit and the 2016 US Elections.


February 23, 2018

East Ghouta: Are we blind to Syria’s latest tragedy?

With IS’s foothold removed from most of the country, and US Coalition-supported Kurdish forces tied up in a conflict against the Turkish army and its sponsored militias in the north-west Afrin region, it seems that the forces of President Bashar al-Assad and their Russian and Iranian backers are now concentrating on eradicating the last pockets of resistance by Syrian opposition forces.


February 2, 2018

Unheard Voices: The Migrant Female Experience in the UK

To mark International Women’s Day 2018, The Frontline Club is hosting a discussion on the various diaspora of migrant women in the UK and the challenges of integration that they face in the light of Brexit, the continuing European migration crisis and a tightening of immigration policies.


October 25, 2017

The Frontline Club Annual Party

It’s that time of the year again, we invite all members to join us for our annual drinks party in the clubroom where ample drink and food will be provided. 


October 6, 2016

BookNight with Kevin Sullivan: The Longest Winter

The Frontline Club is delighted to welcome Kevin Sullivan to present The Longest Winter, inspiring and authentic debut novel about life in Sarajevo during the Bosnian War.


January 7, 2016

Staged Readings & Discussion: Power, Politics & Performance in Russia

Each evening will feature a topical new Russian play translated into English by Sputnik’s artistic director, Noah Birksted-Breen, and presented by a British theatre director and cast. The post-show talks will touch upon various aspects of life in Russia covering an array of issues, from the clampdown on theatre and freedom of speech to growing social tensions and immigration. There […]


December 3, 2012

Bam shuts the town down

By David Arnold, reporting from Sana’a Since arriving in Sana’a three weeks ago, I’ve been shocked by the contrast Yemen’s cosmopolitan capital provided to scaremongering international representations. For those outside it, Yemen remains synonymous with terrorism, yet in my experience people here are less concerned with Al-Qaeda bomb scares than with where next months salary […]


October 28, 2012

Cruel Britannia: A Secret History of Torture

Discussing Britain’s record on involvement in the use of torture and asking whether it is to time to challenge the official line that the UK does not ‘participate in, solicit, encourage or condone’ torture.


October 28, 2012

Covering poverty in an indifferent world

Nearly 30 years on from Michael Buerk’s reporting from the famine in Ethiopia and the subsequent Live Aid, can a global audience be galvanised to act?


October 28, 2012

FULLY BOOKED Insight with Jeremy Bowen: The Arab Uprisings

BBC Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen reflects on the past two years of game-changing moments in the history of the Middle East.


October 28, 2012

Screening: Land Rush + debate

In Land Rush directors Hugo Berkeley and Osvalde Lewat look at the situation in Mali where 75% of the population are farmers, but rich, land-hungry nations like China and Saudi Arabia are leasing land for agribusiness farms.


October 28, 2012

FULLY BOOKED Obama or Romney – The 57th US Election Night

As Americans go to the polls we invite you to join us to follow the live coverage of the 57th US Presidential election night.


October 28, 2012

First Wednesday: Trouble at the BBC – Savile, management and public trust

Join us as we ask whether the criticism levelled at the BBC and its management is fair and how damaging it could be.


October 28, 2012

CANCELLED Screening: Education, Education + debate

Just over fifteen years ago a major change in China’s society took place, the commercialisation of higher education.


October 28, 2012

Preview Screening: In the Shadow of the Sun + Q&A

Over 130 people with albinism have been brutally murdered or left mutilated in Tanzania since 2008, fuelled by a belief that albino body parts used in witchcraft will bring about prosperity and good fortune.