Frontline Staff


January 21, 2019

How To Lose A Country: an Evening with Ece Temelkuran and Patrick Cockburn

You may have noticed that Populism is getting quite… popular. In the last 20 years, populist parties in Europe have tripled their votes. By 2018, they were in government in 11 countries. Populist leaders now govern countries with a combined population of over 2 billion people. How did we get here? Where are we going? What’s at stake? 

  Watch the video stream of How to Lose a Country


January 17, 2019

Byline Presents: Inside @ Frontline Club

Join us for an evening of comedy and music programmed by Byline Festival as part of their ‘Inside’ events series.


January 17, 2019

‘A Private War’ Exclusive Pre-screening + Q&A

Join us for an exclusive pre-screening of ‘A Private War’. We’re partnering with Women in Journalism for a Q&A afterwards with Matthew Heinemann and Paul Conroy, chaired by Eleanor Mills.

  Watch the video stream of ‘A Private War’ Exclusive Q&A


January 15, 2019

Path Of Blood + Q&A

Path of Blood is not how a film should be made. It doesn’t make any sense. The fact that it was, makes it all the more unique. 


January 14, 2019

Ethics in the News: Censorship and Survival in Egypt and Beyond

For media workers, internalising red lines presents some of the most challenging ethical decisions they will face in their careers and lives. Join us to hear from those who’ve experienced first hand how censorship affects journalists – and journalism – in Egypt. 


January 7, 2019

The Price of Peace: An Evening With María Jimena Duzán

This Thursday the Frontline Club welcomes Colombia’s leading reporter, María Jimena Duzán, in conversation with freelance journalist and author Ed Vulliamy, to count the costs.

  Watch the video stream of The Price of Peace: An Evening With María Jimena Duzán


January 4, 2019

The Parallel State: Truth, Lies and Political Fiction in Contemporary Turkey

What began as a documentary project quickly spiralled into a deeper journey along the fault lines of truth, and the power of narratives to control reality.


December 19, 2018

Evelyn

Director of Oscar-winning documentary ‘White Helmets’ Orlando von Einsiedel turns the cameras on himself, as he and his parents and siblings embark on a journey in remembrance of their brother and son, Evelyn, who took his own life over a decade ago. 


December 18, 2018

Kleptoscope 11: Ending Healthcare Corruption

Hosted as usual by investigative journalist Oliver Bullough, the first kleptoscope of 2019 looks at one of the most successful hands-on anti-corruption interventions in history, what obstacles it faced, and whether it could be a blueprint for cleaning up corrupt administrations in other countries.

  Watch the video stream of Kleptoscope 11


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.

  Watch the video stream of In Conversation: Carles Puigdemont


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 […]