Frontline Club

ONLINE EVENT - Thursday 19th November 19:00pm

A Sea Of Scandals

Panel Discussion Thursday 19th November, at 7pm GMT, will see the next in our series of environmental events- organised and curated by us at Clear Public Space in conjunction with the renowned Frontline Club #environmentalfrontline.   You can watch a short synopsis video of our last debate in which the EU Commission’s Professor Helmut Maurer, […]

ONLINE - Thursday 11th June, 1500pm BST

The Great Fall Of China?

China’s usually bullish economy shrank 6.8% in the first quarter of 2020, a clear indication of the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Depressed demand from abroad is likely to impact the economy further. With Covid-19 resulting in less global trade and a reduced appetite for international collaboration what might be the impacts be on China?

ONLINE EVENT - Thursday 7th May, 15:00hrs GMT

Disinformation Nation

From Cambridge Analytica to voter manipulation in the 2016 US Presidential election; from alleged Russian interference in the Brexit referendum to the growing influence of bots on social media, and a surge of conspiracy theories around Covid-19 circulating around the globe, seemingly no-one is now immune.


Wine Tasting Evening Series

Frontline Club is in partnership with Wine Merchants Liberty Wines to bring you a series of focused wine tasting events to the Club.

Friday 17th January 2020, 7:00PM

Frontline Club January Freelancer Networking

We welcome and call on Freelancers to join us in January 2020 with a networking session in the Frontline Club.

Tickets are first come first serve and come with a complimentary glass of wine. 

More details to follow. 

Thursday, 27th June 2019

2019 Annual Frontline Fund, Fundraising Dinner


Christiane Amanpour, Wael al-Omar, Paul Conroy, Anthony Loyd and Ramita Navai invite you to the annual fundraising dinner for the Frontline Fund.

The evening will begin with a drinks reception in the Clubroom from 7pm, followed by a sit down dinner.

The Frontline Fund , also affectionately known as the ‘Fixers Fund’ and set up in 2007, aims to raise money for the families of the brave media workers killed or injured in conflict zones, while working with international press.

Thursday 25th October 2018, 7:00 PM

Ethics and the Law: Journalists and International Criminal Tribunals

Debating the legal and ethical issues encountered by journalists when they are asked, sometimes ordered, to testify in international criminal tribunals.

December 15, 2016

The Girl from Aleppo: Responding to Syria’s Humanitarian Crisis

Talking via Skype, Nujeen remembered her hometown, Aleppo: “quietness … the citadel .. summer nights…everything…”

November 27, 2016

Trump: the ripple that became a wave?

For Trump, world security isn’t ‘an American problem’

November 23, 2016

Irregular War: The Future of Global Conflicts

‘If we’re trying to actually resolve conflict… then we have to think, how do we get into the mind of the other?’ Gabrielle Rifkind.

November 17, 2016

Breaking Point: The EU Referendum and its Aftermath

There are some things about Brexit that we simply can’t know. No amount of opinion pieces, panel discussions, or leaked memos will change that. As Iain Macwhirter, a political commentator for the Herald and Sunday Herald, quipped, ‘We all know that Brexit means Brexit, but nobody knows what Brexit means!’ So, what does Brexit mean?

November 10, 2016

Groundtruth: 0% of US TV coverage of the election had to do with policy

Just days before the result of the 2016 US Presidential Election, Boston-based foreign news organisation GroundTruth took part in a panel debate on the question of media credibility. In town for a team meeting, Charles Sennott and Gary Knight, founders of GroundTruth, shared their commitment to training up-and-coming talent in global correspondents in an age when […]

September 15, 2016

Kleptoscope: London’s Dirty Money

“Three quarters of money looted in Russia comes to the UK.” The audience sat in stunned silence. Roman Borisovich continued, “there is an army of UK bankers, accountants, lawyers, trustees, and other professionals assisting Russian corruption.”

June 17, 2016

City 40: film lifts veil on secretive nuclear town

On Tuesday 14 June, a packed-out Frontline Club hosted a screening of the acclaimed documentary City 40 followed by a Q&A with the film’s director Samira Goetschel and Guardian journalist Luke Harding.

March 31, 2016

After Brussels: Brexit and the Future of Europe

The Frontline Club played host to a heated and at times fractious debate on Brexit and the future of Europe on Thursday 24 March 2016.

January 8, 2016

The Fight Against Daesh: Symptoms and Causes

By Antonia Roupell   A panel discussion focused on The Fight Against Daesh made for a timely first First Wednesday of the year at the Frontline Club. The packed event on 6 January was chaired by David Loyn, foreign correspondent for the BBC for over 30 years. The speakers included Richard Spencer, Middle East editor of The Daily and Sunday […]

November 23, 2015

Sun Mu: From North Korean Propagandist to Pop Art Defector

By Heenali Patel On Friday 20 November, the Frontline Club hosted a premiere screening of the documentary I Am Sun Mu, a remarkable insight into the life and work of North Korean defector and political pop artist Sun Mu. The film follows Sun Mu as he prepares for his first solo exhibition in Beijing in […]

Thursday 28 January 2016, 6:00 PM

Members’ Drinks Evening in January 2016

We welcome our members, both recently joined and ongoing, for an evening of conversation and drinks kindly sponsored by Chivas Brothers.

Wednesday 9 December 2015, 7:00 PM

BookNight with Anthony Loyd

We are delighted to welcome Anthony Loyd to present his classic piece of war writing My War Gone By, I Miss It So, reissued in November 2015 with a new introduction by the author. Please join us for a delicious three-course dinner and an evening of captivating discussion.

Thursday 1 October 2015, 7:00 PM

BookNight with James Rodgers

For October’s BookNight we are pleased to welcome an author and journalist, James Rodgers, who will present his book Headlines from the Holy Land over an intimate dinner with Frontline Club members. Starting from a historical perspective, Rodger’s latest book identifies the challenges the conflict presents for contemporary journalism and diplomacy, and suggests new ways of approaching them.

Wednesday 24 June 2015, 7:00 PM

BookNight with Fred Abrahams

For June’s BookNight we are pleased to welcome author and special advisor at Human Rights Watch Fred Abrahams, who will present his book Modern Albania From Dictatorship to Democracy in Europe over an intimate dinner with Frontline Club members. A rich, narrative-driven account, Modern Albania gives readers a front-row seat to the dramatic events of the last battle of Cold War Europe.

February 24, 2015

Delhi’s Endangered Artist Colony

By Georgia Luscombe On Monday 23 February, a screening of Tomorrow We Disappear transported an audience at the Frontline Club in rainy central London to the vibrant Kathputli slum in Delhi. The film follows the families of acrobats, magicians, painters and puppeteers resident in the artist colony of Kathputli as they battle the authorities who have […]

Thursday 23 April 2015, 7:00 PM

BookNight with Patrick Bishop

As the long trudge towards the general election begins and the news media speculate on a myriad of hypothetical scenarios as to what the brave new world might bring, we are taking a look back at one of the most prominent British leaders and what remains of the values and ideals that he championed.

For April’s members’ BookNight, we are pleased to welcome Patrick Bishop, who will present his book Churchill’s Funeral over an intimate dinner with Frontline Club members.

Monday 9 March 2015, 7:00 PM

BookNight with John Hooper

For March’s members’ BookNight, we are delighted to welcome an award-winning author and foreign correspondent specialising in the countries of the Mediterranean, John Hooper, who will present his new book The Italians, over an intimate dinner with Frontline Club members.

Wednesday 4 February 2015, 7:00 PM

BookNight with Andrey Kurkov

For February’s members’ BookNight we are pleased to welcome acclaimed Ukrainian writer Andrey Kurkov, who will present his recently published book Ukrainian Diaries over an intimate dinner with Frontline Club members.

November 12, 2014

Quelque part en France: Introducing John G Morris the photographer

By Isabel Gonzalez-Prendergast On Tuesday 11 November, John G Morris, former picture editor for Life magazine, joined guests at the Frontline Club to share his photographs and experiences in Normandy towards the end World War II. Robert Pledge, co-founder of Contact Press Images and editor of Morris‘s book Quelque Part En France, joined his good […]

Monday 10 November 2014, 6:00 PM

Members’ Drinks in November

We welcome our members, both recently joined and ongoing, for an evening of conversation and drinks kindly sponsored by Chivas Regal.

September 26, 2014

ISIS is here for a generation

By Richard Nield The threat posed by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) and the international network of militants it has spawned will be with us for a “generation”, according to experts speaking at the Frontline Club on Wednesday 24 September 2014.

Thursday 9 October 2014, 7:15 PM

The Frontline Club Quiz – October 2014

The Club Quiz returns after the summer break with quizmasters Caroline Johns and Dr Keith Surridge. Having been billed as one of ‘the hardest quizzes in London’ it is sure to attract the cream of Frontline Club quizzing talent. Test your wits and win tickets to a must-see play of the year, King Charles III.

September 17, 2014

Following the BookNight with Patrick Cockburn

On Monday 15 September, the Clubroom hosted another fascinating night of discussion following the presentation of Patrick Cockburn’s new book, Jihadis Return: ISIS and the New Sunni Uprising.