Social functions, lectures, exhibitions and outings are organised throughout the year. Highlights among these include the Christmas lunch, regular monthly drinks evenings aroumd Fleet Street and the London Press Club Ball.
Other events have included exhibitions – such as ‘A Century of Front Pages’, ‘The Top 100 20th Century British Cartoonists’, ’300 Years of Fleet Street’ (attended by Prince Charles) and ‘A History of Royal Front Pages’ (attended by Her Majesty the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh)- visits to the London Eye, Lord’s Cricket Ground, the British Library, the Farnborough Air Show, the National Newspaper Archives and the offices of the Daily Telegraph. We have also hosted events with a number of foreign embassies including India, Romania and Taiwan.
In addition the Club administers the highly prestigious annual London Press Club Awards.
A founder member of the European Federation of Press Clubs, the London Press Club played a leading role in the launch of the International Association of Press Clubs and Foreign Correspondents’ Centres in Dubai in 2000. As a result Club members have access to 60 Press Clubs worldwide. We also have reciprocal visiting arrangements in London with the Foreign Press Association which has bar and dining facilities.