Dates fixed for networking events and Press Club Ball

Posted by - August 15, 2018

Dates for two networking events and the glamorous Press Club Ball have been confirmed. Following the outstanding success of last year’s Press Club Ball, it will again be held at the Victoria & Albert Museum. It will take place on Thursday 11 October and will again be in aid of the Journalists’ Charity. For more

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DEBATE: Liberty, Freedom and Enfranchisement: Press Censorship and the Commonwealth

Posted by - May 18, 2018

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre has partnered with the London Press Club and the Royal Commonwealth Society to stage an exclusive debate on the threats from censorship. Top journalists will be among the panellists at the Sam Wannamaker Playhouse at the Globe Theatre on Thursday 24 May from 7pm. The debate –  “Liberty, Freedom and Enfranchisement: Press Censorship and

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Praise for the Press as our awards go to journalism’s finest

Posted by - May 2, 2018

Nearly 200 journalists and editorial executives were told at the London Press Club Awards of the vital role played by the traditional media. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan said: “This event is about acknowledging and celebrating great journalism, something we must continue to do, because although the media landscape is undoubtedly changing, what will never

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24/7 culture a factor in journalists’ stress

Posted by - February 14, 2018

FIFTY supporters of the London Press Club last night heard how emails and the 24/7 culture were factors in the increase of stress and mental health issues. Newspaper columnist and broadcaster Dr Ellie Cannon and a panel of health experts told how everybody needed to step back from the up-to-the-minute pressures in their jobs. The

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Fleet Street legend Robin Esser dies aged 84

Posted by - December 21, 2017

We are sad to report the death of long standing London Press Club director Robin Esser. Robin died on 6 November at his home in West London after a short illness. He was 84. There will be a memorial service for Robin at St Bride’s Church in Fleet Street at 11.30 on 21 March, 2018.

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Campaigning journalist honoured

Posted by - October 17, 2017

The London Evening Standard journalist who led an appeal to replant 250,000 trees uprooted in the capital by the Great Storm of 1987 has been honoured with a memorial plaque at a ceremony supported by the London Press Club. Angus McGill, who died in 2015 aged 87, used his Evening Standard column to implore readers

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London Press Club Ball exceeds £100k fundraising target

Posted by - October 13, 2017

The London Press Club Ball last night hit and surpassed its £100,000 target for The Journalists’ Charity. Co-Chairmen of the Press Ball Ray Massey and Robert Jobson today hailed the generosity of guests and sponsors at last night’s Press Ball held in the glamorous setting of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London’s Kensington. “It

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