1 Dec 2014, 7pm


Women in Journalism is 21!






DVIP Volunteer Open Evening

The event is 18:00-20:00, Wednesday 3 December at:

Devonshire House, 164-168 Westminster Bridge Rd , SE1 7RW London

A link to register for free for the open evening is here:
Did you know the domestic violence costs the economy £23 billion every year? But the cost of thousands of men, women and children negotiating their lives under such difficult circumstances is unquantifiable.

We are committed to tackling the root of the problem.

Come along on Wednesday 3 December to meet the team at the Domestic Violence Intervention Project (DVIP) (, the UK’s leading domestic violence charity, to hear about what we do, and how you can get involved.

We are a charity that works with around 1000 victims and perpetrators of domestic violence every year through one to one support and group workshops. DVIP is looking to recruit volunteers in an effort to promote awareness and offer more help to those in need.

Volunteering possibilities include fundraising and admin tasks, violence prevention and victim support - there are also opportunities for training and personal development.

Whether you can commit to just three hours or a few evenings every week, join us on Wednesday 3 December to hear presentations, speak to members of staff and ask any questions you may have. Refreshments will be provided.

Volunteering programs will start in early 2015 and last between a minimum 6 and 12 months.


Dec 9


 Peter Bazalgette, Chairman of the Arts Council, has described Alan Yentob – this year’s Media Society Award winner – as the “BBC’s greatest servant”.  Speaking about the decision of the Society to make its annual award to Yentob, who joins the likes of Sir Harold Evans, David Dimbleby, Jon Snow, Melvyn Bragg and Sir David Frost, as a recipient, Bazalgette said: ”"From general trainee in 1969 to creative leader and leading arts broadcaster…. Alan is the BBC’s greatest servant and thus , for almost 50 years, a great servant of the British public”

The Media Society Awards are now in their 20th year. This year’s black tie awards dinner is to be hosted by author and broadcaster Peter York and will be held on December 9th at the Millennium Hotel, Mayfair, London.

Ticket’s are priced at £125 for members of the Media Society and £150 for non-members. Alternatively a number of  tables of 10 seats are available.

For Ticket Information:   Tickets are priced at £125 for members of the Media Society and £150 for non-members.

Tables of 10 seats can be purchased at

Standard  Tables  for  10  £1500 / Premium  tables  for  10  £2000

Book vial

Laura Dugdale

High Spirits Events Consultancy

Tel: 207 792 4565

Mobile:077111 8157


15 Dec

Journalists’ Charity carols

All are welcome 

St Bride’s Church, Fleet Street, London EC4. Doors open at 6pm

Followed by a wine and mince pies – supported by Luther Pendragon



If you care about the future of individual freedom and democracy — join us.
Th4 Logan Symposium brings together key figures in the fight against invasive surveillanand recy.
Barbican, 4-7 December 2014

Organised by the Centre for Investigative Journalism and generously funded by The Reva and David Logan Foundation, this year’s inaugural event features leading journalists and hacktivists. They form a natural alliance committed to a world free of authoritarian invasions of individual privacy and free speech.

Seeking common ground, journalists offer hacktivists a social and political context, as well as expertise in evidence-based storytelling. Hacktivists, expert in accessing, exposing and protecting critical evidence-based material, bring their own set of formidable skills.

Joined by artists, lawyers and whistleblowers, these communities will offer each other, and the general public, charged, highly informed debate. Now that the Snowden disclosures have sunk in, it’s time for uncensored talk about the immediate threats we face.


WIJ offer: join the House of St Barnabas

See here for More info

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