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Events during August 2017

Summer social 2017 - NUJ London independent broadcasting and new media branch

18:00 – 23:00

Wednesday 2nd August 2017

The Chapel Cafe Bar, 308-312 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8DP

It's that time of year again. The weather might not be predictable, but that's no reason not to celebrate the summer.

NUJ reps' training, stage 2, Oxford, August 2017

Day one 18.00-21.00
Day two 10.00-15.00

Friday 4th to Saturday 5th August 2017

Peace House, Paradise Square Oxford OX1 1LD

The course is aimed at reps and members who have completed Stage 1. It further builds on the knowledge and skills needed to support and represent members at meetings.

This event is for NUJ members only. Please consider joining the NUJ if you would like to attend this event.

Were the Tory tabloids defanged? The media and the general election.


Sunday 13th August 2017

South Yorkshire Festival, Wortley Hall S35 7DB

Nick Jones, former BBC Labour and political correspondent, leads a discussion on the coverage of the election by the tabloids and asks if the result exposed the growing impotence of the Sun and its like.


Understanding Copyright and Making it Pay


Thursday 24th August 2017

Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD

This event will address the basics of copyright as it affects journalists.

NUJ reps' training stage 1, Glasgow, August 2017

Day one: 10.00- 16.30
Day two: 10.00-15.00

Thursday 24th to Friday 25th August 2017

NUJ 3rd Floor 114 Union Street Glasgow G1 3QQ

This is the first stage of the three-part NUJ reps training programme. After completing all three, you can feel confident that you have covered all you need to know to deal with your members’ day-to-day issues.

This event is for NUJ members only. Please consider joining the NUJ if you would like to attend this event.

Manchester: Pride festival 2017

Various times and locations around Manchester.

Friday 25th to Monday 28th August 2017

Canal Street

The Big Weekend is part of the Manchester Pride Festival and takes place in the Gay Village over the August bank holiday weekend.

Guided tour of London's Francis Crick Institute


Wednesday 30th August 2017

Francis Crick Institute, 1 Midland Rd, Kings Cross, London NW1 1AT

Association of British Science Writers members are invited to a free press trip of the major new biomedical research institute, which opened recently in London.

NUJ branch protest & meeting in Omagh


Thursday 31st August 2017

Various locations

Join in with other NUJ members at the next Derry North West Ireland branch event in Omagh.

Perth: Let's talk digital


Thursday 31st August 2017

The Venue, 38 St John Street, Perth

The Perth and District NUJ branch has organised an evening of discussion about using social media.

Countering Violent Extremism & Crafting a Story: free workshops


Thursday 31st August to Friday 1st September 2017

Headland House, 72 Acton Street, London WC1X 9NB

Two free workshops from the Corsham Institute will show journalists how to counter radical ideologies that lead to violent acts and how to present stories in a powerful way to engage an audience.