Guardian Open Weekend Live Coverage

“What English history do we need?”

History has shaped the present and indeed will continue to shape the future. However, in room two on Saturday 24th March, it became increasingly apparent that history is not taught long enough. An average 13 year old is taught history for one hour a week; this is highly insufficient and due to time constraints the […]

Posted By Clare Dyckhoff On Thursday, March 29th, 2012 With 1 Comment


How To Make Jewellery with Tatty Devine

This weekend saw an array of talented people enter the Guardian offices for debates, discussion and workshops from the likes of author Ian McEwan to fashion designer Matthew Williamson. Amongst these talented people was the lovely Rosie Wolfenden and Harriet Vine, the designer duo behind jewellery brand Tatty Devine who were there to give the session entitled ’How […]

Posted By Jessica Holt On Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 With 0 Comments


‘Is Journalism dying out?’

The 24th March bookmarked the first day of my very own Guardian Open Weekend experience. Kick starting a weekend of inspired debates was ‘Writing with the left hand?’, a title which sparked a great deal of debate as to what the talk would entail; suggestions by fellow editors humorously included an image of us sat […]

Posted By Clare Dyckhoff On Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 With 1 Comment


“What does the phone-hacking scandal tell us about Britain?”

During the Guardian Open Weekend, a packed hall at King’s Place played host to a talk entitled “What does the phone-hacking scandal tell us about Britain?”. Jon Snow, broadcaster and journalist best known for his work at Channel 4, chaired the panel, which comprised Alan Rusbridger, Guardian editor; Tom Watson, Labour MP for West Bromwich […]

Posted By Millie Kidson On Monday, March 26th, 2012 With 0 Comments


Celebrate Science with The Guardian Open Weekend

The Guardian are welcoming the public with big open arms in March for two days of exciting host talks and debates in the frontiers of particle physics, law and neuroscience. This weekend will allow the interaction of master classes on podcasting, web tools, journalism, and photography. This event, being held on 24 and 25 March, […]

Posted By Nancy Powell On Sunday, February 12th, 2012 With 0 Comments