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Guardian Masterclasses

How to launch an independent magazine 12 July 2014 10:00 - 13 July 2014 17:00 2014-07-12 10:00:00 2014-07-13 17:00:00

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The only course an independent publisher will ever need New independent titles hit the shelves every week, but very few of them make it...

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How to write a memoir 12 July 2014 10:00 - 13 July 2014 17:00 2014-07-12 10:00:00 2014-07-13 17:00:00

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The memoir is one of the best-selling and fastest-evolving literary genres. From prize-winning creative non-fiction like Dave Eggers A...

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Street photography with Antonio Olmos 12 July 2014 10:00 - 13 July 2014 18:00 2014-07-12 10:00:00 2014-07-13 18:00:00

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Master the skills you need to create photographs out of the chaos and bustle of street life Street photography is an essential skill for...

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Writing biography with Jon Cook 12 July 2014 10:00 - 13 July 2014 17:00 2014-07-12 10:00:00 2014-07-13 17:00:00

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How to get the most out of one of today's most exciting – and best-selling – literary genres  The biography has come of age as an artform,...

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Commercial microbrewing with Brewlab 13 July 2014 10:00 - 17:00 2014-07-13 10:00:00 2014-07-13 17:00:00

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Get out of the shed and into the shops – how to turn your passion for craft brewing into a profitable commercial enterprise You've...

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How to be a digital journalist 14 July 2014 18:30 - 21:30 2014-07-14 18:30:00 2014-07-14 21:30:00

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Innovative thinking on the developing opportunities for digital news Digital publishing has transformed the way journalism is produced and...

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Interactive data visualisation 19 July 2014 10:00 - 20 July 2014 17:00 2014-07-19 10:00:00 2014-07-20 17:00:00

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From simple interactive charts to cutting-edge immersive storytelling, interactive visualisations can turn raw data into compelling...

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Start to write: Foundations of fiction with Adam Foulds 19 July 2014 10:00 - 20 July 2014 17:00 2014-07-19 10:00:00 2014-07-20 17:00:00

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Learn the technical skills on which every great writer depends   A powerful story is just the beginning of your work of fiction. Making...

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The essentials of professional writing 19 July 2014 10:00 - 17:00 2014-07-19 10:00:00 2014-07-19 17:00:00

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Simple, effective techniques to make your communications more clear, from emails to appraisals Have you ever spent twenty minutes writing...

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How to use Twitter effectively: A one-day seminar 19 July 2014 10:00 - 17:00 2014-07-19 10:00:00 2014-07-19 17:00:00

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Learn how to promote your brand or business at this comprehensive course with David Schneider and David Levin When you only have 140...

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Writing popular science 20 July 2014 10:00 - 17:00 2014-07-20 10:00:00 2014-07-20 17:00:00

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Learn how to condense the mysteries of the universe into a gripping page-turner Popular science books have never been so popular. Subjects...

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How to be a film critic with Peter Bradshaw 20 July 2014 10:00 - 17:00 2014-07-20 10:00:00 2014-07-20 17:00:00

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Hone your critical approach to film and how you communicate your ideas to others in this practical introduction to film criticism You...

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How to pitch and sell ideas for radio 21 July 2014 18:30 - 21:30 2014-07-21 18:30:00 2014-07-21 21:30:00

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Radio remains a powerful tool for communicating new ideas and information. From the first wireless broadcasts to today's high-tech...

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Writing compelling columns with Owen Jones 22 July 2014 18:30 - 21:30 2014-07-22 18:30:00 2014-07-22 21:30:00

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How to turn plain facts into stories people care about  This course is designed for anyone who writes because they have things they want...

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Pitching your book 23 July 2014 10:00 - 17:00 2014-07-23 10:00:00 2014-07-23 17:00:00

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Get your work noticed by agents, publishers and readers So you've almost finished your novel. Congratulations – now comes the hard part....

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How to be a citizen journalist with Brown Moses 24 July 2014 18:30 - 21:30 2014-07-24 18:30:00 2014-07-24 21:30:00

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Eliot Higgins, of renowned blog Brown Moses, shows you how to use social media to find major stories from around the world Citizen...

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Unlocking potential: Growth strategies for female entrepreneurs 26 July 2014 10:00 - 17:00 2014-07-26 10:00:00 2014-07-26 17:00:00

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Not-news-flash: workplace inequality is still a major issue. Even women who work for themselves face the reality of economic disparity...

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Build a website: Introduction to HTML5 and CSS3 26 July 2014 10:00 - 27 July 2014 17:00 2014-07-26 10:00:00 2014-07-27 17:00:00

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Learn to build functional, interactive websites using the latest web standards Whether you want to promote your business, host an online...

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Introduction to making documentaries 26 July 2014 10:00 - 16:00 2014-07-26 10:00:00 2014-07-26 16:00:00

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 Discover what it takes make a successful documentary from some of the best in the business Join an ensemble of documentary heavyweights...

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Reinventing the critic 26 July 2014 10:00 - 17:00 2014-07-26 10:00:00 2014-07-26 17:00:00

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Learn to establish a distinctive voice, critical authority and a trustworthy reputation There's much more to the critic's craft than...

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Develop your writing: Plot and character with Greg Mosse and Kate Mosse 26 July 2014 10:00 - 27 July 2014 17:00 2014-07-26 10:00:00 2014-07-27 17:00:00

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Through a series of practical exercises, workshops and discussions, students will develop stories with the potential to become...

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Secrets of successful self-publishing with Ben Galley 26 July 2014 10:00 - 17:00 2014-07-26 10:00:00 2014-07-26 17:00:00

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A one-day workshop aimed at anyone who wants to learn how to be an independent author Self-publishing is one of the great cultural success...

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Editing skills for authors 26 July 2014 10:00 - 17:00 2014-07-26 10:00:00 2014-07-26 17:00:00

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How to transform your first draft – and your approach to editing – for the much better Negative feedback is one of the best things that...

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Free your creativity and get started on your book 26 July 2014 10:00 - 27 July 2014 17:00 2014-07-26 10:00:00 2014-07-27 17:00:00

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Learn how to overcome writer's block, find your voice and enjoy the writing process Whether you are an experienced writer or just setting...

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Travel photography with Kevin Rushby 26 July 2014 10:00 - 27 July 2014 17:00 2014-07-26 10:00:00 2014-07-27 17:00:00

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Learn to create, edit and sell top-quality travel images Simply photographing an exotic location is easy, telling its story is...

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How to create and publish a graphic novel 27 July 2014 10:00 - 16:00 2014-07-27 10:00:00 2014-07-27 16:00:00

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Learn how to turn your idea into a graphic novel, and get it published An endlessly versatile art form which places no limits on the...

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How to write science fiction 27 July 2014 10:00 - 17:00 2014-07-27 10:00:00 2014-07-27 17:00:00

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Take your writing to new frontiers – let Liesel Schwarz be your guide to creating scintillating sci-fi and fantastic fantasy  Science...

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How to write better copy 28 July 2014 10:00 - 17:00 2014-07-28 10:00:00 2014-07-28 17:00:00

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How to write commercial copy that's engaging, effective and – whisper it – sells more stuff We can't legally offer courses in bribery and...

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Get started on your novel with David Almond 28 July 2014 18:30 - 21:30 2014-07-28 18:30:00 2014-07-28 21:30:00

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As a billion abandoned manuscripts attest, there's a lot more to writing a novel than just typing up a good idea. Simply knowing where to...

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Beginner's guide to social media for businesses 29 July 2014 10:00 - 17:00 2014-07-29 10:00:00 2014-07-29 17:00:00

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The foolproof introduction to online marketing for social novices Social media marketing is the most effective and cost-effective way to...

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How to write and pitch your screenplay 6 July 2014 10:00 - 17:00

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Discover what it takes to be a successful screenwriter from some of the best in the business From plotting your first draft to pitching...

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Data visualisation: a one-day workshop 5 July 2014 10:00 - 17:00

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Learn to use infographics to present complex information simply, elegantly and beautifully Overview Whether you're working on a...

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How to get ahead in the music business 5 July 2014 10:00 - 17:00

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What you need to know to get you started in the music industry Music is big business – worth £3.8 billion a year in the UK alone. But...

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The fundamentals of fiction with Tim Lott 5 July 2014 10:00 - 6 July 2014 17:00

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It's a long road from starting a novel to getting it published - check you're heading the right way with someone who's been there. Join...

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Writing fiction based on real life experiences 5 July 2014 10:00 - 6 July 2014 17:00

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Learn how to use your experiences to give fiction the ring of truth Real life is the greatest font of unbelievable truths. It's no wonder...

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Understanding the media for science professionals 1 July 2014 18:30 - 21:30

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The reluctance of scientists to engage with the media is a well-tested theory, with a wealth of supporting evidence. Dealing with...

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Introduction to data visualisation 30 June 2014 18:30 - 21:30

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Overview Whether you're working on a presentation, a website or teaching materials, nothing tells a complex story faster than an...

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Citizen journalism: A one-day bootcamp 29 June 2014 10:00 - 16:00

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Learn how to make the leap from reader to writer and get your story out fast  Readers' opinions are no longer relegated to the letters...

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Tracing the history of your house with Dr Nick Barratt 28 June 2014 10:00 - 17:00

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A beginner's guide to unlocking the secrets of the bricks and mortar of your home   A conversation-starting history can add...

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Photography for beginners with Andy Earl 28 June 2014 10:00 - 29 June 2014 17:00

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Get the most out of your DSLR and start shooting like the professional It's hard to take a bad picture with a modern DSLR, but as long as...

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Writing historical fiction 28 June 2014 10:00 - 29 June 2014 17:00

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Learn to use the past to inspire new stories, with award-winning novelist Katharine McMahon Historical fact is the heart of great...

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Phone photography 25 June 2014 18:30 - 21:30

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Guardian head of photography Roger Tooth only ever uses the world's most popular camera – an iPhone. As smartphone cameras have evolved to...

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Choosing your words: The craft of good writing with Jay Rayner 23 June 2014 18:30 - 21:30

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Learn how to create credible, compelling writing from the leading Observer food critic and journalist   In this lively, engaging evening...

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Data visualisation for designers 23 June 2014 18:30 - 21:00

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Enhance your design skills, and get better results from working with researchers and analysts Designers are increasingly being asked to...

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The essentials of freelance journalism with Stuart Heritage 22 June 2014 10:00 - 17:00

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An introduction to features writing, freelancing and getting paid Whether you're new to freelance writing or just considering it as a...

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Build a better website: Front-end web development 21 June 2014 10:00 - 22 June 2014 17:00

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Once you've learned the basics of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, working out your new coding priorities can be confusing, given the vast array...

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How to research your family tree 21 June 2014 10:00 - 17:00

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The ultimate novice's guide to researching your family tree Many people want to research their family tree but don't know where or how...

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Copywriting: A two-day bootcamp 21 June 2014 10:00 - 22 June 2014 17:00

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How to write commercial copy that's engaging, effective and – whisper it – sells more stuff We can't legally offer courses in bribery and...

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Writing how-to books 21 June 2014 10:00 - 22 June 2014 17:00

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Make the most of your expertise – share your knowledge in a stimulating, fulfilling (and possibly profitable) way Whether it's Eats,...

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An introduction to interactive data visualisation 16 June 2014 18:30 - 21:00

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Get to grips with the art of interactive data storytelling There is more and more data available to us than ever. When confronted with so...

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How to write an opinion column 16 June 2014 18:30 - 21:30

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How to find your voice as a comment writer Expressing a strong opinion is the easiest way to engage an audience with a news story, and...

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From first ideas to first draft with Ed Docx 14 June 2014 10:00 - 15 June 2014 17:00

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Novelist Ed Docx provides budding writers with practical tools that will help you get the best from your native creativity Bursting with...

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Presenting data 14 June 2014 10:00 - 17:00

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Learn how to turn raw data into compelling presentations If the thought of preparing a presentation or report based on numbers brings you...

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Writing your first novel with Shelley Weiner 14 June 2014 10:00 - 15 June 2014 17:00

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This weekend masterclass is ideal for anybody who believes they have the ability to write a novel, but doesn't know quite where to start....

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Get creative with children's fiction 14 June 2014 10:00 - 15 June 2014 17:00

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Find out how to create original stories for fiction's most demanding audience Writing for children is like throwing a party – it should be...

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Free your creativity and get started on your book 14 June 2014 10:00 - 15 June 2014 17:00

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Learn how to overcome writer's block, find your voice and enjoy the writing process Whether you are an experienced writer or just setting...

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Data visualisation for journalists, designers and marketers 14 June 2014 10:00 - 17:00

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A good infographic is the picture that's worth ten thousand words, capable of exploding preconceptions or making instant sense of complex...

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How to use grammar 10 June 2014 18:30 - 21:30

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Become a grammar grandmaster with senior Guardian editor David Marsh Grammar can be a daunting subject, full of obscure and baffling rules...

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How to use Twitter effectively 9 June 2014 18:30 - 21:30

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Help promote your brand or business with help from Twitter experts David Schneider and David Levin When you only have 140 characters...

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Data visualisation for researchers 9 June 2014 18:30 - 21:00

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Make your data come to life through powerful infographics   Researchers are increasingly being asked to visualise their data. While this...

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