£35 – £40

The Masterclasses with National Geographic Traveller

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The University of Westminster

Marylebone Campus

35 Marylebone Road

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NW1 5LS

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After the roaring success of last year’s inaugural Festival, we’re bringing back our ever-popular masterclasses!

If you long to see your landscapes gracing the pages of a travel magazine, or aspire to inspire with your tales of adventure, then look no further. This full day of masterclasses and workshops will arm you with all the practical advice you could ask for to get one step closer to having your work published. The National Geographic Traveller (UK) team, along with leading travel writers and award-winning photographers, will be on hand throughout this jam-packed day of sessions to offer tips, tales, advice and anecdotes, from everything to how to find inspiration for a story to a first-timer’s guide to pitching.


Travel Writing Masterclasses

Want to know how to break into the industry? Looking for tips on approaching an editor? Need ideas on how to refine your prose? Expect all your queries and questions on becoming a travel writer answered in our variety of practical sessions. You’ll get plenty of invaluable advice from industry experts and the chance to meet some of the team behind the magazine.

The Sessions:

  • Beginnings and endings
  • How to pitch
  • Finger on the pulse
  • Dos and don’ts
  • Being social
  • The secret of my success
  • Q&As


Photography Masterclasses

From getting kitted up to promoting your portfolio, navigating the world of amateur photography can be tricky. Led by award-winning photographers, our sessions will teach you everything you need to know from starting out to perfecting your technique, while covering a range of topics that’ll stand you in perfect stead for getting one step closer to publication.

The Sessions:

  • Getting noticed in partnership with Pugliapromozione
  • Going wild
  • Epic scenes
  • Under the skin
  • Street talking
  • Get your kit on
  • Follow me


One-on-one tutorials – available for an additional fee

Travel writing tutorials
Submit 500 words in advance of The Masterclasses and receive a 20-minute, one-on-one session with one of our editors or writers. They’ll offer advice and help on improving your travel writing, as well as hints and tips on becoming a better writer. You’ll receive more information on submission closer to the event.

Photography tutorials
Want an extra in-depth critique of your imagery? Book a one-on-one tutorial with a travel photographer, who’ll be able to offer tips and tricks, and give invaluable feedback on your work. Don’t forget to bring your camera and images.

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The University of Westminster

Marylebone Campus

35 Marylebone Road

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NW1 5LS

United Kingdom

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