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Writing opinion pieces with Polly Toynbee and Tim Dowling

Guardian Masterclasses

Monday, December 12, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (GMT)

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Soak up insights from two of the Guardian’s most prolific journalists

Join two of the Guardian’s best-known journalists for this entertaining and informative masterclass. You’ll learn how to develop original and engaging angles for stories, and express your personality in your writing.

Whether you’re new to writing or want to improve your craft, this is the ultimate primer for anyone who wants to learn how to present a strong argument with confidence. Book your place now and spend the afternoon soaking up insights and advice at Guardian headquarters.

Content

  • Guardian Weekend magazine columnist Tim Dowling on how to use your own life experiences in your writing
  • Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee on how to write a column and raise important issues through your writing

Speaker profiles

Polly Toynbee is a columnist for the Guardian and former BBC social affairs editor. She won the Orwell Prize for journalism in 1998 and in 2007 was named Columnist of the Year at the British Press Awards. She has also written and co-authored many books including her latest, Cameron’s Coup. Read Polly’s Guardian articles here.

Tim Dowling is a journalist for the Guardian. He writes a weekly column for Weekend magazine and is the author of several books, including How To Be A Husband. Read Tim’s Guardian articles here.

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The Guardian
Kings Place
90 York Way
N1 9GU London
United Kingdom

Monday, December 12, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (GMT)


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Guardian Masterclasses

Welcome to Guardian masterclasses – a unique programme of learning embedded within one of the world's most forward-thinking media organisations.

Masterclasses offer a broad range of short and long courses across a variety of disciplines from creative writing, journalism, photography and design, film and digital media, music and cultural appreciation.

Harnessing the expertise and specialisms within the organisation, our courses are led by first class and award winning guardian professionals whilst also drawing on the skills and expertise of other leading figures at the forefront of the creative and digital industries.

The programme is aimed at anyone interested in personal or professional development whether that be refining your skills, focusing your ambition or simply broadening your mind and gaining inspiration.

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