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BGTW Talks Travel webinar

From travel, commercial and documentary photography, to filmmaking and multi-media travel features, our panel will discuss what happens when women are represented both behind and in front of the lens. Looking at commissioning stories to the final edit, Anne Banas, Maura Friedman, Emily Garthwaite, Helen Parker and Nori Jemil will chat about their experiences of…

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BGTW Talks Travel webinar: Pitching and filing like a pro

Right now, it feels like it’s never been more important to get your pitch game up to scratch. From what makes a good pitch to why your idea doesn’t get a reply, and the rules of ‘chasing’/following up to bringing up the ‘ouch’ question of rates, this frank debate with four top UK travel editors…

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BGTW Talks Travel: Great British stays

There are few types of getaways more British than staying in a pub – boutique pubs with rooms, traditional inns, and affordable accommodation, all across the UK. What does a stay in a pub look like now for couples, families, ramblers, dog owners, beer lovers and others? How does the personal touch in a smaller…

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BGTW Talks Travel webinar: Decolonising travel writing

What does ‘decolonise travel writing’ mean in practice? The genre of travel writing really took off during European expansion including the British Empire, with stories usually told from a white, male, Western gaze. In this debate, we’ll discuss the outdated tropes, stereotypes, language and images that often permeate modern travel writing and photography, why we…

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BGTW Talks Travel: What destinations are doing now

Our BGTW Talks Travel discussions are part of a series of online events to bring people together during these extraordinary times, and help our members and other travel professionals move forward. These events aim to connect and educate us for what’s to come as travel writers, creators and photographers. By connecting leaders in the world…