The Guardian Open Weekend 24-25 March 2012, Kings Place - London

 

Agenda - London, Kings Place

Print Agenda

10:00
Charlie Brooker
Chair: Katharine Viner
Charlie Brooker, journalist, screenwriter and broadcaster
An opportunity to experience the acerbic wit of popular G2 columnist Charlie Brooker first hand, and ask for his take on your burning questions.
 
Zac Goldsmith MP in conversation with Ian Katz
 
Guardian kitchen: breakfast with Felicity Cloake
 
Heathen's Manifesto
 
The leader room: politics
 
The role of women in the Arab Spring
 
The Meadow: Kashmir 1995 - Where the terror began
 
How to take a great picture
 
Digital revolution 1: how digital is revolutionising news gathering
 
How to speak Mandarin Chinese
 
The Magnificent Moon Hare with Sue Monroe (Ages 5-7)
 
My Life and My Henry with Judith Kerr (Age 8+)
 
How to write a column with Lucy Mangan (Age 14+)
11:15
Vince Cable MP in conversation with Will Hutton
 
Why is gender equality taking so long?
 
Hungry world: who is going to feed us?
 
Open Guardian 1: what might the Guardian's future look like?
 
What are the Guardian's open digital platforms?
 
Writing with the left hand?
 
How to use data
 
How is he doing? The Cameron mid-term report
 
What can the arts offer in an age of austerity?
 
How to tweet
 
How to change your career
 
How to Train your Dragon with Cressida Cowell (Age 7-10)
 
A country diary walk... in Kings Cross (11.15am - 1.15pm)
 
How to draw: live with Tony Ross (Age 7-10)
12:30
Question time: what is the future of capitalism?
 
What English history do we need?
 
Guardian kitchen: lunch with Allegra McEvedy
 
The art of crosswords
 
Open Guardian 2: what defines the Guardian?
 
Is global warming melting the Himalayan glaciers?
 
Brown-bag lunch: does it matter who runs our schools?
 
What can the government learn from the Guardian's research on the 2011 riots?
 
Brown-bag lunch: Is this the end of the NHS?
 
Brown-bag lunch: Europe and the rise of the far right
 
Brown-bag lunch: dark arts – the secret state in the post-9/11 world
 
How to make a photograph tell a story (Age: 14+)
 
How to write a column with Lucy Mangan (Age 12+)
 
How to make a video
13:45
G2 Interview Live: Decca Aitkenhead interviews Grayson Perry
 
What will the 2012 presidential election mean for America and the world?
 
What it takes to create a successful British fashion label with Matthew Williamson and Joseph Velosa
 
The Guardian's ringside seat on history
 
Araucaria: master of the crossword
 
How to start a community food business
 
Adapting the news with Richard Norton-Taylor
 
Brown-bag lunch with physicist Jim Al-Khalili
 
How to write a winning CV (Age 15+)
 
Guardian cartoonist Martin Rowson
 
How to speak Hindi
 
How to keep bees in the city
14:00
How to make radio with the Roundhouse (Age: 14+) (2pm - 5pm)
15:00
Martin Rowson's workshop on the secrets of caricature
 
How to be happy (3pm - 4.30pm)
 
Guardian Review Book Club: Fatherland, with Robert Harris
 
Adrian Searle interviews Steve McQueen
 
Guardian kitchen: bread-baking with Dan Lepard
 
Taking stock of the Arab spring with Adhaf Soueif
 
The leader room: social policy
 
Global badlands: the rise of organised crime
 
Can free speech be global?
 
Tricks of the trade: how the politics lobby keeps some secrets and reports others
 
Guardian young critics workshop (Age 11+)
 
Life: An Exploded Diagram with Mal Peet (Age 14+)
16:15
What does the phone-hacking scandal tell us about Britain?
 
The Guardian and Britain's progressive dilemma: Liberal or Labour?
 
Open Guardian 3: what would you give the Guardian? Money time or data?
 
How I did it: Charlie Alcock and Uffe Elbaek
 
A life in writing: Jo Shapcott in conversation with Kira Cochrane
 
How to blog
 
Russia: the mafia state
 
Remembering William Golding
 
How to grow your business idea (Age 14+)
 
Blue-skinned heroes, black goddesses and ten-headed demons (Age 10-14)
 
How to publish your own book
17:30
The US economist Jeffrey Sachs talks to Larry Elliott
 
Football Weekly podcast live
 
Jez Butterworth in conversation with Andrew Dickson
 
How I did it: Rory Stewart & Sally Becker
 
How policing protest goes wrong
 
Duwayne Brooks talks to Simon Hattenstone about the Stephen Lawrence murder
 
An hour with Simon Hoggart
 
Name that tune: Sounds of wildlife quiz (All ages)
 
How the Guardian has gone multimedia
 
How to make your own jewellery
 
Big Ideas podcast: what is the perfect society?
 
Life as a correspondent: News from the frontline
18:45
Keynote debate: Are we facing crisis of democracy?
 
Mike Figgis in conversation with Simon Hattenstone
 
Under fire: reporting from the frontline
 
How I did it: Zoe Margolis and Luke Concannon
 
The pictures we think we know
 
The Guide's comedy show
 
How I Did It: Doc Brown & Sara Shamsavari (Age 12+)
20:00
Michael Kiwanuka
 
Green Gartside on the 30th anniversary of Songs to Remember
 
Steve Coogan talks to Alan Rusbridger
 
Screening: 'In Transition 2.0' (8pm - 9.30pm)
 
Images of war with Sean Smith
21:15
Marcus Mumford interviewed by Laura Barton
 
The Guardian's pop quiz with John Harris

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