The Berkshire Committee is hosting Giles Trendle, Managing Director of Al Jazeera English for a talk on media and the Middle East, followed by lunch in the Officers’ Mess at Hermitage Station.

Giles resides in Qatar where the Al Jazeera Media Network is headquartered. Al Jazeera English produces 24/7 news and current affairs programming for a worldwide TV audience of over 315 million households and mobile content for global digital consumers. Combining anecdotes and analysis, Giles describes the increasing challenges faced by journalists working in a region widely regarded as the most difficult and dangerous in which to operate.


Sunday 23rd February from 1000 to 1500


Hermitage Station, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG18 9TP

Programme of the Day:

  • From 1015 – Coffee
  • 1100 – Presentation
  • 1200 – Drinks
  • 1245 – Lunch
  • By 1500 – Guests depart



For any questions and further info please contact Brigadier Peter Walker OBE FRICS
Tel: 01189 712409

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