SOHO LITERARY FESTIVAL 2013 HIGHLIGHTS
A stellar collection of speakers came to the third Oldie Soho Literary Festival that ran from 25th September to 29th September. Many thanks to all who attended and we hope to see you again next year! To read more about this year's festival go to www.soholitfest.com
Click here to view our round-up of this year's highlights - a sneak preview from The Oldie Issue 302!
The Soho Literary Festival is sponsored by
THE OLDIE BRITISH ARTISTS AWARDS, JUNE 2013
The second Oldie British Artists Award (OBA), sponsored by Ecclesiastical insurance, has been won by Yorkshire artist Malcolm Ludvigsen for his seascape entitled Filey. Maggi Hambling, chair of the judges, praised the work for its ‘vitality and beautiful simplicity’.
To read more and to see the shortlist in full go to: www.theoldie.co.uk/oba
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SCOOP OF THE YEAR!
Miles Goslett and The Oldie have been named joint winners of the London Press Club's Scoop of the Year Award, together with Liz MacKean and Meirion Jones for BBC2's Newsnight and Mark Williams-Thomas for ITV's Exposure for their coverage of the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal.
Miles Goslett won the award for his article in the March 2012 issue of The Oldie exposing the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal.The article was the first to investigate why the BBC dropped its Newsnight report investigating allegations of sexual abuse made against its long-serving employee Jimmy Savile. The Oldie's Richard Ingrams was the only editor willing to publish Miles's story.
SHORTLISTED FOR ANOTHER AWARD!
The PPA Awards have nominated The Oldie for the Magazine of the Year award, and Richard Ingrams for Editor of the Year award.
THE OLDIE OF THE YEAR 2013
On Tuesday 12th February 2013 at Simpson's-in-the-Strand, Terry Wogan announced the six winners of the Oldie of the Year Awards 2013.
From left to right: Oldie of the Year Awards Host: Terry Wogan; Troglodyte of the Year: Wally Fawkes; Snap Left in Celery Award: Fauja Singh; Pin-Up of the Year: Mary Beard; Oldie Donor of the Year: Nicholas Crace; Oldie Editor: Richard Ingrams. Unfortunately Tony Iveson, our Oldie Campaigner of the Year, couldn't be with us but General Sir Michael Jackson accepted the award on his behalf.
Our Golden Oldie of the Year went to Michael Heseltine (pictured below with his award)