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Free Word is an arts organisation that explores the power and politics of words from our London venue.

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How do explorations of our personal histories inform our understanding of home? Join Free Word & @arvonfoundation,… https://t.co/VTl0ktcdrmOberon writer Hassan Abdulrazzak is performing at Home Truths on 27 Nov, part of #WritingOurWayHome,… https://t.co/0yGEHpwBmQ
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10/21
2019
Britain is facing a housing crisis - but how to tackle it? Join CLASS director @faizashaheen @shaistaAzizhttps://t.co/TZp6NuhPyl
Retweeted by Free WordCheck out this job opportunity! @FreeWordCentre is recruiting an Executive Director. They are looking for an inspir… https://t.co/QlITk3JiXd
Retweeted by Free WordJoin @OberonBooks for a special evening of drinks and conversation as we celebrate the launch of #NorwegianPlays at… https://t.co/jd3G9bIi55
10/18
2019
Somali-British writer @_aminajama hosts 'Diana: The People's Aunty', 7 Nov, an evening exploring princess Diana as… https://t.co/2ul6677WIuCongrats to Free Word's season collaborators @rrobinson72 and @Brrnrrd who have been shortlisted for the… https://t.co/lsWdf2EaZtWhat does Home feel like? When was the last time you were at Home? We're excited for tonight's workshop with visua… https://t.co/vPFBvvPZzQ
10/17
2019
What a joy to get to write this little piece to my best pal in the world for @RoyalMail x #BlackHistoryMonth Part… https://t.co/atdiKcxtmm
Retweeted by Free Word#FromOurFriends -#WritingOurWayHome is @FreeWordCentre 's new season exploring shelter & belonging in a world where… https://t.co/cvxnrwml5l
Retweeted by Free WordI signed up for this because I wanted to hear @rrobinson72, @InuaEllams and @bridgetminamore reading from their wor… https://t.co/dO48VUkIqV
Retweeted by Free WordThis stunning video (feat. @benelombe) is a collab between @RoyalMail & @FreeWordCentre for #BlackHistoryMonth. It'… https://t.co/mpJKnjeWBG
Retweeted by Free WordArtist-activist @livwynter will be bringing their spectacular show 'And So The Choir Gathers, Before It Is Too late… https://t.co/TQ3LjLj8G8A stunning piece with @RoyalMail for #BlackHistoryMonth and @FreeWordCentre's new season, Writing Our Way Home. Le… https://t.co/jvS2UmVYkM
Retweeted by Free WordWe're thrilled to have paired up with @RoyalMail for #BlackHistoryMonth & our #WritingOurWayHome season. Watch thi… https://t.co/DrhcfEjDZrThis Black History Month we've collaborated with @FreeWordCentre for their 'Writing Our Way Home' season. cc… https://t.co/5hpl8Kwvck
Retweeted by Free WordWhat a pleasure to have hosted this brilliant quartet of Black British writers @FreeWordCentre last night for our… https://t.co/Ue7BYGQc9bJoin @englishpen on the night of the UK’s scheduled departure from the EU to reflect and discuss important question… https://t.co/vFrEZz0MFw1-9 Nov sees @BGACentre's first ever Tottenham Literature Festival highlighting work by Black writers. Expect inspi… https://t.co/aECohUL7ZF
10/16
2019
“Does England feel like home?” Opening question for tonight’s discussion #WritingOurWayHome with @Winsome_Pinnock,… https://t.co/fHFjqlsSPj.@InuaEllams takes the stage: "I'm going to read till I run out of time." #WritingOurWayHome @FreeWordCentre https://t.co/JmGE8BBl3s
Retweeted by Free WordJoin a free workshop at Free Word tomorrow, 10am - 1pm, exploring how words and movement can work together with poe… https://t.co/VJlnEHaVlA#WritingOurWayHome is @FreeWordCentre's new season exploring shelter & belonging in a world where home is insecure… https://t.co/1eR1O523xI
Retweeted by Free WordTonight!! Thankfully tickets are still available in case you haven't brought yours yet, including £2 unwaged ticket… https://t.co/S8MwWurYhA
10/15
2019
Free Word is recruiting an Executive Director. We are looking for an inspiring leader with a keen interest in Free… https://t.co/lYBQGtZLNt
10/12
2019
🕑The @MHCLG's consultation to #EndSection21 closes on Saturday. Having your say, and holding the government to thei… https://t.co/mIhI3VqLhH
Retweeted by Free Word @EmmaLWarren @AkilScafeSmith @henri_mwilliams Listen back: Free Word's Alex and @AkilScafeSmith join @worldwidefm t… https://t.co/zkAm4WPfuECall out for poets to join Theresa Lola, Amaal Said and Seraphima Kennedy for an interactive poetry workshop explor… https://t.co/kvX2g6yRl7
Retweeted by Free WordReflecting back to Echoes Of The City — an inspiring evening with music journalist @EmmaLWarren, RESOLVE's… https://t.co/vhXuTDCKj9There’s 5 tickets left. Come join me for a therapeutically informed workshop. I’m taking on less workshops and movi… https://t.co/Qu9k69pmOC
Retweeted by Free WordWho is Home? Where is Home? What does Home feel like to you? Join visual artist @SoofiyaC for a therapeutic writin… https://t.co/ro9ZVYheffMeet @bridgetminamore, performer and panelist for our #WritingOurWayHome event – co-hosted with @FreeWordCentre – o… https://t.co/7rj3fzL66c
Retweeted by Free WordEVENT: Britain is facing a housing crisis - but how to tackle it? Join CLASS director @faizashaheen, homelessness… https://t.co/4fSKiyPEUK
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10/11
2019
Get 20% off tickets to hear @nikeshshukla & @chimenesuleyman discuss the experience of editing and contributing to… https://t.co/DTuSukkaPiTaking place in @_aminajama’s Somalinimo (till I dhimo) installation running all season long at Free Word.… https://t.co/XtKhiaq2DTHere’s our Comms Manager @benelombe in her element as we film for an upcoming collaboration with @RoyalMail celebra… https://t.co/pgEgvDTo2u
10/10
2019
so excited for this—I’ll be reading about ‘home’ alongside Inua Ellams, Roger Robinson, and Winsome Pinnock. 15th O… https://t.co/zyqJpLK3A7
Retweeted by Free WordMeet @InuaEllams, the first performer and panelist for our #WritingOurWayHome event – co-hosted with… https://t.co/03u91Nxx4M
Retweeted by Free WordJoin @Iniva_arts for a talk and screening on Film and Political Ecology in the South with Ali Nobil Ahmad and Dr. N… https://t.co/5W170y3ZNdJOB ALERT: Free Word is recruiting an Executive Director. We are looking for an inspiring leader with a keen inte… https://t.co/rsHh2RQxedWhat power does literature have in hostile environments? Join @WasafiriMag on 15 Oct for readings & reflections on… https://t.co/ypD6e42ab7#WritingOurWayHome is @FreeWordCentre's new season exploring shelter & belonging in a world where home is insecure… https://t.co/KzdFg0odQ2
Retweeted by Free WordIn a space transformed by ⁦@AkilScafeSmith⁩ ⁦@FreeWordCentre⁩ - Akil, Emma Warren, and Lars Saabye Christensen talk… https://t.co/QN8UBlshCz
Retweeted by Free WordLook At This Lineup 🔥 #BeingAWriter features 4 writers across disciplines talking to key issues facing writers, i… https://t.co/gOs8WDaQK9
Retweeted by Free WordA week until this event we're co-hosting with the @FreeWordCentre, uniting Black British writers from across genera… https://t.co/IAzoW0Db9A
Retweeted by Free WordThank you to @FreeWordCentre invited me to launch #WritingOurWayHome season. It was also special honoured to open t… https://t.co/lVYfgKfJYL
Retweeted by Free WordThat idea for a novel rattling around in your head & half-scribbled into notebooks? Start now, with a one-day inten… https://t.co/giDTJmauIZ
10/9
2019
Britain is facing a housing crisis; housing is an essential human need but who has a right to it? Join us at the… https://t.co/mvG1LqRmHg
Retweeted by Free WordI am looking forward to sharing the stage with @rrobinson72, @bridgetminamore, and @InuaEllams. We will all be rea… https://t.co/Vjbycj5wLU
Retweeted by Free WordBritain is facing a housing crisis; housing is an essential human need but who has a right to it? Join us at the… https://t.co/onyupWemtd
Retweeted by Free WordTonight! Kicking off our #WritingOurWayHome season post-launch party is a needed discussion on how communities rebu… https://t.co/dvyj2axp7wJoin us @FreeWordCentre this week for a conversation between an author (Lars Saabye Christensen), journalist (… https://t.co/AwYo8DwUNS
Retweeted by Free WordTonight at Free Word! Be sure to grab your tickets: https://t.co/ha7aVxL47h https://t.co/WnjcfKNwccTune in from 10am this morning as @AkilScafeSmith and @EmmaLWarren join @worldwidefm to discuss tonight’s Echoes Of… https://t.co/JKrErDPu1M
Retweeted by Free WordTune in from 10am this morning as @AkilScafeSmith and @EmmaLWarren join @worldwidefm to discuss tonight’s Echoes Of… https://t.co/JKrErDPu1M
10/8
2019
Break down what’s behind contemporary British culture at a discussion with @unseenflirt and Nels Abbey at… https://t.co/wVUkN7y9HY
10/6
2019
@_aminajama @IslingtonMayor @Rakhiaismail @AkilScafeSmith @seth_resolve Additional thanks to our brilliant guest pe… https://t.co/jZatYvihR9Our hearts are full with love and thanks to everyone who joined us to celebrate the launch of our… https://t.co/mTa4kgKFsnI've been to lots of season launches but @FreeWordCentre's stood out not just because of the forthcoming season whi… https://t.co/4Xc2KFYSjy
Retweeted by Free WordCongratulations to @FreeWordCentre for hosting an amazing launch party for the brand new ‘Home’ Season! The even… https://t.co/brlg5OMWMO
Retweeted by Free WordGreat night @FreeWordCentre for the opening of their #WritingOurWayHome season. Good to see @tweetskindeep there an… https://t.co/kb1xDje0mw
Retweeted by Free WordWell done to the beautiful @FreeWordCentre team, especially @ZainDada92 for pulling together the amazing Writing O… https://t.co/CjuLSAcxkY
Retweeted by Free WordWhat does it mean to be home? What does it mean not to be? What is the space between home, & trying to create it,… https://t.co/kRCEyW1p1Y
Retweeted by Free WordAmazing launch of the #writingourwayhome season at @FreeWordCentre. Such a privilege for @RSF_inter to be part of t… https://t.co/IjxmvzQCzW
Retweeted by Free WordReally fun to be at @FreeWordCentre Writing Our Way Home series launch party tonight. Can’t wait for our @Shelter e… https://t.co/ioW7Dv1ycu
Retweeted by Free WordOh @FreeWordCentre you have a bit of my heart now. https://t.co/CMOSp5VDeh
Retweeted by Free WordTonight was the launch party for #WritingOurWayHome at @FreeWordCentre. Come along to check out the amazing spaces… https://t.co/qIl6OJwmwv
Retweeted by Free WordGorgeous launch party tonight for the #WritingOurWayHome season at @FreeWordCentre. The space has been brilliantly… https://t.co/XTLfFo7WN7
Retweeted by Free WordOh my oh my. The @FreeWordCentre season launch is epic. The poets amazing. I might mention the cocktail. Yes I have… https://t.co/C81lwFjr0k
Retweeted by Free WordSo proud of everyone involved in this! So sad I can’t be at the launch but come see my show on 22 Nov iA https://t.co/TRv0DNGsGE
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10/4
2019
‘Running’ from musician and poet @TheLatekid_ #WritingOurWayHome https://t.co/mm5OIz2uoEPoet @_aminajama moves us with a poem on a history of Somali music #WritingOurWayHome https://t.co/vO7uYYnGxqHere’s a sneak peak of what you can expect to see tonight 👀 We debut @_aminajama’s Somalinimo (till i dhimo) instal… https://t.co/Q5IdKN5vXWWe'll be at @FreeWordCentre tonight. Come up and say hi! #WeAreTheUpsetters https://t.co/K2ExcSZVkv
Retweeted by Free WordTonight's the night! Our vinyls are up. Leaflets here. Installations complete. #WritingOurWayHome launch night, 7… https://t.co/QXUfU8jSvy
10/3
2019
10% of all of our tickets are donated to @BTProject_ for every single show we produce. We've got 10 free tickets av… https://t.co/SnfXJ0rNqE
Retweeted by Free WordI’m very invested in these questions at the moment. Come see my show “The End of Diaspora” at @FreeWordCentre on No… https://t.co/OinWyblqgw
Retweeted by Free WordEverything @freewordcentre do is worth a look, and this Writing Your Way Home season is so good. I'm looking forwar… https://t.co/SJG1t2rdRz
Retweeted by Free WordNext Tuesday I'll have the privilege of speaking at @FreeWordCentre w/ @henri_mwilliams of @UCLurbanlab, writer Lar… https://t.co/0nS3qks4Fz
Retweeted by Free WordIt's nearly time for the 'Home' Season launch at @FreeWordCentre - There is an incredible line-up to kickstart the… https://t.co/nOeT6ySoFd
Retweeted by Free Word#WritingOurWayHome is @FreeWordCentre's new season exploring shelter & belonging in a world where home is insecure… https://t.co/ORvMvFjszO
Retweeted by Free WordWe're looking forward to @FreeWordCentre 'Writing Our Way Home' season launch party tomorrow! Such a brilliant pro… https://t.co/hb9ONugm8T
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10/2
2019
@TheLatekid_ @antoshwojcik @touching_bass @_aminajama @AkilScafeSmith @seth_resolve Not to mention poetry from writ… https://t.co/PwQAE1LCMuTheLatekid + /WeirdToday You're going to start seeing /WeirdToday pop up a lot. He's working in-house atm with Ave… https://t.co/jO4CONUjFO
Retweeted by Free Word @TheLatekid_ @antoshwojcik @touching_bass Plus we unveil TWO new installations from Somali-British writer… https://t.co/Ws7I1RXCMu @TheLatekid_ @antoshwojcik @touching_bass DJ, designer and part of @touching_bass collective Alex Rita will be taki… https://t.co/saI08gmdTwWe're really excited to reveal more season launch party announcements: poet-musician @TheLatekid_ & poet-drummer… https://t.co/bjsGqgMxBB
10/1
2019
We're kicking things off in style at our #WritingOurWayHome season launch party, 3 Oct. With installation debuts fr… https://t.co/4hk3jxwZO5
9/30
2019
'Mushroom foraging saved me from my grief'. Inspiring piece on author @LongLittWoon, who will be joining Free Word… https://t.co/Gg8TjlN9zB
9/28
2019
Special announcement: @touching_bass' Alex Rita will be DJing at our season launch party, Thu 3 Oct. Have you got y… https://t.co/XEALclI3LAOur new season #WritingOurWayHome brings together two new installations from Somali-British writer @_aminajama and… https://t.co/IG2SJD5cy6
9/27
2019
Young People's Laureate @theresa_lola wants to champion self care through poetry: https://t.co/ZtR6b5nsRhThe countdown begins! Only 7 days until our #WritingOurWayHome season party launch. 🚀 Make your way down for the un… https://t.co/zEC69fO7RfDiaspora is Whitechapel, Bradford, Southall, Wimslow Road and Alum Rock; diaspora is the memes we share, the langua… https://t.co/2C1BEobce4
9/26
2019
What can we learn from past stories of the communities that have rebuilt themselves following economic instability?… https://t.co/T3NrjMEHY8 @FreeWordCentre's 3rd season transforms the cafe space into a 1990's living room as they showcase their new install… https://t.co/ZMYgjksHuP
Retweeted by Free WordWe're a week from #ITD2019. In the run-up, we're seeing into how many languages we can translate our mission, 'Fre… https://t.co/Ri4YKH3hLJ
Retweeted by Free Word#WritingOurWayHome is @FreeWordCentre's new season exploring shelter & belonging in a world where home is insecure… https://t.co/C3dfCSGVlS
Retweeted by Free WordJoin us @FreeWordCentre on October 15 for an evening of readings and reflections on writing, resistance, and litera… https://t.co/C4A6KJ5bNs
Retweeted by Free WordSneak peek into @FreeWordCentre's new season: #WritingOurWayHome. We chatted to Aki Scafe-Smith of the design colle… https://t.co/RlcVNpAPil
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9/25
2019

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