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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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"As black women readers we have our own literary cannon." Check out this enlightening interview with journalist an… https://t.co/6YBfmgwG96'I love the work that young #poets in #London in particular are doing, how unapologetically themselves they are in… https://t.co/CuDzPZxhLE
Retweeted by Free WordBald Black Girl(s) is officially back at @RoundhouseLDN until Aug 25th. Open daily from 11am. Here’s a pic of the i… https://t.co/Zz2Hc1M26K
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7/16
2019
From our friends: Join @Afrikult TOMORROW as they celebrate their 5th birthday at @FreeWordCentre with Ghanaian fo… https://t.co/FJaAGArQfB
Retweeted by Free WordVery Very excited to say I’m working on this. More growth, more life, more Somalinimo 🖤 https://t.co/xsMwar0cmE
Retweeted by Free Word#ITD19 tickets are live! *spread the word* https://t.co/wMLt29pvID https://t.co/zXuEfnK18p
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7/15
2019
Haven't found the time to visit our #ApocalypseReadingRoom yet? Worry not as you can still pop down and enjoy a boo… https://t.co/diHw7aPhDl
7/13
2019
"I believe if Africa had never been colonised it would be better off today" Writer and commentator @RemiAdekoya1 o… https://t.co/eF7KdWumsfProfessor of Postcolonial and Decolonial Studies @GKBhambra joins the 'Britain's Private Shame' debate: "I don't th… https://t.co/Z0d8gesEeaJournalist and author @David_Goodhart offers his provocation for Free Word's and @RunnymedeTrust's 'Britain's Priva… https://t.co/HSZ6rQpzSc
7/12
2019
HOWEVER! you can still come to the store and get 20% ✨off black feminist titles during Black Feminist Week💥💥💥💥 https://t.co/rr4Jmh0AMd
Retweeted by Free WordMore podcast goodness! Women’s bodies have been policed throughout history and culture. Listen back as poet and w… https://t.co/FP5FRmUcIjAt the @FreeWordCentre and @travisalabanza and Danny Kaulbach's exhibit on bedrooms and binaries is just 👌🏽 Especia… https://t.co/n9g6rCwH1a
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7/11
2019
In Search of Equilibrium (@NineArchesPress) is an extraordinary study of death & grieving. Award-winning poet & You… https://t.co/WHRjpwtfKB
Retweeted by Free WordTHURSDAY: A post-show discussion on what accessibility really means when it comes to theatre. Hosted by… https://t.co/8nIqCcazBt
Retweeted by Free WordWe partnered with @RunnymedeTrust to curate a debate that takes an uncensored look at Britain’s colonial past and t… https://t.co/J2vMuOxpBvAfter the debut screening of #BBGReign at Free Word, @RuthSutoye's exhibition #BaldBlackGirls heads to… https://t.co/9ldLWObvXq
7/9
2019
"What would it look like to be more than this?” - @travisalabanza Watch: https://t.co/lEHH7owBek https://t.co/rFHfIWi2DcSo glad the panel discussion from the screening of @RuthSutoye's #BaldBlackGirls project was recorded and is availa… https://t.co/rMhndNHtsb
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7/4
2019
There are still some bursary spaces for #ITD2019 for self-identifying low-wage individuals. Email me at will@engli… https://t.co/hC97OOtxc7
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7/3
2019
The conversation features explorations of barbershop dynamics from Ruth Sutoyé, @ginaatinknight, @sarahatayero, cha… https://t.co/22IqVVPhBUNew podcast! Founder of the #BaldBlackGirls project @RuthSutoye joined Free Word back in April to debut her afrofut… https://t.co/VRHOW6weE3"We all have a complicated relationship with our gender” - @travisalabanza. Watch more clips from their Season ta… https://t.co/lPM0k7kQpM
7/2
2019
The opening address to Britain's Private Shame is now live. Go check it out! ▶️ https://t.co/wGrs03O0TI https://t.co/3mq4XgFVHY"Walking outside as trans is a political act that is invested in us all” - @travisalabanza https://t.co/CGznhoDz1R
6/28
2019
Listen to the live recording ▶️ https://t.co/yNsgb4BuVrI did a talk a while back at mine and denny’s installation st @FreeWordCentre where I spoke about the collectivity… https://t.co/n8frZ7wBna
Retweeted by Free Word"An investment in my growth, and by mine, I mean other trans people, I mean other trans-feminine people, I mean gen… https://t.co/ZckRoEhOF4
6/27
2019
We're really excited for @livwynter's @FreeWordCentre commissioned live performance 'And So the Choir Gathers, Befo… https://t.co/VCi7H5o8XE
6/26
2019
As #pride month draws to a close, re-live @travisalabanza’s powerful piece titled ‘All The Ways We Could Grow’ - a… https://t.co/OoGOAu2W6V
Retweeted by Free WordBald Black Girl(s) is back! After a successful run at Unit 5 Gallery & screening at @FreeWordCentre in April, the e… https://t.co/wQvuBHedL7
Retweeted by Free WordIn addition to the exhibition, on 04/08/19, GRIOT is happening. Feat @_aminajama @MissWanaWana @mamoyobornfree Sara… https://t.co/UU7xmB7gQH
Retweeted by Free WordIn a post-Brexit world, how should we treat the legacy of the British Empire? Watch the opening address from… https://t.co/YcTbvhIgXB
6/25
2019
As #pride month draws to a close, re-live @travisalabanza’s powerful piece titled ‘All The Ways We Could Grow’ - a… https://t.co/OoGOAu2W6V
6/24
2019
“We can no longer accept LGBT+ solidarity that stops at a tv screen, stage or meme”. Excited to be a new columnist… https://t.co/D8qWOkYnkz
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6/21
2019
#Trans history doesn't equal "Regular history" + "handful of trans people" Trans history is both the panglobal rec… https://t.co/ulSLfRUHR9
Retweeted by Free WordShout out to @ChrisSonnex on the new @BunkerTheatreUK Autumn season. Exciting to see our #AllTheWaysWeCouldGrow Sea… https://t.co/DPHNQ6sBxH
6/20
2019
"With rising pressure from governments and increasing reliance on algorithms, social media platforms are in danger… https://t.co/Zn5iHfaiFB'Thinking of #AhmetAltan on this most terrible of days - yet knowing that his spirit is undimmed, his commitment an… https://t.co/LA9tGNh7am
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6/19
2019
This was so much fun to take part in, and I felt in supremely good company with the marvellous @ameranwar,… https://t.co/HvZHbswvc7
Retweeted by Free WordAre you a writer in the making? Or utterly obsessed with reading? Listen back to @TLCUK's first ever Secret life… https://t.co/Dki5sDDBcCHello friends here I am with my colleagues @ameranwar and @Wylmenmuir offering our presentation on The Secret Life… https://t.co/vAR6sfx7Q7
Retweeted by Free Word#SecretLifeofNovels is a literary series three events in and with more to come from us @TLCUK. It is about process,… https://t.co/nB8cs3MRc4
Retweeted by Free WordThis if from an event I did last year, talking about the process of writing my first novel #BrothersInBlood. I’m on… https://t.co/ar1nmbtegP
Retweeted by Free WordThis in-conversation marks the first in @TLCUK's series 'Secret Life of', exploring the creative process of writing… https://t.co/DHxvNVDXwjNew #Podcast alert 📣 Writers @Wylmenmuir, @FMelroseWriter and @ameranwar shine light on the secret life of novels… https://t.co/wkNw3OPQ6i
6/18
2019
Last but not least... introducing the third #JerwoodCompton Poetry Fellow @YomiSode a poet and playwright based in… https://t.co/0AfaDz07Xu
Retweeted by Free WordIntroducing new #JerwoodCompton Poetry Fellow @adjoseph a poet, novelist and musician who lives in London. His work… https://t.co/7vrvN8DCi3
Retweeted by Free WordIntroducing #JerwoodCompton Poetry Fellow @Hafsah_A_Bashir a poet, playwright and performer based in Manchester. He… https://t.co/cDwBwG2IPy
Retweeted by Free WordCongratulations to the new @JerwoodArts Compton Poetry Fellows for 2019: @Hafsah_A_Bashir @adjoseph and @YomiSode! https://t.co/yaZf9bEv3a"What we find is not just the erasure of trans history through denial, shame, and lack of inclusion: it is an histo… https://t.co/EaqMGg2GIl
Retweeted by Free WordWe’re also excited to introduce you to the 2019 cohort of our Emerging Writer’s Group. @avawongdavies, @boluwatifs,… https://t.co/XhI5in0InD
Retweeted by Free WordLynette Linton’s first season at the Bush is here. UK debuts from British and Irish writers will fill our stages… https://t.co/gEml6JUWQJ
Retweeted by Free WordCalling all female/nb/queer/trans leyners! Some incredibly excellent post-Shavuos listening on @MadinahJaved and… https://t.co/g44BRtMNX0
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6/17
2019
Flick through our #AllTheWaysWeCouldGrow Season highlights 🌱 https://t.co/NHXuR17ZQR
6/13
2019
"...what gives me hope is the same thing that brings me that constant amazement, and personal and community pride:… https://t.co/kyGzr1a2CR
6/12
2019
New #Podcast alert 🚨📣 Drill & Grime, What’s the Problem? ▶️ Listen back to the podcast in collaboration with… https://t.co/49w95pMNn0I sat down with @KingPMoney, @carnshill and @Ayy_G to talk about changing the narrative around musical censorship,… https://t.co/JZ33Zmk1MP
Retweeted by Free WordWith the success of recent hits from @SkengdoxAm & @Skepta the popularity of drill & grime music can't be denied. B… https://t.co/asyRl6LxotCheck out this hilarious piece exploring gentrification from @RoundhouseLDN poetry slam winner Kareem Parkins-Brown… https://t.co/FlCVXi0bLk
6/11
2019
"to be a trans person of my time and place, where being trans meant having no past and therefore no present, and no… https://t.co/uMjV1Zwsfm
Retweeted by Free WordVitally important article from @cnlester on the forgetting + undoing of trans histories. Part of content commission… https://t.co/kLDsNX5pQD
Retweeted by Free WordMeet the residents! Join us @FreeWordCentre this evening from 6.30pm for a chance to meet our extraordinary writers… https://t.co/L3wka9sGaF
Retweeted by Free WordI'm so excited #TheBlackFlamingo Cabaret will be at @RoundhouseLDN this Friday 14th June! Get your tickets ASAP. I'… https://t.co/JNVAuzKqRn
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6/10
2019
Listen back to our new podcast, exploring female and non-binary Muslim voices with beautiful recitations of the Qur… https://t.co/N87sIcwpBH
6/7
2019
"What we find is not just the erasure of trans history through denial, shame, and lack of inclusion: it is an histo… https://t.co/EaqMGg2GIlTeam TLC, 2019 edition. 23 years on from being founded by Becky and Hannah in 1996. Now run by Aki, Joe and Nelima,… https://t.co/7ePtzKaeng
Retweeted by Free WordCall out to LGBTQ+ creatives based in London – Pow! will offer 10 creatives free workshops, mentoring with a brilli… https://t.co/xzpeb4k8Zm
6/6
2019
"What we find is not just the erasure of #trans history through denial, shame, and lack of inclusion: it is an hist… https://t.co/jNiODKTNDZ
Retweeted by Free Word"What we find...is not just the erasure of trans history through denial, shame, and lack of inclusion: it is an his… https://t.co/P9aVMVeZup
6/5
2019
Wishing a joyful #EidMubarak to all celebrating! https://t.co/wlVyUF8wc2New podcast alert 📣 marking the first in our #AllTheWaysWeCouldGrow series, this podcast explores female and non-bi… https://t.co/nyCf4sjlnI
6/4
2019
Jay Bernard performs 'Beacon of Hope', taken from their debut Surge, now available for pre-order @PenguinUKBooks. https://t.co/1jPRer6Yif
6/2
2019
#TheBlackFlamingo Salon at @FreeWordCentre brought together eight black queer poets & performers to reflect on thei… https://t.co/dEhkjaa47y#AllTheWaysWeCouldGrow collaborator and founder of #BaldBlackGirls Ruth Sutoyé's project features in @BBCNews. Watc… https://t.co/YmhvrAgg8x
5/31
2019
TOMORROW, 9-9.15pm: Catch 15mins of FW season artist @keithjlondon responding to #JennyHolzer's truism "A solid hom… https://t.co/Wn7UMpnJMmEnjoy our curated podcast playlist while we're underway with plans for our next Season. This playlist brings togeth… https://t.co/f5yehaUKqrSome snaps from our #AllTheWaysWeCouldGrow Season. 📸 by @RowanSpray https://t.co/HSA2sHL5vkWaiting for meetings @FreeWordCentre just got even better - the cafe has been transformed into The Apocalypse Readi… https://t.co/7rFYt8qTly
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5/30
2019
Listen back: Britain's Private Shame (from #ThisIsPrivate2018), this podcast reflects on colonialism and what its h… https://t.co/BjleuR9SzPDo you have the post-Season blues? We're feeling too! #AllTheWaysWeCouldGrow explored what it means to see a world… https://t.co/Q8D0AbkeCw
5/29
2019
Some snaps from our first ever Season, #ThisIsPrivate2018. 📸 by @RowanSpray and Sana Badri https://t.co/iYTjcz9XoDGreat feature from @Dazed ahead of @rheadillon's film art installation, The Name I Call Myself, which features… https://t.co/YZwTcvxXL1
5/28
2019
Our #ThisIsPrivate2018 podcast playlist is now available for you to enjoy. Featuring important discussions which re… https://t.co/5Fr9vwemAN
5/27
2019
Spending bank holiday weekend with spare time to hand? Couldn't be a better time than now to collate a reading list… https://t.co/bl6vhzySyq
5/26
2019
NEW #Podcast! The last in our #ThisIsPrivate2018 Season series, this podcast explores the decentralized movement e… https://t.co/GAdOMzbSrV
Retweeted by Free WordThis podcast explores the @CryptoPartyLDN movement, and is the last in our #ThisIsPrivate Season series! We'll be u… https://t.co/3S81ncdjMeNEW #Podcast! The last in our #ThisIsPrivate2018 Season series, this podcast explores the decentralized movement e… https://t.co/GAdOMzbSrV
5/24
2019
#AllTheWaysWeCouldGrow collaborator and founder of #BaldBlackGirls Ruth Sutoyé's project features in @BBCNews! Watc… https://t.co/DUPY8Hb3ss
5/23
2019
Look through our #AllTheWaysWeCouldGrow Season highlight reel - we've pulled together special moments for you all t… https://t.co/mINsbgyZDY
Retweeted by Free WordNEW #Podcast upload! 🚨 This podcast is taken from our #ThisIsPrivate2018 Season, offering an intimate look at yout… https://t.co/jpnTtnsYVr
Retweeted by Free WordNew #Podcast from us, taken from our #ThisIsPrivate2018 Season, Taboos: Desire and Disgust now available to stream ▶️https://t.co/yA7zzpPCpgSadly, the pre-show chat about dogs and phone cases will NOT be featured but @ZahraDalilah1, Margarita Garcia Robay… https://t.co/sVkv4xs6xZ
Retweeted by Free WordNEW #Podcast upload! 🚨 This podcast is taken from our #ThisIsPrivate2018 Season, offering an intimate look at yout… https://t.co/jpnTtnsYVr
5/21
2019
The most amazing afternoon spend celebrating the first year of @FoundationSwift with our #WomenPoetsPrize winners… https://t.co/E9yF1YzSFr
Retweeted by Free WordHow does the UK treat music which reflects the lives of marginalised youths in inner-city estates? 🎧 'UK Drill And… https://t.co/I26N5noHt9
5/20
2019
In early April producer and visual artist Ruth Sutoyé debuted her short poetry film at @FreeWordCentre as part of… https://t.co/EpVhUUL05R
5/19
2019
Well that was a long time coming. Surge is finally here... https://t.co/ejsYSMD9sY
Retweeted by Free WordCheck out Season artist @livwynter’s curated playlist for @FredPerry_Sub + interview, delving into their musings an… https://t.co/DKms4WXJHX
5/17
2019
Listen to this podcast featuring myself and @GKBhambra debating David Goodhart and @RemiAdekoya1 on the legacy of t… https://t.co/hQ8harYAWY
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5/16
2019

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