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Day 27: Write to Lunch & Summer Ball

Wednesday 27 June 1-2pm – Write to Lunch at Free Word: Free Word and Arvon are offering a FREE lunchtime writing workshop to mark the second year of #NationalWritingDay. The workshop will be led by a critically acclaimed guest writer, and is open … Continue reading

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Word Associations … 27 June 2018

Wednesday 27 June: National Writing Day –  National Writing Day is a day devoted to creative writing. Join First Story and partner arts and literacy organisations to celebrate the power and pleasure of the written word. We want people to … Continue reading

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Day 26: Last chance to see – #LivingLyrics Exhibition

Tuesday 26 June – with only a few days left of Word2018, don’t miss Living Lyrics – an exhibition of portraits of Key Changes artists by renowned filmmaker and photographer Sam Strickland at Free Word. These striking black and white photographs … Continue reading

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Day 25: Circus Walk

Monday 25 June 6pm:  Life and Times of Joseph Grimaldi: Clerkenwell’s King of Clowns – Guided Walk –  In this one-hour walk, guide and local historian Jiff Bayliss will tell the story of the Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), the Clerkenwell King … Continue reading

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Free Words of the Week – 4

Broaden your lexical horizons during the festival and look out for these Free Words of the Week, just outside Free Word Centre. Take a picture and join the conversation online with #FreeWordOfTheWeek or go further by putting them on display … Continue reading

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Day 23: Home Ground & Library2Library Walk

Saturday 23 June: 10.30am – Home Ground at Park Theatre –  Join All Change’s When Saturday Comes company of older people, artists Francesca Beard and Leticia Valverdes for an extraordinary morning of improvised story-making. Come prepared to have fun, join in and … Continue reading

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#Words4Word

Throughout Word2018 you may have spotted a series poetic dispatches from some extraordinary voices … in person, in print, online … via Instagram and twitter … a team of poets including Paul Lyalls and Francesca Beard …have been responding and … Continue reading

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