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The transformative power of words

Children And Young People

  • Upcoming Event: Words are Birds

    Thu 1 May 2014

    Free Word Hall

    John Hegley

    To launch Word 2014 join us for a fun night of poetry and rhymes for all the family with live spoken word performances from pupils at Thornhill Primary School, poet - Paul Lyalls and very special guest – John Hegley. This is a partnership project between All Change and Thornhill Primary School as part of the Outer Space programme - a… Read more

  • Upcoming Event: Trust and new technology

    Wed 7 May 2014

    Free Word Lecture Theatre

    Gemma Cairney

    In whose hands do we place our trust when we live our lives online? As increasing numbers of us use social media platforms, how much personal information are we unwittingly giving away? Recent revelations suggest that data we have not agreed to share, is being collected, viewed, and in some cases used to make money by people and organisations with… Read more

  • Upcoming Event: Inspire! the conversation

    Fri 9 May 2014

    Free Word Lecture Theatre


    A half-day event, curated by young parents, which shares learning from Inspire! - run by arts organisation All Change, an award winning programme for teenage parents which celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2014. The event will be hosted by former participants and feature guest artists who have worked with the project. It will explore the impact of the arts in supporting… Read more

  • Upcoming Event: Inspire! the celebration

    Fri 30 May 2014

    Free Word Lecture Theatre


    To close the Word2014 Festival and mark the 10th anniversary of All Change’s award winning Inspire! project - young parents and their children will come together for a special celebration at Free Word. This special event will feature extraordinary spoken word and performances and singing from the Inspire! choir, with contributions from special guest artists – Yemisi Blake,… Read more