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What's on: Exhibitions

Free Word's main hall hosts a variety of public exhibitions throughout the year which explore themes related to our work around literature, literacy, and free expression. For more information about displaying your work at Free Word, please contact

Current & Upcoming

  • Upcoming Event: Words of the Century

    Weekdays from Nov 3 to Feb 25, 9am-8pm, with some exceptions. Please call ahead to check availability.

    Free Word Hall

    Jimmy Symonds has researched the words, phrases and new usages which were added to English dictionaries in each year of the twentieth century. For every year he has chosen one such word or phrase to accompany one of his photographs. This exhibition at Free Word shows a selection of 20 images. The work featured in a photo essay in the June 2013… Read more