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Venue Hire

We have a variety of attractive and functional spaces for hire. Our 4 meeting rooms are bright, comfortable and flexible, and suit groups of 4 to 18. Our lecture theatre accommodates up to 90 people for talks, presentations and performances. Larger events, launches or parties for up to 100 guests can be held in our bright and airy Hall. Capacity can be increased to 200 if the Hall and Lecture Theatre are hired together.

Free Word Centre is fully accessible in all public areas. Our fully accessible toilets are located on the ground floor.

Free Word have an active Environmental Policy. We can offer tips for making your event more environmentally friendly.

For more information please call 020 7324 2570 and download our price list and technical specification

 

Please note: our hire costs have changed for bookings from 1st September 2017, to reflect the new updates to our hire spaces.

We are unable to hire out the Hall before 5:00pm on weekdays.

Large Spaces

Free Word Hall

Free Word Centre’s Hall is a beautiful, light and airy space which is perfect for book launches, drinks receptions and informal conferences. The Hall is used during the day and as flexible working and meeting space for Free Word’s Associates.

Please note, we are unable to hire out the Hall before 5:00pm on weekdays.

If you’d like more information about hiring the Free Word Hall, please contact our Building Manager, Tim: tim@freewordcentre.com

Free Word Lecture Theatre

Free Word Centre’s lecture theatre is the ideal venue for presentations, readings, performances and speeches for an audience of up to 90 people. This attractive, intimate space has hosted everything from poetry readings to album launches.

If you’d like more information about hiring the Free Word Lecture Theatre, please contact our Building Manager, Tim: tim@freewordcentre.com

Meeting Rooms

The Sassoon Beer Board Room

The Sassoon Beer is the centre’s largest meeting room. A large light space, it is suitable for board meetings, presentations and could be used for classes or tutoring sessions. The Sassoon Beer can seat up to 18 delegates when set up board room style.

If you’d like more information about hiring the Sassoon Beer Board Room, please contact Reception on info@freewordcentre.com or call 020 7324 2570.

The Garvin Room

The Garvin is a small meeting room for around 6 people. It is also a great space for one to ones or interviews.

If you’d like more information about hiring the Garvin Room, please contact Reception on info@freewordcentre.com or call 020 7324 2570.

The Hetherington Room

The Hetherington is suitable for meetings of up to 8 people.

If you’d like more information about hiring the Hetherington Room, please contact Reception on info@freewordcentre.com or call 020 7324 2570.

The Astor Room

The Astor is our second largest room and is perfect for meetings and presentations and can seat up to 12 delegates.

If you’d like more information about hiring the Astor Room, please contact Reception on info@freewordcentre.com or call 020 7324 2570.

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