Join us for an unforgetttable evening of performances by Write to Life, Freedom from Torture's creative writing group, and John Hegley, the people's poet laureat
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Torture survivors’ voices heard in groundbreaking new playNews - 11 March, 2013
Survivors of torture helped write, create and are performing in a groundbreaking new verbatim theatre play about their experiences of torture, and living in the UK, which will be staged in various venues in England this year.
Mother's Day 2013Blog - 6 March, 2013
To mark Mother's Day Sunday 10th March 2013, we are delighted to present our new Calligraphy-style Mother's Day ecard. This card can be sent from the freedom from Torture ecard site.
One Thousand Lizards: a poem by HasaniBlog - 20 August, 2012
Hasani is a member of Freedom from Torture's creative writing group, 'Write to Life'. Read one of his poems below.
Hours of IdlenessBlog - 20 August, 2012
Hasani is a member of Freedom from Torture's creative writing group 'Write to Life'. Here is his latest blog on where idle thoughts can lead.
The Land: a poem by HasaniBlog - 9 July, 2012
Hasani is a member of Freedom from Torture's creative writing group Write to Life. 'The Land' is a poem insired by JMW Turner's painting 'Hedging and Ditching'.
Journeying through the TateBlog - 6 July, 2012
Hasani is a member of Freedom from Torture's creative writing group Write to Life.
Art into words: the eventBlog - 21 June, 2012
Campaigner Ben Du Preez joined Freedom from Torture's Write to Life group for a spoken word performance of Tate Britain.
Journeys with Art: Live readings in the Tate Britain galleriesEvents - 15 June, 2012
On Wednesday 20 June, Tate Britain Millbank will host two live readings of poetry and writing produced by members of Write to Lif
Art into words: collaborating with The TateBlog - 15 June, 2012
On 20 June, Tate Britain Millbank will host two live readings of poetry and writing produced by members of Write to Life, the writing group at Freedom from Torture.
A poet in Chipping CampdenBlog - 17 May, 2012
Hasani is a member of Write to Life, Freedom from Torture's creative writing group for clients and former clients. He blogs here about Chipping Campden Literature Festival.
To be or not to beBlog - 17 May, 2012
Hasani is a member of Write to Life, the creative writing group for clients and former clients at Freedom from Torture. He blogs here about a special production of Shakespeare's 'The two gentlemen of Verona' at the Globe Theatre in London.
Write to Life members on the BBC big screen in PortsmouthBlog - 20 March, 2012
To mark World Poetry Day on 21 March, videos of two members of Freedom from Torture's Write to Life group reciting their poems will be screened in Guildhall S
Poetry MarathonEvent tickets - 15 March, 2012
Off the blocks at 6.30pm, aim to pass the finish line at 9pm. Drink stops on the way!
Write to Life member Haymanot Tesfa private view Art ExhibitionEvents - 23 February, 2012
Rowan Arts and Holloway Neighbourhood Group formally invite you to the Private View of a painting exhibition by one of our volunteers, Haymanot Tesfa.
The Random House GroupNews - 8 November, 2010
Staff at the Random House Group, one of the UK’s largest general book publishing companies, recently voted to make The Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture their company charity for the year ahead.
Award-winning author supports writers at Sheffield literature festivalNews - 22 October, 2007
Writers who have been praised on the literary circuit for their reflections on lives of pain and exile appeared alongside Sheffield novelist Lesley Glaister at this year's Off the Shelf festival.