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Join us for the FreedBook London-wide release book crawl on 24 November!

Got a spare hour or two on Saturday, 24 November? Books for London is teaming up with the London-based CollectConnect group of artists to release copies of their newly published FreedBook across the Books for London network.

What is FreedBook?

FreedBook is a 72 page softback book, containing 68 one-page stories from 50+ artists. There were 100 copies printed in the First Edition. Each book is individually numbered, and each is signed by at least one of the artists.

We’re going to be roving across London visiting as many book swaps in train stations as we can. It will be the first time the Books for London network has really been linked up in a big way.

Here’s the intended schedule. We’ll try and stick to it as much as we can, but follow our hashtag on twitter for more details on the day: #FreedBookcrawl

Meet 10am Acton Central Station
Release a Freedbook

10.16 – 207 or 607 Bus to Ealing Broadway
10.41 – Ealing Broadway
10.43 – West Ealing Station
Release a FreeBook

10.56 – Train to Paddington
11.17 – Underground to Kings Cross
11.56 – King’s Cross to Enfield Chase
12.19 – Enfield Chase Station
Release a FreeBook

12.30 – Train from Enfield Chase to Kings Cross
13.05 – Underground from Kings Cross St Pancras to London Br
13.31 – London Bridge to Charlton
13.46 – Charlton Station
Release a FreeBook

14.05 – Charlton to London Bridge
14.33 – London Bridge to Coulsdon South
15.00 – Coulsdon South Station
Release a FreeBook

15.16 – Train from Coulsdon South to East Croydon
15.34 – Tram East Croydon Tramlink stop to Wimbledon
16.02 – Wimbledon
Release a FreeBook

16.13 – Wimbledon to Raynes Park
16.15 – Raynes Park Station
Release final FreeBook

The FreedBook collective will also be giving away Freedbook mugs, t-shirts, decals, diaries, keyrings and cotton bags for those who come along – so there’s even more reason for you to come!

Can’t make it on the day? You can buy the FreedBook for the small price of £4.99 – details here.

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Discussion

One thought on “Join us for the FreedBook London-wide release book crawl on 24 November!

  1. Nasty wet day for it but the crowd rolled up to leave the first book and, fortuitously, so did a donor with a bag of books including a novel in Portuguese and many about either Japan or computer programming and sometimes both.
    We waved the Freed Book pilgrims off cheerily and hope they enjoy their travels

    Posted by sara nathan | November 24, 2012, 1:08 pm

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