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Collected Words: Friday 8 September - Sunday 3 December

From the literary collections at the University of Nottingham, comes a new exhibition of material which highlights the work of Nottinghamshire...

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Buzzword A Poem For Beeston
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Buzzword: A Poem For Beeston by Jade Moore

Does anything rhyme with Beeston? As you’ve probably heard by now, The Beestonian is on the search for a poem for Beeston, which has thrown up the...

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Fossneck- Nottingham Word Of The Week

Each week we'll post a celebration of Nottingham slang, a celebration of the inventiveness, warmth and sheer oddness of the words that make...

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Poetry for the Mind

We meet with a community poetry group where poetry is a pleasure and a therapy.

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Erasmus Darwin: An Evolved Man

Erasmus Darwin, described as ‘The Da Vinci of the Midlands’, is a man whose philosophical poetry has been called dangerously radical. Without him ‘On...

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Literary Locations #2: Nottingham Castle Meets James Bond

John Baird finds another part of Nottingham with unlikely literary connections.

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Chelp- Nottingham Word Of The Week

Each week we'll post a celebration of Nottingham slang, a celebration of the inventiveness, warmth and sheer oddness of the words that make...

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Literary Locations: Byron's House, Nottingham

In the first in a regular series, we find the odd nooks and crannies around Notts that ooze literary history.

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Poetry and Workhouses

We recently previewed the fantastic Southwell Workhouse Poetry event at the Inspire Poetry Festival. Here, Carol Williams tells us more about how...

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