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Line of Light Art Installation

A great project between Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature and Nottingham City Council is lighting up a once dark Nottingham.

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Success for Nottingham in Parliament day

On Tuesday 25th October, we were privileged to participate in Nottingham in Parliament day, a University of Nottingham organised festival in...

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Voices of Jewish and Muslim writers

‘I’m not a line that you draw,’ declaimed Shieraouf. Byron’s spirit lifted in the old George Hotel, as the young poet in exile from Sulaymaniyah in...

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My First 100 Days

Sandeep Mahal became our first Director at Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature in Septemeber 2016. Here, she tells us about her first (very busy)...

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Nottingham's lesser known literary history

We have a rich history of literature in Nottingham, with our writers laying down a body of work full of vigour, verve and verisimilitude.

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Light Fantastic

On Friday 10th February, Nottingham illuminated for the annual Light Night. For the first time, Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature was there with a...

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Meet Rebecca Goldsmith

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Rebecca Goldsmith as a freelance consultant and writer working on a very special project to develop...

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Nottingham Meets Lviv: Part 1

Abigail Parry, former poet in residence at the National Video Game Arcade, traveled to Ukraine to meet fellow UNESCO Cities of Literature... and...

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Notts writers for younger readers: Ten of our favourites

To mark World Book Day, we thought we’d put together a list of some of the local writers who have inspired young readers to learn to love reading,...

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