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A Literary Love Affair in Barcelona

Roses and Books meet in a fellow UNESCO City of Literature. Sandeep Mahal visited Barcelona to see a rather wonderful tradition played out.

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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu – Nottingham’s First Rebel Writer: by Georgina Lock

When we talk Rebel Writers, we all too easily think of the male 'Unholy Trinity' of Nottingham: Byron, Lawrence and Sillitoe. However, it was a...

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"Tuffees" - 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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"Tabs" - 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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The search for Nottingham's Young Poet Laureate

We are delighted to announce our search for a young poet to represent Nottingham on the international stage.

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The Lost Library: guest post from Jonathan Emmett

Children's author Jonathan Emmett dons his detective hat and finds the story behind one of Nottingham's 'ghost libraries'.

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No Such Thing As A Bacon Roll

Nottingham poet Leanne Moden reads her love letter to all things Nottingham, with help from a few other local faces.

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Re:Vision Workshops - Call for Participants

Join us for Re:Vision, a series of events exploring ideas about our contemporary experience through literature and film.

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More than a 1000 words

To mark the five-year anniversary of Reykjavík as a UNESCO City of Literature an exhibition of words and images from eighteen UNESCO Creative Cities...

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Introducing our new website

​As you might have noticed, our website has changed.

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