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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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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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Pit Talk of the East Midlands

Nottingham's once vast coalfields was not just a source of the nation's energy, but a fertile ground for language. While the collieries have now seen...

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Wok- 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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Piggle- 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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Kittle- 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 at the Workhouse

The threat of the workhouse loomed large over the British working classes for 100 years, and inspired much art angry at these cruel institutions....

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