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Big City Reads book giveaway kicks off!
Big City Reads book giveaway kicks off!
Starting Monday 1st July, Nottingham City of Literature’s Big City Reads campaign will hit the str...
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Winner of GOBS POETRY SLAM to become Nottingham’s Slamovision 2024 Champion
Winner of GOBS POETRY SLAM to become Nottingham’s Slamovision 2024 Champion
We are delighted to announce that Nottingham’s Slamovision 2024 representative will be the winner ...
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Twelve Events that Defined Our 2023
Twelve Events that Defined Our 2023
As we reach the end of another year, it's time to look back at some of the key moments for Nottingha...
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MANCHESTER WINS SLAMOVISION 2023
MANCHESTER WINS SLAMOVISION 2023
Manchester’s Esther Koch winner of Slamovision 2023, against the finest spoken word artists across...
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Give the gift of books this Christmas
Give the gift of books this Christmas
We are delighted to be working with Switch Up again to make sure books are included in food parcels ...
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Our Stories Conference
Our Stories Conference
Over three days, Our Stories champions the bold steps publishers are making to advance equality, amp...
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NOTTINGHAM FINDS A HERO POET TO REPRESENT IT AT SLAMOVISION 2023!
NOTTINGHAM FINDS A HERO POET TO REPRESENT IT AT SLAMOVISION 2023!
Annie Cross will compete against eleven other cities worldwide at the Grand Final in December, to be...
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Nottingham City of Literature Lecture: Edmund de Waal
Nottingham City of Literature Lecture: Edmund de Waal
Internationally acclaimed artist and writer, Edmund de Waal will deliver the fourth City of Literatu...
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International Youth Day 2023: Spotlight on Cities of Literature Projects
International Youth Day 2023: Spotlight on Cities of Literature Projects
International Youth Day is fast approaching, taking place on Saturday 12th August 2023. To celebrate...
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An Appreciation of Sue Dymoke
An Appreciation of Sue Dymoke
The writer, poet and educator Sue Dymoke died last month after a long illness. Our Chair, Patrick Li...
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Nottingham bids to become European Capital of Culture 2023
Nottingham bids to become European Capital of Culture 2023
Nottingham has launched its bid for European Capital of Culture 2023. The announcement took place in...
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BIG CITY READS IS BACK FOR 2022!
BIG CITY READS IS BACK FOR 2022!
It's back! Our FREE BOOK event is here!...
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The George Powe Blue Plaque Campaign
The George Powe Blue Plaque Campaign
The serviceman, author and anti-racism campaigner George Powe deserves to be remembered for the good...
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Our Founding Director Sandeep Mahal Awarded an MBE in the Jubilee Honours
Our Founding Director Sandeep Mahal Awarded an MBE in the Jubilee Honours
Sandeep Mahal receives an MBE for services to Literature, the Arts and Culture in Nottingham....
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SHEFFIELD CULTURAL ICON DECLARED ‘OFFICIALLY FROM NOTTS’
SHEFFIELD CULTURAL ICON DECLARED ‘OFFICIALLY FROM NOTTS’
Jarvis Cocker is ‘actually from Notts’ say experts....
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