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Cities of Literature artists displayed at Newstead Abbey
Cities of Literature artists displayed at Newstead Abbey
The ‘Reimagining the Black Friar’ exhibition is one of many initiatives taking place as part of ...
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Our City Our Stories: Shadowing Writers (pt. 3)
Our City Our Stories: Shadowing Writers (pt. 3)
Over the past few months, the Our City Our Stories programme has been championing Nottingham’s sto...
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Our City Our Stories: Shadowing Writers (pt. 2)
Our City Our Stories: Shadowing Writers (pt. 2)
Since January, the Our City Our Stories programme has been bringing seasoned writers together with t...
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Our City Our Stories: Shadowing Writers (pt. 1)
Our City Our Stories: Shadowing Writers (pt. 1)
Over the past few months, we’ve been championing Nottingham’s stories through the Our City Our S...
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Songs of Identity Part 2
Songs of Identity Part 2
Young Voices Amplified is a creative writing programme taking place at three Nottingham secondary sc...
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Nottingham’s Young Creatives Awards Crowns Creative Writing Winners
Nottingham’s Young Creatives Awards Crowns Creative Writing Winners
Last month, the winners of the Nottingham’s Young Creatives Awards were announced at the YCA’s 1...
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5 Senses Around Nottingham
5 Senses Around Nottingham
Nottingham Poetry Festival is back Friday 7th - Sunday 16th June! On Saturday 15th June, join our Yo...
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Where I Belong
Where I Belong
Where I Belong is an original podcast series bringing together writers from Nottingham and Baghdad C...
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Film screening and Q&A with film-makers, O Que Podem as Palavras/ What Words Can Do
Film screening and Q&A with film-makers, O Que Podem as Palavras/ What Words Can Do
Join award-winning directors, Luísa Sequeira and Luísa Marinho, for the first UK public screening ...
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‘Voice Notes’ in Nottingham
‘Voice Notes’ in Nottingham
On a frosty morning in early December 2023, a group of young writers gathered together to listen in ...
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Reflections on Authors’ Day
Reflections on Authors’ Day
As part of our Young Voices Amplified project, on 23 February 2024, we invited Year 9 students from ...
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Oli Nicol on becoming Co-Vice Chair of our Youth Advisory Board
Oli Nicol on becoming Co-Vice Chair of our Youth Advisory Board
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be part of Nottingham’s literary scene? We talked to Ol...
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Words of the City: Celebrating Nottingham’s landmarks as part of World Poetry Day 2024
Words of the City: Celebrating Nottingham’s landmarks as part of World Poetry Day 2024
Nottingham City of Literature is celebrating World Poetry Day (21st March) Alongside two special Wor...
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World Poetry Day 2024
World Poetry Day 2024
World Poetry Day is coming soon! On 21st March, our Youth Advisory Board will be marking the day wit...
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A Central Library fit for a City of Literature
A Central Library fit for a City of Literature
Nottingham City of Literature's founding chair, David Belbin, on the opening of the new Nottingham C...
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