Big City Reads 2022: It’s a wrap!

Big City Reads 2022: It’s a wrap!

It’s a wrap! Our second year of Big City Reads at Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature has come to a close. With six weeks of giving out free books in the city’s cafes, shops and cultural spaces, alongside schools and other community centres across Nottingham. We have...
A Tale of Two Libraries

A Tale of Two Libraries

In 1882, Nottingham Industrialist and political radical Samuel Morley noted that the new Nottingham City Library situated in what is now Nottingham Trent University’s Arkwright Building was only open to those over the age of 15. Understanding that a love of books is...
Meet the Youth Advisory Board: Abigail Hutchison

Meet the Youth Advisory Board: Abigail Hutchison

In recent years I’ve been told my introduction to the writing scene is ironically, intrinsically poetic. I was 9 and needed a babysitter and something to distract from personal chaos, so I sat at the back of the Neville studio with a book and a bear I’d later take on...