Gwen Grant: Treasure in Worksop

Gwen Grant: Treasure in Worksop

Hull is perhaps not the first name that jumps to mind when considering holiday destinations. While the city that Larkin adopted has much to be proud of, it’s rarely seen scrawled across posters in travel agent windows. Nevertheless, in an early-eighties summer, my...
BIG CITY READS IS BACK FOR 2022!

BIG CITY READS IS BACK FOR 2022!

Visit the Big City Reads site hereAll the info and news about our free books project, running throughout the Summerclick me! Big City Reads is back! From the 4th of July to the 12th of August, we’ll be handing out free books across Nottingham. This...
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...