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Read On Nottingham!

An innovative drive to boost literacy levels has launched in Nottingham, thanks to a partnership between the National Literacy Trust, Nottingham City...

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The Super Spring Book Review Competition!

Calling all 11-16-year-olds: Write a review of a book by a local author, to be in with the chance of winning prizes!

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Nottwich: Nottingham and Norwich win right to host UNESCO global gathering

In a coup for Nottingham City of Literature / Norwich City of Literature, 2019's global gathering of UNESCO City of Literatures will be held between...

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BACKLIT Gallery meets Nottingham Writers' Studio

When writing and visual arts meet, magic can happen. Renowned Nottingham artist Wayne Burrows explains more:

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Nottingham Poetry Festival – a brief look at the dazzling line up

It's back! In just a few short weeks, Nottingham Poetry Festival will be highlighting our home-grown talent while attracting the cream of...

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Shakespeare: Shocking New Evidence Of His Nottingham Heritage Revealed

We have been granted exclusive rights to be the first to break the incredible news that the world's most famous playwright was actually...from...

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Celebrating World Poetry Day

Today (21st March) is World Poetry Day, so we are celebrating in style by sending our Young Poet Laureate to a huge event in our fellow City of...

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The Brilliant Book Awards: Where Kids Call The Shots.

A book award where the judges are kids is a great idea, and we're delighted to hear who they chose as this year's winner. Carol Williams takes a look...

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Storysmash: Bringing Writing and Gaming Together

If you're aged between 11-25, and like writing and gaming, then you have a final chance to blend the two into the fantastic project that is...

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