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Literary Locations #32: Retford

This week we visit Retford, an attractive market town up in the north of Notts, and discover why it’s firmly on our literary map.

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Nottingham City of Literature Collaborative Board Meeting 2019

Want to find out more about Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature and meet the people who make it happen? Then read on...

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Introducing The Big City Reads

We kick off our ambitious campaign to encourage everyone in Nottingham to get reading. Books will appear in the most unusual and wonderful of places.

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Literary Locations #31: Keyworth Cricket Club

This week we visit a bench in Keyworth dedicated to an award-winning journalist, the Nottingham crime writer Frank Palmer.

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Hot in Notts: June 17th -24 2019

This week is a busy one, with Independent Bookshop Week going on – we have a variety of booksellers in Notts, from Five Leaves and Ideas on Paper in...

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Literary Location #30: Halam

About a mile and a half from Southwell is Halam, a picturesque village of around 400 people, and a hotbed of literature.

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Grads4Nottm

For the past three years, Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature have been part of Nottingham Trent University's Grads4Nottm scheme.

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Lowdham Book Festival: 20 Years of Excellence

The Lowdham Book Festival is back, and to celebrate two full decades of attracting writing talent - and many thousands of book fans - to the...

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Literary Locations #29: First Avenue, Sherwood Rise

One of the 20th Century’s best-known and most respected social psychologists, (John) Michael Argyle was born on August 11th 1925, at 2 First Avenue,...

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