Nottingham City of Literature Lecture

Nottingham City of Literature Lecture

2024 We are delighted to share that this year’s Nottingham City of Literature Lecture will be delivered by Tahmima Anam and Chris McCormick. Taking place at Nottingham Central Library on 2nd and 3rd May, tickets are FREE and available to book now. To book your...
Nottingham Year of Stories

Nottingham Year of Stories

Building on existing networks, over 10 partner organisations – including Nottingham City Council, Nottingham City Libraries, Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature, Read On Nottingham, ChalleNGe Nottingham, University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University – will...
International Youth Day 2023

International Youth Day 2023

On the 17th of December 1999, the United Nations declared the 12th of August as ‘International Youth Day’. UNESCO believes that young people are essential to finding solutions to the issues in the world today. They must be given the opportunity to engage...
Nottingham’s Young Poet Laureate (2017-2019)

Nottingham’s Young Poet Laureate (2017-2019)

  Our key aims for this project were: To promote poetry, literature and our organisation widely to the people of Nottingham  To use poetry to grow Nottingham’s national and international profile as a UNESCO City of Literature. To inspire Nottingham’s young people to...
Summer of Freedom Reads

Summer of Freedom Reads

The key aims of this project were To provide new opportunities for young people in Nottingham and increase  our engagement within our local community To provide an engaging and high quality Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) programme for young people in Nottingham To...
Letters of Solidarity

Letters of Solidarity

Our project was run in partnership with Read On Nottingham, ChalleNGe, and Nottm Castle. Together we called on young people in Nottingham (14-25) to: Reflect on 2020 and write a letter to help process ‘the moment through which we are living’ Submit the...
East Wood Comics

East Wood Comics

Young people from Hall Park Academy, Eastwood and students from the University of Nottingham Creative Writing BA and Nottingham Trent University Illustration MA have come together to address the big Lawrentian themes such as of identify, war, belonging and gender. To...