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Gareth's Galatic Goal

A Notts author is planning to send a book into space - find out how you can join his mission!

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Katie represents Story Valley at global UNESCO conference

The UNESCO Cities of Literature Network recently held their first hybrid annual meeting in Reykjavik, so we sent the intrepid Katie Harrison to...

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Touching Me, Touching You: The Sense of Touch and D.H. Lawrence

Touch: a simple tactile thing that many of us were deprived of due to lockdown. DH Lawrence saw touch as an essential element of what it is to be...

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How First Story Are Changing Lives

The wonderful First Story are doing vital work for children across the UK: their Midlands Programme and Partnership Manager Pippa Hennessy - a key...

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Bumblebee and the Flutes / Tunes From Mousedale Dunes

We were gutted to not meet Slovenian children's author Anja Štefan last year - coronavirus put paid to her scheduled visit. But we are delighted to...

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Closing Time At the Royal Oak

Libraries and bookshops today, as does another essential component to our area's vibrancy: pubs. To mark the reopening, we read John Lucas's...

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Youth Advisory Board Book Recommendations
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Book list: Recommendations from our Youth Advisory Board

Our Youth Advisory Board members share some of their favourite reads.

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World Jam: Nottingham Goes Global

World Jam have been wowing audiences in Notts for some time, building a unique community with a global outlook

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Literary Location #88: The Forest

The Forest Recreation Ground, where locals take leave of their senses.

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