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Literary Locations #15: Aslockton

This week, a tale of two churches and possibly the most well-known phrase ever produced by a Notts writer.

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UKYA: Young Artists take over the city

On Thursday the incredible and exciting UKYA City Takeover hits Nottingham, with a week of utter excellence showcasing the finest young talent. We...

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Literary Locations #14: Long Row

Long Row, one of Nottingham’s oldest streets, is rich in literary history from the ‘grandfather’ of evolution, Lord Byron’s coffin, Miller the poet,...

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Literary Locations #13: Victoria Street

Victoria Street, the former meeting place of an odde literary society.

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Literary Locations #12: St Peter's Church

Established in the years after the Norman Conquest, our first printers are buried here, Abigail Gawthern recorded its bells ringing, and Richard III...

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An Evening With Stephen Mangan

He's been Adrian Mole, Tony Blair, Postman Pat and DAN! DAN! DAN! from Alan Partridge, but the genial Stephen Mangan has many more strings to his...

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Literary Locations #11: The Exchange Arcade

In 1785 the poet Henry Kirk (later to be Kirke) White was born near Nottingham’s Old Market Square. Inside the Exchange Arcade (off Cheapside) is a...

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John Harvey at 80

In celebration of one of our greatest writers, we look at how a Londoner came to capture Nottingham, through a Polish detective.

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Taking Big Steps With The Literacy Volunteers

Literacy Volunteers are a fantastic charity making a real difference in schools, yet funding is always an issue. Our own volunteer Carol Williams...

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