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Lists. Fun stuff. Nottingham Word of the Week. When you need to keep it short and sweet, here’s bite-sized content you can read on the go.

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Fantastic Poetry Funfair Frolics!

Our Poetry Funfair was a big success! Pauline and Martin tell us a bit more about our event last month, with pictures from Rachel Spivak.

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Literary Locations #41: Lowdham Mill

Oliver Twist, Peter Pan, that chimney sweep from The Water Babies, the young waif is one of literature’s great protagonists, and Notts has inspired...

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The Stanley Middleton Lecture

Former pupil of the great novelist Stanley Middleton, Professor Philip Davis, will be presenting a lecture about Middleton and his work in an event...

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Literary Locations #40: Annesley Hall

“...once the abode of a prosperous old family but a blight and a sorrow have fallen here." William Howitt.

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Literary Locations #39: The Robin Hood Theatre, Averham

With a theatre that can seat half its population, Averham is putting on quite a show. This week we find out why Cecil Day Lewis, Geraldine McEwan,...

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Libraries Week: Inspire Libraries Events

It may be the end of Libraries Week, but there's still plenty of local events happening throughout the county from our friends at Inspire Libraries.

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Tales of the Unexpected

Nottinghamshire’s Shreya Sen-Handley has a new book out, one with a twist in the tales.

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Life in Lines: Jade Moore on Fernando Pesoa's 'Countless Lives'

Happy National Poetry! Celebrate with poet Jade Moore enthusing on her favourite poem in this concluding episode of our Life in Lines series.

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