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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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It's not all Google Classroom: education and entertainment resources for children (and parents!)

When the first lockdown happened last summer, and suddenly families were home-schooling, we found some useful online resources to support parents,...

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Literary Location #87: Sherwood Lodge

Before the Spielberg movie, before the theatre production, before Michael Morpurgo’s story, there was the real War Horse, ‘Warrior’.

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