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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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Refugee Writing

Find out more about a fantastic scheme to help refugees tell their stories.

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Roald Dahl Day

Today is the 101st anniversary of Roald Dahl's birth, and one of his finest creations is coming to Nottingham...

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Literary Locations: The Peacock

To celebrate DH Lawrence's 132nd birthday, we visit a place he was rather fond of...

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Arfonit- Nottingham Word Of The Week

Each week we'll post a celebration of Nottingham slang, a celebration of the inventiveness, warmth and sheer oddness of the words that make...

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Stabbo- Nottingham Word Of The Week

Each week we'll post a celebration of Nottingham slang, a celebration of the inventiveness, warmth and sheer oddness of the words that make...

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Collected Words: Friday 8 September - Sunday 3 December

From the literary collections at the University of Nottingham, comes a new exhibition of material which highlights the work of Nottinghamshire...

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Buzzword: A Poem For Beeston by Jade Moore

Does anything rhyme with Beeston? As you’ve probably heard by now, The Beestonian is on the search for a poem for Beeston, which has thrown up the...

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Fossneck- Nottingham Word Of The Week

Each week we'll post a celebration of Nottingham slang, a celebration of the inventiveness, warmth and sheer oddness of the words that make...

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Literary Locations #2: Nottingham Castle Meets James Bond

John Baird finds another part of Nottingham with unlikely literary connections.

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