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Into the Breach House

Those seeking the story of DH Lawrence should visit Eastwood's Breach House, a building steeped in history.

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Literary Locations #50: St Mary's Church, Edwinstowe

This week’s focus is Edwinstowe and a man whose phrases and fables remain popular.

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Literary Locations #49: Bingham Church, St Mary & All Saints

In the grounds of Bingham’s finest church lies the remains of Shakespeare’s Nottingham Knight, and one of our most underrated writers.

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Placement Experience at City of Literature

City of Literature regularly recruits students for placements to help with our projects. We hear from Olivia about her experience of working on data...

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Young Voices Gaining Confidence: Aly's Blog

A guest blog from prize-winning writer Aly Stoneman who has been working with two groups of Year Sixes on the Young Voices project. Hear about how...

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Literary Locations #48: The White Lion, Clumber Street

The King’s 'Operator for the Teeth' and The White Lion: how a Nottingham writer changed the face of dentistry.

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Literary Locations #47: Bertrand Russell House

As it’s fifty years since the death of Bertrand Russell, our literary location of the week is Bertrand Russell House.

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Constraint/ Restraint

Our friends at the brilliant National Justice Museum have an exhibition on right now which brings together many art forms, including literature, to...

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Young Voices Writing 'I Come From' Poetry: Tuesday's Blog

We hear from Tuesday Shannon, a writing mentor for primary school children on our Young Voices programme! Tuesday talks about how her first few...

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