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Literary Locations #66: Basford House, 61 Church Street

Basford House, where Thomas Bailey compiled his Annals of Nottinghamshire and his son Philip wrote what would become one of the longest poems ever...

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NTU Graphic Design students champion the city’s poetry in new project

​In celebration of Nottingham’s literary heritage, Graphic Design students at Nottingham Trent University connected with six talented poets from the...

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Mad Truth: Creativity and Mental Health

In this guest blog, founder of Mad Truth Casey Soma writes about channeling feelings into creative expression.

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Literary Locations #65: The Arkwright Building, Shakespeare Street

Once described as the “finest pile of public buildings in Nottinghamshire” the Arkwright Building is one of England’s most important places of...

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A History of the Nottingham Writers' Club

A History of the Nottingham Writers’ Club.

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Literary Locations #64: Welbeck Abbey

Welbeck Abbey has been the home to some fascinating characters that have inspired classic fiction.

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Building a Better World With Words #5: Lviv

Building A Better World With Words is a blog series asking how international Cities of Literature are coping with the Covid-19 crisis. This week, we...

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Literary Locations #63: Old General, Radford Road/Bobbers Mill Road

This week we remember a statue and the man who inspired it, a pedlar of literature who led the merry children of Nottingham.

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Building a Better World With Words #4: Krakow

Building A Better World With Words is a blog series asking how international Cities of Literature are coping with the Covid-19 crisis. This week, we...

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