Gwen Grant: Treasure in Worksop

Gwen Grant: Treasure in Worksop

Hull is perhaps not the first name that jumps to mind when considering holiday destinations. While the city that Larkin adopted has much to be proud of, it’s rarely seen scrawled across posters in travel agent windows. Nevertheless, in an early-eighties summer, my...
A Tale of Two Libraries

A Tale of Two Libraries

In 1882, Nottingham Industrialist and political radical Samuel Morley noted that the new Nottingham City Library situated in what is now Nottingham Trent University’s Arkwright Building was only open to those over the age of 15. Understanding that a love of books is...