Literary Locations #46: The Loggerheads

Literary Locations #46: The Loggerheads

Narrow Marsh sits beneath St. Mary’s cliff upon which stands the Lace Market. The old thoroughfare of Narrow Marsh covered the marshy land between this cliff and Leen Side (now Canal Street), an area once notorious for its slum dwellings, diseases – and...
Literary Locations #31: Keyworth Cricket Club

Literary Locations #31: Keyworth Cricket Club

From Dickens, Twain, Hemingway, Wodehouse and Orwell, to Ken Follett and Will Self, many journalists have become renowned authors, and Notts has more than its share. Robert Harris, Stephen Booth, Mhari Macfarlane, T. M. Logan, Cecil Roberts, Graham Greene and J M...
20th Century Notts: 1976-1978

20th Century Notts: 1976-1978

1976 The Winter of the Birds by Helen Cresswell (1976) Of the fifty-plus published stories written by Nottinghamshire’s Helen Cresswell, The Winter of the Birds is believed to have been her personal favourite. It’s a humorous tale with elements of the gothic and...