Latest articles tagged with ‘History’

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Pit Talk of the East Midlands

Nottingham's once vast coalfields was not just a source of the nation's energy, but a fertile ground for language. While the collieries have now seen...

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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu – Nottingham’s First Rebel Writer: by Georgina Lock

When we talk Rebel Writers, we all too easily think of the male 'Unholy Trinity' of Nottingham: Byron, Lawrence and Sillitoe. However, it was a...

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The Lost Library: guest post from Jonathan Emmett

Children's author Jonathan Emmett dons his detective hat and finds the story behind one of Nottingham's 'ghost libraries'.

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