Literary Locations #34: Nottingham Arboretum

Literary Locations #34: Nottingham Arboretum

Designed by the botanical publisher Samuel Curtis, The Arboretum was created for the relaxation and education of our city dwellers, but the Arboretum doesn’t just cater for busy anthophiles, its twelve acres feature a host of hidden attractions: in addition to a small...
20th Century Notts: 1994-1996

20th Century Notts: 1994-1996

1994 Sleepwalking by Julie Myerson (1994) Sherwood born Julie Myerson grew up in and around Nottingham, attending the Girls’ High School. Her first novel, Sleepwalking, captures the inner thoughts of Susan, a woman stuck in a fledgling marriage that’s already reached...
20th Century Notts: 1960

20th Century Notts: 1960

The Films: Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960) Directed by Karel Reisz the movie Saturday Night and Sunday Morning was written by Alan Sillitoe and based on his novel of the same name. Arthur Seaton is played by Albert Finney; Rachel Roberts plays the married...