World Book Day 2020

World Book Day 2020

ad the biggest impact on the world? Here are some World Changing Works (with a local connection). Darkest England and the Way Out (1890) by William Booth ‘Helping the Homeless’ The founder of The Salvation Army, William Booth, was born in Nottingham and...
Literary Locations #20: St Mary’s Church

Literary Locations #20: St Mary’s Church

The Church of St Mary the Virgin in Nottingham’s Lace Market, our largest medieval building, has many a tale to tell. The poet and writer Lucy Joynes was baptised at St Mary’s in 1782. Published in several books Joynes poems were often religious in nature and child...
Literary Locations #15: Aslockton

Literary Locations #15: Aslockton

Church One, Aslockton St Thomas Back in 2010 a large extension was added to the church at Aslockton, to house the new Thomas Cranmer Centre, named after the most famous man born in the village. Thomas Cranmer was born in 1489 and spent his first fourteen years in...