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Southwell Library Poetry Festival

There are different events listed for this date for the Southwell Library Poetry Festival

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Southwell Library Poetry Festival

Even the most talented and confi dent poets on the page can falter in front of an audience, so bring one of your own short poems along to this practical workshop and Kevin will help you do it justice…

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Southwell Library Poetry Festival

Different events are listed on this day for the Southwell Library Poetry Festival…

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Southwell Library Poetry Festival

Southwell’s own Not Scary Poetry Group invites you to celebrate the Queen’s 90th birthday with tea and cakes and enjoy an afternoon of poetry and readings reflecting significant moments during her lifetime…

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Southwell Library Poetry Festival

Enjoy a preview of an exciting exhibition set to tour three of our library galleries in the autumn. Take three poets, match them with three artists, and the results are three very diff erent books…

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Education in Britain: how did it come to be like this? by Professor Ken Jones

Discussing the new edition of his book Education in Britain: 1944 to the Present, Ken Jones reflects on the history of education over the last seventy years

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF LITERARY NOTTS

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‘TOUCHED’ TO RETURN TO NOTTINGHAM PLAYHOUSE: WITH A VERY SPECIAL GUEST STAR

The play ‘Touched’ written by Nottingham City of Literature President Stephen Lowe, is to return to Nottingham Playhouse 40 years after its debut there…

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Cities of Literature Conference – what, where & when

Our Chair David Belbin, went to the first UNESCO Cities of Literature Conference in Dublin last week and this is a brief report of what happened…

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NEWSTEAD’S HIDDEN (AND NOT SO HIDDEN) DELIGHTS

Becky Cullen (above ) is Newstead Abbey’s poet-in-residence. We asked her to tell us about her favourite nooks and crannies of Byron’s former abode…

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FONT FESTIVAL is back!

Next week sees the return of FONT Festival, a collection of events in Hockley showcasing the best performing talent from across Nottingham and the East Midlands…

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Abigail Parry: Where gaming and Poetry meet

Abigail Parry is a poet, former toy maker and circus skills coach. She has a PhD on play in contemporary poetry, and among many innovative ways to promote poetry, had her poems scattered from a helicopter across London, and, with the wonderful, (literally) heart-splitting poem Arterial, was the winner of the coveted Ballymaloe International Prize, …

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Books and Roses: Guest Post by Ross Bradshaw

Ross Bradshaw, the man behind Five Leaves Press and Five Leaves Bookshop, travelled to our fellow City of Literature, Barcelona, to see a truly wonderful and unique event…

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Our Literary Heritage

Nottingham has many famous writers from Lord Byron to Alan Sillitoe, Mary Howitt to DH Lawrence more…

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Our Vibrant City

Nottingham’s insatiable appetite for literature is served by many talented writers, groups and festivals more…

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Our Literary Future

Wider collaboration and international connections will enable our literary culture to flourish more…

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