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World Book Day and Celebrity Authors.

The World Book Day organisers have named their chosen £1 books for WBD on March 1st 2018 and have unwittingly started a very interesting and fairly heated discussion on the current state of Childrens’ Book commerce and book charity distribution. … Continue reading

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The Twelve Words of Christmas

The 12 Words of Christmas Competition 2016 Write a 12 word story/poem on a Christmas/winter theme. Prize for the best pupil entry and one for Staff. (independent adjudicator) Entries to the Library by 13th December at 1.00.    

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¡Hola! World Book Day

Thursday March 3rd is World Book Day for the UK. Nottingham author Kim Slater is visiting us for a round of Year 7 Writing Workshops with her first novel, Smart, receiving multiple book award nominations and four prizes to date. … Continue reading

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Immerse yourself in Culture…

Event Performance date Pay by ArtSoc price Philharmonia Concert Mozart, Mahler Feb 5 Fri 29 Jan £5 Jane Eyre Theatre Royal Feb 9 Tues 2 Feb £10 Any Means Necessary, Nottingham Playhouse Feb 11 Thurs 4 Feb £5 Rambert Dance. … Continue reading

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Seven Stories is 10 Years Old

No, that is not a grammatical error. Seven Stories is the home for British children’s literature, the National Centre for Children’s Books in Newcastle. Housed in what used to be a Victorian mill with beautiful views of the Ouseburn River, … Continue reading

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Man Booker Short List Pop-Up Bk Gp.

There is a very interesting Short List this year for the 2015 Man Booker Prize. The prize is worth £50,000 to the winner of the best novel of the year written in English and published in the UK.  The authors are from Nigeria, … Continue reading

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Nottingham High School and Djanogly City Academy Joint Poetry Slam

In the wise words of Percy Bysshe Shelley ‘Poets are the unacknowledged legislators of the world.’ and that was certainly the case on the afternoon of Wednesday 11th March 2015. Organised my Mr MJ Neale (Teacher of English, Nottingham High … Continue reading

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Dawn of the Unread

A new initiative driven by James Walker of Nottingham Writers’ Studio is the creation of an interactive reading environment Dawn of the Unread which combines Nottingham history, graphic fiction and digital learning with the work of local authors and artists … Continue reading

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