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The Rest is Propaganda: Celebrating Alan Sillitoe

“Illegitimi non carborundum” , in literati Latin, or “Don’t let the bastards grind you down”, as Arthur Seaton, the anti-hero of “Saturday Night Sunday Morning” would translate into more local tones.  Arthur, the ‘angry young man’ of local author Alan Sillitoe’s 1958 era-defining novel, and his modern counterparts wildly roaming the streets of inner-Nottingham, was the… Read More

Nottingham Mela Fest hits the road today

Nottingham has played an important role in the history of Asian arts and Culture in the UK and hosts on of the oldest Mela in the UK. Mela is a vibrant, colourful festival of South Asian and World cultures, bringing together music, dance, visual arts, film, street entertainment, South Asian cuisine, crafts and markets. So there… Read More

Arts, Crafts & Plenty of Pimms – Getting ready for the long weekend

Next weekend marks the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, and we’ve been given an extra bank holiday to celebrate. If you’re looking for something to do (other than hopefully enjoying the sunshine!), then Nottingham is delivering in spades. We’ve already mentioned the Dot-to-Dot Festival, taking place on Sunday 3rd, but there are plenty of other things going… Read More