Explore the hidden rhymes and reasons behind the old Nottingham such as Bearward Street (now Mount St.) and Houndsgate, where 17th-century locals would have seen bears and dogs walking through the streets.
This two-hour interactive event will explore the links between mental health and making meaning through art, music, poetry, and conversation.
The event will include a poetry reading, talk and play performance bringing the sculptures to life and linked to the story of St Zita, who is represented in one of the statues, and her miraculous ability to feed and care for the needy.
This event uncovers and shares the local and international history of lace making in Nottingham.
Drop in to Toton Library to learn about Viking poetry and kennings. In this family-friendly event, volunteers will perform Viking poetry in costume.
‘Rhymes and Reasons of Nottingham’s Multilingualism’ explores the variety of languages and dialects of English we hear spoken today. As Britain experiences shifting social realities, what inspirations and meanings lie hidden in the languages and dialects we speak?