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B is for  …

  • Beeston coursesPlays and playgoing, Creative Writing, Tracing your ancestors and art appreciation


  • Books – we have a number of literature and poetry courses at Nottingham Mechanics in the city centre.


  • The literature of 1816 – the year without a summer, includes studying works by Byron, Percy Shelley, Mary Godwin, Keats, Austen and Coleridge. Wednesday mornings at Nottingham Mechanics, tutor Judith Hedley


  • An introduction to the African-American Novel -Beloved by Toni Morrison and Black Boy by Richard Wright. Wednesday afternoons at the City Mission, tutor Mike Wareham


  • The Lives of the poems – discover the lives, loves and influences on well-known poets: Ted Hughes & Sylvia Plath, Laura Riding & Robert Graves, Emily Dickinson & contemporary poets Carol Ann Duffy & Jackie Kay. Friday mornings at Nottingham Mechanics, tutor Mike Wilson


  • Poems for pleasure: Louis MacNeice (1907-1963) A much loved poet. King of Rhyme! Saturday mornings at Nottingham Mechanics, tutor John Rivers.


Course details can be found here or telephone 0115 9628416 for a brochure