Nottingham Central Library

Nottingham Central Library
Angel Row





0115 915 2828

24-hour renewal line

0845 330 4435


0115 915 2840

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Nottingham Central Library, view from Angel Row
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The largest library in Nottingham and the principal library in the East Midlands, offering a range of general and specialised library services over 5 floors.

Venue Type:

Library, Archive

Opening hours

Mon 8.15 - 19.00
Tues 8.15 - 19.00
Wed 8.15 - 19.00
Thurs 8.15 - 19.00
Fri - 8.15 - 17.00
Sat 9.00 - 16.00
Sun - Closed

Weekdays - Ground Floor open from 8.15, Floors 1 to 3 open from 9am

Admission charges


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photograph of irish guards in ww1

Trent to Trenches: It's A Long Way to Tipperary: Ireland and World War One

  • 20 October 2014 2-3:30pm

Thousands of Irish men fought in the British Army in the First World War, but then found themselves on the 'wrong' side when the fight for Irish Independence broke out in Easter 1916.

Deirdre O'Byrne, who teaches Irish literature at Loughborough University, will lead a discussion on how these divided loyalties are represented in literature, by writers including W B Yeats, Frank McGuinness, Patrick MacGill and Sebastian Barry.

Suitable for

  • 16-17
  • 18+


Tickets £2.50