School of English

May Fest and the School of English: Create and Communicate!

Saturday 18th May 2013 (11:00-17:30)

The School of English invites you to come along to the University May Fest on Saturday 18 May 2013. 

We are running a range of activities, all based at or starting from our stand in the Portland Building.

On the day, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., visitors can get involved with the following, at any time:

  • Language games and activity sheets
  • Working with manuscripts and exploring medieval manuscripts online
  • Exploring Viking culture and society
  • Finding out about the origins of your surname
  • Seeing where writers lived and worked in Nottingham
  • Chatting to students and staff about our work in the School of English

We have timetabled activities, too:

  • 11:00am – 1:50am: Scribe – exploring manuscripts, exploring our history; a workshop for 7-9 year olds. 
  • 1:30pm-2:20pm: Stories and storytelling; a workshop for 7-9 year olds.

Click for the full May Fest 2013 Programme for the wider university.

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We hope to see you there.

School of English

Trent Building
The University of Nottingham
University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5900
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 5924