A city is a living thing


Stitch Like Lorina. The Lorina Bulwer workhouse samplers are incredibly inspirational and many people have been moved by the power and strength within the stitching and her words. We would like to celebrate everything that Lorina has inspired in a display. If you want to contribute to this temporary exhibition please do get in touch.

We were really interested to hear about Japanese author, translator and photographer Mariko Nagai who was Norwich Writer’s Circle writer in residence for July.

She has just posted this fascinating blog, including thoughts about the Lorina Bulwer samplers:


You can find out more about Mariko’s work on her own website:





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