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Watson Fothergill in Nottingham

Watson Fothergill Videos from Liberty Gate

The Nottingham estate agents Liberty Gate have a YouTube channel where they post videos relating to the property market in the city. They have posted two on the subject of Watson Fothergill: A short history of Watson Fothergill: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxfvD9caIbw&feature=youtu.be And, excitingly, a tour of the inside of "Fothergill Chambers", Fothergill's Office building on George Street… Continue reading Watson Fothergill Videos from Liberty Gate

Inside, Watson Fothergill in Nottingham

Inside Fothergill House (Jessops)

Once again I've made it inside one of the Watson Fothergill buildings that features on The Watson Fothergill Walk. Lucy in action on King Street. Photo: Lamar Francois Thanks to Alec Frusher (a keen Nottingham food blogger who follows me on Twitter, and who just happens to work in one of the largest Watson Fothergill… Continue reading Inside Fothergill House (Jessops)

Events, Lace Market, TC Hine, Thomas Chambers Hine

The Hine Hike & The Lace Market Tour in July

I'm enjoying working with Debbie Bryan and her team, adding a little social element to my guided walks. (The bottomless tea and great food helps!) We're trying out a version of The Hine Hike where you can choose to upgrade from your tea and cake to a cream tea or a light lunch of soup… Continue reading The Hine Hike & The Lace Market Tour in July

Events, Watson Fothergill in Nottingham

New Dates for August 2019

There are a handful of tickets left for the 21 July evening walk and you can get tickets here. Also, I will be conducting some more Watson Fothergill Walks in August 2019. First up, 18 August sees another Sunday morning walk starting at 10am, which will conclude at Debbie Bryan with tea and cake. Tickets… Continue reading New Dates for August 2019

Lawrence G Summers, Watson Fothergill in Nottingham

Inside Watson Fothergill’s Office part two

Having studied the building from the outside, the chance to have a look around inside the Offices of Watson Fothergill on George Street, Nottingham was too good to resist. Many thanks to Sarah Julian of BBC Radio Nottingham for giving me the opportunity and to the Bragas for letting me take a few quick photos… Continue reading Inside Watson Fothergill’s Office part two

Watson Fothergill in Nottingham

Inside Watson Fothergill’s Office: Part One

Thanks to Sarah Julian from BBC Radio Nottingham (who had previously been on one of my Watson Fothergill Walks) I recently got the chance to go inside Watson Fothergill's office building on George Street, Nottingham. Fothergill's Office at 15 George Street, with the shop built in at 17, plus the doorway to Brewitt's Yard. (Photo:… Continue reading Inside Watson Fothergill’s Office: Part One

Events, Watson Fothergill in Nottingham

Dates for July 2019

July sees the 178th anniversary of Fothergill's birth, so it seems fitting to offer more chances to explore his Nottingham buildings on The Watson Fothergill Walk. The next dates will be two walks on 21 July 2019: Join Lucy to explore Watson Fothergill's Nottingham, includes tea or coffee and cake at Debbie Bryan. Tickets here.… Continue reading Dates for July 2019

Events, Lace Market

Father’s Day Heritage Tour: The Lace Market

I am working with Debbie Bryan again to offer my Lace Market Heritage Tour for Father's Day on 16 June starting at 1pm. We will take a look at the unique industrial architecture of the Lace Market, including buildings by Watson Fothergill and Thomas Chambers Hine. The beauty is in the details. Then there are… Continue reading Father’s Day Heritage Tour: The Lace Market