A Message from Lucy Brouwer: Following official government advice, which recommended that people should avoid social gatherings to help slow the spread of coronavirus, I have taken the decision to cancel ALL forthcoming events. If you have booked, you will receive a refund in due course. If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to… Continue reading Coronavirus Cancellations
For a while now I've been working on a walk to look at some of Watson Fothergill's domestic archtecture, and I'm happy to say that The Ukrainian Cultural Centre at Clawson Lodge have invited me to bring the new tour to their building on Mansfield Road, Nottingham. A chance to go inside Clawson Lodge, a… Continue reading A New Walk! The Carrington Crawl.
Last week I was invited by The Story of Nottingham, the Nottingham Heritage Partnership, to pick up a Heritage Champion 2020 medal at The Urban Room! Some of the Nottingham Heritage Champions 2020! After some community workshops and an online survey, about a dozen of us were picked to be #HeritageChampions2020. As you can see… Continue reading Nottingham Heritage Champions 2020!
Some great photos of Lucy in action during a wet but enjoyable Watson Fothergill Walk on 16 February. It was great to see people so keen to join in the first public tour of the year! Photos by theparkestate on Instagram (follow them for some great photos of houses by Fothergill, Hine and other Nottingham… Continue reading Photos from February walk and forthcoming dates.
I've now added an afternoon walk to 29th March 2020, which starts at 1pm. Tickets are £12 and included coffee or tea and a cake at Debbie Bryan. 29 March 1pm TICKETS HERE As previously mentioned, I've listed the walks on TripAdvisor, had some lovely reviews so far. If you've been on my walk (and… Continue reading Afternoon walk in March
I have set up a TripAdvisor page for the Watson Fothergill Walk. It would be great to reach a wider audience and introduce them to this most interesting of Nottingham architects! If you've enjoyed the walk, please leave a review - it would be a great help. You can also post photos if you have… Continue reading New TripAdvisor Page
I've been busy reading, researching and thinking about new walks and talks for the new year. But I'm ready to get out walking again, so I've set up some dates for The Watson Fothergill Walk in February and March 2020. The first walk, which will start at 10am outside Nottingham Tourism Centre and finish at… Continue reading New dates for 2020!
Previously, I began telling the story behind the building of The Bodega on Pelham Street. These days it's a popular music venue and bar, but it's been through several image changes over the years... I spoke to Alan Clifford on BBC Radio Nottingham about the building. While it's nothing to do with Watson Fothergill (as… Continue reading The Bodega, Pelham Street: Part Two
Earlier in the year, I was invited to talk to Alan Clifford on BBC Radio Nottingham about my walk The Hine Hike and the buildings of Thomas Chambers Hine. The programme recently got in touch with me to see if I'd like to talk to Alan on the radio again. They asked if I knew… Continue reading The Bodega, Pelham Street : Part One
After the success of my sold out talk at West Bridgford Library back in June, I will be delivering my photo illustated talk on that other well known Victorian architect of Nottingham, Thomas Chambers Hine at Beeston Library on 19 February 2020. The talk starts at 2pm and should last around 1 hour. Tickets are… Continue reading T.C. Hine at Beeston Library