While I'm still available for walks (Covid-19 regulations permitting) as private bookings and I have gift vouchers on offer (if you'd like to have a walk to look forward to in 2021), I'm also trying to research more buildings for future walks and talks on the architecture of Nottingham. But I get so easily distracted...… Continue reading Research and Distractions
Trying out my tours with smaller groups has worked well so far. Here are some photos from The Carrington Crawl this weekend. The Carrington Crawl: Social Distancing version Photo: @theparkestate This was a private booking for 5 people, and as you can see there is room to spread out and see some beautiful examples of… Continue reading Social Distancing in Action!
At last! The walks are returning with added social distancing! Having completed the preparation for Visit England's We're Good To Go mark, I am now delighted to invite groups of up to 5 people (maximum groups are 6 so that includes your guide!) to accompany me on The Watson Fothergill Walk, tour of Nottingham city… Continue reading Watson Fothergill Walk – BACK FOR AUGUST 2020!
At the moment I am only able to take groups of up to 6 (including me!) so there are just 5 tickets for The Carrington Crawl on 15 August 2020. NEWS FLASH! The first walk is already full! But I have added more dates (Aug 20, 11am & Aug 22, 2pm): Tickets for all forthcoming… Continue reading The Carrington Crawl: August Dates!
While I'm staying at home (and not in Nottingham city centre), my brother Jim, who does live in the city, offered to take his camera on a walk to have a look at one of the buldings that I feature on my Watson Fothergill Walk walking tour. So here are the results - a look… Continue reading Tour taster video: Queen’s Chambers
The earliest house that architect Watson Fothergill (born Fothergill Watson, 1841) is known to have built is the dwelling he designed for himself and his family, which stood at 7 Mapperley Road, Nottingham. Fothergill noted in his diary in 1870: "This Autumn after searching all over town for a site we liked I bought a… Continue reading Demolished Fothergill Buildings: 7 Mapperley Road
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.
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
A busy August so far with several walks, both public and private. It's great to share the love for Nottingham's architecture with so many people. Here's some of the Facebook reviews I've received so far. A very informative and interesting walk, Lucy is obviously very passionate about the subject. A very hot, sunny Sunday so… Continue reading Thanks for the reviews!
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