Inside, Research, Watson Fothergill in Nottingham

Inside Queen’s Chambers

One of the great things about doing The Watson Fothergill Walk is that people sometimes invite me to explore inside the buildings... I was lucky enough to be contacted by Jonathan from Woodlands, who looks after the building at Queen's Chambers, it was a rare opportunity to take a look inside some of the flats… Continue reading Inside Queen’s Chambers

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Four Lions at Nottingham Castle

Three Lions may belong on a shirt... but there are four lions at Nottingham Castle that I am particularly interested in... The four stone lion sculptures found in the grounds of Nottingham Castle... Photos: Lucy Brouwer As I mention on the Watson Fothergill Walk, these four stone lion sculptures originally adorned the tower of the… Continue reading Four Lions at Nottingham Castle

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New dates! June & July 2021

Tickets have just been released for a raft of new dates in June and July! Tickets for the following walks are now on sale: The Carrington Crawl, 26 June 2021, 1 pm - 2 returns now available! (with added access to Clawson Lodge thanks to The Ukrainian Cultural Centre). A look at the domestic architecture… Continue reading New dates! June & July 2021

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We’re Back! Return of The Watson Fothergill Walk.

The Watson Fothergill Walk is back! I've set a date for a walk in the city centre on 30 May 2021 starting at 10 am. I've reduced that capacity to allow for social distancing so there will be just 12 tickets available!Tickets are £15 each available from Eventbrite.This is the original Watson Fothergill Walk starting at Nottingham Tourism… Continue reading We’re Back! Return of The Watson Fothergill Walk.

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April Zoom Talk: Watson Fothergill Virtual Walk

I was overwhelmed by the great response to the Watson Fothergill Virtual Walks earlier in the year, so I'm going to do one more... Tickets for 22 April here. The next Watson Fothergill Virtual Walk Zoom session will be on Thursday 22 April 7 pm. Tickets are £5 with a small booking fee (and you… Continue reading April Zoom Talk: Watson Fothergill Virtual Walk

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The Brigadier, The Librarian and the Awkward Squad

The more I work on Fothergill, give talks and promote my guided walks, the more contact I receive from people who want to know if the building they have spotted is the work of Watson Fothergill, architect. Recently, I've been sent several photos, either houses people have spotted while on urban walks or pictures they… Continue reading The Brigadier, The Librarian and the Awkward Squad

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February Zoom Talk

Another chance to join tour guide Lucy Brouwer for a virtual version of The Watson Fothergill Walk. Get tickets for Thursday, 4 February 2021, 7pm Explore the highlights of the Watson Fothergill Walk with an illustrated talk on Zoom. Look at the beautiful details of some of Nottingham's most flamboyant buildings and learn more about the architect who designed… Continue reading February Zoom Talk

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Social Distancing in Action!

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!