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
Thanks to everyone who has joined me on the walks and shown an interest in the Nottingham architecture of Watson Fothergill. Tickets are now available for The Watson Fothergill Walk on the following dates: Tickets here 25 August. An extra Sunday afternoon walk on 25th August 2019, starting at 2pm. This one will finish at… Continue reading Extra August Walk & September Dates
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)
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
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