This weekend I took a group and their dogs on the Watson Fothergill Walk... It was very chilly (I don't do many walks in January and I wear thermals!) but the group and their dogs all enjoyed learning about Nottingham's unique architecture. Thanks to Olive, Bob and Barney (and their owners and their friends) for… Continue reading Watson Fothergill Walks are dog-friendly!
The walk on 12 March sold out very quickly so I have added another Watson Fothergill Walk on Sunday 26 March, 10 am. Tickets are £15 each and if you buy before 1 February there are no Eventbrite fees to pay. Buy tickets for 26 March - £15 each NEWS FLASH…. I am running a private Watson Fothergill Walk on… Continue reading Another March date by popular demand!
I was up in Mapperley giving my talk on Watson Fothergill and his architecture to a large gathering of U3A members, on the way back into town I took the opportunity to go inside a Fothergill building I have been meaning to visit for ages... Woodborough Road Baptist Church. View from Woodborough Road. Photo: Lucy… Continue reading Inside Woodborough Road Baptist Church
Watson Fothergill Walk, the Nottingham walking tour looking at the buildings of architect Watson Fothergill is back! Explore the architecture of Nottingham's most flamboyant Victorian architect on an entertaining and informative walk with tour guide Lucy Brouwer. Tickets here: Debbie Bryan Shop The first public walk of the year will be a collaboration with Debbie Bryan's Lace Market… Continue reading 10 April 2022 Watson Fothergill Walk & Afternoon Tea
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
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
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
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.
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
Walking The Carrington Crawl in 2020. Photo @bigoldhouse While I'm really looking forward to being able to lead tours again, until at least 17 May 2021, the maximum number of people that can be accommodated on a guided walk is 6* (or groups from 2 households). The guide (me!) is NOT included in that number.… Continue reading Private Walks… for 6 people or 2 households