September 2020 sees the return of The Hine Hike - my tour looking at the buildings of Thomas Chambers Hine, another architect who had a big impact on Victorian Nottingham. The first date will be Thursday 10 September, 2pm. Tickets are £12 each. All tours operate with reduced numbers and social distancing measures in place.… Continue reading The return of The Hine Hike & September dates
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!
On June 21 Nottingham's Creative Quarter are celebrating the longest day of the year with their Lightest Night summer party. There will be some later than usual opening for businesses around the Lace Market area, as part of these events I will be running my Beauty in the Details Lace Market Heritage tour, a short… Continue reading Lightest Night Heritage Tour
More dates for my walks are now booking as follows: The Hine Hike, an evening walk exploring some of the Nottingham buildings of the Victorian architect Thomas Chambers Hine, will take place on Wednesday 5th June 2019, starting at 6pm. Tickets are £12, available here. The Hine Hike: 5 June 2019, tickets here. There will… Continue reading Dates for June 2019
A big thank you to everyone who turned out for the second Heritage Open Days tour, Beauty in the Details, on Sunday (16 September 2018). Several people have asked if there will be more short tours like this and I'm looking at making it a more regular thing. Meanwhile if you're interested in the architecture… Continue reading Beauty in the Details: The Lace Market
Taking a look around St Mary's Gate in preparation for my Heritage Open Days walks, I started to notice things about the buildings that I'd never noticed before. How the modern buildings mirror the shapes of the Victorian ones, how the details on each phase of the Adams Building are subtly different, how clean the… Continue reading Beauty In The Details: The Lace Market
My collaboration with Debbie Bryan continues with two more walks scheduled... Tickets for 23 August, 2pm on EVENTBRITE This is an afternoon walk, with tea (or coffee) and cake at Debbie Bryan at the conclusion. There will be another walk with a morning start on 30 September, 10am. Tickets on EVENTBRITE. I hope that you… Continue reading More Walks with Debbie Bryan
Nottingham's most famous Victorian architect Watson Fothergill (or as he was known for the first 50 or so years of his life, Fothergill Watson) produced some of the city's most eye catching and idyosyncratic buldings. I want to take you on a tour of some of the best of them, and learn more about the… Continue reading Fothergill Watson / Watson Fothergill: One Architect, Two Names