• Watson Fothergill Walk: Evening Edition 16 May

  • Thu, 16-05-2019 at 18:00
  • Nottingham Tourism Centre
    1-4 Smithy Row
    NG1 2BY Nottingham
Watson Fothergill Walk: Evening Edition 16 May - Nottingham Tourism Centre - Nottingham

An evening walk to explore Victorian Nottingham. Why did the Victorians think a mortgage was like a monkey?How can one architect have two names on one building? What links one of Nottingham's foremost Victorian architects with Mick Jagger and Thomas Hardy?All these and more questions will be answered on a new guided walk around the buildings of architect Watson Fothergill in Nottingham City Centre. Learn about the buildings of one of Nottingham's most prominent Victorian architects, his signature style and the influence of the Gothic on the city's buildings. A walk of approximately 3km (1.86 miles)This is a slightly longer walk than the afternoon tour. It will conclude at Fothergill's, 5-7 Castle Road. There will be a table booked in the pub where you are welcome to linger for drinks or food (not included). Participants are asked to come prepared for appropriate weather eventualities and to wear footwear suitable for city walking.Meet for 6pm start outside Nottingham Tourism Centre on Smithy Row (next to Council House). Advanced booking is essential as places are limited. Some Feedback from previous events: “Charisma and humour from the guide. She also gave a lot of historical info without ever being dry or boring.”“The buildings and locations were varied and easily accessed on foot. The history of Watson Fothergill’s life and career was very interesting and described in an informative and professional manner.”FAQsHow can I contact the organiser with any questions?Email: watsonfothergillwalk@gmail.comWhat if I have to cancel / postpone?Please notify the organiser as soon as you can to reorganise your tickets (if possible). watsonfothergillwalk@gmail.comWhat's the refund policy?No refunds.Can I pay on the day?If you can't pay online then please contact the organiser watsonfothergillwalk@gmail.com as all places must be booked. A ticket can be issued and cash paid at the start of the walk.