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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 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 2km (1.25 miles)
This special Debbie Bryan edition includes Tea or Coffee and a piece of cake at Debbie Bryan in the Lace Market. The walk will conclude at Debbie Bryan. Vegan and Gluten Free options are available please let us know in advance about any special dietary requirements.
Participants are asked to come prepared for appropriate weather eventualities and to wear footwear suitable for city walking.
Meet for 10am 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.”
"This tour combines some extremely well researched material with an engaging and lively delivery. It's made me look at Nottingham city centre in a completely new light!"