Heritage Walk 1: Hyson Green to New Basford

Ref: C2339138

Meet at The Vine Community Centre, Bobbers Mill Rd. Walking tour to New Basford, visiting St Stephen’s Church, the River Leen, Wilkinson Street, Beaconsfield Street, Radford Road, Isandula Street returning to The Vine via Radford Rd (1.5 miles) (tram stops at Wilkinson St and Radford Rd).

Course aim

Discover Your Nottingham - The Growing City continuing our series of heritage talks and walks.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • describe key industries associated with Nottingham's history
  • describe the changes in Hyson Green and Basford: from satellite villages to suburbs
  • use maps and photographs to describe the lives of everyday city folk over the centuries

How will I be taught?

  • Using maps, photographs and the ‘ gentle art’ of walking, local historian and author Chris Weir will explore Nottingham's history and heritage.

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

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Heritage Walk 1: Hyson Green to New Basford

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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