'Vice and Villainy' Crime in Victorian Nottingham

Milly Lawson

East Midlands
Notice Period:
Short (maybe less than one month's notice)
Paid: £80 - £120
19th April 2021

Join Mildred Freeman, The Lady Historian, for a gruesome galivant through Nottingham’s perilous past, with Nottingham’s Victorian Vice and Villainy. Mildred will regale you with tales of thefts, murders, petty crime, naughty ladies and saucy happenings in and around the city of Nottingham during the Victorian period.

All talks are available on zoom and are presented in full Victorian costume live from Mildred's parlour!

Evening Zoom talks are £80 for an hours talk with additional time given at the end for a Q and A session. Day time rates vary.


"I watched Mildred Freeman's Halloween Special 'Vice and Villainy' tonight. It was fantastic. The stories were well chosen( and included lots of tales that I didn't know). Mildred was engaging and her style of story telling held my attention throughout her 90 minute performance."

"Really enjoyed an atmospheric Halloween with Mildred Freeman hearing tales of vice and villainy in Nottingham from the comfort of my own living room. Highly recommended- loved the Victorian parlour where Mildred tells such tales and it was a great insight into the dubious history of my home city! Can't wait for more!"

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About Milly Lawson

With a passion for sharing history through story telling, songs and comedy Mildred Freeman was a character created by Milly Lawson whilst working at one of the last remaining music halls in the UK. With a background in heritage, education and as a professional cellist and performer, Milly researches, creates and delivers her history talks in an entertaining, insightful and (sometimes) very dramatic fashion.

Milly lives in Long Eaton, Nottingham with her loving husband (Mr Butler) and her young sons Ezra (the young squire) and Gideon (the young master). In her free time Milly can usually be found watching costume dramas whilst knitting and sipping hot coffee (or gin, depending on the time of the day).

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