A short walk out of Nottingham city centre takes you to the suburb of Sneinton where you will find an elegant redbrick townhouse. Until recently, I didn’t know it was once the family home of William Booth, founder of the world-famous Salvation Army.
For an organisation that provides practical help it is fitting that the William Booth Birthplace Museum, at Notintone Place, is part of the city’s Salvation Army complex which offers community activities and worship. 2015 is also a landmark year for the organisation as it celebrates its 150th anniversary with a congress in London between 1st and 5th July. Around 16,000 Salvation Army members from around the world will attend – and many