Emma Fox is a born and bred Mancunian who loves sharing stories and insider knowledge about her home city. She studied European Studies, including history, international relations and German and has lived in Berlin and Vienna. Emma spricht Deutsch.
Since 2009 she has enjoyed meeting people from all around the world and bringing historical and modern Manchester to life as a tour guide. Each tour is unique but specialisms include industrial heritage, the Scuttlers and Victorian slums, radical ideas - Engels/Pankhursts etc. arts, sports, architecture, literature, cotton and slavery, Factory Records, Southern Cemetery, Manchester bees, Worsley and the Bridgewater Canal gardens and green spaces.
Emma is an official tour guide for Manchester, the Bridgewater Canal in Salford and a trainee guide for North Wales. She is very much looking forward to the RHS Bridgewater Gardens opening in 2021, and hopes to show visitors what other gardens, heritage and cultural offerings there are nearby.
She has been described in reviews as vivacious, knowledgeable, accomplished and engaging. Please follow her on social media @showmemcr to find out more.
During the Coronavirus outbreak, there are no public tours of Southern Cemetery. But Emma is able to offer private tours of this beautiful location.
If you’d like to take a tour, find yourself a group of five (more if you’re from one or two households) and contact Emma to arrange a time that suits you, incl evenings or weekends. £15 a head.