Anne-Marie Fahy

Anne-Marie Fahy

Regional Qualification(s):

London

Language(s):

English

Phone Number(s):

07941-813597, 020-8444-2090

Email:

a.fahy@btinternet.com

Introduction:

Maybe it's because I am a Londoner .............but I do know and love this city and would like to have the opportunity to share my passion and knowledge with you.

Whether your interests are the fasinating historical sights, the museums and galleries or the fun and vibrant side of this great capital with its shops, theatres, clubs, restaurants and so much more, I can help you gain a real insight into London as only a Londoner can do. I will tell you not only the history, but also what is happening right now in London.

Personal Interests:

Fashion, Art, Galleries & Museums, Cultural London
Walking & Coach Tours . Children/ Student Groups
Olympic/ Paramympic Games 2012 Transport Shopping
Royal London and Medical London Architecture
Street Art
Legal London
Financial and Business London
Food and Drinl
Best of British
Theatre

Special Interests:

Street Art

This tour takes us through one of London’s most vibrant areas, the East End. Walking through Spitalfields, Brick Lane and Shoreditch, we will see how these streets act as galleries showcasing the current dynamic street art scene. We will see different styles of art ranging from stencils to aerosol painting, from paste ups to mini sculptures. We will see the works of many artists such as Stik, Nathan Bowen, Eine Pabalo Delgado, Roa, Jimmy C and the scarlet pimpernel of the street art scene, Banksy

Transport

Hear the story of public transport in London, from horse power to electric and motorised power. I can guide you in the London Transport Museum and showcase our transport heritage.

Architecture

London's history can be told through its buildings. From Medieval to Renaissance, from Georgian to Victorian, from 20th to 21st Century. I can theme a buildings tour for you in London or just showcase the best!

Medicine

I lead medical walks in London passing some of the oldest hospitals and medical institutions. Hear tales of medical history and characters and of the diseases and cures.

Sports & Pastimes

The world’s greatest sporting event will take place this year in London! I can take you on a coach or walking tour around the edge of the Olympic Park so you can see the Stadium, the Aquatics Centre, the Velodrome and other Olympic venues.

Art/Paintings & Sculpture

London is full of art, both in the streets and in the galleries. I offer guided tours of the major galleries including the National Gallery, Tate Britain and Tate Modern.

Conferences & Incentives

Having worked in both the public and private sectors for a number of years I am aware of the demands of the corporate entertainment market. I would be delighted to showcase London to your guests, clients and staff

Walking Tours

Get to know the stories and characters of London. Walks can be themed; fashion, arts, legal, historical, financial or specific areas.

Churches & Cathedrals

I can show you the wonders of one of the world's best known and best loved Cathedral's, St Paul's and the history and heritage of Westminster Abbey, as well as discovering the delights of the smaller and hidden churches in London.

Fashion

London is one of the world’s major fashion centres. I lead walks in the West End, Knightsbridge and Shoreditch.

Royalty

This is the year when the whole country will be celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Many events have been planned and I can ensure you enjoy them to the fullest. I can show you the Royal venues: the Palaces and Westminster Abbey.

Law

Visit the Inns of Court, one of the most picturesque parts of London, steeped in history, where lawyers have lived and trained since medieval times. Walk through the warren of court yards and passageways whilst hearing stories of the colourful characters of the legal world. Continue on until we find the distinctive round nave of the Temple Church where the 13th century effigies of the Templar Knights lie. See where Shakespeare’s play Twelfth Night was premiered and learn why the Royal Courts of Justice was named the Legal Cathedral. See where our legal friends shop for wigs and gowns and where they find the time to play!

Business & Finance

The City of London, or the Square Mile as it is often called, is the financial capital of the UK and is one of the leading financial centres of the world. Our tour in the Square Mile includes the key financial institutions including the Bank of England, the London Metal Exchange, Lloyds Market and the Stock Exchange. We will also step off the main streets to visit some of the alleyways and hidden corners where city workers have wined and dined for hundreds of years. We will learn about the history of the City and its development into a major financial centre.

Other

Endorsements:

2012 Venues, City of London, Windsor & Eton, City of Westminster

Additional Qualifications:

MITG

Driver Guide:

No