Fox & Thistle Tattoo Studio

Booking your tattoo appointment?

If you are making a new enquiry please include the following in your email. Please be as thorough as you can. 

  • Detailed description of your design idea. 

  • Accompanying images of existing tattoos/designs/artwork to aid description.  

  • Preferable placement and clear placement photos of your own body placement from different angles. If you are after a cover-up please ensure these photos are taken in natural light and as accurate in colour as possible. 

  • Preferable dates (weekends/weekdays) and any specific dates . Please note dates are on a first come- first served basis and specific dates may be booked. 

  • Email address for correspondence (if different than one used) 

  • Telephone number 

Choosing the right artist for you...


At Fox & Thistle Tattoo, we have two artists with differing styles. If you prefer you can contact the artists directly and have a look at their work on their social media. Or if you are unsure who to go with, once we know the above information, we can best advise you on who to go with.


Emma Mowbray   @mowbles

Emma is a versatile, realism artist, enjoying colour floral work and black and grey wildlife/ portraits in particular. Emma enjoys taking on large scale work including leg sleeves and back pieces. 


Katie Mowbray -  @katiemowbrayartist

Katie has a varied portfolio of work, including dotwork, blackwork, geometric, mandalas and ornamental pieces. She has settled into her own realism/geometric mash-up style over the last year with a collection of custom designs and portfolio pieces.



 Studio Information 

Our private studio resides within ‘Relics n Rust’ Lifestyle shop, located at – 

4 Commercial Brow, Hyde, SK14 2JW 

Street parking is available. Our premises is easily accessible by public transport, less than a minutes’ walk from Newton for Hyde Train station, which has quick connections to Manchester Piccadilly station