This weekend, we’ll see the first tattoo convention in Newcastle in 25 years. The Big North Tattoo Show is finally here this week, and I couldn’t be more excited! Newcastle has a rich tattoo culture, so it makes sense to have a convention here again. So many people here have tattoos, or are at the… Read More This Weekend: The Big North Tattoo Show
The Liverpool Tattoo Convention is about to put on its 10th show! This is pretty exciting stuff, and I will post up something about that soon, but for now here’s a small post to let you know / remind you that you have until Friday to vote for your favourite tattooers in the UK Tattoo… Read More Liverpool Convention UK Tattoo Awards : Vote Ends on Friday!
Kintaro Publishing has changed a little over the last few years, but it’s always for the better. While they initially published mostly books, they’re now constantly adding to their collection of prints from some of the best tattooers in the world. In fact, our last post here about Kintaro was for Filip Leu’s skull prints,… Read More The Kintaro Kite Project
I absolutely love Berlin; it’s one of my favourite cities. Naturally, I couldn’t help but look up some of the best tattoo shops there, and found an absolute gem in Out of Step. This shop deals mostly with traditional tattoos, and has some amazing tattooers, in Marcos Ortage, Gak Nigallo (sorry if this name is… Read More Great Shop: Out of Step, Berlin
If there’s anyone who knows tattooing, it’s definitely Paul Sayce. Quite a while ago I mentioned here that Paul’s new films were coming out, and they’re finally here! Paul has interviewed many amazing tattooers for this film, including George Bone, Lal Hardy, and Dave Heap. These interviews are completely unedited and really honest, all focusing on… Read More The Paul Sayce Interviews: Parts 1 and 2 Available Now!
Hi everyone, Well, I’m back. Apologies for the last few years! When this blog started, it was Tattoosday UK, and tattooing was very busy. There were loads of great tattooers, but there were also quite a few bad ones. As someone who was also quite new to it all, my blog had a lot of… Read More Hello Again!
For what feels like forever, everyone has been saying that there needs to be another great show in Newcastle. In fact, for years, I have been saying this to Mr Martin McIver, because it makes absolutely no sense that there hasn’t been one for such a long time. Finally, a lightbulb has gone off in… Read More Coming Soon: The Big North Tattoo Show