The 2nd Annual Liverpool Tattoo Convention takes place on the 6th/7th June 2009, following on from the success of the 2008 show which became the premier alternative cultural event in the North West of England. The 2 day convention has been expanded and will now feature more artists, traders, entertainments and a few surprises are in store!!
The Liverpool convention will be packed with high calibre tattoo artists from the UK, Europe, America and as far away as Singapore.
Over 130 artists invited from prominent studios around the world will be on hand to demonstrate their highly skilled art, the display of tattooing will be complemented by live music, a market area selling alternative clothing, jewellery and gifts and after show parties at top Liverpool venues. Competitions will be running throughout the weekend such as best black and grey tattoo, best colour, best portrait, in addition Liverpool will again be running ‘Tattoo Duel’ which is unique to the Liverpool convention, two Duel’s will run on the Saturday and another two on the Sunday and sees nine top artists go head to head to produce a themed tattoo within a timeframe.
The convention will occupy the whole of the Liverpool Guild of Students building situated on Mount Pleasant on the 6/7th June 2008. For more information check http://www.tattooconvention.co.uk or http://www.myspace.com/liverpooltattooconvention from which tickets are available priced at £18 per day or £35 for a two day pass.