Galway City will host its first ever tattoo and art show this September. The Galway Tattoo Show will be held on 21 and 22 September at the Radisson Blu Hotel, and organisers say it will be the biggest ever seen in Ireland.
The show will feature 90 of the biggest names in Irish and international tattooing including celebrity tattoo artists and TV personalities, with Galway represented by five of its best studios.
The show will welcome all and will feature a ‘family fun and kids area’ along with a Tattoo Art Gallery, live bands, entertainment, photo booth, a unique tattoo cinema showing exclusive films, interviews and entertainment, awards, competitions and more.
According to organisers, tattooing is now the fitth largest growing retail business in the world with the bigger tattoo shows in the UK now attracting upward of 8,000 – 10,000 people.
“Galway is Ireland’s home of the arts, so it seems fitting for a world class tattoo art show; this will be a brilliant and fun weekend for all the family to enjoy,” said events manager Martin McIver.
“Tattoo shows are some of the most creative, friendliest and entertaining days out you can have, so it doesn’t matter whether you are old, young, tattooed or non-tattooed, we guarantee a brilliant weekend and an experience you will never forget.”
For more information on the Galway Tattoo Show see www.facebook.com/galwaytattooshow.