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News & Press

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Neil is a regular at the Brighton and London Tattoo Conventions. Check here for links to convention images, information on up-coming convention dates, news and awards.

You can also find info on features about Neil and the team in Tattoo publications, books and on-line.


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Xmas opening: We close at about 6pm on Thursday 22nd December; and will reopen at about 10am on Thursday 5th January 2023. Have a great Xmas!

September 2022 – We are delighted and mightily proud of Neil for winning the prestigious Best Ornamental / Blackwork award at The Big London Tattoo Convention on Saturday 4th September! Both Neil and Johnnie (who got a complete Samoan influenced body suit) worked hard over a matter of many months to complete this project and we feel it is very well deserved!


Neil has his work featured in various tattoo magazines:

Total Tattoo May 2019 Eight page spread focusing on Neil’s blackwork.
Total Tattoo October 2005 Feature on the early days of Tattoo FX Burgess Hill.
Skin Deep June 2004 Front cover featuring his work on his wife Jackie.


Shangri La (Immortal Tattooing) 2020 Neil’s artwork included alongside other top blackwork artists.
Faces of the Future 2019 Neil’s Artwork included alongside other top blackwork artists.
The Woodcut Portraits by Alex Binnie 2012 Neil was one of the subjects used for Alex’s series of woodcut prints of elite and heavily tattooed tattoo artists.
The Mammoth Book of Tattoos 2009 Six page spread of Neil’s work in this iconic tattoo book.


Brighton Tattoo Convention 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2022
London Tattoo Convention 2014, 2015, 2016 (as guest artist on Into You stand) 2022
Bristol Tattoo Convention 2017, 2018, 2019, 2022

(For more Information on Neil’s awards see the Awards section)

Best Marquesan half body suit Tatau Awards, Tahiti Tatou winner, July – December 2017
Best Large Black and Grey Brighton Tattoo Convention 2012
Best of the Day Brighton Tattoo Convention 2009
Best Large Black and Grey Brighton Tattoo Convention 2008
Best Small Colour Derby Tattoo Convention 2003
Best Large Tribal Derby Tattoo Convention 2002