Sun is set to attract thousands to Bournemouth beach this bank holiday.
A high frequency buzzing needle, the occasional sharp intake of breath and about an hour – all that’s needed to make a permanent change to your body. Sometimes it’s a snap decision, or a mark of coming of age – but at the end of the day it’s still indelible ink under your skin, and […]
Ever wondered what goes on inside a tattoo convention, but were too scared to go and have a look for yourself? Well wonder no more, as we’ve been inside a recent tattoo convention held in Bournemouth to show you what sort of things go on, and how distinctly un-scary it actually is. Do you think […]
This short video shows the process of a tattoo being completed and also provides some fast facts about the process and history of tattooing for you to wow people with at your next dinner party! Do you think that tattoos have a detrimental effect on an individual’s employability? Get involved in the discussion on […]
In this podcast, we hear from Marcus Henderson, one of the founders of the Tattoo & Piercing Industry Union (TPIU). He talks about the shared responsibility between tattooists and clients and the possible implications for inked individuals. Do you think tattooists have more responsibility than the client when it comes to tasteful tattooing? Or do […]
We recently conducted a survey, showing you photographs of a number of tattoos, and asked you whether would employ each of these people based on this. The results concluded that although some tattoos were much less popular than others, none were seen as a bar to employment by 100% of those surveyed. Click the infographic […]
Head of BBC Radio Solent attends Wall of Fame unveiling.