Spotlight on: East Coast Tattoo Expo


At Body Shock, we are passionate about getting the word out there when it comes to the art of tattooing. One of the best ways to do this is by attending exhibitions that are accessible for everyone that has a passion for tattooing.

This weekend, on the 12th and 13th of November, the East Coast Tattoo Expo is taking place in Clacton-on-Sea in Essex. As avid tattoo enthusiasts, we wanted to give you a heads-up on what to expect at this exciting opportunity.

What is the East Coast Tattoo Expo?

The East Coast Tattoo Expo is an annual tattoo convention that brings together tattoo enthusiasts, artists, and other tattoo lovers to celebrate the art of tattooing. The Expo is held in Highfield Grange Holiday Parkin Clacton and it has been running for twelve years; this year is the 13th annual East Coast Tattoo Expo, with the theme delving into the oriental styling of Japan.


What to Expect at the Expo

The Expo itself has a plethora of activities and events available through the two-day long festival. At this year’s Expo, there are a wealth of tattoo artists working on different booths over the entire weekend; and if you are incredibly eager to find out who the artists that will be there are, then you can check out the official listing of artists here!

As well as this, there is also an array of entertainment available at the Expo. Some forms of entertainment will include live bands, a gambling casino that includes blackjack, roulette and many others, beautiful Japanese goodies and décor, and also the visualisation of turning Essex into the outstanding Las Vegas. For more information with regards to the entertainment, you can follow the link here!


Is the Tattoo Expo Affordable?

Currently, the tickets are split into three categories. If you want the day pass, then the ticket is worth £12; this provides you will a single entry day ticket for either the 12th or the 13th of November from 10am until late. If you want the weekend pass, then the ticket is £20, where you can go for both days.

If you want the party pass, then the ticket price is £25. With this ticket, you get the perks of the weekend pass but you are also allowed access to the pre-party on Friday 11th of November at 7pm.

And there you have it, an exciting event for an exciting 2016! You can check out the event itself on the link here! We at Body Shock are excited about this event, and we will always show our passion for the tattooing industry by providing extremely high quality tattoo supplies.

If you would like to know more about the Expo or the products that we can provide, then please don’t hesitate to contact us. Just give us a call on 01922 744088 and we will be more than happy to help.