Robin Hood Tattoo Festival 2015
After a resounding success in its inaugural year in 2014 The Robin Hood Tattoo Festival, Nottingham’s biggest and best tattoo convention, returned this year for round two at Cotgrave Welfare Club just on the outskirts of Nottinghamshire.
The festival is a gathering of the finest talent in UK tattooing with amazing artists such as David Corden, Mark Bester, Leah Moule and Jordan Croke (to name just a few!) working alongside each other throughout the weekend.
As well tattooing there were also a variety of traders at the festival selling a range of marvellous merchandise including taxidermy, pyrography, pin up art and donuts!
There was a selection of live music to keep everyone entertained including The Slingshots headlining on the Saturday and The Revolutionaires on the Sunday.
One of the highlights of the weekend were the tattoo competitions. Congratulations to all the winners of the various categories, especially Rampant Ink’s very own Rachael Huntington who won Best Small Colour AND Best of Show. (A big thank you to Central Tattoo Supplies who sponsored the awards!)
As well as being a brilliant day out The Robin Hood Tattoo Festival also raised a decent amount of cash for charity – both Macmillan Cancer Support and The Alzheimer’s Society received over £1000 each! This was mainly from a charity auction of items donated by tattoo artists, traders and other generous folks.