Parking is available at the venue for £6 per day. FREE Disabled parking is also available on a first come first serve basis


Presented by Big Tattoo Events Ltd, The Big North Tattoo Show (4th Edition) will be the biggest

event of it's kind ever seen in the North East.

Combining almost 300 of the very best tattoo artists with an amazing entertainment program, market and visual

delights this is a great day out for all the family.


Whether you're a tattoo enthusiast, simply curious about tattoo art or just want a fascinating, entertaining

and unique day / weekend out, tattoo shows welcome all walks of life and seek to celebrate the amazing

skill of today's tattoo artists in fun, friendly atmosphere.


SATURDAY: !0.30AM - Advance Ticket Holders / 11.45AM On The Door Tickets / CLOSE 10PM

SUNDAY: 10.30AM - Advance Ticket Holders / 11.45AM On The Door Ticket Holders / CLOSE 8PM


You can buy tickets on the door OR get a discounted ticket in advance by clicking HERE


Due to the venue's new security rules, brought in after the recent incidents in the UK, security measures have been increased to include thorough bag and person checks, and the following rules have been instigated by the Metro Radio Arena


No Backpacks, rucksacks or large bags will be admitted. PLEASE make sure you do not bring this type of luggage with you


Small unopened plastic bottles of water or juice are allowed in the venue, as are small energy bars or sugar bars, but all other drink and food is not allowed in the venue. The venue has improved drink and food options inside.



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