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    15 Striking Images From The 10th London International Tattoo Convention

    The event featured some of the world's finest tattoo artists.

    1. The 10th London International Tattoo Convention took place in east London over the weekend.

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    2. The event, which ran from Friday to Sunday, featured hundreds of the top tattoo artists in the world.

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    4. Some came to the event to check out the array of tattoo designs on show.

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    5. Some came to get inkings done by the experts.

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    Kieran Brown gets a VW van tattooed on to his arm.


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    10. And some came to show off their incredible body art.

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    Victoria Clarke poses with her tattoos at the event.


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    Nic Smith shows off her body art.


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    Roel Buitenhuis shows us his hands, which are covered in tattoos.

    13. This is Mathew Whelan, who has changed his name to King of Ink Land King Body Art The Extreme Ink-ite.

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    And this is his story.

    14. The tattoo convention took place at Tobacco Dock in east London.

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    15. The event attracted artists and fans from around the world as well as circus performers, burlesque dancers, and fire swallowers.

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    You can find out more about the event here.

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