From body piercing events to music to fire-breathing, not to mention the 120+ tattoo artists from all over the world demonstrating their talents with a tattoo gun, on the 4/5 June 2016, the New Dock Hall in Leeds was taken over for the 3rd Leeds International Tattoo Expo. Our photographer joined the colourful crowd to bring back these photos from this hugely popular weekend event.

I have an unhealthy obsession with bad horror movies, the song Wanted Dead Or Alive and crap British game shows. I do this not because of the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle it affords me but more because it gives me an excuse to listen to bands that sound like hippos mating.