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LIVERPOOL TATTOO CONVENTION

SETUP AND OTHER INFORMATION YOU NEED TO KNOW.

Good Evening Ladies and Gents, not long to go now 🙂

Just a quick email to remind you of timings and some other bits of information we thought you would find useful.


 

LOAD IN AND SET UP TIMES

As the venue is city centre based the building is surrounded by double yellow lines, we strongly recommend that you do not park on the lines, the local wardens see it as a cash cow and will be hot on your trail. Instead park your vehicle in one of the car parks mentioned below, they are both less than 100m away and will save you a fine.

 

Friday 18TH OCTOBER 8:00AM – 6:00PM for Load in.

Artists Day tickets holders allowed in at 12. Convention closes at 8:00PM For UK Tattoo Industry Awards Evening / Music/ Entertainments

Tattooing should stop at 7pm. There is overnight security however you should not leave items of value out, anything left is at your own risk.

 

Saturday 19TH OCTOBER 8:00AM – 10:30AM for Load in

11:00AM – 11:00PM Open to the public  – Tattooing should stop at 10pm. There is overnight security however you should not leave items of value out, anything left is at your own risk. Remember Advance ticket holders get in at 11am and door tickets holders after this, if you need to start a tattoo at 11ish ask your client to buy their tickets in advance.

 

Sunday 20TH OCTOBER 9:00AM 10.30AM Artist/Trade only

11:00AM – 9:00PM Open to the public – Tattooing should stop at 8pm and your work booth should be cleared down by 10pm.  Remember Advance ticket holders get in at 11am and door tickets holders after this, if you need to start a tattoo at 11ish ask your client to buy their tickets in advance.

Artists: Please ensure that waste water is placed in the water buckets provided, clinical waste only (no general waste) is disposed of in yellow sacks, needles and other sharps are disposed of in the sharps bins provided and general waste is placed in the black waste bags provided. Spillages must be reported to a member of staff immediately. 


 

ENTERTAINMENTS & PARTIES

On Friday 18TH October it’s Artists Day, in the evening we have some great entertainment from 8pm and also the UK Tattoo Industry Awards. Entry is FREE for working artists/trade and artist day wristband holders – £1.70 per pint of draught, party until 1am.  The Entertainment line up is available at http://www.liverpooltattooconvention.com/

The public can be tattooed but they must purchase an Artists Day ticket, either on the door on in Advance from www.liverpooltattooconvention.com/

On Saturday night,  we have entertainments going on til late in the onsite bar, and if you’re still in the mood for partying our good friends at the KrazyHouse are holding an after show bash with 2 for 1 on drinks.

Sunday Night we have entertainment on, the hotel bars will be open late should you wish to unwind.

For more information about the artists day please see http://www.liverpooltattooconvention.com/artists-day/

For more information about the Parties day please see http://www.liverpooltattooconvention.com/parties/


 

PARKING

There are two car parks within close proximity of the hotel.  There is Mount Pleasant Car Park which is open from 7am – 8pm daily, the cost of parking is £4 for 24 hours. (Please note the car park shuts promptly at 8pm and cars will be locked in overnight, you will also have to ticket your car at opening time the following morning . You can re-ticket by mobile phone however.  The Mount Pleasant Car Park has a height restriction of 2.06m.

Alternatively the Adelphi has an open-air car park which is accessible 24 hours, the cost of parking is £12 for 24 Hours. This car park is suitable for Vans and Large vehicles. CCTV is operation on the car park.

Please note that the Adelphi car park uses number plate recognition – this means that you are committed to using the car park by driving in.  The traffic wardens are based just facing the hotel and are particularly hot on issuing tickets!  Sadly this is beyond our control and we would suggest that if you have large/ heavy items you drop them off outside the Adelphi and perhaps park your car and transport the rest of the items.

Please also see: http://www.liverpooltattooconvention.com/useful-information/


 

PUBLIC TRANSPORT

We are a 5 minute walk away from Lime Street Station.  If you exit the station at the front of the building and take a left, a short walk along Lime Street and you will see the Adelphi on the left hand side.


 

DIRECTIONS

The Liverpool Tattoo Convention takes place at:

Britannia Adelphi Hotel
Ranelagh Place
Liverpool
L3 5UL
For specific directions by road please see http://www.liverpooltattooconvention.com/directions/ 


 

ACCOMMODATION

If you are looking for somewhere to stay, we believe there are a handful of rooms left at the Adelphi. For bookings call Joy on 0151 709 7200 quoting the code TATT161019 or alternatively you can email on joy.reilly@britanniahotels.com

The room rates are:

£60 Single Occupancy / £80 Double(or twin) / £120 Triple per room per night.
You must use the number above to book to get the discounted rate.

If you wish to stay elsewhere you could try http://www.tattoobooking.com/accommodation/  


 

COMPETITION TIMINGS

For the most recent timings please see

http://www.liverpooltattooconvention.com/competitions/ 


 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF TATTOOING AND PIERCING AT THE EVENT.

Terms and Conditions:

You understand that payments are not refundable.  If the event is cancelled the booth holder will be offered a booth at a similar sized future event.

You agree on behalf of the artists/piercers and studio named on the application, to release TAT2ME Limited and its Employees and agents from all manner of claims, actions and demands in law arising from the procedure of tattooing or piercing, damages, breakages and accidents or thefts in your work area. You should check that your insurance arrangements cover the artists/piercers and studio for this event.

You agree on behalf of the artists/piercers and studio named below, to release the Venue and its Employees and agents from all manner of claims, actions and demands in law arising from the procedure of tattooing, damages, accidents or thefts in your work area. You should check that your insurance arrangements cover the artists/piecers and studio for this event.

You understand that upon submitting this application you are entering into a contract and that payment must be made in full.

You understand that if your application is successful and you decide to cancel at a later date by giving reasonable notice(at least 12 weeks) that 50% of this payment will be returned. Any less notice and refunds or partial refunds will not be given. If you fail to turn up at the event payment is due in full.

You understand that you must have in place insurance arrangements to cover theft, loss and/or damage to possessions/equipment you bring to the event.

You understand that you must have in place insurance arrangements to cover public liability and employers liability if applicable.

We also highly recommend that you have treatment insurance in place.

We reserve the right to change venue or the dates of the event.

Liverpool Tattoo Convention spends a considerable amount each year on advertising and marketing and whilst we endeavor to get as many people to attend the event as possible we cannot guarantee you work. We advise you pre-book tattoos with clients.

Artists must arrange their own accommodation, however the venue offers a convention discount. We will supply you with the booking code if your application is successful.

Booths must be setup by 10am on Saturday 7th May 2016.

Booths must be vacated 10pm Sunday 8th May 2016

You must not obstruct walk ways or encroach into other booths.

Any damages to the booths or venue must be paid for.

Banners and Posters etc. maybe be attached to booths using clamps. They must not be affixed to walls, or painted or glass surfaces.

Tattoo Artists/Piercers can sell prints, t-shirts, aftercare and other non tattoo/piercing equipment items from their booths. If you build machines then you may sell your own machines(to the trade only) however you must not sell items on behalf of suppliers, companies or other machine makers. You can not sell inks, tattoo equipment, piercing equipment or anything else that is already available from the trade suppliers in attendance. If you would like to sell these items then you must book a Trade Booth.

The convention falls under the jurisdiction of Liverpool City Council Environmental Heath. You agree to answer any questions or enquiries made by it’s appointed officers.

You will need to present your original EHO registration document at the event. Please bring Photo ID.

By registering to tattoo at the event you are agreeing to follow the ‘Conditions of Tattooing’ laid down by Liverpool City Council. A copy of the ‘Conditions of Tattooing’ are outlined here: http://wp.me/P3Yc5K-1bd

‘Liverpool Tattoo Convention’ Consent Forms MUST be used during the event; you will be issued with copies upon registration. Please familiarise and satisfy yourself with the consent form and if you have any queries relating to it please ask. If wish to use your own Consent form, this must be used in addition to the consent form provided and copies provided for event records. Liverpool Tattoo Convention will not be responsible for any errors or omissions, or losses. YOU MUST HAND IN COPIES OF CONSENT FORMS FOR EVENT RECORDS AND YOU MUST KEEP COPIES FOR YOUR OWN RECORDS.

Verbal and Written ‘English’ aftercare advice must be given to all clients, A sample aftercare will be supplied at registration.

All electrical equipment used at the event must be P.A.T tested, you must make your own arrangements to have your equipment certified. Any items not containing a valid and in date P.A.T test sticker will not be allowed to be used. We have P.A.T testing available on site, this will however incur a charge.

Booths:

Booths are 2×2 metres and cost £250+Vat each = £300

1 Artist per booth, passes will be allocated for 1 Artist and 1 Assistant per booth.
Each Artist booth is 2m wide by 2m deep and constructed using a pipe and drape system which is 2m High.
The Booth includes:
At least 3 x 13amp sockets Artists
Working Table
Front Table(one table between 2 booths to give space for beds, however if you require you own table please ask we have plenty on hand)
Waste Water Bucket
Clinical and General Waste Sacks
Sharps Container
Cling film
Plastic Cups
Machine Bags,
Alcohol Handwash
Paper Roll
Clipcord Covers, Gloves, Aprons and other cleaning supplies if required.
Reprographic and Sterilisation Services are provide free of charge. Whilst we have a number of Thermofaxes in operation please do not depend solely on these as they can take a hammering.

Convention Artist Pack provided by Killer Ink
We advise that you bring along a desk fan and a table cover, and don’t forget your banner.

By applying you are agreeing to abide by the Liverpool City Council conditions of tattooing for the event, which can be found here http://wp.me/P3Yc5K-1bd
We advise that you bring along a desk fan and a table cover.


 

Finally, if the weather is hot it will get very hot inside the venue, the building whilst splendid, is old and has no Air Con or blown cold air system. We strongly recommend you bring a fan for your and your clients comfort.

If you have colleagues working the show please pass this on, if you have all registered with the same email address only one copy will have been sent.

If you have any questions or queries, feel free to drop us a line or call us on 07479 273286

Safe travels, we look forward to seeing you all soon.

LTC Crew

 

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