Middlesbrough Tattoo Artist To Make His Mark With New Business
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Middlesbrough Tattoo Artist To Make His Mark With New Business

Byron Pearman at Beardy Giant Tattoos, his new business in Middlesbrough’s Dundas Market. Tattoo artist Byron Pearman has more reason than most to hope Middlesbrough Football Club are promoted back to the Premier League this season. The last promotion brought a queue of fans wanting permanent “Up the Boro” mementoes. This time – with the opening of his own shop in the town’s Dundas Market – Byron sees success for the team as a handy kick-start for his new business, Beardy Giant Tattoos. Thirty-six-year-old Byron, who is well over six feet tall, chose the name before his beard was shaved off for charity. Although his facial hair is not quite what it was, his passion for tattoos – he has 20 – remains. “As long as I can remember I wanted tattoos and I started getting some as soon as I was old enough. Through that I started drawing and speaking to people in the industry and got into it that way,” he said. He grew up in Gloucestershire, came to Middlesbrough to study, and stayed. He qualified as a lifeguard and gym instructor and managed a leisure centre in Stockton. “While I was doing that I was doing […]

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