Tattoo-athon aims to make an impression on day hospice appeal

PUBLISHED: 10:29 25 August 2014 | UPDATED: 10:37 25 August 2014

Megan Hawkins, Chrissi Seward and Nekeisha Horn from Honiton Thirteen tattoo studio are supporting Hospiscare by holding a two day tattoo-a-thon. Ref mhh 0813-33-14AW

Megan Hawkins, Chrissi Seward and Nekeisha Horn from Honiton Thirteen tattoo studio are supporting Hospiscare by holding a two day tattoo-a-thon. Ref mhh 0813-33-14AW

Archant

A Honiton business is set to leave its mark on fundraising efforts for the East Devon Day Hospice Appeal by hosting its very first tattooathon.

Tattoo studio 13, which is based in New Street, will be holding the event on Friday, September 5, from noon until 8pm, and Saturday 6, from noon until 6pm.

Participants in the event will be able to choose from a selection of set tattoo designs.

Chrissi Seward, who runs 13, was keen to continue supporting the Hospiscare appeal. She previously raised money for the charity back in February to celebrate the shop’s opening.

It is a cause close to Chrissi’s heart as her mum, Pat Watson, received care and support from Hospiscare at its hospice in Exeter before she died.

“People can have something memorable that will be there for life and raise money for the hospice,” says Chrissi. “Hospiscare were just brilliant and so supportive. This journey would have been so much harder if it was not for them.”

13’s resident tattooist Nekeisha Horn will also be doing paw print designs to raise money for the RSPCA. Hand poked tattooist Martin Poole will be doing tattoos on the day as well.

Anyone interested in getting involved in the tattoo-athon is urged to book in advance by popping into the shop or calling 01404 42581. A £15 deposit is required and the tattoos are £40.

Hospiscare is well on its way to raising £250,000 to complete and run the new state-of-the-art day hospice in Honiton, which is being built in King Street. The fundraising now stands at more than £150,000.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Midweek Herald visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Midweek Herald staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Midweek Herald account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other News Stories

Yesterday, 17:00

Melissa Morgan Holloway, of the 1st Honiton Brownies, was presented with the Brownie of the Year Joe Gilson Memorial Shield

Read more
Yesterday, 14:00

The year six children from Plymtree C of E Primary School were thrilled to be presented with their leavers’ hoodies by head of school, Mrs Alex Cutler.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00

The Lyme Regis Society is hosting an illustrated talk on Fairfield House by Audrey Standhaft.

Read more
Yesterday, 07:00

Pensioner Eva Hodge’s passion for cross-stitch will feature in wedding ceremonies held at Hospiscare.

Read more
Saturday, March 25, 2017

There were 35 recorded crimes in Axminster in February, compared with 17 in the same month last year.

Read more
Saturday, March 25, 2017

A meeting of the Seaton branch of the Devon Senior Voice has been called for next week to discuss urgent issues about the organisation’s future operations.

Read more
Saturday, March 25, 2017

Brian Salisbury, 79, has received a scooter from the Joe Gilson Mobility Scheme.

Read more
Saturday, March 25, 2017

Adventurous Axminster ladies attended a workshop on naked flower arranging at Combe St Nicholas Village Hall, near Chard.

Read more
Friday, March 24, 2017

Archers story editor Graham Harvey, who lived in Luppitt in the 1970s, is bringing his new show, No Finer Life, to Honiton at the beginning of April.

Read more
Friday, March 24, 2017

Flying medics put down in the Jubilee Field after a local woman required urgent medical treatment

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 6°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Midweek Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Local business directory

Honiton's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications