English Gent, Intrepid world traveller, tea drinking columnist, tattoo artists extraordinaire, Craigy Lee can be found tattooing in Wellington New Zealand. If you didn’t come to this page to see his  tattoos maybe you have read his ramblings in Skin Deep magazine. However you arrived make yourself at home and have a browse through i hope you enjoy it!

Introducing UNION TATTOO Wellington:

Well its been a long 7 months trying to find a space to move into, but good things come to those who wait!

Union Tattoo is now open at 311 willis street, wellington. Its a great space and we really feel we have created one of the most unique tattoo studios in wellington.

find us online here:

Some Exciting News for 2015:

so as you may or may not know Speakeasy tattoo is closing its doors at the end of May 2015.
A lot of you have been asking what i am going to be doing, and its taken a few weeks to suss things out. There’s no way i’m leaving wellington, this is my home now, and you guys i tattoo are all fantastic and make my job so enjoyable. I have been tattooing the best part of a decade and i think this is a good push to do my own thing, Sholto Carr will be coming with me and moving into a new space together in wellington.
i am back in Europe during may/june so when i return we will hopefully locate and seal the deal on a decent space to move in to, that’s not too far from our current location. We have been looking already, but want something awesome that you will all love to come and get tattooed i, a tattoo shop that is truly unique to wellington. As soon as we have a location and opening date it will be posted online, and we’ll have an open day/party for you all to come and have a look at our new digs.
for tattoo bookings in the mean time contact us directly and we can let you know where we will be working.

in the mean time hit me up on instagram, facebook or via the contact page on here.

thanks for your constant love, support, emails and facebook messages, you’re all awesome!

Settling down tattooing in wellington full time

I am now well and truly settled in Wellington, New Zealand, i love everything from the pace of life, to the lovely people that inhabit this small country. you can find me working Thursday through to Monday at Alc Speakeasy tattoo studio, located at 162 cuba street. For bookings pop into the shop!

Shop Back Online

I have been doing a bit of house keeping on my website this week and can now happily say my webstore is now back online and ready to recieve orders. I had to disable it while as i was travelling as i was unable to post out orders but i’m now settled in one place again so it’s back up and running.

I have two brand new tattoo books available to buy and will be adding some more items soon!


Well its that time of year again, friday the 13th, this year i will be doing these tattoos for $66.6 from 3-6pm at Alc’s Speakeasy tattoo at 162 Cuba street, Wellington, New Zealand. we will also be playing a marathon of the friday the 13th films.

make an appointment or take your chances on the day. (04) 385 3308

Sticking around in Nz

So sometimes things just work out and happen, and coming back to New Zealand has turned out to be one of those things, due to different circumstances i will be staying in Wellington till July. This is the longest i have ever worked in one place for the past two and a half years, a great chance to start some bigger work.

I will be working Thursday thru to Monday at Alc Speakeasy Tattoo, 162 Cuba st, Wellington.

New website is coming soon but for now check out

New Zealand here I come!

I am super excited to say i will be working out in New Zealand this November

I will be at the New Plymouth tattoo convention 24th-25th November which has an amazing lineup of artists check the website here:

I will then be headed down to Wellington and working with my buddys at ALC on Cuba street.If you would like to book and appointment please pop into the store and leave a deposit, i will not be taking ANY bookings via email or facebook.

Settling in Bath for two months

I will be hanging my sleeping roll up and settling down for TWO WHOLE MONTHS and working at Electric vintage in bath, i will be there all of September and October. This is a great opportunity to come and get tattooed by me if you have been wanting a piece that will take a couple of sessions, or just waiting for me to be in the Uk and in one place for a while. I will be there five days a week and to make an appointment please call the shop on: 01225 789911

More dates for Germany!

I have enjoyed working in germany soooo much, thankyou to everyone who has made us feel so welcome and had tattoos from me! i will be in germany the following dates at the following shops if you would like to get tattooed please email the shop for an appointment!

Ich habe sehr gerne in Deutschland soooo viel, an alle, wir fühlten uns so willkommen ist thankyou und hatte Tätowierungen von mir! Ich werde in Deutschland die folgenden Daten an den folgenden Geschäften sein, wenn Sie möchten, tätowieren bitte per E-Mail an den Händler, für einen Termin!

JULY 9th-14th Bodyscript tattoo, Stolberg

JULY 16th-21st HolyDiver tattoo, Recklinghausen

AUGUST 20th-25th Baronfiend tattoo, Paderborn

Euro trip underway

My tour of europe is well and truly underway, it has been fun so far and im nowhere near halfway through, im excited to meet new people and have been trying to learn german but i suck! here is a video from the budapest convention, enjoy!