Benidorm Tattoo Convention 2017

Double trouble Guinness World Record breaking duo head to Spain for the first Benidorm Tattoo Convention.

 

Johnny Strange, “the man with ears of steel” and Elaine Davidson, “The most pierced woman in history”, flew out to sunny Spain to show off their Guinness World Record breaking piercings. Johnny Strange is known for lifting heavy weights and pulling vehicles with his ear piercings while Eline Davidson is known for being the most pierced woman in the world. Incase you are wondering, Elaine currently has over 11,000 piercings covering her face, arms, legs, chest and back and is the undisputed Guinness World Record holder for the “most pierced woman”.

 

A great weekend was had by all, with people enjoying everything from live bands to body painters, burlesque performers to fashion shows.

 


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Budapest Tattoo Convention 2017

Last month Johnny Strange returned to Hungary to perform at the 2017 International Budapest Tattoo Convention.

 

Once again, returning for the 4th time in as many years, Johnny Strange entertained audiences with death defying acts – even enlisting the help of an audience member to pull a swallowed sword out of his throat.

 

The audience member who joined him on stage, coincidentally happened to have a tattoo of a sword swallower on her left shoulder!

 

 

 


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Wedden Dat Ik Het Kan

Johnny Strange recently got up close and personal with a chainsaw on Dutch TV show, Wedden Dat Ik Het Kan.

 

Johnny Strange was invited to perform on SBS6’s TV show Wedden Dat Ik Het Kan, the Dutch version of TV show “Go For It!” (UK) and “Challenge Me!” (USA). Strange teamed up with hosts Sylvie Meis and Jeroen van der Boom to perform a variation of one of his death defying stunts with a chainsaw.

 

Against the clock he had to chainsaw as many apples out of his mouth in just one minute, this dare devil challenge was featured in the 3rd season of the show.

 

Episode first aired on 29 October 2016
 


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Hayka 2.0 (AKA Science 2.0)

Last year Johnny Strange took part in a documentary on sword swallowing.

 

The documentary, filmed by the Russian TV show Hayka 2.0 (which roughly translates into Science 2.0) was filmed at the largest Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! museum in the world, Ripley’s, London. It covered all aspects of sword swallowing including technique, weaponry, and health and safety – with interviews from leading experts in the field, including weapons experts, doctors and of course, Johnny Strange.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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Convention Tattoo Aix 2016

Fresh back from Cezanne, France, Johnny Strange has just finished performing at the 2016 Cezanne Tattoo Convention AKA Convention Tattoo Aix.

 

Between performing stunts such as fire eating, whip cracking and hammering nails into his face he managed to catch up with l’Homme Tatoué, The Tattooed man, Pascal Tourain and The American Hustler, Richie Bulldog.

 

Image by World Tattoo Events and Spot The Spirit Photography.

 

 

 


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Liverpool Tattoo Convention 2016

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Performing at The Liverpool Tattoo Convention for the second year running, Johnny Strange braved the UK heat wave (and the Liverpudlian’s) to deliver his comedy fused danger show.

 
Employing the use of chainsaws, bear traps, swords, whips, a hammer and nail and of course a few select audience volunteers he took us to the edge of sanity, and right back again.
 
Hosted by Boston’s own, Richie Bulldog, The American hustler – this was the 9th Liverpool Tattoo Convention, and arguably the biggest and best one yet!
 
Image by Steve Mannion Photography. Check out the video below to see Bex Cision’s video blog on the weekend.
 
 
 
 


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A Valentines Day Budapest

Johnny Strange has just come back from Budapest, Hungary, with Eve Elle were they performed a series of shows with the Theatre of Wonder at Lurdy Haz.
Over the weekend the duo performed an alternative form of Valentines Day entertainment for attendees of the 6th International Budapest Tattoo Convention, the largest one to date.

This show also marked Johnny Strange’s 4th performance at the convention in as many years, and once again proved
to be an audience favourite.

You can check out the video below to see parts of the show as well as seeing what the weekends event also had to offer, Video by Bagaba27.

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The Duke and Duchess of Northumberland

Johnny Strange sword swallowing at Alnwick Castle

Johnny Strange has just finished performing in one of Britain’s most iconic stately homes, Alnwick Castle. The Duke and Duchess of Northumberland welcomed Johnny Strange into their home to entertain them and a selection of their close friends.

After admiring their vast antique sword collection, Johnny showed them his own collection and went on to demonstrate just what he is capable of doing with them by swallowing multiple blades.

As well as being regarded as re-dyfining the iconic castle look, Alnwick Castle also boasts an impressive list of films it has been featured in including; Downton Abbey, The Black Adder, Robin Hood, Star trek, The Fast Show and Harry Potter, the latter giving birth to it’s nickname “The Harry Potter Castle”.


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