We are a female-owned and (mostly) staffed Tattoo studio opened in 2009, now based in the historic part of Bury St Edmunds.
We offer all styles of custom tattoo work, in a relaxed, boutique, private environment.
Please check out our Instagram for daily updates: @hopeandglorytattoo
Tem Sosa has been tattooing for nearly 20 years starting in London before settling in Suffolk. After studying for a degree in graphic design and then going on to train as an interior designer.
Tems background has have helped develop her bold large-scale colour style. Influenced by western traditional & classic Japanese, Tem has apprenticed many tattooers who have gone on to have very successful careers.
Her latest protege Chloe Walton comes from a fine-art background. Her detailed feminine style is influenced by her experience in etching & life-drawing. She has now been professionally tattooing for 2 years after completing her apprenticeship.
Our next generation is Josh Cholerton. Josh has been studying illustration and working in computer design for a number of years, he currently runs the shop like a well-oiled machine and will begin his tattoo journey in the new year.