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No, it's not a scene from Sweeney Todd - the Demon Barber of Fleet St, just Ben Currie having a wet shave at The Gentleman's Ball on Saturday.
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The Gentleman's Ball organiser Tyler Dent enjoys a refreshment while getting some tattooing done.
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Hana "Spana" Gough provides some fierce glam at the event.
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The Northern Dolls burlesque troupe perform at The Gentleman's Ball.
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Joz Steel has some fresh ink done on her ankle at the Old Stone Butter Factory.
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The two 19-year-olds have spent the past month establishing a new performing arts event for Northland and Auckland schools called AIM (Art in Motion) after Stage Challenge was cancelled.