Seminars

We offer a range of informative and educational seminars each year, by some of the biggest names in barbering from around the world. These are held throughout the event and are totally free so get involved!

A full list of speakers is coming soon, in the meantime previous listings can be seen below.

Adee Phelan
The man responsible for David Beckham's infamous mohawk haircut, Adee Phelan also starred in the t.v show The Salon and is now launching his very own Sknhead brand. You can see Adee on The International Stage with the Sknhead Artistic Team bringing you something a little different.
Alan Beak/Reece Beak
Alan and Reece Beak, are brothers from Manchester that boast over 18 years combined experience in the hair industry, their talents have combined and only having opened Ruger Barbers 15 months ago, their presence in the barbering world is undeniably one of the biggest in the UK. Having been trained in traditional Italian barbering, ladies hairdressing and afro-Caribbean styles, they have become the hybrid of barbers, and increasingly in-demand.
Andrea Lynne Raymond
Andrea was Wahl Professional UK Barber of the Year in 2016 and is now a part of the Creative Team. See her over the two days on The Wahl Stage
Bobbie Bones
Renowned for his sharp cuts and shaves in Dob's Barber Shop, Netherlands, Bobbie will be returning to the U.K after recently guesting at Hard Grind Aberdeen. See him on The International Stage.
Charlie Holmes
Assistant Manager of Goodlife Barbershop in Worcester, Charlie is an experienced barber guaranteed to hit the highest standards of barbering. As a U.K ambassador for Clubman Pinaud, he will be cutting live on The International Stage.
Dennis Da Costa
Coming in from The Netherlands, Dennis Da Costa is a barber at the much renowned Cut Throat Barbers in Amsterdam. He is an international educator and has recently travelled to Singapore and Malaysia. You won't want to miss him on The International Stage.
Fevang Brothers
The First Traditional Barbershop in Norway since the good old 50’s! A family business run by three brothers in Stavanger; Kjetil, Morten & Anders. Since opening in 2011, the barber smock has been proudly worn by the tattooed brothers in their pursuit and realization of the most recognized and award-winning traditional barbershop in Norway.  As "Movember® Rated Barbers" they are also founders of TKMA® True Knowledge - Men's Awareness. Inspired by the untimely death of their brother Thomas in 2013, their vision is to make a difference in his memory.  CULTURE and PASSION are keywords in this seminar! Check out the brothers on The International Stage both Sunday and Monday.
Hard Grind
Cuts, clothing and coffee. The Hard Grind team has grown rapidly over the last few years and head honcho Colin Petrie will be bringing his team to The International Stage at Barber Connect 2018.
Hassan Demarco
Hassan Demarco is an educator for Clubman Pinaud and has been in the industry for over 22 years. He will be hosting seminars on The International Stage on Sunday & Monday. Expect in depth knowledge about the Clubman Pinaud product range.
Hayden Cassidy
Hayden Cassidy is an international men's hairstylist from Dublin known for sharing her knowledge through hair tutorials on YouTube and educating on stages across the globe. You can see her on The International Stage sponsored by Clubman Pinaud
Joth Davies
Owner of Savills Barbers and Copacetic, Joth's businesses have become world renowned. You can see him on both The International Stage and Wahl Stage
Menspire Academy
Menspire present the revolutionary transition between precision barbering and contemporary hairdressing. You can see them on The International Stage, sponsored by Clubman Pinaud
Michael Damiano
Michael started cutting hair at the age of 15, running a full column of clients by the age of 16 in the family business. By the age of 17 he had already won 2 trophies at Barnfield College Luton, competing against 40 other students.He went on to win “Barber of the year 2004” and “Barber of the year 2005”, being the first name to be engraved on the Bill Tildsley Cup. Catch him over on The Wahl Stage
Niall Shanahan
As a Clubman Pinaud ambassador for the U.K, Niall and his staff at Rume Barber Shop are experts with all things Clubman Pinaud related. You can see him live on The International Stage.
Project X
12 of the best Barbers from around the world brought together by Schorem Barbier's Bertus & Leen with 1 goal in mind, to raise money to help support those who want to become Barbers and may not have the financial means to pay for school. Matty Conrad, Joth Davies and Nelis who is head of education at Reuzel. See them on The International Stage.
Simon Shaw
One of the most inspiring & motivating hairdressers within the industry, Simon Shaw, European Artistic Director of Wahl (UK) is known for his innovative & fun approach to hairdressing & education. Simon’s innovation with the fantastic Wahl product range has been phenomenal. Providing inspirational cutting techniques using clippers, he is renowned for pushing the boundaries of design and cutting hair.
Tori Gill
Tori Gill, 26, originally from Scotland, began her hairdressing career aged 15. Tori soon gained notoriety in her profession and regularly styles hair for editorial shoots and led teams at both Melbourne Spring Fashion Week 2016 and Fashion Aid in 2014 and 2016. You can catch her on The International Stage sponsored by Clubman Pinaud.

Seminar Sessions & Times

Wahl Stage
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Sunday

10:30

Wahl Artistic Team
Simon Shaw | Michael Damiano | Andrea Raymond | Alan Beak
Guest: Jarred Liddington

11:30

Savills
Simon Shaw | Savills
Guest: Frank Rimer

12:30

Wahl Artistic Team (Inc Shave Demo)
Simon Shaw | Michael Damiano | Andrea Raymond | Alan Beak
Guest: Jim The Trim

13:30

Ruffians
Simon Shaw | Ruffians

14:30

Outline Creative Team
Simon Shaw | Outline Creative Team

15:30

Wahl Artistic Team
Simon Shaw | Michael Damiano | Andrea Raymond | Alan Beak
Guest: Jarred Liddington

Monday

10:00

Wahl Artistic Team
Simon Shaw | Michael Damiano | Andrea Raymond | Alan Beak

11:30

Wahl Artistic Team (Inc Shave Demo)
Simon Shaw | Michael Damiano | Andrea Raymond | Alan Beak

12:30

Savills
Simon Shaw | Savills
Guest: Frank Rimer

13:30

Wahl Artistic Team
Simon Shaw | Michael Damiano | Andrea Raymond | Alan Beak
Guest: Robert Braid

15:00

Wahl Artistic Team
Simon Shaw | Michael Damiano | Andrea Raymond | Alan Beak
Guest: Jarred Liddington

Clubman Pinaud Stage
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Sunday

10:20

Dedaco, Bobbie Bones & Charlie Holmes

11:00

Clubman Pinaud

11:40

The Fevang Brothers Barbershop

12:20

Tori Gill, Hayden Cassidy & Klipper Kem

13:00

Menspire

13:40

Tyrik Jackson

14:20

Hard Grind

15:00

Project X

15:40

Nomad Barber

16:20

Adee Phelan (SKNHEAD)

Monday

10:20

Hard Grind

11:00

Clubman Pinaud

11:40

The Fevang Brothers Barbershop

12:20

Tyrik Jackson

13:00

Menspire

13:40

Adee Phelan (SKNHEAD)

14:20

Project X

15:00

Dedaco, Bobbie Bones, Tori Gill & Hayden Cassidy