We have been awarded a COVID-19 rescue grant!!

We are delighted to announce that the wonderful Social Enterprise Support Fund have awarded us a winter COVID-19 survival grant of £31,335 to get us through the next 6 months of virus horror. This will enable us to:– Keep our prices affordable, while still offering longer appointments to prioritise safety.– Maintain an accessible environment for

Open Barbers re-opening info!

We are delighted to announce that Open Barbers will be open again from Monday 13th July, albeit with a restricted service and temporary timetable. This will follow a few rehearsal days for the team so that we can have the opportunity to acclimatise to the new working conditions and PPE requirements.  Bookings will be open

Some thank you messages from the team!

We have 2 fundraisers on the go which have so far brought in £21,545! This is incredible and thank you so much. CrowdfunderGo Fund Me To date, Open Barbers has distributed £23,500 in hardship fund gift payments to our freelancers and our cleaner with the promise of more to follow while the salon is closed

Support Open Barbers’ COVID-19 Crowdfunder!!

Support Open Barbers’ COVID-19 Crowdfunder!! Stylist Richard Houguez has been busy designing stickers, postcards, greetings cards and temporary tattoos as a pay it forward fundraiser towards Open Barbers freelancers hardship fund! Order your exciting ginger kitten merch TODAY and check out the images above to see what you will be receiving in the post by

Welcome back Aerynne!

We’re excited to welcome Aerynne back to Open Barbers for an extended trial period starting Monday 23rd March. Aerynne specialises in longer hair and feminine styles and we’re happy to give her more time to show us her skills! Monday 23rd March – Friday 9th April, various times. Book an appointment online here: https://10to8.com/book/openbarbers/ Ga.

Book a trial shift with stylist Aerynne!

We’re excited to welcome Aerynne at Open Barbers for 3 trial shifts starting this Friday! See dates and times below! Aerynne specialises in feminine cuts and styles, and we’re excited to see what she can do! Friday 6th March, 10am – 7pmSaturday 7th March, 10am – 7pmSunday 8th March, 12 – 7pm Book appointment ‘I.

Booking system – changes!

We’re changing our approach to advance bookings as of Monday 4th November 2019. Due to the consistently high demand for appointments, we have decided to trial limiting how far in advance our services can be booked. The aim of this is to enable the team to have more options in booking time off, and to

Influence gender and sexuality questions in the census!

We have been asked to host a small focus group at Open Barbers to discuss the gender and sexuality questions in the census. The primary aim is to invite residents of Hackney and Tower Hamlets, as this is one of the selected boroughs to do a rehearsal census. Jonathan Pam, Census Engagement Manager for Hackney

Welcome to the team Adae!

We are delighted to welcome newly qualified barber Adae to Open Barbers following a year of trainee support with us! Book in for a service: G. Short back and sides (clippers & scissors) with newly qualified barber Adae https://10to8.com/book/openbarbers/ Current dates available: Tuesday 15th October 2019, 4-9pm Thursday 17th October 2019, 1-6pm More bookings will be made available