Open Barbers could be open for 2 days of free drop in haircuts on Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th December! We need to reach our interim crowdfunder target of £16,000 by Christmas Day to make this happen. Can you help? If we reach the target, Greygory and Solomon will be in the salon for 2

The People Speak!

THE PEOPLE SPEAK! Here are some of our wonderful clients helping us to promote our fundraising appeal. Support our crowdfunder, make a poster in the salon or at home, share why Open Barbers is important to you! http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/openbarbersvenue

***Happy Newsflash*** Open Barbers have found a new, long-term venue!

We are delighted to announce that after 3 challenging and exhausting months of searching, Open Barbers have found a new, long-term venue which will be fully operational by Spring 2016. It’s spacious, it’s accessible, it’s affordable and it will be ours for at least 5 years! We are not yet able to disclose the specific


Open Barbers are delighted to announce that we are moving to a new location from 1st November 2015 for up to 3 months. Our new temporary venue will be the former 40 year old barbershop Finishing Touch, located at 147 Kennington Lane, London, SE11 4HQ. Our salon will operate some new opening hours listed below,

Independent Rainbow List 2015

Felix is going to be a judge for this year’s Independent Rainbow List, celebrating LGBTQI folks who are doing awesome and inspirational things in the UK. He wants to foreground trans people and make sure the list is as diverse as possible. Email your nominations to rainbow list@independent.co.uk before 20th October, and let Felix know

Open Barbers need a new space by the end of October!

Open Barbers need to find a new venue from which to deliver our salon services. The vacation deadline for our current space is 1st November 2015 and we are seeking the support of our clients and networks in finding a new full time space. This new chapter in our business is both exciting and daunting

Amy Pennington will be our artist in residence

The lovely Amy Pennington will be our artist in residence throughout July, talking to clients and doing drawings, you can get involved too! Amy will be at the salon on these dates: Friday 10th, Thursday 16th, Friday 17th, Tuesday 21st, Thursday 23rd, Friday 24th, Tuesday 28th, Thursday 30th Find Amy’s website here

Alok’s haircut

The beautiful Alok from the amazing queer performance art duo DarkMatter came to the salon for a haircut and it was the dream. They are currently on their It Gets Bitter European tour, and DarkMatter do incredible trans and POC activist work, you should definitely check them out! http://darkmatterpoetry.com/