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Pro Hair Live 2018
Sunday 25th February
10am - 5pm
Monday 26th February
10am - 4.30pm
Manchester Central

As a hotbed of creativity Pro Hair Live is packed with ideas and inspirations for you to take straight back to the salon. At Pro Hair Live 2018, we have some amazing stages where you can see the industry's biggest stars up close.

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Sunday 25th February

The Pro Hair Live Platinum Stage plays host to some of the biggest names in the industry including Mark Leeson, Hooker & Young, Lee Stafford and Andrew Collinge.

11:00 - 11:30 Andrew Minarik

An opening show extravaganza of glamour from the Head of Hair, Beauty and Wardrobe for Miss World.

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11:45 - 12:15 Jack Howard

Who said commercial colour was boring? Renowned colourist, educator and Marie Claire’s Colourist of the Year, Jack will be demonstrating practical commercial colouring techniques.

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12:30 - 13:00 Errol Douglas MBE

Throughout his career spanning three glorious decades Errol Douglas MBE has earned global recognition as being one of the world’s most influential hairdressers.

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13:15 - 13:45 Mark Leeson

With a career that spans over 30 years, multi-award winning hairdresser Mark Leeson is widely regarded as one of the biggest names in the hairdressing industry.

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14:00 - 14:30 Hooker & Young

In the North East of England, Gary Hooker and Michael Young are both the brains and the beauty behind the luxurious hairdressing brand Hooker & Young.

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14:45 - 15:15 Lee Stafford

Having presented at many colleges over many years, Lee had a personal vision to create the best training opportunities in the world for would-be hairdressers.

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15.30 - 16.00 Richard Phillipart

World-renowned session stylist, salon owner and BaByliss PRO’s Creative Educator, Richard will show you how to translate the latest catwalk looks into ready-to-wear styles for the salon.

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16:15 - 16:45 Steven Smart

With a back catalogue of accolades, including the World Champion title for two years, Steven is a former Wales & South West Hairdresser of the Year.

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This year the Fellowship for British Hairdressing will be returning to Pro Hair Live with a full stage line-up over the two days. Promoting creative excellence and the best of British professional hairdressing, the stage will be dedicated to Fellowship members’ talent. A full two-day programme will be announced soon but you can be guaranteed a stage bursting with talent and creativity from all corners of the hairdressing industry.

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Meet the masters of male grooming on the Pro Hair Men’s Stage.  Combining the talent and skill of barbering with the technique and creativity of male hairdressing, this stage will bring you all things men to rev up, gear up and fire up your male business. Come and be educated, inspired and wowed by male maestros including Jonathan Andrew, Ross Charles, Ky'cut Wilson and Simon Webster.

11.00 - 11.30 Sid Sottung

Having travelled the globe educating for Vidal Sassoon and a host of other leading industry names, Sid opened the doors of the Sid Sottung Academy in February 2014.

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11.45 - 12.15 Joseph Lazante

Owner of The Men’s Room barbershop and self-titles Academy, Joseph epitomises classic barbering.

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12.30 - 13.00 Ky Wilson

Recognised as one of the most celebrated emerging artists throughout the industry, Ky is the owner of The Social, a collaborative movement constantly pushing the boundaries of hair.

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13.15 - 13.45 Christian Wiles

Multi-award winning Christian Wiles Traditional Gentlemen’s Grooming Salon is the brainchild of Christian Wiles.

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14.00 - 14.30 Kyle Ross

Kyle Ross is the Managing Director of Huntsman, based in the North East of Scotland.

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14.45 - 15.15 Luigi Canterini

Luigi Canterini is widely regarded as one of Scotland’s finest barbers.

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16.15 - 16.45 Schorem

A line up of barbers would not be complete without the Schorem Barbers.

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One Artist, One Model, One Hour, One Cut  

10:45 - 11:45 Dean Bradwell

Dean Bradwell is owner of POP salon in Middlesborough and twice nominated for North Eastern Hairdresser of the Year.

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12:00 - 13:00 Bruce Masefield

Ex Sassoon UK Creative Director, Bruce now has his own flagship salon in the heart of Edinburgh.

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13:15 - 14:15 Lee Stafford

Lee’s passion for cutting hair comes from changing the way people look and finding the best styles for their features and personality.

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14:30 - 15:30 Charlie Taylor

Three times Scottish Hairdresser of the Year, Charlie Taylor has been sharing her expertise in precision cutting and adventurous colour with an international audience for more than two decades.

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Better your business and pick the brains of some of the most successful minds in the industry. Learn expert tips, ideas and solutions to take your salon to the next level.

11:00 - 12:00 Hair Health

Consultant trichologist and leading hair health guru, Eva Proudman AIT will host a debate on the importance of offering Hair Health services in salon.

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12:00 - 13:00 Zoe Irwin

Self-confessed trend addict Zoë Irwin will blow you away with her take on trends.

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13:00 - 14:00 In The Business With Barton

From TONI&GUY to Saks to an independent salon owner and now Creative Director at one of the world’s most prestigious salons Urban Retreat at Harrods – there is nothing that Andrew Barton can’t tell you about running a salon business.

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14:00 - 15:00 Julie Eldrett

Back by popular demand, Customer Service Expert and Professional Hairdresser columnist, Julie Eldrett will be advising you on how to grow your business.

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15:30 - 16:30 Have Your Say: Revolution or Evolution?

Why is our amazing industry not respected? How do we need to change to be relevant in this always-on, social media, Millennial world? Do we need to evolve from or revolt against the status quo?

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Monday 26th February

The Pro Hair Live Platinum Stage plays host to some of the biggest names in the industry including Mark Leeson, Hooker & Young, Lee Stafford and Andrew Collinge.

11.00 - 11.30 Darren Webster

Session hairdresser and British Hairdressing awards finalist, Darren works closely with BaByliss PRO. Come and watch him create head-turning hair as he educates on how to take arunaway to real way.

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11:45 - 12:15 Andrew Collinge

The Andrew Collinge Creative Team look forward to once again appearing at Pro Hair Live, where they will be showcasing their salon collection for Spring '18 as well presenting hairstyles that push the creative boundaries.

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12:30 - 13:00 Andrew Barton

Critically acclaimed as hairdressing royalty – Andrew has held the title British Hairdresser of The Year and British Hair Icon amongst many industry and consumer awards.

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13:15 - 13:45 ghd Art Team

Join ghd’s art team as they reveal the very latest trends, bringing to life their stunning global education shoot it’s a show not to be missed.

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14:00 - 14:30 Karine Jackson

Former London Hairdresser of the Year, Fellowship president and sustainable hairdresser Karine Jackson collaborates with Curlformers to present a show talking about all elements of eco hairdressing.

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14.45 - 15.15 Robert Eaton for Hot Tools

Robert Eaton is a multi-award winning stylist and the Creative Director at Russell Eaton salons in Leeds and Barnsley and is widely known as a true colour expert as well as being a fully qualified trichologist.

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15:30 - 16:00 Milk_Shake Artistic Team

Multi award-winning milk_shake Artistic Team members Julian Dalrymple, Andrew Smith and Kelly Summerfield take to the stage to showcase inspirational styling and creative colouring using milk_shake colours and styling products.

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This year the Fellowship for British Hairdressing will be returning to Pro Hair Live with a full stage line-up over the two days. Promoting creative excellence and the best of British professional hairdressing, the stage will be dedicated to Fellowship members’ talent. A full two-day programme will be announced soon but you can be guaranteed a stage bursting with talent and creativity from all corners of the hairdressing industry.

Check back soon for full timetable.

Meet the masters of male grooming on the Pro Hair Men’s Stage.  Combining the talent and skill of barbering with the technique and creativity of male hairdressing, this stage will bring you all things men to rev up, gear up and fire up your male business. Come and be educated, inspired and wowed by male maestros including Jonathan Andrew, Ross Charles, Ky'cut Wilson and Simon Webster.

11.00 - 11.30 Schorem

A line up of barbers would not be complete without the Schorem Barbers.

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11.45 - 12.15 Ross Charles

As a Donald Scott Rat Pack Art Team Member Ross Charles will take to the stage at Pro Hair Live to showcase some razoring techniques and latest trends in men’s hair.

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12.30 - 13.00 Sid Sottung

Having travelled the globe educating for Vidal Sassoon and a host of other leading industry names, Sid opened the doors of the Sid Sottung Academy in February 2014.

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13.15 - 13.45 Jonathan Andrew

Artistic director at Jamie Stevens Hair, Jonathan’s list of achievements in men’s hair is outstanding.

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14.00 - 14.30 Simon Webster

Session stylist and KMS Guest Artist Simon Webster’s busy Brighton salon is home to some of hairdressing’s most exciting creative talents.

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14.45 - 15.15 Joseph Lazante

Owner of The Men’s Room barbershop and self-titles Academy, Joseph epitomises classic barbering.

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15.30 - 16.00 Wez Jones

Wez Jones, is a UK Scumbassador for Reuzel and owner of The Heartbreak Barber Club barbershop based in Essex.

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One Artist, One Model, One Hour, One Cut  

11:45 - 12:45 Jamie Stevens

Award-winning hairdresser, salon owner and media & celebrity favourite, Jamie has cut his way through many a TV show.

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13:00 - 14:00 Ken Picton

Ken delivers all the advice, know-how and inspiration when it comes to cutting head-turning hair.

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14:15 - 15:15 Akin Konizi

Creative Director HOB Academy, Akin is famed for his cutting ability and will be bringing his unique talent and techniques to The Cut.

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Better your business and pick the brains of some of the most successful minds in the industry. Learn expert tips, ideas and solutions to take your salon to the next level.

11:00 - 12:00 Mikaela Martin

As well as being a successful salon group own, Mikaela Martin is a coach on the practice of zoo keeping – a technique designed to help business owners and managers get the best out of their people.

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12:00 - 13:00 National Hairdressers Federation

Don’t miss this keynote debate about the contentious issue of employment versus self-employment in the hair industry.

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13:00 - 14:00 Debbie Digby

A no-win, no-fee legal drama - it’s every salon owner’s worst nightmare!

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14:00 - 15:00 Hooker & Young Talk To Jamie Stevens

Award-winning hairdresser, salon owner and media & celebrity favourite, Jamie has been the hairdresser of choice on many TV shows including This Morning, Gok’s Fashion Fix and How To Look Good Naked.

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Artists

Andrew Barton
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Andrew Collinge
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Errol Douglas MBE
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Robert Eaton for Hot Tools
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ghd Art Team
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Hooker & Young
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Jack Howard
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Karine Jackson
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Akin Konizi
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Mark Leeson
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Bruce Masefield
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Andrew Minarik
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Richard Phillipart
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Ken Picton
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Steven Smart
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Lee Stafford
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Jamie Stevens
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Darren Webster
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Debbie Digby
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David Drew
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Julie Eldrett
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Zoe Irwin
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Mikaela Martin
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National Hairdressers Federation
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