New artwork from Giles Barwick

Mary Griese

New Year means new artworks and we’ve got some beauties hanging on the salon walls right now by an amazing local artist, Mary Griese. Mary Griese is a painter specialising in farm livestock. ‘Slightly Sheepish’ is her arty business of original watercolours, prints and cards, started 30 years ago while sheep farming on a remote Welsh mountain. She was born …

Bristol in Bloom 2017


We’re very happy, once again, to have been given the Bristol in Bloom 2017 Award. This is the third consecutive year that we’ve been given this award  and its so nice for Doug to have all his hard work in the garden rewarded.

Meningitis Research Foundation Event

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On Saturday 28th October, we held an intimate charity dinner at the salon to benefit the Meningitis Research Foundation. The Thali Cafe kindly provided the delicious food and the entertainment was provided by the brilliant up and coming singer Issy Owen. We are pleased to say we raised £395 for the Meningitis Research Foundation. Hayley Smith attended the evening as …

Meet Douglett

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Meet Douglett, the newest member of the Hobbs Team. He’s very friendly but a tad shy… so when you see him be sure to to say hi. If you’re nice enough he may even let you take a picture with him.

Chris @ The Tigi Academy

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When we heard that our very own Chris had been selected to take part in Tigi’s Inspirational Youth 2017, we were extremely proud of him. Chris took part in a boot camp in London on Monday 21st August, with 10 other very talented stylists who have been selected from salons throughout the UK and Northern Ireland. The competition is in …

Hobbs Collection 2017

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We’re delighted to reveal our 2017 Collection, one of the most colourful and creative in the history of Hobbs. Big thanks to photographer Alex Barron-Hough and photographic editor Aris Akritidis for the stunning images. The Hobbs Hairdressing creative team was Doug Hobbs and Melanie Newland. The stunning Kimonos for the shoot were provided by KimonoKimono , whose owner Phil Porter was also stylist for …

Chris achieves place in TIGI Inspirational Youth

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We’re very proud that Chris has been selected from nominations all over the country as one of Tigi’s Inspirational Youth for 2017. Chris will be taking part in the upcoming boot camp in London on the week commencing Monday 21st August, with 10 other your stylists who have been selected from salons throughout the UK and Northern Ireland. The competition …

Join the Hobbs team!

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We are currently on the look out for experienced stylists and colour technicians to join our team at the start of September. Working at Hobbs offers fantastic clients in a lovely environment with a team of talented stylists and colourists. We offer ongoing training both on the job and with the TIGI Academy who we work closely with on colours …

New Artwork in Hobbs!

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We’ve got some new artwork in the salon and we absolutely love it. It comes from the vert, very talented Kate Childs… we’ve got lots of her pieces adorning the walls, but the one above is a particular favourite of ours Kate Child is an illustrator currently living and working in Bristol. Since graduating with an animation degree in 2009 …

Elly scoops Apprentice of the Year!


Great news from the Salon as our incredible apprentice Elly is now an award winner! Elly has won Apprentice of the Year 2017 at Weston College and here she is collected her award at the 2017 Creative Arts Summer Show. Massive congratulations to Elly who’s been working so hard since joining the team, she’s progressing brilliantly and learning each day …