Carshalton College's Hair Show 18 April

Hair Show Poster designed by Level 3 Students 13 April, 2016 Hair Show Poster designed by Level 3 Students

Carshalton College is hosting their annual Hairdressing competition on Monday 18 April 2016.


This year’s theme is ‘Vision of the Year 3000’ and gives the students to create spectacular looks using inspiration from futuristic ideas.


Over 100 hairdressing students from Level 2 and 3 courses aged between 16 and 60 years will be styling models throughout the day creating an entire look. Family and friends will be asked to model the looks including make up, hair and outfit, combining elements of the course they have learnt so far.

The show will start at 6.30pm and is open to family and friends of the students, staff and the general public. The competition is put on annually to allow the students to complete a module of their course in organising and taking part in a live event, to celebrate the talents of the hairdressing students.

Tickets are available from the salon reception from 14th March

Adults (15 years+) £3.50

Children (under 15) £2.00

Hairdressing Courses at Carshalton College

Carshalton College has a great reputation for their Hairdressing courses. The courses have been running for over 50 years since the College opened, making it one of the few original vocational courses on offer.

We are proud to be home to the Aidan Phelan Hairdressing Academy and Salon, which opened in 2015. Aidan’s own fully independent salon at Carshalton College provides South London residents with an opportunity to sample some of Aidan’s famous hairdressing magic; it also provides the opportunity for Carshalton hairdressing students to gain real-life Salon experience. Best known for creating some of David Beckham's famous hairstyles, Aidan has won British Hairdresser of the Year, Celebrity Hairdresser of the Year and a number of magazine awards. Also known for his uncompromising style Aidan was a popular judge on TV programmes such as Channel 4's 'The Salon' and BBC's 'Young Hairdresser of the Year' Series 1 and 2 and has starred in BAFTA winning 'Secret Millionaire' and 'I'm a Celebrity get me out of here'. Aidan Phelan is venturing into education with the Academy at Carshalton College being his first UK training academy.  

The front of house salon provides a fantastic working environment for students and the training salon gives students a creative atmosphere to learn in. Our staff are all dedicated practitioners who continue to work in industry alongside their teaching role, keeping updated of new trends, innovative ideas and practices.


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