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Craft Beer Rising – Old Truman Brewery

Craft Beer Rising- Old Truman Brewery

This weekend brings Craft Beer Rising at the Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane. This glorious event boasts 155 diffferent breweries. Along with plenty of street food and a killer soundtrack all under one roof.  Tickets costing from  £16.80 – £21.60 check here if you’re interested.

For those that are in Shoreditch for the weekend visiting on holiday. Or those that live close by and are just looking for something to do…..preferably just after a Strap and Scraper London trim 😉 this is the perfect event. Food, beer, tunes and more beer sounds like the stuff of dreams.

We can safely say that team S&S will be having a wonder through the event sampling beers and stuffing our faces. To our regular clients if you are going drop us a line on Instagram (slide into our dm’s) we may swing by and say hi. Unfortunately for us the event is taking place on a school night, meaning we will be on our best behaviour. In contrast to those with a pretty empty weekend schedule, our advice to you’s would be go nuts! Because why not.

So to line up your weekend perfectly, we recommend pre getting your tickets for the event.  Coming to our Shoreditch barbershop. Let us finely spruce you up.  Then finally try our new product range and stroll on through to Craft Beer Rising in the Truman Brewery.                                       Barbershop, styling products, shoreditch, brick lane barbershop, london barbers




Barbershop Bangers

At our Barbers near Bethnal Green.

When that time comes to find a new barbershop and you go to Google and search barbers near Bethnal Green, you will see our fine establishment pop up amongst the thick of it. Book in on our online booking system and stroll through our doors at your time of appointment. You will be greeted with a warm welcome and a choice of hot drinks that we have in our arsenal.

Strapped In.

As our existing clients will tell you music is a very big part of our Strap and Scraper culture. So when we find a new band or artist we particularly enjoy we get them straight on our Spotify barbershop playlist. So today we will be writing the praises of the Tipsy Scholars. These Australian chaps were over our neck of the woods at the back end of last year for a U.K. tour and we had the pleasure of meeting, greeting and dishing out our signature Strap and Scraper haircuts for the boys. Once we heard their tunes we were hooked! If you have some time on your hands today check out their stuff!!

The Tipsy Scholars.

The folk sounding band have a very laid back style but an extremely passionate and meaningful way with lyrics and we have to say the combination of the two works a treat. Just an overall great vibe and good energy coming from the guys. Our particular favourite tracks include Run From the Rampage and Modern Anxiety. Check them out! We cant wait to hear more from the Tipsy Scholars.

Here’s some shots of the boys when they came and got #StrappedIn, rocking their fresh trims. Two different types of styles here, one with a longer clipper guard and a sweep over across whilst the other more of a skin fade with texture and height on top.

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All the best for the future gents and we’ll see you when we come down under!


Strapped In Sessions!

London Barber Shop Strap and Scraper

Those that know about our London barbershop’s #StrappedInSessions will know what went down last month. Every so often we host a Strapped In Session which involves filmed discussions with some of our interesting clients or acoustic live singing and more.

Last month we had the super talented bands The Aim and The Theme come down and play a live set for us. If you have heard any of these guys before,  you’ll know that they fit in with our aesthetics perfectly.As soon as we heard them both, we added them to our ever growing London barber shop Spotify playlist which now features over 1000 songs.If it’s a bit of Brit Pop and a little bit of Punk you like, then you definitely need to invest some time listening to these two bands who have both released new albums this year…


The Theme, London barber shop,

The Theme, London barber shop,

The Theme, London barber shop,

The Aim

We absolutely love the Aim and one of our favourite tracks off the new album has to be Friday Night. Give it a listen! Here they are doing their thing in our barbershop.


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The Theme

So what made our Strapped in Session even more special is not only the fact at both of these two bands came down to play, it’s that The Theme were releasing their album on the date of their gig in our London barber shop. This meant that they were playing exclusive tracks from their brand new Unplugged album. One of our personal favourite songs from this album is “Twisted Little Soul.” If you give at least one song a listen from this album, make sure it’s that one. We like it so much we have decided to put the Youtube video of it here on our post to make your life that much easier.

How good was that?! Now here is a little snippet of it live in our London barber shop.

All in all, it was an amazing event. Here are some shots courtesy of photographer for the night Red snapper Pics. Check them out and make sure you come down to our next #StrappedInSession. Follow us on Instagram to find out when the next one will be