Three traditional barbershops bursting with character.

The Dandy Gent currently has three high quality barbershops - two in Derby and one in Nottingham - providing traditional hair, whiskers & shave services plus our own range of the finest grooming products on the market.

Get acquainted with the team below or pop in to any of our shops to meet us in person - a warm welcome is guaranteed.

Apprentice Services:
We have 9 high quality barbers - plus a small team of high-level Apprentices, always looking for models.  

Free Services:
Check out our free Student Barber services currently available at our Irongate and Nottigham shops.

- About us -

Austin Roots - Nottingham

Austin is an incredibly talented barber who has been a popular member of the 'Dandy family' for several years, with Master Barber Shane O'Shaughnessy his teacher and mentor throughout.

Based at our Nottingham shop, Austin offers a first-class service across our full menu;  whether its a skin-fade, classic or long style - or beard service you're looking for.

Callum Reed - Nuns St

Barber Callum works out of our Nuns Street shop and guests at our Nottingham shop some Thursdays between 10.30am - 6pm. 

He is an exceptional talent, with a broad skill set - specialising in the sharpest skin-fade and the cleanest traditional shave. 

Services: Cut and style, one grade, beard style, deluxe beard style, traditional shave.

The Boss, Shane O'shaughnessy - Irongate

Master Barber, and founder of The Dandy Gent,  Shane O'Shaughnessy is resident at our Irongate shop, but guests at Nottingham periodically.

Shane is the daddy of all barbers, with a wealth of experience in all aspects of cutting, grooming and shaving.

Services: Cut and style, one grade, beard style, deluxe beard style, traditional shave, nose and ear trim, specialist skin and haircare advice.

 

Tate O'shaughnessy - Irongate

Tate is a skilled barber who has risen through the Dandy-ranks over the last two years. Working his full apprenticeship under his father (Master Barber - Shane O'Shaughnessy), he offers a high quality service on any hair or beard style he's faced with.

Mike Bowler - Irongate

Master Barber Mike has been with The Dandy Gent for over 3 years now, having been barbering in Derby for 12 years, and is a quality trainer and assessor too.

Mike is an exceptional barber - for all styles and using all techniques - who is also highly competent with the cut-throat razor. He is frequently booked up, so early booking is advised.

Ash Griffiths - Irongate

Senior Barber Ash has been a valued member of the team, from the moment he arrived with us back in 2018.  

He joined us with 13 years experience and an amazing talent with all styles and techniques and specialises including afro-caribbean hair.

Ash is great with junior dandies,  keeping them entertained while he cuts. Sorry, no shaving with Ash.

Stu 'Art' Parker - Nottingham

Stuart is a first-class barber with a true passion for his craft and exceptional attention to detail.

Having trained under Shane O'Shaughnessy at our Irongate shop and then honed his skills at our Nuns Street branch, Stuart provides an amazing service at our Nottingham shop every day but Thursday.

Stu no longer sports his long beard - but remains one of the Dandy Gent's beard experts - offering quality service and advice, whatever your style.

Lee Stuart-William - Nuns Street

Lee began his barbering career 16 years ago at Vidal Sassoon, Nottingham, and has gained a wealth of experience working across the UK.

Lee provides a quality service across all barbershop disciplines and provides a wash and razor line-out finish as standard.

 

Dean Thompson - Irongate

Dean is a competent Junior Barber at our Irongate shop having trained under the team and completed his apprenticeship with us. He offers a high quality service in hair cutting and beard styling.

Sarah, Student Barber - Nottm & Derby

Sarah is The Dandy Gent's 'mature' Student Barber providing free haircuts & beard trims - plus wet shaving at her Nottingham base.

You can book free services with Sarah on Mondays at Irongate and Nottingham on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays - please check the App for availability as her availability may vary.

All Dandy Gent Student Barbers have their work checked over by a senior barber before sending you on your way.

By choosing a Free Student Barber cut, you will be supporting the development of new talent and benefit from a quality haircut with the only cost to you being your time.

Josh Collier - Nottingham

Junior Barber Josh is the latest addition to our Nottingham team. After training and serving his apprenticeship in Nottinghamshire, Josh has spent 3 years working in salons locally and abroad.

Josh loves clipperwork and gets a real 'buzz' from skinfades and creating new and reworked 'choppy' styles.

Josh is available in Nottingham Wednesday to Saturday to start with, expanding his hours as demand builds.

Sarah H, Student Barber - Nuns St

Sarah Hanza is the latest young talent to join the Dandy team. She has completed her Level 2 Barbering studies and is now ready to start her learning at the chair.

Sarah will be overseen by Senior Barber, Lee, at our Nuns St, Derby shop and will ultimately be joining our Nottingham team.

If you would like a free haircut, and to help a student build her career with us, please do book a slot with Sarah H. Your cut may take a little longer than usual. It will be checked over before sending you on your way, ensuring that you are totally happy with your look before you leave.

Charlie Constable - Nuns St

Clasically trained hairdresser, Charlie has several years of experience at our Nuns Street shop, and has recently returned to provide her excellent barbering skills for two days a week following the birth of her beautiful baby daughter.

Charlie is available Friday and Saturday initially, but hurry, she books up fast!

The Dandy Gent - Irongate (Derby), Derby


10a Irongate House

Derby

DE1 3FJ

Monday

09:00 - 18:00

Tuesday

09:00 - 18:00

Wednesday

09:00 - 18:00

Thursday

09:00 - 19:00

Friday

09:00 - 18:00

Saturday

08:00 - 17:00

Sunday

Closed

The Dandy Gent - Nuns Street (Derby), Derby


154 Nuns Street

Derby

DE13LS

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Tuesday

10:00 - 18:00

Wednesday

10:00 - 18:00

Thursday

10:00 - 20:00

Friday

10:00 - 18:00

Saturday

09:00 - 17:00

Sunday

Closed

The Dandy Gent - Nottingham, Nottingham


Hopkinson Vintage & Antiques Centre

21 Station Street

Nottingham

Nottinghamshire

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Tuesday

09:00 - 18:00

Wednesday

09:00 - 18:00

Thursday

10:30 - 18:00

Friday

09:00 - 18:00

Saturday

09:00 - 18:00

Sunday

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