Welcome to the Blades events page, where we offer you the chance to reserve your seat at one of our prestigious workshops to listen and learn from leading industry speakers. These small bite workshops held at various venues around the country are aimed at the professional groomer who want to continually develop their business and grooming skills. Through interactive demonstration and practical experience you will learn the latest advanced techniques in grooming and running your business.

At the end of every event you will take home an attendance certificate from Blades Services, depending on the course you attended.


Event: Scissor and Clipper Workshop
Date: July 30  2018
Course duration : 1 day
Venue: The Gallery, 24 Swan St. Kingsclere, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 5PJ
Time: 10.30 – 3.30
Cost: £65 to include lunch
SHOME9223-2 (426x500)peaker: Paula Bryan, Managing Director for Blades Services
Paula, known for organising the Festival of Grooming at The Belfry, has 35 years of grooming industry knowledge which she will share with you. Since leaving as Commercial Director for Groomers, Paula now owns Blades Services. As a Entrepreneur she will share with you the science of clipper blades, scissors and clippers. She will explain what to look for when purchasing new scissors and how to look after your equipment properly.

 

 

Course Information:

Why should you attend the Scissor and Clipper Workshop?

  • The difference between thinning, blending and chunkers
  • How finger inserts make a difference to your scissoring
  • The difference between convex and bevel edge and why it’s imperative to have them sharpened correctly
  • How to maintain your scissors and to recognize when they need sharpening
  • How a clipper blade works
  • How to tell when your blade has come to the end of its life or needs sharpening
  • Tips on how to get your new blade to works
  • Maintaining and cleaning your clipper blades
  • Clipper servicing
  • Free scissor and clipper blade consultation

Click here to reserve your seat


Event: Speed up your grooming
Date: July 29 2018
Course duration : 1 day
Venue: The Gallery, 24 Swan Street, Kingsclere, Berkshire. RG20 5PJ
Time: 10.30 – 3.30
Cost: £65 to include lunch

Speaker: Melanie Winters Holmes LCGI
Melanie has been in the dog grooming industry for 30 years and has vast experience in all breeds of dogs, but her speciality is Border and Dandie Dinemont Terriers. Melanie is an industry examiner with C&G accredited 7750 higher groomers award PIF D32 D33.

 

 

 

 

Course Information:
Why should you attend “Speed up your grooming”
• How to be more productive
• Time saving tips
• How to be more cost effective
• How to speed up your grooming
• Live demo on a Cockerpoo and Border Terrier

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Event: Scissor and Clipper Workshop
Date: Sept 17 2018
Course duration : 1 day
Venue: Bay Tree Cottage, Farthingstone, Nr Daventry, Northants.NN12 8HE
Time: 10.30 – 3.30
Cost: £65 to include lunch
Speaker: Paula Bryan, Managing Director for Blades Services
Paula, known for organising the Festival of Grooming at The Belfry, has 35 years of grooming industry knowledge which she will share with you. Since leaving as Commercial Director for Groomers, Paula now owns Blades Services. As a Entrepreneur she will share with you the science of clipper blades, scissors and clippers. She will explain what to look for when purchasing new scissors and how to look after your equipment properly.

Course Information:
Why should you attend the Scissor and Clipper Workshop?

– The difference between thinning, blending and chunkers
– How finger inserts make a difference to your scissoring
– The difference between convex and bevel edge and why it’s imperative to have them sharpened correctly
– How to maintain your scissors and to recognize when they need sharpening
– How a clipper blade works
– How to tell when your blade has come to the end of its life or needs sharpening
– Tips on how to get your new blade to works
– Maintaining and cleaning your clipper blades
– Clipper servicing
– Free scissor and clipper blade consultation

Click here to reserve your seat