Raw Talent Finalists Are Announced!

After rigorous judging, the finalists for the Raw Talent competition have been chosen!

The final, which is held at Barberfest in Brighton on 10 July, is brought to you by Mike Taylor Education and sponsored by VTCT. There are three categories – Fresher, Graduate and Post Graduate – with the finalists creating their looks in front of a panel of judges live at Barberfest, before the winner is announced on the Inspiration Stage at 4pm.

The finalists are:


Charlie Stevens

Ryan Evans

Luke Windsor

Evan Durrant

Jaydon Pope


Josh Granger

Alex Oloughlin

Lewis Lockwood

Dan Wilson

Billy Whitehouse

Post Graduate

Ben Ismael

Yasemin Hassan

Aaron Phelan

Aidan Mulligan

Kurtis Skipworth

Janier Antonio

Come and support them – and enjoy a day at Barberfest, where there’s a whole selection of tools, techniques and barbering trends on show from some of the biggest names in the barber world. Click here for tickets!