Open Barbers 10th Birthday Bounceback!

by Tabby Lamb in London, England, United Kingdom

£9,751

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291

supporters

To enable Open Barbers to bounce back from the losses of 2020 caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, and survive into 2021 and beyond!

by Tabby Lamb in London, England, United Kingdom

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Rewards

This project offered rewards

£25 or more

'Hair has no gender' t-shirt by Fox Fisher

An exclusive 'Hair has no gender' t-shirt designed specially for Open Barbers' 10th birthday by Fox Fisher of My Genderation! See more of Fox's work on their website here: https://foxfisher.com. T-shirts printed on Organic Cotton + Ethically Traded + Carbon Neutral manufacturing = 100% Sustainable = 100% EarthPositive®️

£3 or more

Open barbers 10th birthday logo sticker

A bright and jolly sticker to celebrate Open Barbers 10th Birthday. Designed by Open Barbers very own graphic design wiz Richard Houguez!

£5 or more

Bespoke cards for any occasion, handmade by Grey

Order an exclusive 'Greygory special' handmade card designed for a specific person / occasion of your choosing! Let us know the date of the occasion (anytime after April 2021) and we will aim to get it to you in plenty of time so you can delight them with your thoughtfulness.

£12 or more

Meditation and drawing session with Heart n Soul

A meditation/drawing workshop on 17/4/21 at 2pm with Michaela & Catherine, artists with Heart n Soul. Michaela has been involved in co-research about attitudes towards Learning Disabled and Autistic people. She identifies as Autistic, trans, and has mild learning disabilities. Catherine utilises her own embodied knowledge and life experience of marginalisation in creative ways, particularly with others whose voices are often dismissed or ignored.

£15 or more

Birthday tea towel designed by Amy Pennington

An extra special 10th birthday tea towel, designed by Amy Pennington, who was the first Open Barbers artist in resident back in 2016, and designed the look book. Featuring images from the last 10 years of Open Barbers.

£15 or more

'Hair has no gender' art print by Fox Fisher

An exclusive 'Hair has no gender' print designed specially for Open Barbers' 10th birthday by Fox Fisher of My Genderation! See more of Fox's work on their website here: https://foxfisher.com/#merch

£50 or more

Limited edition print by Oreet Asherey

A limited edition print kindly donated by Jamie Lewis Hadley. 'Film still from Hairoism' by Oreet Asherey (see main info section for image). C-Type Print, edition of 15 + 3AP, signed and numbered by artist. Image size: 16 x 24 cm, paper size: 21 x 29cm.

£50 or more

Limited edition print by Paula Harrowing

A limited edition print kindly donated by Jamie Lewis Hadley. 'Sean' by Paula Harrowing (see main info section for image). C-Type Print, edition of 15 + 3AP, signed and numbered by artist. Image size: 13 x 19.6 cm, paper size: 21 x 29cm.

£50 or more

Limited edition print by Brandon Tauszik

Limited edition print kindly donated by Jamie Lewis Hadley. 'Calvin' by Brandon Tauszik (see main info section for image). 'C-Type Print, edition of 15 + 3AP, signed and numbered by artist. Image size: 16 x 22.4 cm, paper size: 21 x 29cm.

£6 or more

Gender badges by Jules Scheele

Enamel pin badges with 3 different designs, designed by Jules Scheele, whose graphic guide on Sexuality we also have on offer as a reward. See more of Jules work here: https://julesscheele.com

£10 or more

Signed copy of A Generous Lover play script

A signed copy of queer and trans writer Lauren John Joseph's double edition play script of A Generous Lover and Boy In A Dress. Lauren is a writer and performer. They have presented performance work at the Royal Opera House, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Bristol Old Vic, and Barbican. Their novel, “At Certain Points We Meet”, will be published by Bloomsbury in March 2022. You can see more of their work here: www.laurenjohnjoseph.com

£10 or more

T4T necklace made by Seth Corbin

Trans 4 trans love is the best! Stainless steel chain necklace with 'T4T' on it, handmade by Seth Corbin. You can see more of his work on his Etsy store here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/hardwearuk/

£10 or more

Pronoun ring made by Seth Corbin

Hand engraved black pronoun ring, with a pronoun of your choice. Handmade by Seth Corbin. You can see more of Seth's work on his Etsy store here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/hardwearuk/

£10 or more

Paintings by Kyle Lee-Crossett

Handmade paintings featuring some hair related slogans, made by longtime client and friend of Open Barbers, Kyle.

£10 or more

Hand knitted rainbow socks, made by Felix's mum

A pair of hand knitted and very cosy rainbow socks, made by Sue Lane (Felix from Open Barbers mum!)

£11 or more

Pronoun necklace made by Seth Corbin

Stainless steel chain necklace with the pronoun of your choice on it, handmade by Seth Corbin. You can see more of his work on his Etsy store here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/hardwearuk/

£11 or more

QUEER necklace made by Seth Corbin

Stainless steel chain necklace with 'QUEER' on it, handmade by Seth Corbin. You can see more of Seth's work on his Etsy store here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/hardwearuk/

£12 or more

F*** The Tories keychain made by Seth Corbin

F*** The Tories hand engraved padlock keychain, with stainless steel skull set on steel curb chain, and high quality quick link. You can see more of Seth's work on his Etsy store here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/hardwearuk/

£12 or more

Copy of Louche magazine, Issue One

Created by everyone's favourite drag daddy figure Georgeous Michael, Louche is an independent print magazine about drag and queer performance. Featuring articles, photo essays and interviews. Find out more on the Louche website here at www.louchemag.com

£12 or more

Idle Women graphic novel

Part manifesto, part social history and part travelogue in the form of a graphic novel, Idle Women On the Water tells the story of Idle Women and their mission to make space for women on the canals and tow paths of North West England. Find out more at idlewomen.org

£15 or more

Camp Books Ltd Edition Print

An extra special limited edition print to celebrate Open Barbers 10th birthday, designed and made by Brooke Palmieri at Camp Books. Check out more of their work here: https://www.campbooks.biz

£15 or more

Open Barbers birthday tote bags, handmade by Grey

Order an exclusive, limited edition 'Greygory special' handmade 10th birthday tote bag, designed and individually crafted with love and colourful fabric pens.

£15 or more

Signed 'Sexuality' book by MJ Barker and J Scheele

A signed copy of Meg John Barker and Jules Scheele's book 'Sexuality: A Graphic Guide', a cheeky and informative comic-book follow-up to Queer and Gender. See more of MJ's work here: https://www.rewriting-the-rules.com See more of Jules work here: https://julesscheele.com

£15 or more

Bespoke name embroidery by Felix's mum Sue

Sue will embroider your name on a piece of clothing, could be to commemorate a new name and/or change of identity. Suggestions: shirts, t-shirts, pockets on trousers, jackets (but not anything too heavy like a leather jacket).

£15 or more

Ticket to a Quiplash training session

A ticket to any online Quiplash training session, valid for 12 months. Quiplash are a queer-disabled led project making and taking space for disabled folks on the LGBTQIA+ spectrum. Training topics include Queer Audio Description (learn to describe!) and Integrating Audio Description (for performers and producers who want to include more creative accessibility in their work).

£15 or more

Signed copy of Trans Love anthology

A signed copy of Trans Love, an anthology of trans and non-binary voices talking about love, edited by Freiya Benson. Freiya is a 40 something trans woman from the United Kingdom. She writes about sex, relationships, love and how to navigate the world as a trans woman. Find out more at www.freiyabenson.com.

£20 or more

Trans cowboys print by Scribbles and Ink

A very hot pair of queer cowboys in this print by illustrator Frankie Evans. You can see more of their work on Instagram @scribblesandink

£20 or more

Protect Trans Youth necklace made by Seth Corbin

Heavy duty high shine stainless steel chain set on hand engraved 40mm brass padlock with ‘protect trans youth’ lettering. Chain length measures approx 50cm but can be cut shorter. Handmade by Seth Corbin. You can see more of Seth's work on his Etsy store here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/hardwearuk/

£20 or more

Meggie Brown limited edition 7" vinyl EP

Signed limited edition 7" vinyl Journey of Goodbye EP by Open Barbers very own Meggie Brown, produced by Nathan Howdeshell of The Gossip. See more of Meggie Brown on Instagram @meggiebrownmusic

£20 or more

GF Brownie gift box from The Butch Baker

Sammi aka The Butch Baker's original and delicious moist and fudgey milk and dark chocolate gluten free brownies! Will stay fresh 7 days from arrival if kept in the fridge and freeze perfectly for up to a month. Check out more of Sammi's offerings on Instagram @_thebutchbaker_

£20 or more

Hell Yeah Self Care by MJ Barker, signed copy

A signed copy of the Hell Yeah Self Care workbook, a trauma informed creative guide to developing good self care routines and practices. Co-written by Meg John Barker and Alex Iantaffi. See more of MJ's work here: https://www.rewriting-the-rules.com See more of Alex's work here: https://www.alexiantaffi.com

£25 or more

'Hair has no gender' t-shirt by Fox Fisher

An exclusive 'Hair has no gender' t-shirt designed specially for Open Barbers' 10th birthday by Fox Fisher of My Genderation! See more of Fox's work on their website here: https://foxfisher.com/#merch

£25 or more

Open Barbers haircut t-shirt and badge combo

A double treat of t-shirt and badge, designed by Amy Pennington, featuring haircut designs and the OB logo. These designs were previously sold separately in the salon, grab the last stocks available before they all go! See more about Amy's residency here: https://amypennington.co.uk/look-book

£30 or more

Below The Belt one-off red leather collar

A one-off red leather collar made by Finch at Below The Belt. Fits 30-39cms , but can be adjusted on request. You can see more of Below The Belt's work on Instagram @below._.the._.belt or on their website at www.below-the-belt.com

£35 or more

The Open Barbers Look Book, made by Amy Pennington

Only 5 copies left! Get your hands on our purpose made Look Book, limited edition of 100! Full of beautiful haircut drawings, the Look Book was made by Amy Pennington, as part of her artist residency at Open Barbers in 2016. See more about Amy's residency here:https://amypennington.co.uk/look-book

£40 or more

Tarot reading with Shy Charles

Shy Charles (all pronouns) is a queer non-binary Tarot reader with over 15 years' experience, trained in this central divinatory art of the western esoteric tradition. A reading can be a collaborative investigation of a question, an exploration of one or two areas of life, or an overview of your past, present and future. Shy deals with likelihoods, not certainties, and aims to empower clients to make positive change. Instagram: @shycharles

£50 or more

Bespoke portrait by Emma Hayden

A bespoke digital portrait by queer femme illustrator Emma Hayden. Emma is an Aussie artist living in London. Her work explores themes such as body neutrality, identity, and personal queer experiences. She uses bold colours and patterns to add to her designs and is also inspired by meeting other queer creatives. See her work on Instagram @emmahaydenart

£150 or more

Bespoke digital portrait by Dom & Ink

A one off, custom digital portrait by illustrator and Drag Race UK designer Dom & Ink. See his work here: https://www.domandink.co.uk and on Instrgam @domandink

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