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TRADITIONAL GENTLEMEN'S BARBERS

 

We are a traditional gentlemen's appointment only barbers located in a private studio in the village of Sonning, Berkshire.

We provide both modern and classic haircuts and styling advice as well as beard shape-ups, line-ups and a vintage hot towel shave service using the traditional straight razor method.


 
"Looking up the High Street, about 1905, the travelling barber - who called once a week - stands in the entrance to Mr Prior's Newsagency"

Present day, this historical location is home to Sonning Tonsorium

 



A GENTLEMAN NEEDING A HAIRCUT MIGHT STEP INTO THE LOCAL TONSORIUM

From Latin noun tonsor meaning “clipper” and the verb tondere meaning “to shear,” a “tonsorium” is a location where a skilled barber, or tonsorial artist, offers services

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